Leisure And Consumption: Common Ground/Separate Worlds

Hardcover | October 15, 2009

byRobert Stebbins

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The study of consumption has never seriously examined the role of leisure. This ambitious, agenda-setting study, provides the most in-depth examination of the relationship between the two to date, drawing on the serious leisure perspective and outlining a new conceptual framework for analyzing consumption for leisure.

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The study of consumption has never seriously examined the role of leisure. This ambitious, agenda-setting study, provides the most in-depth examination of the relationship between the two to date, drawing on the serious leisure perspective and outlining a new conceptual framework for analyzing consumption for leisure.

ROBERT A. STEBBINS is Faculty Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Calgary, Canada. He has authored 30 books and written numerous articles. His publications include New Directions in the Theory and Research of Serious Leisure, Serious Leisure: A Perspective For Our Time, Between Work and Leisure, The Organizational ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:October 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230220223

ISBN - 13:9780230220225

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
The Nature of Leisure and Consumption
Conspicuous Consumption
Consumption and Leisure in Context
Phase One: Shopping
Phase Two: Consuming the Purchase
Organizing for Consumptive Leisure
Notes
Bibliography
Index