Lifestyle Studies—An Editorial Introduction

  • Baruch A. Kipnis University of Haifa
Keywords: Lifestyle


This issue of Geography Research Forum is dedicated to contemporary lifestyle studies. This article is a conceptual and theoretical introduction to lifestyle studies in general, and to those presented in this volume in particular. It will endeavor to disclose the increasing number of nuances of the term 'lifestyle', and to look into the conceptual meanings of the notion as they have evolved in scientific and in popular literature. This will be followed by a brief review of Israeli lifestyle studies, then by a prologue to the diverse papers assembled for this issue.


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