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A Leisure of One's Own By K.A. Henderson

A Leisure of One's Own

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A growing body of women's studies literature and leisure literature exists. This unique book brings together these two areas in a way that allows the reader to view women's leisure from several perspectives helping to provide opportunities for equality, integrity and freedom of choice within leisure.

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A Leisure of One's Own: Feminist Perspective on Women's Leisure by K.A. Henderson

A Leisure of One's Own is a unique introduction to issues and questions about women and their leisure, offering a social psychological analysis from a feminist perspective. The book is clearly set out to enable the reader to examine the various aspects of women's leisure and to continue with further research and analysis. The authors begin by examinin g the reasons for studying women and leisure, and continue by investigating the patriarchal structures in society through the past century. These are then re-examined from the feminist perspective, revealing a parallel between the changing social roles of women and their recreational and leisure opportunities. At the end of each chapter there is a useful summary which provides a framework for further analysis and research into the future of women's leisure.

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Table of Contents

Women and leisure: more truth than facts. The ideal woman: a historical perspective on women's leisure. Feminism and leisure. The meaning of leisure in women's everyday lives. Leisure as a development issue. Leisure participation for women: problems and possibilities. Constraints on women's leisure. Women and leisure: the future. Bibliography.

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A Leisure of One's Own: Feminist Perspective on Women's Leisure by K.A. Henderson
K.A. Henderson
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Taylor & Francis Ltd
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