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Akyildiz, M. (2013). The relationship between serious and casual participants’ personality characteristics with leisure satisfaction and life
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Akyıldız Munusturlar, M., & Argan, M. (2016). Development of the serious and casual leisure measure/Ciddi ve Kayıtsız Boş Zaman Ölçeği’nin Geliştirilmesi, World Leisure Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16078055.2015.1126759.
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Bassi, M., & Della Fave A. (2013). Leisure optimal experience and psychological selection: Cultural and developmental perspectives. In T. Freire (Ed.), Positive leisure science: From subjective experience to social contexts (pp. 101-120). New York: Springer.
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Beaumont, E., & Brown, D.H.K. (2015). “Once a local surfer, always a local surfer”: Local surfing careers in a southwest English village. Leisure Sciences, 37(1), 68-86.
Beedie, P. (2008). Adventure tourism as a ‘new frontier’ in leisure. World Leisure Journal, 50(3), 173-183.
Bendle, L. J., & Patterson, I. (2009). Mixed serious leisure and grassroots organizational capacity: A study of amateur artist groups in a regional Australian city. Leisure Sciences, 31, 272-286.
Bendle, L. J, & Patterson, I. (2008). Network density, centrality, and communication in a serious leisure social world. Annals of Leisure Research, 11(1 & 2), 1-19.
Brabham, D.C. (2012). The myth of amateur crowds. Information, Communication & Society, 15(3), 394-410.
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Breeze, M. (2015). Seriousness and women's roller derby: Gender, organization, and ambivalence. Houndmills, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Brett-MacLean. P.J. (2007). Art(ists) in the making: Exploring narratives of coming to art in later life. Doctoral dissertation, Interdisciplinary Studies, University of British Columbia.
Buchanan, T. (1985). Commitment and leisure behavior. Leisure Sciences, 7, 401-420.
Buchweitz, N., & Cohen-Gewerc, E. (2015). Leisure and posthumanism in Houellebecq's Platform and Lanzarote. CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, 17(4/3), 1-7. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/305093149
Butler, E. 2010). Equestrianism: Serious leisure and intersubjectivity. Master thesis, Department of Sociology, Colorado State University (USA).
Caldwell, L. L. (2011). Leisure. In B. B. Brown & M. J. Prinstein (Eds.), Encyclopedia of adolescence, Vol. 2, (pp. 169-177). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
Cappello, G. (2013). Surfin’ the Net: Youth and media leisure. In F.M. Lo Verde, I. Modi, & G. Cappello (Eds.), Mapping leisure across borders (pp. 66-97). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Choi, S-H. (2003). Investigation of the ‘serious leisure’ and ‘casual leisure.’ Korean Journal of Physical Education, 42, 489-496. (in Korean)
Chou, H-H., & Yu, P. (2005). Study on the learning experiences of serious leisure participants. Journal of Education and Psychology, 28(2), 297-324.
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Chu, D. (2013). Fanatical labor and serious leisure: A case of fansubbing in China. In F.L.F. Lee, L. Leung, J.L. Qiu, & D. Chu (Eds.), Frontiers in New Media Research (pp. 259-277). New York: Routledge.
Chun, S., Lee, Y., Kim, B., & Heo, J. (2012). The contribution of leisure participation and leisure satisfaction to stress-related growth. Leisure Sciences, 34, 436-449.
Codina, N. (1999). Tendencias emergentes en el comportamiento de ocio: El ocio serio y su evaluación. Revista de Psicología Social, 14, 331-346.
Coffman, D. D. (2006). Voices of experience: Interviews of adult community band members in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. International Journal of Community Music, 4, Selected Papers and Abstracts from the Music and Lifelong Learning Symposium.
Connell, J. (2017). Groundhopping: Nostalgia, emotion and the small places of football.
Leisure Studies, 36(4), 553-564.
Cuenca-Amigo, M., Aristegui, I, Cuenca, M., & Amigo, M. L. (2017). The importance of leisure in older adults living in Spain. Annals of Leisure Research, 20(2), 222-239, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2016.1217493
Cuenca, J., Kleiber, D.A., Monteagudo, M.J., Linde, B.D., & Jaumot-Pascual, N. (2014). The influence of meaningful leisure on the subjective well-being of older adults in the Basque Country of Northern Spain. World Leisure Journal, 56(2), 120-129.
Davies, N. (2016). Who walks, where and why? Practitioners’ observations and perspectives on recreational walkers at UK tourist destinations. Annals of Leisure Research,Online edition, 14 November. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/11745398.2016.1250648.
Derom, I., & Taks, M. (2011). Participants' experiences in two types of sporting events: A quest for evidence of the SL-CL continuum. Journal of Leisure Research, 43, 383-402.
Elhanati, M. (2007). Respectable displays: The industrial exhibitions of the working people: Leisure, hobby and self-representation Britain, 1864-1873. Doctoral dissertation, School of History, Tel-Aviv University (Israel). (Extended abstract)
Elhanati, M. (2016). Critical theory and the digital culture-industry audience-work, serious leisure, and recognition. In U. Bittlingmayer et al. (Eds.), Handbuch kritische theorie (pp. 1-38). Wiesbaden: Springer Reference Sozialwissenschaften. DOI 10.1007/978-3-658-12707-7_68-1
Elkington, S. (2006). Exploring the nature of pre and post flow in serious leisure. In S. Elkington, I. Jones, & L. Lawrence, (Eds.). Serious leisure: Extensions and applications (pp.145-159). Eastbourne, UK: LSA Publications, University of Brighton.
Elkington, S. (2008). The need for theoretical quality when taking the flow of leisure seriously. In P. Gilchrist & B. Wheaton (Eds.), Whatever happened to the leisure society: Theory, debate and policy (LSA Publication No. 101) (pp. 135-164). Eastbourne, UK: Leisure Studies Association.
Elkington, S. (2010). Articulating a systematic phenomenology of flow: An experience-process perspective. Leisure/Loisir, 34, 327-360.
Elkington, S. (2011). What it is to take the flow of leisure seriously. Leisure/Loisir, 35, 253-282.
Elkington, S., Jones, I., & Lawrence, L. (2006). Serious leisure: Extentions and applications. Eastbourne, UK: LSA Publications, University of Brighton. (Table of Contents / Chapters).
Elkington, S. (2014). Sites of serious leisure: Acting up in space and place. In S. Elkington & S.J. Gammon (Eds.), Contemporary perspectives in leisure: Meanings, motives and lifelong learning (pp. 93-111). London: Routledge.
Ezra, D., & Slater, A. (2006). Similarities and differences among practitioners of serious leisure pursuits. In S. Elkington, I. Jones, & L. Lawrence (Eds.). Serious leisure: Extensions and applications (pp. 33-46). Eastbourne, UK: LSA Publications, University of Brighton.
Finlay, A.K., Ram, N., Maggs, J.L., & Caldwell, L.L. (2012). Leisure activities, the social weekend, and alcohol use: Evidence from a daily study of first-year college students. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 73, 250-259.
Fleming, S. (2006). Local politics and serious leisure: A case study from 1975. In S. Elkington, I. Jones, & L. Lawrence (Eds.). Serious leisure: Extensions and applications (pp. 85-104). Eastbourne, UK: LSA Publications, University of Brighton.
Freire, T.M., & Stebbins, R.A. (2011). Activités de loisir optimales et développement positif des adolescents: Un rapprochement entre les perspectives psychologiques et sociologiques, In C. Martin-Krumm & C. Tarquinio (Eds.), Traité de psychologie positive. Bruxelles, Belgium: De Boeck.
Gallant, K. (2017). Serious leisure: Past, present and possibilities. In K. Spracklen, B. Lashua, E. Sharpe, & S. Swain (Eds.), The Palgrave handbook of leisure theory (pp. 437-455). Houndmills, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Gallant, K., Arai, S., & Smale, B. (2013). Celebrating, challenging and re-envisioning serious leisure. Leisure/Loisir, 37, 91-110.
Gallant, K., Arai, S., & Smale, B. (2013). Serious leisure as an avenue for nurturing community. Leisure Sciences, 35, 320-336.
Garcia, A.C. (2013). Explorers, detectives, matchmakers, and lion tamers: Understanding jigsaw puzzlers’ techniques and motivations. American Journal of Play, 5 (3), 308-332.
Gibson, H. (2005). Sport tourism: Concepts and theories, an introduction. Sport in Society, 8, 133-141.
Golden, B. L. (2008). Rural poverty, serious leisure and social integration. Doctoral dissertation. School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph (Canada).
Goff, S. J., Fick, D. S., & Oppliger, R. A. (1997). The moderating effect of spouse support on the relation between serious leisure and spouses' perceived leisure-family conflict. Journal of Leisure Research, 29, 47-60.
Gould, J. M. (2006). The serious effects of adventure racing. Trail Times(Fall), 5.
Gould, J., Moore, D., McGuire, F., & Stebbins, R. A. (2008). Development of the Serious Leisure Inventory and Measure. Journal of Leisure Research, 40(1), 47-68.
Gould, J., Moore, D., Karlin, N. J., Gaede, D. B., Walker, J., & Dotterweich, A. R. (2011). Measuring serious leisure in chess: Model confirmation and method bias. Leisure Sciences, 33, 332-340.
Guiry, M., Mägi, A. W., & Lutz, R. J. (2006). Defining and measuring recreational shopper identity. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 34(1), 74-83.
Grybovych, O., & Dieser, R.B. (2010). Happpiness and leisure: An ethnodrama, Act I. Leisure/Loisir, 34, 27-50.
Hamilton-Smith, E. (1995). The connexions of scholarship. Newsletter (Official newsletter of RC13 of the International Sociological Association), March, 4-9.
Harries, G. D., & Currie, R. R. (1998). Cognitive dissonance: A consequence of serious leisure. World Leisure & Recreation, 40(3), 36-41.
Hartel, J. (2003). The serious leisure frontier in library and information science: Hobby domains. Knowledge Organization, 30(3/4), 228-238.
Hartel, J. (2005). Serious leisure. In K. Fisher, S. Erdelez, & L. McKechnie (Eds.), Theories of information behavior: A researcher’s guide (pp. 313-317). Medford, NJ: Information Today.
Hayosh, T. (2008). "Went to seek the asses and found a kingdom" – The motivations for seeking serious leisure and what they mean for contemporary society. Doctoral dissertation. Haifa: University of Haifa, Faculty of Social Sciences, The Department of Sociology and Anthropology (in Hebrew).
Hayosh, T. (2017). Engagement is serious leisure as practice for coping with the stress of daily life. World Leisure Journal, 59(3), 206-217 | DOI: 10.1080/16078055.2017.1345485.
Hegarty, C.B. (2008). The meaning of creative leisure for adults. Doctoral dissertation, School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Indiana University (October).
Heley, J., & Jones, L. (2013). Growing older and social sustainability: considering the ‘serious leisure’ practices of the over 60s in rural communities. Social & Cultural Geography, 14(3), 276-299.
Henderson, S., & Spracklen, K. (2017). ‘If I had my way, I’d have been a killer’: Songwriting and its motivations for leisure and work. Leisure/Loisir, 41(2), 231-247.
Heo, J., Lee, Y, McCormick, B.P., & Pedersen, P.M. (2010). Daily experiences of serious leisure, flow and subjective well-being of older adults. Leisure Studies, 29, 207-225.
Iso-Ahola, S.E. (2015). Conscious versus nonconscious mind and leisure. Leisure Sciences, 37, 289-310, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2015.1005560
Iwasaki, Y., Messina, E., Shank, J., & Coyle, C. (2015). Role of leisure in meaning-making for
community-dwelling adults with mental illness: Inspiration for engaged life. Journal of Leisure Research, 47, 538-555.
Jones, I. (2000). A model of serious leisure identification: The case of football fandom. Leisure Studies, 19, 283-298.
Jones, I. (2006). Examining the characteristics of serious leisure from a social identity perspective. In S. Elkington, I. Jones, & L. Lawrence, (Eds.). Serious leisure: Extensions and applications (pp. 47-60). Eastbourne , UK: LSA Publications, University of Brighton.
Kerr, J. H., Fujiyama, H., & Campano, J. (2002). Emotion and stress in serious and hedonistic leisure sport activities. Journal of Leisure Research, 34, 272-289.
Kim, M. L. (2015). Reinventory of the SLS: Development of SLSII. The Korean Journal of Physical Education, 54(2), 313-322.
Khoo, L. H. (2008). Top-circulated magazines: Visual and narrative representation of both serious leisure content and libraries. Doctoral thesis, College of Professional Education, Texas Woman's University (USA).
Kim, J. & Heo, J. (2009). The field of serious leisure: In this literature review, it's clear the benefits of serious leisure to participants are many, as are the implications for parks and recreation programs. Parks & Recreation (December), online edition (retrieved 26 May 2010).
Kim, J., Heo, J., Lee, I.H., & Kim, J. (2015). Predicting personal growth and happiness by using serious leisure model, Social Indicators Research, 122(1), 147-157.
Kim, M.L. (2009). Development and validation of the serious leisure exercise scale. Korean Journal of Sport Psychology, 20(4), 217-228 (in Korean).
Kjølsrød, L. (2003). Adventure revisited. On structure and metaphor in specialized play. Sociology, 37, 459-476.
Kjølsrød, L. (2009). How innocent is our scientific vocabulary? Rethinking recent sociological conceptualizations of complex leisure. Sociology, 43, 371-387
Kleiber, D. A. (2004). Reflections on the etiology of enduring interest. Boletín ADOZ, 28, 43-45.
Kleiber, D. A. (1999). Leisure experience and human development: A dialectical interpretation. New York: Basic Books (various pages).
Kuentzel, W. F. (2012). Comment on Scott: Is integration better?” Leisure Sciences, 34, 375-376.
Kuentzel, W. F., & Heberlein, T. A. (2008). Life course changes and competing leisure interests as obstacles to boating specialization. Leisure Sciences, 30, 143-157.
Lamont, M., Kennelly, M., & Wilson, E. (2011). Selfish leisure? Competing priorities and constraints in triathlon event travel career. In M.J. Gross (Ed.), Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference Council for Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE), 8-11 February 2011.
Lamont, M., Kennelly, M., & Moyle, B. (2014). Costs and Perseverance in Serious Leisure Careers. Leisure Sciences, 36, 144-160. DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2013.857623
Lamont M., Kennelly, M., & Moyle, B.D. (2015). Toward conceptual advancement of costs and perseverance within the serious leisure perspective. Journal of Leisure Research, 47, 647-654.
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Lee, J-H., & Scott, D. (2006). For better or worse? A structural model of the benefits and costs associated with recreational specialization. Leisure Sciences, 28, 17-38.
Lee, K. J., Dunlap, R., & Scott, D. (2011). Korean American males' serious leisure experiences and their perceptions of different play styles. Leisure Sciences, 33, 290-308.
Lee, K. J., & Hwang, S. (2017). Serious leisure qualities and subjective well-being. Journal of Positive Psychology. DOI: 10.1080/17439760.2017.1374437
Lee, S., & Scott, D. (2009). The process of celebrity fan's constraint negotiation. Journal of Leisure Research, 41, 137-155.
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Liu, H.S. (2012). The relationship among serious leisure, recreation specialization, and place attachment for amateur athletes. PhD dissertation, Oklahoma State University (USA).
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(see also) Stebbins, R.A. (2012). Comment on Scott: Recreation specialization and the CL-SL continuum. Leisure Sciences, 34, 372-374.
(see also) Kuentzel, W.F. (2012). Comment on Scott: Is integration better?” Leisure Sciences, 34, 375-376.
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