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Importance of Being Lazy : In Praise of Play, Leisure, and Vacations

Importance of Being Lazy : In Praise of Play, Leisure, and Vacations - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0415978699

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ISBN13: 978-0415978699
ISBN10: 0415978696
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
Published: 2003
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Importance of Being Lazy : In Praise of Play, Leisure, and Vacations - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0415978699

Al Gini

ISBN13: 978-0415978699
ISBN10: 0415978696
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

The great American fantasy is about enjoying leisure, the Caribbean cruise, white water rafting, the lights of Las Vegas and yet one in four Americans never take a holiday. Al Gini analyses and reports on why human beings need time off for leisure in this illustrated study.

Author Bio

Al Gini is a philosophy professor at Loyola University Chicago and a member of Loyola's Institute of Human Resources and Industrial Relations

Table of Contents

Prologue: The Project and the Problem

Chapter I: The Other Side of Leisure Work, Damn it!

Chapter II: Leisure and Culture

Chapter III: Vacations and Traveling

Chapter IV: Mini Vacations The Weekend

Chapter V: Shopping as Leisure and Play

Chapter VI: Sports and Play

Chapter VII: The Ultimate Vacation Retirement

Epilogue: Sabbath as Metaphor About the Author

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