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The SAGE Dictionary of Leisure Studies

The SAGE Dictionary of Leisure Studies

By: Tony Blackshaw (author), Garry Crawford (author)Hardback

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What is Leisure Studies? Who are the key figures in the field? How can we evaluate the relevance of concepts in the field? This is the first full length Dictionary of Leisure Studies. It examines the key concepts, assesses the work of central figures and helps students zero-in on essential issues and conceptual distinctions. The Book: * Provides an unprecedented critical survey of the field * Offers students authoritative, comprehensive accounts of the basic concepts and leading figures * Provides students with core resources to write essays and pass exams Written by teachers experienced with the needs of undergraduates and postgraduates in the field, the book will be quickly recognized as a vital asset in making sense of Leisure Studies.

About Author

Tony Blackshaw is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Sport & Leisure at Sheffield Hallam University and author of The SAGE Dictionary of Leisure Studies (SAGE, 2009) and Zygmunt Bauman (Routledge 'Key Sociologists', 2005) Garry Crawford is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Salford. His research and teaching focus primarily upon audiences, media and consumer patterns, and most specifically, sport fans and video gamers. He has published numerous papers and books, including "Consuming Sport" (2004) and "Video Gamers" (2012). Garry is Director of the University of Salford Digital Cluster, Publications Director of the British Sociological Association, and review editor for Cultural Sociology.


A and B AnalysisAbnormal LeisureAcculturationAction AnalysisAction ResearchAddictionsAdorno, Theodor (see Critical Theory)AestheticsAgeing and LeisureAgency see Structure and AgencyAlienationAmateur and AmateurismAnimal RightsAnomieAnsoff MatrixArt (see Aesthetics; Community Leisure; Modernism; Postmodernism)AsceticismAssets, Liabilities and CapitalAudiencesAuthenticityBaudrillard, Jean Bauman, ZygmuntBinary OppositionsBirmingham School, TheBlood SportsBody/Bodies see Leisure BodiesBohemiansBoston MatrixBourdieu, PierreBranding, Brand Awareness and Brand Image BudgetingBureaucracyBusiness Environment Capital (see Habitus, Field and Capital; Social Capital)CapitalismCarnivalesqueCastells, Manuel (see Network Society; Three Sector Model)Casual Leisure (see Crafts and Craftsmanship; Serious Leisure; Consumption)Catharsis and CathexisCelebrityCivil Society Civilizing Process (see Elias, Norbert)ClassClass Consciousness (see False Consciousness)Collective Consumption (see Three Sector Provision of Leisure)Collecting/Collectors (see Hobbies)Commodity FetishismCommunicationCommunityCommunity ActionCommunity LeisureComparative Method (or Comparative Analysis)Compulsory HeterosexualityComputer Games (see Digital Games)Consumer Behaviour and Consumer Relationship MarketingConsumer Culture (see Consumer Society)Consumer Society ConsumptionContent AnalysisConversational Analysis CoolCost AccountingCrafts and CraftsmanshipCrime (see Deviance)Critical TheoryCruisingCultural CapitalCultural IntermediariesCultural OmnivoresCultureCybercultureDeadweight ExpenditureDecentring LeisureDeconstructionDeem, Rosemary (see Women's Leisure)DemandDemand for Health ModelDesireDevianceDigital GamingDionysian LeisureDiscourses see Discursive FormationsDiscursive FormationsDisneyizationDistinctionDominant Ideology (see Ideology)Double-entry bookkeepingDromology and SpeedDrugs see AddictionDunning, Eric (see Elias; Football Hooliganism; Mimesis; Rojek; Sport)Economic Benefit of Hosting Major Sport EventsEconomic Impact of Hosting Major Sport EventsEdgeworkElasticityElias, NorbertEnjoyment and Fun (see Dionysian Leisure; Fantasy Leisure; Hedonism; Pleasure)Enthusiasms (see Community Leisure; Crafts and Craftsmanship; Hobbies)Environment (see Leisure and the Environment)EthicsEthnographyEthnomethodologyEvent ManagementEveryday LifeExtreme LeisureFalse ConsciousnessFansFantasy LeisureFanzinesFashionFeminismFigurations/Figurationalism (see Elias, Norbert)Financial and Management AccountingFinancial Health and Ratio AnalysisFinancial StatementsFocus groupsFlaneurs, Flaneurie and PsychogeographyFlowFolk Devils and Moral PanicsFootball HooliganismFoucault, MichelFrankfurt School, The (see Critical Theory) Free TimeFreud, SigmundFull Time Equivalent JobsFunctionalism GamblingGame TheoryGatekeepers Gender (see Feminism and Women's Leisure)Giddens, AnthonyGlobalizationGoffman, ErvingGovernmentalityHabitus, Field and CapitalHall, Stuart (see Birmingham School)HappinessHawthorne Effect (see Observations)HedonismHegemonic Masculinity (see Masculinity and Masculinities)HegemonyHeritageHexis (see Habitus)HobbiesHoggart, RichardHousehold Production Function Approach, TheHuizinga, Johan (1872-1945) (see Play)Human Resource Management IdentityIdeologyIncome-Leisure Time Trade Off and Timing DatingIndividualizationIntertextualityInterviews'Into', theInvisible ExportsInvolvement and DetachmentLeisureLeisure and the EnvironmentLeisure and the Life CourseLeisure as a Value-SphereLeisure BodiesLeisure Class Leisure Constraints (see Ageing and Leisure; Class; Racism and Leisure; Unemployment, Leisure in; Women's Leisure)Leisure EducationLeisure Experience (see Happiness; Leisure Life-World; Pleasure)Leisure, History of (see Asceticism; Leisure; Sport; Sportization; Work Ethic)Leisure in the CommunityLeisure Life-StyleLeisure Life-WorldLeisure MarketingLeisure, Philosophical Bases of (see Catharis and Cathexsis; Extreme Leisure; Happiness; Hedonism; Leisure; Mimesis; Pleasure) Leisure PolicyLeisure SocietyLeisure StudiesLife Course (see Leisure and the Life Course)Life-Style (see Leisure Life-Style)LiminalityLiquid ModernityManagement StylesMarket Positioning and Market SegmentationMarketing (see Leisure Marketing)Marketing Mix for the Leisure IndustriesMarxismMasculinity and MasculinitiesMass Culture (see Popular Culture)Mass MediaMass-ObservationMcDonaldizationMethodologyMimesisModernismModernityMonopolistic competitionMoral Panics (see Folk Devils and Moral Panics)MotivationMultiplier AnalysisNeo-classical analysisNeo-Marxism see MarxismNeo-TribesNetwork SocietyNew Social MovementsNon-Participant Observation (see Observation)Non-PlaceNostalgiaObservation (Participant and Non-Participant Observation)Oral/Life HistoryOverworked American Thesis, The (see Schor, Juliet B)ParadigmsParker, Stanley (see Work-Leisure) Participant Observation (see Observation)PerformativityPilot StudyPlayPlay EthicPleasurePolicy (see Leisure Policy)Popular CulturePostmodernismPornographyPostcolonialism see AcculturationPostmodernismPostmodernityPowerProfit and Utility MaximisationPublic and Private GoodsQualitative ResearchQuality of Life see Well-beingQuality SystemsQuantitative Research Queer TheoryQuestionnairesRacism and LeisureRational Recreation (see Recreation) RecreationReligionRetirement, Leisure in (see Ageing and Leisure)Risk ManagementRisk SocietyRoberts, K. (see Decentring Leisure; Leisure and the Life Course; Well-being; Youth)Rojek, ChrisSamplingSchor, Juliet B.Self, The (see Identity)Semiotics/SemiologySerious LeisureSexSexual ExploitationSexuality (see Compulsory Heterosexuality and Masculinity and Masculinities and Queer Theory)ShoppingSocial CapitalSocial Class see ClassSocial ControlSocial Network AnalysisSpectacleSportSportizationStatusStebbins, Robert A. (see Amateur and Amateurism; Hobbies; Serious Leisure; Well-being)Structure and AgencyStructure of FeelingSubculturesSupermodernity (see Non-Place)SupplySurveillanceSymbolic InteractionismTaste (see Distinction)ThemingThird WayThree Sector Provision of LeisureTime Budget DiariesTotal Quality ManagementTourismTourist Gaze (see Tourism)Training and Development and AppraisalsUnemployment, Leisure inVeal, Tony (see Leisure Life-Style; Leisure Studies)Veblen, Thorstein BundeViolenceVideo Games see Digital GamingVirtual LeisureVolunteers and VolunteeringWeber, Max (see Asceticism; Bureaucracy; Capitalism; Leisure as a Value-Sphere; McDonaldization; Status; Work Ethic)Weisbrod's HypothesesWell-beingWomen's LeisureWork EthicWork-LeisureYouthZombie CategoriesZones

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412919951
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9781412919951
  • ISBN10: 1412919959

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