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Leisure Theory pp 170-187 | Cite as

Location Principles

  • Chris Rojek

Abstract

In this chapter you will be:
  • Introduced to methodological issues pertinent to the study of location practice.

  • Shown the difference between indexical, homological and integral levels of location research.

  • Appraised of the distinction between serious and casual leisure.

  • Invited to consider the relationship between leisure, social density and social capital and encouraged to assign the political dimensions of leisure forms and practice as a prerequisite of research.

  • Shown the meaning of the concepts of ‘escape’, ‘limit experience’ and ‘edgework’ in leisure forms and practice.

  • Offered a model of the abnormal forms of leisure.

Keywords

Social Capital Leisure Activity Casual Form Time Diary Power Regime 
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© Chris Rojek 2005

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  • Chris Rojek

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