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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 National leisure participation and time-use surveys: a future.

The contributors to this book were asked to provide information in relation to their respective countries on: (i) national leisure participation and time-use surveys that have been conducted; (ii) overall patterns of leisure participation and leisure time use arising from the surveys, including,...

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

This chapter discusses developments in obligatory time and free time in the Netherlands based on data from the 1975, 1990 and 2000 Time-budget Surveys. Although the amount of free time in the Netherlands is still high compared to that of other industrialized countries, it shown that during the...

Author(s)
Knulst, W.; Poel, H. van der
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: Australia.

This chapter reviews statistics on Australian leisure participation and time use as revealed by leisure participation surveys conducted in 1975-2002 and time-budget surveys carried out in 1992 and 1997. Participation patterns are discussed for different leisure activities, namely: sport, physical...

Author(s)
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: New Zealand.

This chapter draws from more recent and wide-ranging research in order to show New Zealanders' leisure behaviour and time use in a new perspective and to highlight a number of relevant influences and changes (socioeconomic influences, government reforms, globalization, and the media) over the...

Author(s)
Walker, S.; Donn, M.; Laidler, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter

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