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A Good Place for What? Placing ‘Value’ in Youth Centres
(Taylor and Francis, 2019-07-02)
In this paper, we investigate the discursive context of community-based youth centres to critically interrogate ideas and practices concerning leisure, youth, and youth centres. Using publicly available documents and data ...
Risk, nostalgia, and the production of the ideal childhood in online commentary on children’s outdoor play
(Taylor and Francis, 2019-11-25)
We use Foucauldian discourse analysis to examine comments posted online in response to news articles that reported on one Canadian neighbourhood’s ‘ban’ on children’s outdoor play. Our analysis showed that reader comments, ...
Against limits: A post-structural theorizing of resistance in leisure
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)
In its recognition of oppositional behavior as informed and political, resistance offers us a way to explore the interconnections between leisure and politics in meaningful ways. However, for the concept to have utility ...