Sam Elkington,Sean Gammon's Contemporary Perspectives in Leisure: Meanings, Motives and PDF

By Sam Elkington,Sean Gammon

We are coming into a brand new period of rest. caliber instead of volume is now the point of interest of researchers, policymakers and bosses. Technological switch, an aging inhabitants and a harsh economy are altering the values and practices of relaxation, in addition to the connection among relaxation, society and the person.

Contemporary views in rest uses a number of disciplinary ways to introduce an important developments in modern relaxation within the Twenty-First Century. With contributions from the various best foreign figures in sleek rest reports, the ebook examines key philosophical and theoretical debates round relaxation, as regards to thoughts comparable to happiness, amusement and caliber of lifestyles, in addition to the main attention-grabbing modern issues in relaxation experiences, from formative years rest and ‘dark’ rest to expertise and adventure.

Understanding alterations in rest is helping us to higher comprehend alterations in wider society. Contemporary views in rest is an ideal significant other to any path in relaxation reviews, and precious examining for any pupil or pupil operating in sociology, cultural stories, sport, tourism, recreation, or social psychology.

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