Leisure Theory pp 110-124 | Cite as

Coding and Representation

  • Chris Rojek


In this chapter you will be:
  • Introduced to the concepts of leisure forms and practice as types of coding and representation.

  • Presented with an explanation of the difference between encoding and decoding.

  • Appraised of MacCannell’s concept of ‘markers’ and Gottdiener’s of ‘theming’.

  • Invited to explore the relationship between mythogenesis and leisure.


Public Sphere Consumer Culture Industrial Culture Prefer Reading Life Option 
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