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Becoming a Culture of Creation

Norman Wirzba

in The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195157161
eISBN:
9780199835270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157168.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

As creatures we are called to form cultures of creation that reflect God’s original peace and delight in a creation wonderfully made. This chapter reconsiders the meaning of work and leisure, ... More


Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Leeann Lane and William Murphy (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381823
eISBN:
9781781382325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381823.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In an introduction and twelve essays Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century addresses the topic of leisure in the case of Ireland during the long nineteenth century. The essays remind us ... More


Architects of Buddhist Leisure: Socially Disengaged Buddhism in Asia's Museums, Monuments, and Amusement Parks

Justin Thomas McDaniel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824865986
eISBN:
9780824873738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865986.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Buddhism, usually described as an austere religion which condemns desire, promotes denial, and idealizes the monastic and contemplative life, actually has a thriving leisure culture. Creative ... More


After 1851: The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

Kate Nichols and Sarah Victoria Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096495
eISBN:
9781526124135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096495.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

‘The 10th of June, 1854, promises to be a day scarcely less memorable in the social history of the present age than was the 1st of May, 1851’ boasted the Chronicleon 10 June 1854, comparing the ... More


Imagining women readers, 1789-1820: Well-regulated minds

De Ritter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090332
eISBN:
9781781707241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090332.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Imagining Women Readers reassesses the cultural significance of women's reading in the period 1789-1820. While much attention has been paid to the moral panic provoked by novel-reading during this ... More


Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Andrew W. Kahrl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Land Was Ours tells the story of how African Americans acquired, developed, and struggled to hold onto property along southern coastlines over the course of the twentieth century. During the ... More


Introduction

Peter Borsay and Jan Hein Furnée

in Leisure Cultures In Urban Europe, C.1700-1870: A transnational perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089695
eISBN:
9781526104304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089695.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The substantial introduction presents a historiographic overview of the research on European urban leisure culture between about 1700 and 1870. Whereas much high quality research has been undertaken ... More


Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Melanie Tebbut

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This original and fresh approach to the emotions of adolescence focuses on the leisure lives of working-class boys and young men in the inter-war years. Being Boys challenges many stereotypes about ... More


Dead Cities and Other Forms of Protest, 1952–1955

Michelle Chase

in Revolution Within the Revolution: Women and Gender Politics in Cuba, 1952-1962

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625003
eISBN:
9781469625027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625003.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the very earliest forms of oppositional activity that emerged in the wake of Fulgencio Batista’s coup. Focusing on the often-ignored period of 1952 to 1955, the chapter ... More


Trends in adolescent time use in the United Kingdom

Ann Hagell, Stephen C. Peck, and Nicole Zarrett

in Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Understanding what young people are doing and who they are doing it with is an important anchor for understanding how things have changed for them over time. There is a growing literature on time ... More


Looking at youth

Melanie Tebbutt

in Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 1 focuses on publications by several well-known youth workers who were also ex-combatants, to suggest the complex commemorative dimension to their work in boys' clubs, where ideas of ... More


Bodies and appearance

Melanie Tebbutt

in Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 3 compares and contrasts anxieties and concerns which surrounded the clothed and unclothed male body. Male bodies had a powerful cultural resonance after the war, in rehabilitative ... More


Dancing and gender

Melanie Tebbutt

in Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 6 asks how youthful masculinities were performed, constructed and contested in sexualised leisure locales such as the dance hall – like letters to advice columnists, an expressive outlet more ... More


Ross Cortese's “Leisure World” Concept

Judith Ann Trolander

in From Sun Cities to the Villages: A History of Active Adult, Age-restricted Communities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036045
eISBN:
9780813038988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036045.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Webb's best-known and most innovative competitor in active adult communities was Ross Cortese, with his Leisure World communities, which are the subject of this chapter. Cortese was an innovator, not ... More


Creating Community: The Developers' Script

Judith Ann Trolander

in From Sun Cities to the Villages: A History of Active Adult, Age-restricted Communities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036045
eISBN:
9780813038988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036045.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This Chapter tells the story of how the developers “scripted” the active adult lifestyle for their communities and got them functioning socially. By 1980, the first communities were reaching ... More


Proliferation and Standardization

Judith Ann Trolander

in From Sun Cities to the Villages: A History of Active Adult, Age-restricted Communities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036045
eISBN:
9780813038988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036045.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The expansion of communities brought to a head certain political issues such as familial discrimination for their banning of under adult age children as permanent residents. This topic is covered in ... More


‘Happy healthy workers are the world’s best’: factory landscapes, leisure and the model employee

Helena Chance

in The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

From the late nineteenth century until the Second World War corporate gardens and parks provided opportunities for sports, music, dancing and gardening, activities that in some districts would not ... More


Gendering swimming

Karen Throsby

in Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the ways in which marathon swimming is gendered. It argues that in spite of an apolitical gloss which erases social differences in the interests of being ‘all swimmers ... More


‘Good-for-nothing’

Anna Dezeuze

in Almost Nothing: Observations on precarious practices in contemporary art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088575
eISBN:
9781526120717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088575.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Introduced by the ‘junk’ and beat aesthetics in the late 1950s, the figure of the dropout or slacker served as a counter-cultural model for artists concerned with precariousness, and took on various ... More


Lady Charlotte Stopford: A Lady of Leisure?

Rachel Murphy

in Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381823
eISBN:
9781781382325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381823.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This study considers the leisure activities of aristocratic women in the nineteenth century as seen through the prism of the diaries of Lady Charlotte Stopford, daughter of the fifth earl of ... More


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