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Capitalism and Leisure Theory (Routledge Revivals)

Capitalism and Leisure Theory (Routledge Revivals)( )
Author: Rojek, Chris
ISBN:978-0-415-73460-8
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $155.00
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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...
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Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.88 Pounds

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