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Leisure and Urban Processes

Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Countries

by Peter Bramham

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Recreation (Specific Aspects),
  • Case studies,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Europe,
  • Leisure,
  • Social Policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10186357M
    ISBN 100415014336
    ISBN 109780415014335

    Race and ethnicity have a significant impact on leisure behavior and activity choices. Yet, until now, no book has thoroughly explored that impact, though this topic is critical for leisure professionals to understand as they shape services and programs to meet the needs of the diverse populations they serve. Race, Ethnicity, and Leisure: Perspectives on Research, Theory, and Practice brings. Top Urban Planning Books of All Time This is directly from the Planetizen Website. A great look at city writing that can be applied to everyday life of living in urban areas Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *.

    This book deals with the concept of leisure and the everyday leisure practices of a group of diverse single women in an urban setting—Mannheim, Germany. Vania Sandoval focuses on how social structure and individual choices relate to each other in the local context. Bringing together research on a wide variety of activities – from the theatre and art exhibitions to spas, seaside resorts and games – it develops a new scholarly agenda for the history of leisure, focusing on the complex processes of cultural transfer that transformed urban leisure culture from the British Isles to the Ottoman : Manchester University Press.

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The emergence of leisure as a significant area of public policy in both developed and developing economies has been recognised only relatively recently, and this book was the first to deal with urban leisure policy in a European : Peter Bramham. The emergence of leisure as a significant area of public policy in both developed and developing economies has been recognised only relatively recently, and this book was the first to deal with urban leisure policy in a European by: The emergence of leisure as a significant area of public policy in both developed and developing economies has been recognised only relatively recently, and this book was the first to deal with urban leisure policy in a European context.

Leisure and Urban Processes book Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Cities Edited By Peter Bramham, Ian Henry, Hans Mommaas, Hugo van der PoelCited by: 9. Leisure and Urban Processes and this book was the first to deal with urban leisure policy in a European context.

Common themes in this study include the use of tourism as a strategic tool for the economic regeneration of cities, leisure as a vehicle of community development and of social integration, and the role of leisure in the.

Get this from a library. Leisure and Urban Processes: Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Cities. [Peter Bramham; Ian Henry; Hans Mommaas; Hugo Van der Poel] -- "First published in Focusing on leisure and policy in West European cities, this interdisciplinary study is written by leading policy analysts and academics from six European Community states.

Bringing together research on a wide variety of activities – from the theatre and art exhibitions to spas, seaside resorts and games – it develops a new scholarly agenda for the history of leisure, focusing on the complex processes of cultural transfer that transformed urban leisure culture from the British Isles to the Ottoman : Peter Borsay, Jan Hein Hein Furnee.

Get this from a library. Leisure and urban processes: critical studies of leisure policy in Western European cities. [Peter Bramham;] -- Includes papers on: leisure and the urban society; urbanism, sport and welfare; sex, gender and the sociology of leisure; quality of life studies; and the leisure provision and human need study.

The focus is urban leisure policy in six of the liberal democracies of Western Europe. The reasons for choosing urban areas are many and varied and include the following: cities, particularly the industrialized metropolitan areas, have exhibited the most serious symptoms of recent economic, political and cultural change.

Furthermore, modern urban life increasingly represents non work life, but Cited by: Based on the new realist theory of social class, we argue that these processes have the face of the new leisure class – urban professionals, designers, intellectuals, etc. – who create the. The work addresses issues like cultural policy, city-centre development, sport, leisure and identity, and explores different urban processes in relation to changing configuration of class, gender and ethnicity in the postmodern city.

Book Description: This collection of essays examines the history of urban leisure cultures in Europe during the transition from the early modern to the modern period. it develops a new scholarly agenda for the history of leisure, focusing on the complex processes of cultural transfer that transformed urban leisure culture from the British.

Bringing together research on a wide variety of activities – from the theatre and art exhibitions to spas, seaside resorts and games – it develops a new scholarly agenda for the history of leisure, focusing on the complex processes of cultural transfer that transformed urban leisure culture from the British Isles to the Ottoman : Hardcover.

Race, Ethnicity, and Leisure: Perspectives on Research, Theory, and Practice brings together 28 world-renowned researchers who provide a comprehensive review and unified perspective on leisure in relation to five minority populations in the United States and Canada: African Americans, Latino Americans, Asian North Americans, Indigenous peoples Cited by: Urban Geomorphology: Landforms and Processes in Cities addresses the human impacts on landscapes through occupation (urbanization) and development as a contribution to anthropogenic geomorphology or "anthropogeomorphology." This includes a focus on land clearance, conservation issues, pollution, decay and erosion, urban climate, and.

The increase rate of change in populations, urbanization and climate change in developing countries has led to decreasing, losing and degradation of recreation and eco-tourism activities. The book develops a new research agenda for the history of leisure by focusing on the complex processes of cultural transfer that were fundamental in transforming urban leisure culture from the British Isles to France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Austria and the Ottoman Empire.

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Iordanou et al. Published online: 20 Dec See all volumes and issues. Vol Vol. Bringing together research on a wide variety of activities - from the theatre and art exhibitions to spas, seaside resorts and games - it develops a new scholarly agenda for the history of leisure, focusing on the complex processes of cultural transfer that transformed urban leisure culture from the British Isles to the Ottoman Empire.

In it I have presented my own interest in leisure and feminist theory, my approach to the topic and the underlying assumptions implicit in the book.

Chapter 1 examines functionalist theories. Within the functionalist tradition of Durkheim and Parsons, leisure is posited as an institution in society which performs a beneficial function for. Race, Ethnicity, and Leisure: Perspectives on Research, Theory, and Practice provides an overview of the current theories and practices related to minority leisure and reviews numerous issues related to these diverse groups’ leisure, including needs and motivations, constraints, and discrimination.

World-renowned researchers synthesize research on race and ethnicity, explain how demographics.All journal articles featured in Psychiatry vol 83 issue 1. Accept. We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy.

By closing this message, you are consenting to our use of cookies. The urban world has fundamentally changed in the last few decades. A wide range of urbanisation processes is generating a multitude of urban outcomes, resulting in differentiated, complex and often surprising urban landscapes, which are deeply disturbing conventional understandings of Cited by: