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Cover for Leisure, sport and tourism, politics, policy and planning.

This 3rd book edition examines the activities of policymaking and planning carried out by governments and associated agencies in the field of leisure, sport and tourism. The book consists of 15 chapters presented in five parts. Part 1 consists of five chapters. The introductory chapter presents...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935238)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure: past and present.

This chapter discusses modern leisure and reviews the main sources of information on leisure. It also distinguishes minor and major issues of leisure time and money. Some topics are discussed, as relate to leisure, including organization of work, market economy, liberal democracy and decline of...

Author(s)
Roberts, K.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845930691)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The growth of leisure.

An overview of the long-term growth of leisure and how this has been an outcome of rolling back hours of paid work, rising incomes and changes in patterns of home and family life is presented. It further identifies 4 long-term trends that have unfolded gradually during leisure's growth:...

Author(s)
Roberts, K.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845930691)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gender.

This chapter discusses the feminist critique of male stream leisure research. The statistical evidence in gender differences in time use and patterns of leisure activity are considered. The arguments of writers who believe that women are less able than men to act on their leisure inclinations due...

Author(s)
Roberts, K.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845930691)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Free time and leisure participation: international perspectives.

This book is an expanded and updated edition of a previous work entitled World Leisure Participation: Free Time in the Global Village, by the same editors (CABI, 1996). It brings together the results of national leisure participation surveys from 15 economically developed countries (3 of which were ...

Author(s)
Cushman, G.; Veal, A. J.; Zuzanek, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: Germany.

This chapter presents an overview of leisure policy and leisure behaviour in Germany and presents data on the leisure budget in terms of expenditure and time allocation. It is indicated that, in the 1990s, about 15% of the disposable income of German families of two adults and two children with...

Author(s)
Tokarski, W.; Michels, H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: Great Britain.

This chapter reviews statistics on British time-use and leisure participation as revealed in government and other time-use surveys conducted since the 1960s, and official leisure participation surveys conducted since the 1970s. Trends in leisure participation and current patterns are discussed for...

Author(s)
Gratton, C.; Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: Hong Kong.

This chapter re-visits the question of East-West influences by examining findings from recent surveys (1993-2000) of leisure participation in Hong Kong. It also examines the impact of technology-based leisure and mass media on the leisure lives of people in Hong Kong. It specifically examines...

Author(s)
Sivan, A.; Robertson, B.; Walker, S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: Israel.

This chapter reviews statistics on the leisure participation of adults and children in Israel as revealed in national surveys conducted during the period 1970-2000. These surveys indicate an increasing Westernization of leisure patterns in Israel, with a trend away from traditional and high culture ...

Author(s)
Ruskin, H.; Sivan, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: Japan.

This chapter contrasts the trends in leisure participation in Japan during the 1980s (a period of high economic growth) and the 1990s (a period of relative economic stagnation). It is revealed that some activities grew in popularity in the 1980s and declined in the 1990s, while others did the...

Author(s)
Harada, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter

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