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The Labour of Leisure: The Culture of Free Time

Chris Rojek - Sports & Recreation - 2010 - 208 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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Capitalism and Leisure Theory (Routledge Revivals)

Chris Rojek - Social Science - 2013 - 220 pages
First published in 1985, this title explores theories of leisure in a capitalist society. Basing his argument on a refutation of the conventional association of leisure with ...
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Stuart Hall

Chris Rojek - Social Science - 2003 - 248 pages
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Touring Cultures: Transformations of Travel and Theory

Chris Rojek - Social Science - 1997 - 214 pages
This collection brings together some of the most influential writers in the field to examine the complex connections between tourism and cultural change and the relevance of ...
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The Body: Social Process and Cultural Theory

Mike Featherstone, Mike Hepworth, Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 1991 - 408 pages
This challenging volume reasserts the centrality of the body within social theory as a means to understanding the complex interrelations between nature, culture and society. At ...
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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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Forget Baudrillard?

Chris Rojek - Social Science - 1993 - 170 pages
Jean Baudrillard is a central figure in the area of sociology and cultural studies today, but his writings infuriate as many people as they intoxicate. This collection aims to ...
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Celebrity

Chris Rojek - Education - 2001 - 208 pages
An analysis of the cult of celebrity in modern society.
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The SAGE Handbook of Sociology

Craig Calhoun, Chris Rojek, Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 2005 - 590 pages
Providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines and the primary debates in contemporary sociology, this work brings together the leading authors ...
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