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politics of leisure and leisure policy in local government

I. P. Henry

politics of leisure and leisure policy in local government

by I. P. Henry

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Thesis(Ph.D.) - Loughborough University of Technology 1987.

Statementby I.P. Henry. [Vol.1].
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Open LibraryOL19652074M

It showcases the state of the art of contemporary Leisure Studies, covering key topics and key thinkers from the psychology of leisure to leisure policy, from Bourdieu to Baudrillard, and suggests that leisure in the 21st century should be understood as centring on a new ‘Big Seven’ (holidays, drink, drugs, sex, gambling, TV and shopping). This book is concerned with the activities of policy making and planning as carried out by governments and associated agencies in the field of leisure, sport and tourism. It consists of 18 chapters organized in five parts with the following headings: (i) society, politics, policy and planning; (ii) planning frameworks; (iii) planning tools; (iv.

From the beginning of lockdown, it was apparent that COVID would have a significant impact on the culture, leisure, tourism and sport sectors. To gain a better understanding of this impact, the Local Government Association (LGA) undertook a series of interviews with senior council officers for culture and leisure between April and June We are the national voice of local government, working with councils to support, promote and improve.

  Indeed, it can be seen that there has been a significant shift in policy, away from local democracy and towards the support of bourgeois individual self determination through the market. This has meant that leisure provision has become a primary instrument of government policy, rewarding ‘successful’ supporters of capitalist hegemony and. The government is intertwined with leisure and recreation. Governments created limited liability for corporations, allowing for relatively large investments in leisure capital—theaters, radio and television networks, motion picture studios. Government regulations affect labor hours and working conditions. Government taxation policies affect workers’ decisions regarding how many hours to work.


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It is the aim of this text, therefore, to articulate the nature of the relationships between politics, policy and leisure. The book will focus on the politics of government and leisure : Ian Paul Henry.

The Politics of Leisure Policy.- Political Ideology and Central Government Leisure Policy.- Leisure the State and Policy: New Labour in the new Millennium.- Local Government and Leisure Policy: From the Thatcher Era to the Modernisation Agenda.- The Leisure Professionals.- The Commercial and Voluntary Sectors Local Government and Leisure Policy: from the Thatcher Era to the Modernisation Agenda --Local government leisure services in the s: an arm of the Welfare State --Local government and New Economic Realism, --Flexibilisation and disinvestment in local government leisure services: the Conservative governments of --In search of.

The book aims to provide an analysis of leisure policy and practice in the UK in the context of changing political, economic and social conditions. A central underlying argument is that, while the politics of welfare have rendered provision of consumption services problematic in the s, the role of leisure in terms of its production function (as an income generator in its own right and as a.

The book will focus on the politics of government and leisure policy. This is not to deny that political activity, `the exercise of cooperation and control in the distribution of resources’ (Leftwich ), takes place in areas of social life other than government (e.g., sexual politics, the politics of the family, organisational politics.

First published in This book provides a lucid and exceptionally well-informed account at the controversial relationship between politics and leisure.

The author combines historical and sociological material to show the ways in which ‘leisure’ has often been a fiercely disputed battleground. TOURISM IN REVIEW BOOK REVIEWS LEISURE: T H E O R Y AND POLICY By Max Kaplan. John Wiley & Sons ( Third Avenue, New York CityUSA)pp.

(Bibliography and Index), $16,00 Hardcover Professor K Nelson Butler De0artment of Leisure Studies Sahsbury State. Edinburgh Leisure alone estimate the impact of the crisis over a month period could be between £7m and £8m.

Ms Peebles said: "It is challenging for all of us but, without financial support. (This book provides a lucid and exceptionally well-informed account of the controversial relationship between politics and leisure.

The author combines historical and sociological material to show the ways in which 'leisure has often been a fiercely disputed : John Wilson. Common themes in this study include the use of tourism as a strategic tool for the economic regeneration of cities, leisure as a vehicle of community development and of social integration, and the role of leisure in the development of socialist municipal policy programmes.

This book should be of interest to policy makers in local government. Robert Jenrick, the local government secretary, speaking by Zoom to council leaders at the online LGA annual conference, described the package as.

Home > Info > Recreation and Fitness > Leisure Management > Developing Leisure Policies Leisure Management -Developing Effective Policy for Better Management Depending on the type of recreational organisation involved, policies may need to be developed in some or all of the following areas.

US politics Business Tech of the 2, leisure centres funded by local authorities and 20% of the UK’s swimming pools could close for good over the next six months unless the government. The Politics of Leisure Policy provides a systematic account of the impact of social, economic and cultural change on the demand for leisure and of the response of politicians, professionals, and service providers.

This substantially revised second edition has been updated throughout and recast to reflect the changed realities of the post Thatcher era, notably the impact of Reviews: 1.

The book therefore, should prove interesting to students of tourism in both undergraduate and post-graduate studies; to senior public officers responsible for strategy and policy-making in the tourism, sport and leisure sector as well being a useful guide for any non-government and professional organizations who need to understand the process Author: A.J.

Veal. The book provides a good combination of the principles and policy implications of leisure and sport planning with a strong theoretical background to help the reader understand the intricacies of how politics and policy influence leisure and sport s: 1. leisure aligns with government priorities.

A number of interventions are possible, including school-based programmes, public education campaigns, marae-based interventions and youth training programmes. Although in principle there is an argument for government intervention, more detailed.

The reopening of the state's leisure industry has contributed to a reduction in the state's unemployment rate.

Stay up-to-date on the latest in local and national government and political topics with our newsletter. Temte is also an expert in vaccine and immunization policy. Local Government. Freedom Leisure, which operates the centres on behalf of the council, has introduced a number of safety measures in line with Government guidance .This book is about the new politics of leisure and pleasure - the values, practices, struggles and contradictions that now characterize the social worlds of rambling, drinking, tourism, sex, watching TV, gambling, using the internet, reading, comedy, sport, popular music and censorship.The book attempts to provide an understanding of the crucial role of government in leisure in the UK.

It begins by providing a comprehensive introduction to the workings of political, central and local government systems and how they relate to leisure in general. The main part of the book, however, deals with those major areas of leisure where government's role and influence is particularly.