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Serious Leisure: A Perspective for Our Time

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Serious Leisure offers a comprehensive view and analysis of the current state of the sociology of leisure. Defining and differentiating the way people use their free time, Stebbins divides such activity into categories of serious, casual, and project-based leisure that he further separates into a variety of types and subtypes. Together they comprise what he calls "serious ...more
Hardcover, 156 pages
Published November 30th 2006 by Transaction Publishers (first published November 1st 2006)
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C-chan
Jul 31, 2014 C-chan rated it really liked it
An interesting (if sometimes dry) read on an interesting topic. It would be better if Stebbins didn't keep quoting himself, but at the same time, he is the primary researcher in the field.....

This is an area that I'm interested in, and so I enjoyed being able to take a look at the perspective through this book. I'm going to have to look more into it in the near future!
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