Digital Leisure, the Internet and Popular Culture

Communities and Identities in a Digital Age

  • KarlĀ Spracklen

Part of the Leisure Studies in a Global Era book series (LSGE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
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  13. Back Matter
    Pages 204-228

About this book


Spracklen explores the impact of the internet on leisure and leisure studies, examining the ways in which digital leisure spaces and activities have become part of everyday leisure. Covering a range of issues from social media and file-sharing to romance on the Internet, this book presents new theoretical directions for digital leisure.


Digital leisure internet popular culture leisure leisure theory leisure studies cultural sociology culture ethics identity Internet media Sex sociology

Authors and affiliations

  • KarlĀ Spracklen
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  1. 1.Leeds Beckett UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-68077-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-40587-6
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