Editors: Spracklen, Karl, Lashua, Brett and Sharpe, Erin et.al.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Tourism & Hospitality
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Sept 2018
This is the first handbook devoted entirely to leisure theory, charting the history and philosophy of leisure, theories in religion and culture, and rational theories of leisure in the Western philosophical tradition, as well as a range of socio-cultural theories from thinkers such as Adorno, Bauman, Weber and Marx. The Palgrave Handbook of Leisure Theory is essential reading for students and scholars working in leisure studies, social theory as well as those working on the problem of leisure in the wider humanities and social sciences.