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  1. Routledge Handbook of Leisure Studies

    Edited by Tony Blackshaw

    This landmark publication brings together some of the most perceptive commentators of the present moment to explore core ideas and cutting edge developments in the field of Leisure Studies. It offers important new insights into the dynamics of the transformation of leisure in contemporary societies...

    Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Leisure

    By Tony Blackshaw

    Series: Key Ideas

    No single introductory book has until now captured the range of thought appropriate for scrutinizing the idea of leisure. Beginning with a discussion of expressions in classical thought, etymological definitions and key leisure studies concepts, Blackshaw suggests that the idea abounds with...

    Published February 12th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Zygmunt Bauman

    By Tony Blackshaw

    Series: Key Sociologists

    This timely book provides the definitive concise introduction to the phenomenon of Zygmunt Bauman. After introducing the man, his major influences and his special way of 'thinking sociologically', author Blackshaw traces the development of Bauman's project by identifying and explaining the major...

    Published August 18th 2005 by Routledge

  4. New Perspectives on Sport and 'Deviance'

    Consumption, Peformativity and Social Control

    By Tim Crabbe, Tony Blackshaw

    The everyday makeup of contemporary sport is increasingly characterised by a perceived explosion of 'deviance' - violence, drug taking, racism, homophobia, misogyny, corruption and excess. Whereas once these behaviours may have been subject to the moral judgments of authority, in the face of...

    Published September 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  5. Leisure Life

    Myth, Modernity and Masculinity

    By Tony Blackshaw

    Leisure Life is a ground-breaking study of men and masculinity. Focusing on the social networks and leisure lifestyles of a particular group of working-class men - 'the lads' - Tony Blackshaw argues that traditional social collectivities such as class are being superseded. Instead, leisure life is...

    Published March 27th 2003 by Routledge

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