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Primary Functions

  • Chris Rojek

Abstract

In this chapter you will be:
  • Introduced to a model that holds that the condition of scarcity creates problems for all societies in respect of the distribution of surplus and the legitimation of inequality.

  • Invited to consider the political dimensions of leisure forms and practice in respect of representation, identity, control and resistance.

  • Guided through the relationship between these functions in leisure and the management of the ratio between scarcity and surplus.

Keywords

Primary Function Identity Formation Conspicuous Consumption Popular Music Consumer Culture 
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© Chris Rojek 2005

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  • Chris Rojek

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