Lashua, Brett

The Palgrave Handbook of Leisure Theory

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to the Palgrave Handbook of Leisure Theory
Karl Spracklen, Brett Lashua, Erin Sharpe, Spencer Swain

Part I. Traditional Theories of Leisure

2. Islam and Leisure
Kristin Walseth, Mahfoud Amara

3. Centring Leisure: A Hindu View of Leisure
Veena Sharma

4. Listening to Nineteenth-Century Kanaka ‘Ōiwi Voices; Re-imagining the Possibilities for Leisure
Karen M. Fox, Lisa McDermott

5. Leisure in Latin America: A Conceptual Analysis
Christianne Luce Gomes

6. The Sabbath as the Ideal Manifestation of Leisure in Traditional Jewish Thought
Nitza Davidovich

7. Leisure Activities in Southeast Asia, from Pre-colonial Times to the Present
Sarah Moser, Esther Clinton, Jeremy Wallach

8. Sport, Leisure and Culture in Māori Society
Phil Borell, Hamuera Kahi

9. Leisure Experience and Engaged Buddhism: Mindfulness as a Path to Freedom and Justice in Leisure Studies
Susan M. Arai

10. Traditional Sport in Japan
Minoru Matsunami

11. Leisure and the Dao
Steven Simpson, Samuel Cocks

12. “Have Leisure and Know that I Am God”: Christianity and Leisure
Paul Heintzman

Part II. Rational Theories of Leisure

13. Leisure in Classical Greek Philosophy
Thanassis Samaras

14. John Locke: Recreation, Morality and Paternalism in Leisure Policy
Ian Lamond

15. Rebuking the Enlightenment Establishments, Bourgeois and Aristocratic: Rousseau’s Ambivalence About Leisure
Matthew D. Mendham

16. Contracting the Right to Roam
Wallace McNeish, Steve Olivier

17. Leisure and Radical Jacobinism
Karl Spracklen

18. John Stuart Mill and Leisure
Robert Snape

19. Unproductive Leisure and Resented Work: A Brief Incursion in Hegel (and in Nietzsche)
Maria Manuel Baptista, Larissa Latif

20. John Dewey: Purposeful Play as Leisure
Mary C. Breunig

21. Durkheim and Leisure
Stratos Georgoulas

22. Why Veblen Matters: The Role of Status Seeking in Contemporary Leisure
David Scott

23. Max Weber and Leisure
Pauwke Berkers, Koen Eijck

24. Flow Theory and Leisure
Samuel D. Elkington

25. Serious Leisure: Past, Present, and Possibilities
Karen Gallant

Part III. Structural Theories of Leisure

26. Marx, Alienation and Dialectics Within Leisure
Bruce Erickson

27. The Dialectics of Work and Leisure in Marx, Lukács, and Lefebvre
Paul Blackledge

28. “Let’s Murder the Moonlight!” Futurism, Anti-Humanism and Leisure
Brett Lashua

29. The Frankfurt School, Leisure and Consumption
Gabby Skeldon

30. Leisure, Instrumentality and Communicative Action
Karl Spracklen

31. Leisure and Hegemony
Robert Cassar

32. Reclaiming the “F-word”: Structural Feminist Theories of Leisure
Bronwen L. Valtchanov, Diana C. Parry

33. A Critical Expansion of Theories on Race and Ethnicity in Leisure Studies
Rasul A. Mowatt

Spasticus Auticus: Thinking About Disability, Culture and Leisure Beyond the “Walkie Talkies”
Viji Kuppan

35. Leisure, Media, and Consumption: The Flavour of Rock in Rio
Ricardo Ferreira Freitas, Flávio Lins

36. Leisure and “The Civilising Process”
Stephen Wagg

37. The Politics of Leisure in Totalitarian Societies
Vassil Girginov

38. Leisure, Community, and the Stranger
Elie Cohen-Gewerc

Part IV. Post-structural Theories of Leisure

39. Postmodernity and Leisure
Mira Malick

40. Leisure, Risk and Reflexivity
Ken Roberts

41. Thinking Through Post-structuralism in Leisure Studies: A Detour Around “Proper” Humanist Knowledges
Lisbeth A. Berbary

42. Who Should Inhabit Leisure? Disability, Embodiment, and Access to Leisure
Mary Ann Devine, Ken Mobily

43. Leisure and Diaspora
Daniel Burdsey

44. You Make Me Feel Mighty Real: Hyperreality and Leisure Theory
Steve Redhead

45. Leisure in the Current Interregnum: Exploring the Social Theories of Anthony Giddens and Zygmunt Bauman
Spencer Swain

46. The Politics of Leisure Mobilities: Borders and Rebordering Processes in Europe
Kevin Hannam, Basagaitz Guereño-Omil

47. “Obligations and Entitlements”: Neoliberalism, Governmentality, and Community Parks
Trent Newmeyer

48. Disneyization and the Provision of Leisure Experiences
Simon Beames, Mike Brown

49. Leisure, Social Space, and Belonging
Troy Glover

50. Subversive Imagination: Smoothing Space for Leisure, Identity, and Politics
Brian E. Kumm, Corey W. Johnson

51. Against Limits: A Post-structural Theorizing of Resistance in Leisure
Erin Sharpe

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Cultural Studies, Tourism Management, Social Theory, Popular Culture, Philosophy of Religion

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