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Seven Days of Leisure By LaQuisha Redfern
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What is leisure? Is it lying on the couch watching television? Is it walking on the beach? Is it a two month holiday in Hawaii? Leisure can be all of those things. Leisure is walking instead of... More > running. Leisure is speaking softly. Leisure is taking time to smell the roses. This small ebook presents a guide to increasing your leisure time in just seven days.< Less
Our Family at Leisure By R. Lowing
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A photo essay about family leisure. Photographed and edited by Robert H. Lowing. December 2016
Rethinking Leisure Services By Ken Balmer & Brenda Clarke
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A look at leisure and leisure service trends, the five 'game changers' that will reshape the leisure industries, and alternative futures or scenarios.
Rethinking Leisure Services By Ken Balmer & Brenda Clarke
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A look at leisure and leisure service trends, the five 'game changers' that will reshape the leisure industries, and alternative futures or scenarios.
The Theory of the Leisure Class By Thorstein Veblen
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The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen, is an economic treatise and detailed social critique of conspicuous consumption, as a function of social-class consumerism, which proposes that... More > the social strata and the division of labor of the feudal period continued into the modern era. The lords of the manor employed themselves in the economically useless practices of conspicuous consumption and conspicuous leisure, whilst the middle and lower classes were employed in the industrial occupations that support the whole of society; economically wasteful activities are those activities that do not contribute to the economy or to the material productivity required for the fruitful functioning of society. Veblen’s analyses of business cycles and prices, and of the emergent technocratic division of labor by speciality (scientists, engineers, technologists) at the beginning of the 20th century proved to be accurate predictions of the nature of an industrial society.< Less
The Theory of the Leisure Class By Thorstein Veblen
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Probably Veblen's best-known work, because of its satiric look at American society, the instincts of emulation and predation play a major role. People, rich and poor alike, attempt to impress others... More > and seek to gain advantage through what Veblen coined "conspicuous consumption" and the ability to engage in “conspicuous leisure.” In this work Veblen argued that consumption is used as a way to gain and signal status. Through "conspicuous consumption" often came "conspicuous waste," which Veblen detested.< Less
Theory of the Leisure Class (Illustrated) By Thorstein Veblen
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Veblen's landmark study of affluent American society exposes the 'pecuniary culture' and 'conspicuous consumption' that results when unessential goods are exploited at the expense of production of... More > true value. This new edition examines Veblen's still pertinent arguments.< Less
Children's Leisure Book By Shaneekqua Bell
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A fun filled activity book for children. Lots of different things for them to do. Riddles, fill in the blanks, etc.
Utility Function for Consumption and Leisure By Homework Help Classof1
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Cindy gains utility from consumption and leisure. The most leisure she can consume in a week is 168 hours. Her utility function is C*L, so that her marginal rate of substitution is C/L. Cindy... More > receives $630 a week from her grand mom regardless of how much she works. What is her reservation wage?< Less
The Theory of the Leisure Class By Thorstein Veblen
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The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions (1899), by Thorstein Veblen, is a treatise on economics and a detailed, social critique of conspicuous consumption, as a function of... More > social class and of consumerism, derived from the social stratification of people and the division of labour, which are the social institutions of the feudal period (9th – 15th centuries) that have continued to the modern era. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Theory_of_the_Leisure_Class Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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