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

The Local State and Leisure Provision in the United Kingdom

The local state and leisure provision in the United Kingdom

This chapter is included for readers who are interested in local authority leisure provision in England and Wales – if you are a reader from outside of the United Kingdom, you may still find the discussion of the local state and the ...

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