Understanding a tennis hotspot through sports geography: the case of Linlithgow

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    Abstract

    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationWhatever Happened to the Leisure Society? Theory, Debate and Policy
    EditorsP. Gilchrist, B. Wheaton
    Place of PublicationEastbourne
    Pages119-134
    Number of pages16
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

    Keywords

    • tennis
    • sport
    • geography

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    Reid, F. (2008). Understanding a tennis hotspot through sports geography: the case of Linlithgow. In P. Gilchrist, & B. Wheaton (Eds.), Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society? Theory, Debate and Policy (pp. 119-134).