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1.Introduction
2.Recalling the 'leisure society' thesis
3.Origins
1890: Alfred Marshall, UK: Principles of Economics
1899: Thorstein Veblen, USA: The Theory of the Leisure Class
4.The leisure society concept in the 1920s and '30s
Introduction: the problem of leisure
The New Leisure
1922: Alfred H. Lloyd, USA: Ages of Leisure
1922: Lewis Mumford, USA: Utopia/Technics and Civilization
1923: Bertrand Russell, UK: In Praise of Idleness
1926: George Cutten, USA: The Threat of Leisure
1928: Herbert May and Dorothy Petgen, USA: Leisure and Its Use
1931: John Maynard Keynes, UK: Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren
1932: C. C. Furnas, USA: The Two-hour Working Day
1932: Jay B. Nash, USA: Spectatoritis
1933: Spencer Miller, USA: Labor and the Challenge of the New Leisure
1934: George A. Lundberg et al., USA: Leisure: a Suburban Study
1934: Arthur Newton Pack, USA: The Challenge of Leisure
1935: C. E. M. Joad, UK: Diogenes – or the Future of Leisure
1938: Henry Durant, UK: The Problem of Leisure
1939: Roger Payne, USA: Why Work? The Coming 'Age of Leisure and Plenty'
5.The leisure society concept in the 1950s, '60s and '70s
Passing references
1945/1955: Georges Friedmann, France: The Anatomy of Work
1950: David Riesman, USA: The Lonely Crowd
1954/64: Jacques Ellul, France: The Technological Society
1960: Clark Kerr et al., USA: Industrialism and Industrial Man
1960: Harold Wilensky, USA: Work, Careers and Social Integration
1960: Max Kaplan, USA: Leisure in America
1962: Outdoor Recreation Resources Review Commission (ORRRC), USA
1962: Joffre Dumazedier, France: Toward a Society of Leisure
1962: Sebastian De Grazia, USA: Of Time, Work and Leisure
1964: Denis Gabor, UK: Inventing the Future
1964: Robert Lee, USA: Religion and Leisure in America
1965: Michael Dower, UK: The Fourth Wave
1967: Herman Kahn and Anthony Wiener, USA: The Year 2000
1967: John Kenneth Galbraith, USA: The New Industrial State
1970: Gilbert Burck, USA: Less Leisure than you Think
1970: Kenneth Roberts, UK: Leisure
1970: Staffan Linder, Sweden/USA: The Harried Leisure Class
1970: Alvin Toffler, USA: Future Shock
1971: Stanley Parker, UK: The Future of Work and Leisure
1971: Frederick L. Bates, USA: Social Trends in a Leisure Society
1972: H. Douglas Sessoms, USA: Recreation
1973: House of Lords, UK: Sport and Leisure
1973: Daniel Bell, USA: The Coming of Post-Industrial Society
1975: Thomas Kando, USA: Toward a leisure society?
1978: Jonathan Gershuny, UK: After Industrial Society? The Self-service Economy
6. The leisure society concept in the 1980s, '90s and 2000s
Introduction
1979-86: Clive Jenkins and Barrie Sherman, UK: The Collapse of Work
1979-89: Various authors, UK: Replacing the Work Ethic
1980: Roger Vickerman, UK: The New Leisure Society
1980: André Gorz, France: Farewell to the Working Class
1981: Ecology Party, UK: Working for a Future
1982: John R. Kelly, USA: Leisure and the Future
1982: Barry Jones, Australia: Sleepers Wake!
1983: Otto Newman, UK: The Coming of a Leisure Society?
1983: Phillip Ruthven, Australia: Future Economic and Social Environment
1983: Tom Stonier, UK: The Wealth of Information
1984: Charles Handy, UK: The Future of Work
1984: Jonathan Porritt, UK: Seeing Green
1985: James Robertson, UK: Future Work
1985: Michael Rose, UK: Re-working the Work Ethic
1985: Joel Novek, USA: Is the Automated Paradise Possible?
1987: A. J. Veal, UK: Leisure and the Future
1988: Jeremy Seabrook, UK: The Leisure Society
1994: Stanley Aronowitz and William DiFazio, USA: The Jobless Future
1995: Jeremy Rifkin, USA: The End of Work
1999/2000: Ulrick Beck, Germany: The Brave New World of Work
2005: John Tribe, UK: Trends in work and leisure: a leisure society?
2009: Neil Ravenscroft &Paul Gilchrist, UK: Emergent working society of leisure
7. Summary and concluding observations
Table 1. Summary of sources
1. The leisure compensation thesis
2. Future leisure society prediction
3. The existing leisure society proposition
4. The leisure civilisation challenge
5. Leisure time growth scepticism
7. Work ethic reform
8. Practical concerns
9. Leisure time ambivalence
10. Leisure society rejection
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