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Globalization East and West

Bryan S Turner, Habibul Haque Khondker - Social Science - 2010 - 239 pages
Do we confuse globalization for Americanization? What are the distinctive elements in the interplay of the local and the global? This book examines globalization from the ...
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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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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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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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Leisure for Leisure: Critical Essays

Chris Rojek - Sports & Recreation - 1988 - 211 pages
A collection of critical essays which reject the assumptions that leisure relations are relations of freedom, self determination, life satisfaction and growth. The essays look ...
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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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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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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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