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Decentring Leisure: Rethinking Leisure Theory

Chris Rojek - Education - 1995 - 224 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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The Body: Social Process and Cultural Theory

Mike Featherstone, Mike Hepworth, Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 1991 - 408 pages
This book [...] will be of interest to an interdisciplinary market in cultural studies, the social sciences and the humanities.
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Handbook of Citizenship Studies

Engin F Isin, Bryan S Turner - Political Science - 2002 - 340 pages
'The contributions of Woodiwiss, Lister and Sassen are outstanding but not unrepresentative of the many merits of this excellent collection'- The British Journal of Sociology ...
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Stuart Hall

Chris Rojek - Social Science - 2003 - 248 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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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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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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Fame Attack: The Inflation of Celebrity and its Consequences

Chris Rojek - Social Science - 2012 - 208 pages
The follow up to Chris Rojek's hugely successful Celebrity, this book assesses celebrity culture today. It explores how the fads, fashions and preoccupations of celebrities ...
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Politics of Jean-Francois Lyotard: Justice and Political Theory

Chris Rojek, Mr Bryan S Turner, Bryan Turner - Social Science - 2012 - 176 pages
Jean-Francois Lyotard is still considered to be the father of postmodernism. An international range of contributors in the field of cultural and philosophical studies ...
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Brit-Myth: Who Do the British Think They Are?

Chris Rojek - History - 2008 - 224 pages
The world sees Britain through the antics of Monty Pythonís Flying Circus, the stiff-lipped, painfully class-conscious societies depicted in Gosford Parkand Remains of the Day ...
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