Essays on Leisure: Human and Policy Issues

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Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 1991 - Sports & Recreation - 181 pages
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A collection of 12 previously published or delivered essays by well- known sociologist, Kaplan. Includes an autobiographical sketch; his views on leisure as it relates to aging, ethics, tourism, the arts, outdoor recreation; and a review of the current scholarship. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

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Contents

An Approach to Leisure Studies Origins and Influences
15
Aging and Leisure
26
Leisure Trilogy
30
The Substance
40
The Meaning
45
Play and Leisure Waltz with Strauss Dance with the Devil
56
Leisure and Ethics Connections and Judgments
70
The Barbershop Harmony Society A Manysplendored Thing
85
Posttouristic Communication A Suggestion
118
Testimony Arts and the Elderly
124
The Elderly and Outdoor Recreation
133
From Ageism to Sageism A Proposal for S and S Centers
141
Leisure Toward a Theory and Policy for Israel
147
Europe 19891992?
165
Notes
169
Index
177

Policy Issues
109
Leisure Scholarship Some Unfinished Tasks
111

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