Studies in Culture & Identity - Sexuality&I/Leisure,Class&I

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MICHEL FOUCAULT (1976)
Believes the way sexuality is expressed is dependent on the discourses in that time in society - eg 50 years ago: homosexuality seen as deviant/illness. Present: seen as a sexual orientation.
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GOFFMAN
Stigma, sexuality & identity - homosexuality carries less social stigma now - less psychologically damaging - in some cultures still seen as deviant/evil
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PARKER (1976)
Social class influences leisure activities we consume - working-class occupations (extrinsic rewards) choose leisure activities to escape from work - middle-class jobs (intrinsic satisfaction) allow work/lesisure time
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POSTMODERN PERSPECTIVE
Boundaries between leisure/social class blurred - work no longer important source of I - fragmentation of experience - pick&choose how we spend leisure time -express identity as consumers
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JOHN URRY (1990) (TOURIST GAZE)
Analyzed change in tourism over recent years & motivation to travel - wish to see the things they see in media - romantic gaze/collective gaze - tourism used to illustrate moden/postmodern culture
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Stigma, sexuality & identity - homosexuality carries less social stigma now - less psychologically damaging - in some cultures still seen as deviant/evil

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GOFFMAN

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Social class influences leisure activities we consume - working-class occupations (extrinsic rewards) choose leisure activities to escape from work - middle-class jobs (intrinsic satisfaction) allow work/lesisure time

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Boundaries between leisure/social class blurred - work no longer important source of I - fragmentation of experience - pick&choose how we spend leisure time -express identity as consumers

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Analyzed change in tourism over recent years & motivation to travel - wish to see the things they see in media - romantic gaze/collective gaze - tourism used to illustrate moden/postmodern culture

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