Leisure Studies in a Global Era

Digital Leisure, the Internet and Popular Culture

Communities and Identities in a Digital Age

Authors: Spracklen, Karl

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Spracklen explores the impact of the internet on leisure and leisure studies, examining the ways in which digital leisure spaces and activities have become part of everyday leisure. Covering a range of issues from social media and file-sharing to romance on the Internet, this book presents new theoretical directions for digital leisure.

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Karl Spracklen is Professor of Leisure Studies at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. He has published papers on leisure, sport, tourism and identity and his previous publications include The Meaning and Purpose of Leisure and Sport and Challenges to Racism. New Books in Critical Theory have recently released a podcast about Professor Spracklen's book Whiteness and Leisure. You can listen to the interview, between Professor Spracklen and Dr Dave O'Brien, here: http://newbooksincriticaltheory.com/2014/09/12/karl-spracklen-whiteness-and-leisure-palgrave-macmillan-2013/

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Digital Leisure, the Internet and Popular Culture
Book Subtitle
Communities and Identities in a Digital Age
Authors
Series Title
Leisure Studies in a Global Era
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-40587-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137405876
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-40586-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 228
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