Download E-books Decentring Leisure: Rethinking Leisure Theory (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society) PDF

By Chris Rojek

This e-book explores the that means of relaxation within the context of key social formations of our time. Chris Rojek brings jointly the insights of Marxism, feminism, Weber, Elias, Simmel, Nietzsche and Baudrillard to provide a survey - and rethinking - of rest idea. while he provides an intensive critique of the normal `centring' of relaxation, on `escape', `freedom' and `choice'.

He describes the kinfolk among capitalism and rest, the which means of unfastened time for staff in a capitalist method, and the gendered nature of relaxation. He then discusses the social building of relaxation below modernity and the most competing arguments. ultimately he examines postmodernity. Revealing how relaxation practices have answered t

Show description

Read Online or Download Decentring Leisure: Rethinking Leisure Theory (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society) PDF

Similar Behavioral Sciences books

Super Sexual Orgasm: Discover the Ultimate Pleasure Spot: The Cul-de-Sac

A better half quantity to the preferred the best way to Make Love All evening lengthy supplies to offer ladies the final word in self-controlled excitement via twelve new workouts directed at a bit identified spot on each woman's physique which can set off extreme orgasms. 60,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.

Artists in Exile: How Refugees from Twentieth-Century War and Revolution Transformed the American Performing Arts

Many years of struggle and revolution in Europe compelled an "intellectual migration" over the last century, moving millions of artists and thinkers to the us. for plenty of of Europe's premiere acting artists, the United States proved to be a vacation spot either unusual and opportune. that includes the tales of George Balanchine, Kurt Weill, Fritz Lang, Billy Wilder, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, etc, Artists in Exile explores the impression that those well-known novices had on American tradition, and that the US had on them.

No Limits to Learning: Bridging the Human Gap: The Report to the Club of Rome

This publication reconsiders international difficulties comparable to power and the palms race, in addition to newer matters like cultural identification, communications and data. recognition is essentially fascinated by human difficulties and strength, instead of on fabric constraints to progress. The research locations specific value on new different types of studying and schooling, for people and particularly for society, as integral for laying the basis to accommodate international matters, and for bridging the space among the complexity and dangers of present international concerns and our almost immediately inadequately constructed potential to withstand them.

Critical Thinking: Tools for Taking Charge of Your Learning and Your Life (3rd Edition)

For scholar luck and occupation improvement, or severe Thinking courses. Written by way of of the prime specialists in the field, this book's method of serious considering is as a strategy for taking cost of and accountability for one’s pondering.   severe considering is predicated in concept constructed over the past 30 years, it makes a speciality of an built-in, entire notion of serious pondering that's either major and useful; it fosters the improvement of easy highbrow talents scholars have to imagine via content material in any category, topic, or self-discipline, in addition to via any challenge or factor they face.

Additional resources for Decentring Leisure: Rethinking Leisure Theory (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.66 of 5 – based on 34 votes