New PDF release: Contemporary Perspectives in Leisure: Meanings, Motives and

By Sam Elkington,Sean Gammon

We are coming into a brand new period of rest. caliber instead of volume is now the point of interest of researchers, policymakers and executives. Technological switch, an aging inhabitants and a harsh economic system are altering the values and practices of rest, in addition to the connection among relaxation, society and the person.

Contemporary views in relaxation uses various disciplinary techniques to introduce crucial developments in modern rest within the Twenty-First Century. With contributions from many of the top foreign figures in smooth relaxation reports, the ebook examines key philosophical and theoretical debates round rest, almost about ideas similar to happiness, leisure and caliber of existence, in addition to the main attention-grabbing modern subject matters in rest stories, from formative years rest and ‘dark’ relaxation to know-how and adventure.

Understanding alterations in relaxation is helping us to raised comprehend alterations in wider society. Contemporary views in rest is an ideal better half to any path in relaxation experiences, and worthy studying for any pupil or student operating in sociology, cultural reviews, sport, tourism, recreation, or social psychology.

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