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by Chris Rojek

eBook The Labour of Leisure: The Culture of Free Time epub
  • ISBN: 1412945526
  • Author: Chris Rojek
  • Genre: Sports
  • Subcategory: Miscellaneous
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd; 1 edition (November 4, 2009)
  • Pages: 216 pages
  • ePUB size: 1952 kb
  • FB2 size 1204 kb
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Chris Rojek is Professor of Sociology and Culture at Brunel University. In challenging the orthodox understandings of freedom and free time, The Labour of Leisure sets out an indispensable new approach to the meaning of leisure

Chris Rojek is Professor of Sociology and Culture at Brunel University. In 2003 he was awarded the Allen V. Sapora Award for outstanding achievement in the field of leisure studies. In challenging the orthodox understandings of freedom and free time, The Labour of Leisure sets out an indispensable new approach to the meaning of leisure. Chris Rojek is Professor of Sociology and Culture at Brunel University.

Chris Rojek, the most insistent, systematic and knowledgeable student of the ′condition of being free′, offers us a chance of repairing that. Having read The Labour of Leisure, we may learn what being free really means, how to practice the difficult art of freedom and what stops us from practicing it as we could Zygmunt Bauman Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Leeds. Rojek provides a much needed correction in understanding what leisure is-and is not-in the 21st Century. A welcome provocation concerning modern life Geoffrey Godbey Pennsylvania State University.

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The Labour Of Leisure book. Chris Rojek is Professor of Sociology and Culture at Nottingham Trent University, UK.

In his compelling new book, Chris Rojek turns this shibboleth on its head to demonstrate how leisure has become a form of labor. Leisure, Labour and the Complexity of Culture. Modern men and women are required to be competent, relevant, and credible, not only in the work place but with their mates, children, parents, and communities. The requisite empathy for others, socially acceptable values and correct forms of self-presentation demand work.

In his compelling new book, Chris Rojek turns this shibboleth on its head to demonstrate how leisure has . 118+ million publications.

Leisure has always been associated with freedom, choice and flexibility. In his compelling ew book, Chris Rojek turns this shibboleth on its head to demonstrate how leisure has become a form of labour. Modern men and women are required to be competent, relevant and credible, not only in the work place but with their mates, children, parents and communities. It is now a school for life. The week-end and vacations were celebrated as 'time off'. In his compelling new book, Chris Rojek turns this shibboleth on its head to demonstrate how leisure has become a form of labour.

In his compelling new book, Chris Rojek turns this shibboleth on its head to demonstrate how leisure has become a form of labor. Ranging widely from an analysis of the inflated aspirations of the leisure society thesis to the culture of deception that permeates leisure choice, the author shows how leisure is inextricably linked to emotional labor and intelligence. It is now a school for life. In challenging the orthodox understandings of freedom and free time, The Labour of Leisure sets out an indispensable new approach to the meaning of leisure.
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