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The Meaning and Purpose of Leisure: Habermas and Leisure at the End of Modernity

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This book uses the work of Jurgen Habermas to interrogate leisure as a meaningful, theoretical concept. Drawing on examples from sport, culture and tourism, and going beyond concerns about the grand project of leisure, Spracklen argues that leisure is central to understanding wider debates about identity, postmodernity and globalization.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published June 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 2009)
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Tonia
Dec 04, 2011 Tonia rated it really liked it
So far this book has deconstructed all the theories about leisure and recreation I learned last year. The author is now reconstructing theories of leisure based on Habermas' theory of society. Very interesting. Excited to keep reading.
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