Women"s leisure in England, 1920-60 by Claire Langhamer

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Feminist theory,
  • Women -- England -- Social conditions,
  • Leisure -- England -- History -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [202]-213) and index

Book details

StatementClaire Langhamer
SeriesStudies in popular culture
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 220 p. :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17001737M
ISBN 100719057361, 071905737X

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Departing from approaches which focus on particular activities or institutions, it places everyday experiences at its centre, presenting a wide-ranging and lively account of changing perceptions, representations and experiences of leisure across the period /5(5). This insightful book offers a timely assessment of the complex relationship between women and leisure in England, drawing upon recent feminist theory.

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Langhamer’s previous monograph Women’s Leisure in England focused on the same core time period, utilising feminist theory to explore women’s changing leisure pursuits across the life-cycle.

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