The Resource Contemporary perspectives in leisure : meanings, motives, and lifelong learning, edited by Sam Elkington and Sean J. Gammon

Contemporary perspectives in leisure : meanings, motives, and lifelong learning, edited by Sam Elkington and Sean J. Gammon

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Contemporary perspectives in leisure : meanings, motives, and lifelong learning
Title
Contemporary perspectives in leisure
Title remainder
meanings, motives, and lifelong learning
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sam Elkington and Sean J. Gammon
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"We are entering a new era of leisure. Quality rather than quantity is now the focus of researchers, policymakers and managers. Technological change, an ageing population and a harsh economic climate are changing the values and practices of leisure, as well as the relationship between leisure, society and the individual. Contemporary Perspectives in Leisure uses a variety of disciplinary approaches to introduce the most important trends in contemporary leisure in the Twenty-First Century. With contributions from some of the leading international figures in modern leisure studies, the book examines key philosophical and theoretical debates around leisure, with reference to concepts such as happiness, enjoyment and quality of life, as well as the most interesting contemporary themes in leisure studies, from youth leisure and 'dark' leisure to technology and adventure. Understanding changes in leisure helps us to better understand changes in wider society. Contemporary Perspectives in Leisure is a perfect companion to any course in leisure studies, and useful reading for any student or scholar working in sociology, cultural studies, recreation, tourism, sport, or social psychology"--
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DLC
Dewey number
790.1
Index
index present
LC call number
GV174
LC item number
.C68 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Elkington, Sam
  • Gammon, Sean
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leisure
  • Continuing education
Label
Contemporary perspectives in leisure : meanings, motives, and lifelong learning, edited by Sam Elkington and Sean J. Gammon
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 282 pages
Isbn
9780415829878
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013024925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)854906203
Label
Contemporary perspectives in leisure : meanings, motives, and lifelong learning, edited by Sam Elkington and Sean J. Gammon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 282 pages
Isbn
9780415829878
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013024925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)854906203

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