Leisure, Media and Visual Culture: Representations and Contestations

Leisure, Media and Visual Culture: Representations and Contestations


Edited by Eileen Kennedy, Edited by Andrew Thornton

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  • Publisher: Leisure Studies Association
  • Format: Paperback | 300 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 234mm x 18mm |
  • Publication date: 1 March 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Eastbourne
  • ISBN 10: 0906337941
  • ISBN 13: 9780906337943

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Table of contents

Editors' Introduction Eileen Kennedy and Andrew Thornton; I Theorising the Leisurely Gaze; "Rural Glamour": Reading Fashion in the New Zealand Context; Hilary Radner; Bodies Laid Bare: Sport and the Spectacle of Masculinity; Eileen Kennedy; 'I Know Kung Fu': The Sporting Body in Film; Andrew Thornton; The Flaneur and the Stalker; Bran Nicol; II Texts and Objects: Reading the Visual Culture of Leisure; Middle Class Pleasures and the Safe Dangers of Surf Bathing on the English South Coast 1921-1937; Joan Ormrod; Tabloid Tourists: Celebrity, Consumption and Performance in British Television Holiday Programmes; David Dunn; "Is This Shirt Loud?" Semiotics and the 'Language' of Replica Football Shirts; Jack Fawbert; III Making Meanings: the Creation and Interpretation of Leisure Audiences; The Contribution Of Reality Tv in the Critique and Creation of Lifestyle Choices; Christine Fanthome; IT'S ONLY A GAMESHOW: Evolved Intelligences and Reality Culture; Paul Woodward and Maxine Doyle; The Brick Man Versus The Angel Of The North: Public Art as Contested Space; Doug Sandle; The Socialization of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth: Celebrity and Personally Known Role Models; Arnold H. Grossman and Anthony R. D'augelli; Tipping The Velvet: Straight[Forward] Voyeurism? Problematising the Viewing of Lesbianism; Jayne Caudwell