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Forthcoming Leisure Books

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  1. The Leisure Commons

    A Spatial History of Web 2.0

    By Payal Arora

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    There is much excitement about Web 2.0 as an unprecedented, novel, community-building space for experiencing, producing, and consuming leisure, particularly through social network sites. What is needed is a perspective that is invested in neither a utopian or dystopian posture but sees historical...

    To Be Published May 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Pilgrimage Tourism of Diaspora Africans to Ghana

    By Ann Reed

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    Processes of globalization have led to diasporic groups longing for their homelands. One such group includes descendants from African ancestors displaced by the trans-Atlantic slave trade, who may be uncertain about their families' exact origins. Traveling home often means visiting African sites...

    To Be Published June 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Serious Leisure Perspective

    An Introduction

    By Robert Stebbins, Sam Elkington

    The "Serious Leisure Perspective" (SLP) is a theoretical framework that can help us understand the complexities of modern leisure as both an activity and an experience. Bringing together the study of serious leisure, casual leisure and project-based leisure, it is an essential component of the...

    To Be Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Tourism and Geographies of Inequality

    The New Global Slumming Phenomenon

    Edited by Fabian Frenzel, Ko Koens

    Slum tourism is a controversial pastime rising in popularity on a global scale. Known as ‘slumming’, it has been practised since Victorian times. In recent years, slum tourism occurs in more and more cities of the Global South. Township tourism across South Africa, favela tourism in Rio...

    To Be Published September 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Unbecoming Things

    Mutable Objects and the Politics of Waste

    By Nicky Gregson, Mike Crang

    Series: CRESC

    This book responds to moves to rematerialise the social sciences, to attend to the stuff of daily life but challenges the social sciences to think beyond objects as stable things. It forwards the argument that objects need to be seen not as stabilising things, or immutable mobiles – as time stilled...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

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