Da “Unidade de Ideias” na Sociologia do Lazer


  • Jiri Zuzanek University of Waterloo, Canada




Lazer; Trabalho; Integração Social; Bem-estar; Sociedade do Lazer.


Já foi dito que os conceitos de lazer e trabalho têm significado sociológico apenas vis-à-vis uns aos outros. A noção de “unidade de idéias” (ou “ideias elementares”), de Robert Nisbet, referindo-se a preocupações históricas comuns, é usada neste artigo para examinar as mudanças nas avaliações do papel atribuído ao lazer e ao trabalho ao longo da história. Que papel foi atribuído ao lazer e ao trabalho no passado e é atribuído a eles hoje na formação da identidade humana, estimulando a mudança social, reforçando a integração social, elevando a igualdade social e contribuindo para o bem-estar? Duas outras questões controversas examinadas no artigo estão associadas aos efeitos alienantes da divisão do trabalho sobre o lazer e as visões conflitantes em relação à chegada da “sociedade do lazer”. O artigo tenta demonstrar que as relações entre trabalho e lazer não são “uni-lineares” e o limite de bem-estar não é entre trabalho e lazer, mas dentro deles.

Palavras-chave: Lazer; Trabalho; Integração Social; Bem-estar; Sociedade do Lazer.


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Biografia do Autor

Jiri Zuzanek , University of Waterloo, Canada

PhD in Sociology (1970), Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Formerly held appointments in the University of Lund, Sweden, Queens College in New York, and the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Was Research Director of the UNESCO European Centre for Leisure and Education, Prague. Subjects of interest: areas: leisure, labor, human identity, social change, social integration, stratification, division of labor, well-being, society of leisure. Address: University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canadá [ zuzanek@uwaterloo.ca ]


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Zuzanek , J. (2020). Da “Unidade de Ideias” na Sociologia do Lazer. Revista Latino-Americana De Turismologia, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.34019/2448-198X.2020.v6.33109