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Sociology of Leisure: Moral panics RLO

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Date Added to MERLOT: April 19, 2010
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Submitter : Ania Gruszczynska

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This RLO is part of "Sociology of Leisure" course. The module discusses some major features of current leisure patterns, but these activities are also central to modern life itself and thus have interests for sociologists. The RLO summarises different approaches to this concept, which offered a way to understand how ‘social... More

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xerte, CSAPOER, UKOER, sociology, RLO, moral panics, leisure, sociology of leisure

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3 years ago

michael miller (Faculty)

A series of slides that address the conceptual suitability of "moral panic" to how popular media has framed youth movements, particularly those construed by elites as threatening.  Suggests that the concept should be revised to incorporate the ability of "deviant" groups to impose their own definitions of reality through online media creation.  Includes hyperlinks to additional readings, including Marxist interpretations, by other scholars.

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Text based with several images / easily navigated.

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