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Decentring Leisure: Rethinking Leisure Theory

Chris Rojek - Education - 1995 - 215 pages
This book explores the meaning of leisure in the context of key social formations of our time. Chris Rojek brings together the insights of feminsim, Marxism, Weber, Elias ...
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Classical Sociology

Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 1999 - 291 pages
"In this book, one of the foremost sociologists of the present day turns his gaze upon the key figures and seminal institutions in the rise of sociology." "This book is a ...
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Cultural Studies

Chris Rojek - Social Science - 2006 - 184 pages
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Frank Sinatra

Chris Rojek - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 192 pages
Sinatra may not have found his Boswell with this study, but our understanding of him will never be the same again. Rojek's is the first book to take Sinatra's cultural ...
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Brit-Myth: Who Do the British Think They Are?

Chris Rojek - History - 2007 - 215 pages
Is Britain really perceived as a nation of poorly dressed, roast-beef-eating, snaggle-toothed xenophobes? Or do the British perhaps all live in stately homes, and lead ...
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The Labour of Leisure: The Culture of Free Time

Chris Rojek - Sports & Recreation - 2009 - 216 pages
Leisure has always been associated with freedom, choice and flexibility. The week-end and vacations were celebrated as 'time off'. In his compelling new book, Chris Rojek turns ...
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Globalization East and West

Bryan S Turner, Habibul Haque Khondker - Social Science - 2010 - 256 pages
Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here 'A wide-ranging, significant contribution' - Göran Therborn, Professor of Sociology, Cambridge University Do we ...
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Pop Music, Pop Culture

Chris Rojek - Music - 2011 - 237 pages
What is happening to pop music and pop culture? Synthesizers, samplers and MDI systems have allowed anyone with basic computing skills to make music. Exchange is now automatic ...
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