The Palgrave Handbook of Leisure Theory

This is the first handbook devoted entirely to leisure theory, charting the history and philosophy of leisure, theories in religion and culture, and rational theories of leisure in the Western philosophical tradition, as well as  a range of socio-cultural theories from thinkers such as Adorno, Bauma...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Spracklen, Karl (Editor), Lashua, Brett (Editor), Sharpe, Erin (Editor), Swain, Spencer (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017, 2017
Edition:1st ed. 2017
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Summary:This is the first handbook devoted entirely to leisure theory, charting the history and philosophy of leisure, theories in religion and culture, and rational theories of leisure in the Western philosophical tradition, as well as  a range of socio-cultural theories from thinkers such as Adorno, Bauman, Weber and Marx. Drawing on contributions from experts in leisure studies from around the world, the four sections cover: traditional theories of leisure; rational theories of leisure; structural theories of leisure; and post-structural theories of leisure. The Palgrave Handbook of Leisure Theory is essential reading for students and scholars working in leisure studies, social theory as well as those working on the problem of leisure in the wider humanities and social sciences
Physical Description:XXXIII, 936 p. 5 illus., 2 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9781137564795