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Re-Imagining Leisure Studies (Hardcover) (Tony Blackshaw)
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In this provocative new book, Tony Blackshaw argues that Leisure Studies is in a quiet but deep state of crisis. The twenty-first century has brought profound change to all aspects of human life and social processes, including a plurality of new leisure worlds, and traditional concepts of Leisure Studies fail to capture this richness. This book aims to re-invigorate Leisure Studies by revealing and unpacking these leisure worlds, thereby changing the way we think about leisure and the way we do Leisure Studies. It presents new ‘rules of method’ and radical ways of thinking about leisure life in the twenty-first century, and is vital reading for all students and scholars of Leisure Studies.