Decentring Leisure: Rethinking Leisure Theory

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This book explores the meaning of leisure in the context of key social formations of our time. Chris Rojek brings together the insights of Marxism, feminism, Weber, Elias, Simmel, Nietzsche and Baudrillard to produce a survey - and rethinking - of leisure theory. At the same time he presents a radical critique of the traditional centring' of leisure, on escape', freedom' and choice'. He describes the relations between capitalism and leisure, the meaning of free time for workers in a capitalist system, and the gendered ...

Decentring Leisure: Rethinking Leisure Theory 1995, Sage Publications Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780803988132

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Decentring Leisure: Rethinking Leisure Theory 1995, Sage Publications Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780803988125

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