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Leisure and urban society

Leisure and urban society

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Published by University of Salford in Salford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Collection of papers from the Manchester conference on urbanism and leisure.

Statementedited by M.A. Smith for the Leisure Studies Association.
SeriesConference papers / Leisure Studies Association -- no.6
ContributionsSmith, Michael A., Leisure Studies Association., Conferenceon Urbanism and Leisure (1977 : Manchester)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16745507M

‘The messages, which I could read at leisure, were mostly short but sweet, and comforting words were used that are not always easy to say face to face.’ ‘Not least of these is the opportunity to cruise at leisure for miles and miles, reading a book on deck, taking charge . Ken Roberts, , ‘Sociology of leisure’, , DOI: / 1 Foundations History and status within sociology The sociology of leisure was created as a sub-discipline in the s, indicated by the formation of the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee 13 (RC13) in Sociologists hadCited by:

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The 20th century was a time of enormous changes in American life. The beginning of the 21st century seems a suitable time to look back over the past years and see how the United States has developed, for better and worse, during that period of its history. In the early decades of the 20th century the American people benefited from. on urban open space issues and how it is influenced in society and the environment. The changing roles and responsibilities include a greater empha sis on economic, social and environmental.


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[Michael Smith; Leisure Studies Association (Great Britain);]. Leisure has often been defined as a quality of experience or as free time. Free time is time spent away from business, work, job hunting, domestic chores, and education, as well as necessary activities such as eating and sleeping. Situationist International proposes that leisure does not evolve from free time, and free-time is an illusory concept that is rarely fully "free"; economic and.

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4/5(3). In this book, Phyllis Martin, a well-known Africanist scholar, opens up a whole new field of African research: the leisure activities of urban Africans. Her comprehensive study, set in colonial Brazzaville and based on a wide variety of written sources and interviews, investigates recreational activities from football and fashion to music, dance and night life.

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The Leisure Society. 12K likes. Arrivals & Departures // OUT NOW!Followers: 12K. Pieper's book, Leisure:The Basis of Culture is about work and play, labor and leisure, the ultimate point/counter-point of our lives.

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Get this from a library. Leisure and society in colonial Brazzaville. [Phyllis Martin] -- In this book, Phyllis Martin, a well-known Africanist scholar, opens up a whole new field of African research: the leisure activities of urban Africans.

Her comprehensive study, set in colonial. Urban communities became exposition centres, exhibiting the fashionable models of cultural activity, whether performances of Handel’s oratorios, meetings of a newly established learned society or the latest taste in furnishings, dress or speech.

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This special new edition now also includes his little work The Philosophical Act. Leisure is an attitude of the mind and a condition of the soul that fosters a 4/5(1). Like culture and art, recreation, leisure and sports activities play an important role in communities. Their many benefits include improving the health and well-being of individuals, contributing to the empowerment of individuals, and promoting the development of inclusive communities.

Recreation, leisure and sports activities may involve individuals, small groups, teams or whole communities Author: Chapal Khasnabis, Karen Heinicke Motsch, Kamala Achu, Kathy Al Jubah, Svein Brodtkorb, Philippe Cher. Exploring Nightlife is an ideal introduction to the emerging field of night-time studies and will be a valuable resource for students and researchers with an interest in geography, cultural studies, sociology, youth, leisure, and urban studies.

The book is divided into two parts. “Fields” discusses the physical interfaces and spatial typologies that have negotiated the development of play in the city, while “Players” analyses different modes of play through the presentation of three particular modern players: the athlete, the child and the citizen (the characters that best describe the 20th-century leisure society).

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The Leisure Society. Back induring the great depression, the economist John Maynard Keynes wrote about a coming age of leisure and abundance. I would predict that the standard of life in progressive countries one hundred years hence will be between.

N.P Gist & S. Fava () Urban Society. New York, Crowell, p. Leisure is living in relative freedom from the external compulsive forces of one's culture and physical environment so as to be able to act from internally compelling love in ways which are personally pleasing, intuitively worthwhile, and provide a basis for faith.

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Urban planning could be understood as the professional work of guiding urban development through making physical plans and development regulations, or more broadly as social, economic, environmental, and constructive efforts to make an urban area a better, healthier, and more just place to live, work, and get around.

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Pfister and S. Pope. London, Palgrave Macmillan,$, ISBN: (shelved 13 times as leisure-reading) avg rating — 2, ratings — published The paper is not a defence or critique of the leisure society thesis but an attempt to establish a more accurate history through discussion of five myths: 1.

that portrayals of the leisure society in the s and s invariably involved visions of the future; 2. that there was a consensus within the leisure studies community concerning a Cited by: