The gap created by the collapse of the leisure society thesis has been partly filled by the attempt to reformulate what leisure means in relation to differentials of class, gender, ethnic and status inequality. This generated several paradigms in the study of leisure that aim to relate leisure forms and practice to power. I (1995, 2005) have written about these at length elsewhere. I do not propose to write about them in detail in this book. However, because I want to make the case that the study of leisure is caught in a bind between paradigms and needs to undergo an engineered paradigm shift, in which a different way of examining leisure becomes ascendant, I must ...
Multiple Equilibria: A Balanced Approach
Multiple equilibria: A balanced approach