This critical introduction to the field offers a systematic account of the meaning and structure of leisure today. The book: Situates the student in the fieldProvides a comprehensive account of the leading approaches to leisureExplores the influence of class, race, gender, ethnicity, disability, and ageDiscusses to role of the stateExamines leisure in the context of changing work relationshipsLocates leisure in the debate around globalization

Globalisation and Leisure – The Consumer Society

Globalisation and leisure – the consumer society

By the end of this chapter, the reader should have a critical understanding of:

  • the nature of globalisation as a set of economic, technological and cultural processes that have impacted on the leisure sector, including:
    • Bollywood and Western cultural ...
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