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Narrating Leisure

  • Chris Rojek

Abstract

In this chapter you will be:
  • Introduced to the concept of narrating leisure.

  • Appraised of the reasons why individual freedom and choice in leisure are untenable.

  • Introduced to an approach that recognizes structural dimensions to leisure form and practice.

  • Encouraged to think of how leisure form and practice are positioned through ideology.

  • Instructed in the basics of A&B analysis.

  • Directed to the question of how leisure motivation is consolidated with location and context.

  • Guided through the weaknesses of pyschologistic approaches to leisure.

  • Directed to the centrality of questions of embodiment and emplacement in leisure.

  • Appraised of the importance of a comparative historical methodology and the ethic of cognition for studying leisure.

Keywords

Atomistic Individualism Individual Freedom Human Practice Voluntary Behaviour Life Option 
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© Chris Rojek 2005

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  • Chris Rojek

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