Leisure, Media and Visual Culture

Leisure, Media and Visual Culture : Representations and Contestations

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  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 18mm
  • Leisure Studies Association
  • Eastbourne, United Kingdom
  • 0906337941
  • 9780906337943

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 Caudwellshow more