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The New Politics of Leisure and Pleasure

Editors: Bramham, P., Wagg, S. (Eds.)

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This book is about the new politics of leisure and pleasure - the values, practices, struggles and contradictions that now characterize the social worlds of rambling, drinking, tourism, sex, watching TV, gambling, using the internet, reading, comedy, sport, popular music and censorship.

About the authors

FEONA ATTWOOD is Principal Lecturer in Communication at Sheffield Hallam University, UK TERRY AUSTRIN is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand SHANE BLACKMAN is Reader in Cultural Studies at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK CHAS CRITCHER is Professor in the Department of Media and Communication at the University of Swansea, UK PHILIP DRAKE is Lecturer in the Department of Film, Media and Journalism at the University of Stirling in Scotland, UK PAUL GILCHRIST is a Research Fellow in the Chelsea School at the University of Brighton, UK RICHARD HAYNES is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Film, Media and Journalism at Stirling University, UK and the Director of Stirling Media Research Institute JOHN HORNE is Professor of Sport and Sociology at the University of Central Lancashire, UK BRETT LASHUA lectures in Leisure Studies at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK NICOLE MATTHEWS lectures in Media and Critical and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University, Australia ANDY MIAH is Professor of Ethics and Emerging Technologies in the Faculty of Business and Creative Industries at the University of the West of Scotland, UK NIGEL MORGAN is Professor of Tourism Studies at the University of Wales Institute Cardiff, UK JULIAN PETLEY is Professor of Film and Television at Brunel University in London, UK ANNETTE PRITCHARD is Professor and Director of Welsh Centre for Tourism Research, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, UK NEIL RAVENSCROFT is Professor of Land Economy at the University of Brighton, UK JACKIE WEST teaches in the Department of Sociology at Bristol University, UK

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Introduction: Unforbidden Fruit: From Leisure to Pleasure

    Bramham, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • Choosing Leisure: Social Theory, Class and Generations

    Bramham, Peter

    Pages 11-31

  • Double Measures: The Moral Regulation of Alcohol Consumption, Past and Present

    Critcher, Chas

    Pages 32-44

  • Outdoor Recreation and the Environment

    Ravenscroft, Neil (et al.)

    Pages 45-62

  • Television, Deregulation and the Reshaping of Leisure

    Drake, Philip (et al.)

    Pages 63-81

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Hardcover $120.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The New Politics of Leisure and Pleasure
Editors
  • P. Bramham
  • S. Wagg
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-29997-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230299979
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-21683-9
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-21684-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 280
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