Sociology: Sociology of Culture

  • Rock around the Clock: Exploitation, Rock 'n' roll and the Origins of Youth Culture book cover

    Rock around the Clock

    Exploitation, Rock 'n' roll and the Origins of Youth Culture, 1st Edition

    By Yannis Tzioumakis, Sian Lincoln

    Rock around the Clock examines one of the earliest films made specifically for young audiences in US cinema, paying particular attention to the exploitation film production company that made the film, the ways it represented young people, especially in terms of their association with rock ‘n’ roll…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Sport Participation and Olympic Legacies: A Comparative Study book cover

    Sport Participation and Olympic Legacies

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    Edited by Spencer Harris

    Provision of, and participation in, community-level sport has risen up the policy agenda in many countries, as a tool for tackling social exclusion and improving well-being. This book offers a comparative analysis of community sport policy in three countries: England, the US and Russia. It examines…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Politics and Policy

  • Populism and Heritage in Europe: Lost in Diversity and Unity book cover

    Populism and Heritage in Europe

    Lost in Diversity and Unity, 1st Edition

    By Ayhan Kaya

    Populism and Heritage in Europe explores popular discourses about European and national heritage that are being used by specific political actors to advance their agendas and to prevent minority groups from being accepted into European society. Investigating what kind of effect the politics of fear…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Ageism: Past, Present, and Future book cover

    Ageism

    Past, Present, and Future, 1st Edition

    By Tay McNamara, John Williamson

    Ageism: Past, Present, and Future impartially outlines the history, current state, and potential new directions of ageism in the United States and globally. McNamara and Williamson uniquely address the complex ways in which cultural beliefs about older adults, economic conditions, and public policy…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Migrant Housing: Architecture, Dwelling, Migration book cover

    Migrant Housing

    Architecture, Dwelling, Migration, 1st Edition

    By Mirjana Lozanovska

    Migrant Housing, the latest book by author Mirjana Lozanovska, examines the house as the architectural construct in the processes of migration. Houses are pivotal to any migration story, with studies showing that migrant communities’ participation in the adaptation, extension or building of houses…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Young People and Leisure book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Politics and Leisure book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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

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