Pastimes, 6th ed. - Print

The Context of Contemporary Leisure

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Pages: 250

Dimensions: 11 × 8.5 × 1 in

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This sixth edition of Pastimes reflects almost 40 years of scholarship as well as professional and personal practice in recreation, parks, and tourism, offering a wide range of material from the disciplines of leisure studies, sociology, psychology, economics, political science, anthropology, geography, the humanities, and media and cultural studies.

This book presents theories for explaining leisure behavior, discusses leisure in a societal context, and explores the instrumental relationship of leisure to work, money, time, and equity.

The author has taught at the higher education level. She has also published numerous college-level textbooks, published research in leisure sciences in refereed journals, and lectured internationally.