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Whether it´s needlepoint or woodworking, collecting stamps or dolls, everyone has a hobby, or is told they need one. But why do we fill our leisure time with the activities we do? And what do our hobbies say about our culture? Steven Gelber here traces the history and significance of hobbies from the mid-nineteenth century through the 1950s. Although hobbies are often touted as a break from work, Gelber demonstrates that they reflect and reproduce the values and activities of the workplace by bringing utilitarian rationality into the home, imitating the economic stratification of the marketplace, and reinforcing traditional gender roles. Drawing on a wide array of social and cultural theory, fills a critical gap in American cultural history and provides a compelling new perspective on the meaning of leisure.

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In this second episode of the new hit series Hobbies & Hustles, we introduce the world to the world of Sports Bikes, and DJing. See how DJ GQ turns his full time hobby into a full time hustle. Stay tuned. Host, Derion Bell chops it up with sportbike promoter and turntable master, DJ GQ of Burn Films. He talks about the success of spinning in places such as Brazil, Argentina and Dubai, and explains how he turned his passion for sportbikes into a money-making hustle! This is an action packed episode of Hobbies & Hustles that you will not forget. A BlackTree Media Production Executive Produced by TAB TV Produced by Earl Crowe Hosted by Dee Bell www.blacktree.tv
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