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The Problem of Leisure

1st Edition

By Henry Durant


284 pages

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pub: 2019-05-15
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First published in 1938. This study examines various aspects of leisure in the early twentieth century. The author observes the differences in leisure between the various echelons of society, as well as the differences of leisure amongst children and adults. Durant also explores in depth several modes of leisure, including the cinema, sport, and gambling. This title will be of interest to students of history, sociology, and leisure studies.

Table of Contents

1. Leisure in the Machine Age 2. Leisure in Our Society 3. "The Machinery of Amusement" 4. Organizations for Leisure 5. The Outlook for Leisure; Bibliography; Index of Names; Index of Subjects

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General