Capitalism and Leisure Theory (Routledge Revivals)
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $155.00|
| Book Description: |
First published in 1985, this title explores theories of leisure in a capitalist society. Basing his argument on a refutation of the conventional association of leisure with freedom and free time, Chris Rojek examines the four main structural characteristics of modern leisure practice: privatisation, individuation, commercialisation and pacification. The writings of Marx, Durkheim, Weber, and Freud are used to locate the question of leisure in more mainstream social theory. This...