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  • Young People and Leisure

    1st Edition

    By John Leigh

    First published in 1971. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship which exists between the education services and the leisure time of the people they attempt to serve. The author explores education and provision for leisure and the problems of schools, youth services and adult…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Youth and Leisure

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth Roberts

    First published in 1983. In the 1980s, as they are today, young people were remaining longer in education, and were leaving better qualified, if only to face unemployment rather than real jobs and progressive careers. Traditional gender divisions and roles are being challenged. In this study,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Supported Housing

    Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    By Yoric Irving-Clarke

    This book covers the history of supported housing provision using path dependency as an analytical framework. It concludes with a look at the current state of supported housing policy with a view to making recommendations for how policy in this area could be carried forward. The hope is that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Politics and Leisure

    1st Edition

    By John Wilson

    First published in 1988. This book provides a lucid and exceptionally well-informed account at the controversial relationship between politics and leisure. The author combines historical and sociological material to show the ways in which ‘leisure’ has often been a fiercely disputed battleground.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • The Problem of Leisure

    1st Edition

    By Henry Durant

    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…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Leisure Identities and Interactions

    1st Edition

    By John R. Kelly

    First published in 1983. Leisure has too often been approached as a set of activities that people do when everything important has been completed. This text provides a different analysis demonstrating the centrality of leisure to human development and to important relationships. In Leisure…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Land and Leisure

    Concepts and Methods in Outdoor Recreation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carlton S. Van Doren, George B. Priddle, John E. Lewis

    First published in 1974. Leisure has come to be a vital force in our lives, a part of self-discovery, essential for our well-being. With increased amounts of leisure time, there has been rapid growth in the demand for diverse recreational facilities and their subsequent overuse. With this in mind,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Exploring Sport and Leisure Disasters

    A Socio-Legal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Hazel J. Hartley

    First published in 2001. This book provides a socio-legal analysis of disasters by setting out two sport and leisure disasters (the 1989 Hillsborough and Marchioness disasters) and considering them in their broader legal/political/economic and policy contexts. It bases the analysis on in-depth…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Leisure and the Future

    1st Edition

    By A. J. Veal

    First published in 1987. In the context of the debate about the changing structure of modem economies, the growth of leisure, and the place of work and leisure in society, this book reviews the ‘state of the art’ of leisure forecasting and the study of leisure futures. It traces man's concern with…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Leisure and the Family Life Cycle

    1st Edition

    By Rhona Rapoport, Robert N. Rapoport

    This volume, first published in 1975 with a new introduction by Ziona Strelitz, marked a pioneering contribution to family and leisure studies. The study includes empirical material collected in the form of biographical case studies. The case studies are not only rich in detail and well presented,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Understanding Leisure

    1st Edition

    By Les Haywood, Francis Kew, Peter Bramham, John Spink, John Capenerhurst, Ian Henry

    First published in 1989. Understanding Leisure is a readable introductory analysis of the key elements in the study of leisure. This includes leisure concepts and dimensions of leisure, its activity forms, participants, provision, and leisure futures, leisure and social theory. A collaborative work…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Freedom and Constraint

    The Paradoxes of Leisure, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fred Coalter

    First published in 1989. In the climate of long-term unemployment, early retirement, and technology that is seen to threaten jobs, 'leisure’ has been presented as the solution to a multitude of social problems. The essays in this collection represent the most important arguments on the problems,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

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