Best, Shaun

Leisure studies : themes and perspectives / Shaun Best. --London ; Thousand Oaks, California : Sage Publications Ltd., ©2010.

325 pages ; 25 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

What is the leisure experience? -- Socio-economic and cultural approaches to leisure -- Participation and constraint - class and gender -- Participation and constraint - ethnicity, disability and age -- The emergence of an institutional framework for leisure -- The UK's contemporary institutional framework for leisure -- The local state and leisure provision in the United Kingdom -- Work and leisure - post-fordism and the changing nature of work -- Work and leisure - the leisure society, unemployment and post-work -- Globalisation and leisure - the consumer society -- Globalisation and leisure - McDisneyisation and post-tourism.

9781412903868 (paperback)


Leisure--Sociological aspects.
Recreation--Sociological aspects.

GV 14.45 .B47 2010
16-027469

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