By Chris Rojek

In his compelling new e-book, Chris Rojek turns this shibboleth on its head to illustrate how relaxation has develop into a kind of work. Ranging extensively from an research of the inflated aspirations of the rest society thesis to the tradition of deception that permeates rest selection, the writer exhibits how relaxation is inextricably associated with emotional hard work and intelligence. it truly is now a faculty for all times. In demanding the orthodox understandings of freedom and unfastened time, The Labour of relaxation sets out an integral new method of the that means of rest.

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