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Sociology of Leisure

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Sociology of Leisure by Peter Bramham
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The sociology of leisure is an important part of most leisure and recreation management degree and leisure studies BTEC courses. To meet the needs of students on these courses, the editors have designed a book which draws together extracts widely regarded as classic pieces on the subject in order to provide essential material in an accessible form. With the emphasis on providing an introduction to the sociology of leisure, the collection presents fundamental arguments, studies and conceptual debates. The contents have been grouped into five Parts: contemporary trends; leisure and common experiences; leisure and social relations; types of leisure provision; and theories and prognostications. In order that students can get the most out of the literature, introductions, exercises and essay questions have been included in each of the parts. Specially designed as an introduction to the sociology of leisure. Introductions, exercises and essay questions included in each part. Classic' extracts from a wide range of sources are collected together for the first time. All the editors are experienced teachers or lecturers in higher education.
Release date NZ
December 1st, 1994
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Spon Press
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