Sexualities, spaces and leisure studies

Jayne Caudwell (Editor), Katherine Browne (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportBook - edited

Abstract

This edited collection explores the important connections between sexualities, geographies and leisure studies. Chapters consider aspects of sport, leisure and tourism and show how sexualities are produced and reproduced within these spatial realms. The critical and interdisciplinary analyses—which are evident in the collection—focus on sexuality and the socio-cultural power relations produced through and in the spaces of leisure. These theoretical discussions are all informed by recent research findings and, importantly, extend existing debates within the fields of geography and leisure studies. A range of appropriate and relevant topics are covered, including critical debate on sexism, homophobic, heterosexism and heteronormativity as well as specific LGBT experiences of sport spectatorship, socialising, Mardi Gras and skiing. This book offers a unique collection and it is the first of its kind.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages176
ISBN (Print)0415623324
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013

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