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An Introduction to Leisure Studies: Principles and Practice

An Introduction to Leisure Studies: Principles and Practice

By: Peter Bramham (author), Stephen Wagg (author)Hardback

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"There are textbooks galore, but there aren't many crafted as intelligently as this one. This book will change the way that students understand leisure. It will give them an easier entry to that place where difficult ideas fuse into something intelligible, where real understanding sits and the educated imagination is stirred." - Tony Blackshaw, Sheffield Hallam University Peter Bramham and Stephen Wagg provide a foundation for those studying within the broad field of leisure studies. The book gives students an accessible and engaging introduction to leisure studies and leisure research, encouraging students to engage in reflexive analysis of their common sense understandings of everyday life and enabling them to develop an understanding of contemporary leisure studies and changing leisure practices.

Contents

Defining Leisure and Leisure StudiesStudying and Measuring LeisureTime, History and LeisureCaution - Children at PlayGrowing Up and Getting OutStaying in and Settling DownDivided Leisure: Leisure and Social ClassTurning PointsHome Alone: Demography and AgeingLeisure and the Future

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412918749
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781412918749
  • ISBN10: 141291874X

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