This subject is a foundational subject that introduces students to the concepts in leisure and health and the relationship of leisure to social inclusion/exclusion and human rights. These include a range of theories that conceptualise power and understandings of human action from a range of disciplinary perspectives. It examines the role of values and diversity in informing leisure practice. In addition to exploring current issues such as sustainability, emerging technologies and mass consumption in society it explores the implications of these for the future. The subject also introduces students to a range of academic skills including critical thinking, critical reading, critical reflection, academic referencing and professional writing.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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