The secularization of leisure

culture and communication in Israel by Elihu Katz

Publisher: Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass

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  • Israel -- Intellectual life.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementElihu Katz & Michael Gurevitch, with the assistance of Hanna Adoni ... [et al.].
ContributionsGurevitch, Michael, joint author.
LC ClassificationsGV133.I75 K38 1976b
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4878818M
ISBN 100674796722
LC Control Number76006708

The sociology of leisure is an important part of most leisure and recreation management degree and leisure studies BTEC courses. This book is designed to provide essential material in an accessible form for students. It draws together 24 classic readings which provide comprehensive coverage of key conceptual debates in the sociology of leisure.   The process of secularization–that is, the shift away from thinking of the world as enchanted–should be studied systematically. Moreover, the impact of the process of secularization needs careful study as well.   TY - BOOK. T1 - Tourism, religion and spiritual journeys. AU - Timothy, Dallen. AU - Olsen, Daniel H. PY - /2/ Y1 - /2/ N2 - Religion and spirituality are still among the most common motivations for travel - many major tourism destinations have developed largely as a result of their connections to sacred people, places and by: Secularization means not only absenting oneself from church or synagogue on Sunday or Saturday, but also following a lifestyle not dictated by religion during the rest of the week. If these trends proceeded at an uneven pace throughout Europe with notable peculiarities for each national group, the history of secularization was even more.

  Introduction. At some point between and , the received wisdom about British religiosity abruptly changed. ‘Almost overnight’, writes Simon Green of in his recent The Passing of Protestant England, ‘it became educated common sense to describe contemporary England as a secular society.’ 1 Since contemporaries frequently blurred the Cited by: Mexican California: The Heyday of the Ranchos. For a quarter century after the achievement of Mexican independence in , California was a remote northern province of the nation of Mexico. Huge cattle ranches, or ranchos, emerged as the dominant institutions of File Size: KB. Secularization, perhaps because it is so elusive of definition, has seemed an apt word to describe our world. But it is often more fashionable than descriptive. As Thomas Luckmann writes in his brilliant book, “The Invisible Religion,” there is the progressive privatization of freedom. Silence, reflection, and leisure are important.   Religion and Modern Society: Citizenship, Secularization, and the Bryan S. Turner. Cambridge University Press, pages. $Author: Gerardo Marti.

This chapter explains the relationship between modernisation and secularisation, with particular emphasis on how modernisation contributed to the decline of religion in the West. It presents a synthesis of various attempts to explain the general observation that modernisation undermines the power, popularity, and prestige of religious beliefs, behaviour, and institutions. Secularization and Its Discontents provides an illuminating overview of major current debates in the sociology of religion, exploring changing patterns of religious practice in the West during the past ing classical secularization theory as well as modified versions that allow for difference between national and social contexts, Rob Warner also explores the proposed . BOOK REVIEWS Hugh Cunningham, Leisure in the Industrial Revolution c. c. London: Croom Helm, New York: St. Martin's Press, pp. In studying the history of leisure in nineteenth century England, many histo-rians have begun their account with what has been called "traditional popular cul-. The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions (), by Thorstein Veblen, is a treatise on economics and a detailed, social critique of conspicuous consumption, as a function of social class and of consumerism, derived from the social stratification of people and the division of labour, which are social institutions of the feudal period (9th–15th c.) that have Author: Thorstein Veblen.

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This study, initiated by the Israel Minister of Education and Culture, aims to describe the patterns of participation in a large variety of leisure activities such as reading newspapers, buying paintings, theatre-going, playing football etc. The study also analyzed the functions and meanings of these activities in order to examine the extent to which they are uniformly available to all; the Cited by: The secularization of The secularization of leisure book Culture and communication in Israel [Katz, Elihu] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The secularization of leisure: Culture and Cited by: I. In the late twentieth century the idea of secularization was, undoubtedly, a dominant paradigm. Many sociologists of ‘religion’ (by which they meant, more narrowly, Latin Christianity in Europe and North America) wrote confidently about ‘the secularization model’, ‘the secularizing process’, 1 or ‘the secularization paradigm’.

2 Indeed, ‘the paradigm of secularization has Cited by: Secularization theory was once the dominant sociological pattern of interpretation to describe and explain religious change in the modern period. The classic figures of sociology drew on the assumptions of secularization theory to work out the defining features of modern societies and the conditions necessary for the emergence of the modern.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for Pages: SECULARIZATION. term secularization came into use in European languages at the Peace of Westphalia inwhere it was used to describe the transfer of territories previously under ecclesiastical control to the dominion of lay political authorities.

The term secularis was already in use, and the distinction between sacred and secular, roughly. Book Description 'Secularization' has been hotly debated since it was first subjected to critical attention in the mid-sixties by David Martin, before he sketched a 'General Theory' in 'On Secularization' presents David Martin's reassessment of the key issues: with particular regard to the special situation of religion in Western Europe.

Inhe wrote an essay criticizing secularization theory, and then in the late ’s, he wrote the famous book called A General Theory of Secularization. He didn’t completely throw it overboard, but he tried to refine it, and his point was just what you said.

The Secularization of Leisure: Culture and Communication in Israel by Elihu katz and Michael Gurevith With the assistance of hanna Adoni, Gila Brand, Oved Cohen, Hadassah Haas, leah Isaac Certain institutions of leisure are basic to Judaism:.

"One of the most important philosophy titles published in the twentieth century, Josef Pieper's Leisure, the Basis of Culture is more significant, even more crucial, today than it was when it first appeared more than fifty years ago.

This special new edition now also includes his little work The Philosophical Act. Leisure is an attitude of the mind and a condition of the soul that fosters a 4/5(1). Leisure Books was a mass market paperback publisher specializing in horror and thrillers that operated from to In the company's early years, it also published fantasy, science fiction, Westerns, and the Wildlife Treasury card series.

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Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. He is author of over journal articles and book chapters, and six books including, most recently, The Territories of Science and Religion (Chicago, ), based on his Gifford Lectures.

He is currently working on a 5 Cited by: A General Theory Of Secularization book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(4). Book Review The Secularization of Leisure: Culture and Communication in Israel by Elihu Katz and Mic September American Journal of Sociology Moshe Shokeid.

Reviews the book "Personal Influence: The Part Played by People in the Flow of Mass Communications," by Elihu Katz and Paul F. Lazarsfeld. The Secularization of Leisure: Culture and Communication in Israel (Book).

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formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and 4. clothing these conceptions with such an aura of factuality that 5. the moods and motivations seem uniquely realistic. In "How the West Really Lost God", Eberstadt takes Nietzsche, Rousseau, Descartes, Freud and their post-modern intellectual offspring out to the proverbial woodshed, while providing thorough This book elucidates the symbiotic relationship between faith and the family, and how the decline in faith, particularly Christianity, is actually preceded /5.

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Everyday low /5(2). The cultural history of secularization pays close attention to the language and rhetoric in which the internal Jewish discourse was conducted on religious discipline, the validity of the duty to observe commandments, and the proper behavior for a Jew in an era of varied fashions, manners, and leisure activities.

Middletown studies were sociological case studies of the white residents of City of Muncie in Indiana conducted by Robert Staughton Lynd and Helen Merrell Lynd, husband-and-wife Lynds' findings were detailed in Middletown: A Study in Modern American Culture, published inand Middletown in Transition: A Study in Cultural Conflicts.

Many studies have found a positive association between economic development and secularization. Inglehart and Baker (), for example, investigate modernization across countries by computing a secular value index from the World Value Surveys and find a significant and quantitatively important association of income per capita and the secular value index.

(). The secularization of the European mind in the 19th century. History of European Ideas: Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. Cited by: The Secularization of the Holidays School board’s decision to take the ‘religious’ out of all holidays raises questions for the workplace to republish in a book or use for a commercial Author: Tamara Lytle.

leisure observable in tourism, arguably the quintessential leisure activity, serves as a testamen t to this social fact. For example, Lee Gilmore’s work on the Burning Man festival. an outline of Taylor’s position on secularization.

Taylor observes that the notion ‘secularization’ has two different meanings: a) the decline of reli-gious belief and practice; b) the retreat of religion from the public space.3 This enables him to differ-entiate between two kinds of theories on the process of secularization.

This book examines the process of secularization in the Middle East in the late 19 th and early 20 th century through an analysis of the transformation and abolition of Islamic Caliphate. Focusing on debates in both the center of the Caliphate and its periphery, the author argues that the relationship between Islam and secularism was one of accommodation, rather than simply.

Much of the complexity of the question this book attempts to answer stems from the fact that we are exploring a changing relationship between two phenomena (gender and religion) that have themselves been changing. This chapter places the issue of gender gap in religiosity in the context of secularization and argues that women and men have been differently affected by .The Secularization of Leisure: Culture and Communication in Israel (Book).

Fox, Williams S. // Public Opinion Quarterly;Summer77, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p Reviews the book "The Secularization of Leisure: Culture and Communication in Israel," by Elihu Katz and Michael Gurevitch. Broadcasting in the Third World (Book Review).SECULARIZATION: IN DEFENCE OF AN UNFASHIONABLE THEORY by Steve Bruce, Oxford University Press, Oxford,Pp.£25 hbk In characteristically robust style, Steve Bruce describes, explains and clarifies the 'secularization thesis', consciously pitching its defence and elaboration into a notably altered register of debate.