Book abstract: This book reflects on the history and politics of the development of Leisure Studies from a time when the conventional wisdom was of a predicted golden age of leisure. The book consists of 10 chapters. Collectively, the chapters highlight that analytical themes have traditionally composed the leisure project relevant for today's scholar, even though shifts in the social and cultural forms of the leisure experience have occurred.
|Title of host publication||Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society? Theory, Debate and Policy|
|Editors||P. Gilchrist, B. Wheaton|
|Place of Publication||Eastbourne|
|Publisher||Leisure Studies Association|
|Number of pages||16|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|