Time, Freedom and the Self: The Cultural Construction of

Time, Freedom and the Self: The Cultural Construction of "Free" Time

by Michelle Shir-Wise

Hardcover(1st ed. 2019)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783030138400
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 04/11/2019
Series: Leisure Studies in a Global Era
Edition description: 1st ed. 2019
Pages: 371
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michelle Shir-Wise (PhD, Bar-Ilan University, Israel) is an independent researcher exploring time use, the self, popular culture, freedom, class, gender, youth and ageism, particularly as they relate to middle-class suburban culture in Israel.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Free Time, Culture and the Self

3. What is Topaz?

4. Conceptual Mapping: What is free time?

5. Free Time in Practice

6. The Productive Self

7. The Consuming Self

8. The Social Self

9. The Meaningful Self

10. Contradictory Free Time, Culture and Freedom.

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