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Author Durant, Henry, author.

Title The problem of leisure / by Henry Durant
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Routledge library editions. Leisure studies ; Volume 2
Routledge library editions. Leisure studies
Contents <P>1. Leisure in the Machine Age 2. Leisure in Our Society 3. "The Machinery of Amusement" 4. Organizations for Leisure 5. The Outlook for Leisure; Bibliography; Index of Names; Index of Subjects</P>
Summary First published in 1938. This study examines various aspects of leisure in the early twentieth century. The author observes the differences in leisure between the various echelons of society, as well as the differences of leisure amongst children and adults. Durant also explores in depth several modes of leisure, including the cinema, sport, and gambling. This title will be of interest to students of history, sociology, and leisure studies
Notes Originally published: 1938
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 16, 2019)
Subject Amusements.
Leisure -- Social aspects.
Leisure -- Social aspects.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429025785