References included here were published in the last two years (2018+); see the Bibliography for earlier materials. Last updated September 5, 2020.
Hayosh, T. (2018). Serious leisure: Culture and consumption in modern society. Tel Aviv: Resling. (Text in Hebrew, with a lengthy English abstract attached here.)
Kono, S., Beniwal, A., Baweja, P., & Spracklen, K. (Eds.). (2020). Positive sociology of leisure: Contemporary perspectives. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Ramirez, M. (2019). Destined for greatness: Passions, dreams, and aspirations in a college music town. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Stebbins, R. A. (2018). Social worlds and the leisure experience. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group.
Stebbins, R. A. (2019). Arts nonprofits – associations and agencies: A literature review. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill. Also published in Voluntaristics Review, 4(4), 1-63.
Stebbins, R. A. (2019). Sociability Associations: A Literature Review. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.
Stebbins, R. A. (2020). Pondering everyday life: Coordination, continuity, and comparison. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Stebbins, R. A. (2020). The serious leisure perspective: A Synthesis. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Articles & Chapters
Airaksinen, T. (2018). The language of pain: A philosophical study of BDSM. SAGE Open, 8(2), 215824401877173 (April). DOI: 10.1177/2158244018771730.
Allaby, M., & Shannon, C. S. (2020). “I just want to keep in touch”: Adolescents’ experiences with leisure-related smartphone use. Journal of Leisure Research, 51(3), 245-263, DOI: 10.1080/00222216.2019.1672506.
Allen-Collinson, J., & Hockey, J (2020). Switch off the headwork! Everyday organizational crossings in identity transformations from academic to runner. In A. F. Herrmann (Ed.), The Routledge international handbook of organizational autoethnography (pp. 313-326). London: Routledge.
Alony, I., Haski-Leventhal, D., Lockstone-Binney, L., Holmes, K., & Meijs, L. C. P. M. (2020). Online volunteering at DigiVol: An innovative crowd-sourcing approach for heritage tourism artefacts preservation. Journal of Heritage Tourism, 15(1), 14-26, DOI: 10.1080/1743873X.2018.1557665.
Andersson, T., & Getz, D. (2020). Specialization versus diversification in the event portfolios of amateur athletes. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/15022250.2020.1733653.
Ardahan, F., & Akdeniz, Y. (2018). Koristlerin profilleri ve bireyleri korolara korist olarak katilmaya motive eden faktörlerin demografik değişkenlerle karşilaştirilmasi: Antalya örneği. Sinop University Journal of Social Sciences, 2(2), In Turkish, with English abstract. DOI: 10.30561/sinopusd.447580.
Arntfield, M., & Williams, D. J. (2018). An unlikely retirement: The 2017 Las Vegas massacre as an exercise in project-based deviant leisure. Homicide Studies, DOI: 10.1177/1088767918786765
Asl, M. P. (2019). Leisure as a space of political practice in Middle East women life writings. Journal of Language Studies, 19(3), http://doi.org/10.17576/gema-2019-1903-03.
Ayyildiz-Durhan, T. (2020). The effect of leisure literacy on leisure exercise in university students. International. Journal of Educational Methodology, 6(2), 381-392. https://doi.org/10.12973/ijem.6.2.381.
Ayyıldız Durhan, T., Özdemir, A.S., Karaküçük, S. (2020). Ciddi Boş Zaman Kariyeri Ölçeği Geçerlik ve Güvenirlik Çalışması (Validity and Reliability Study of Serious Leisure Career Scale). Turkish Studies-Social Sciences, 15(3), 953-963. (written in Turkish with extended abstract in English).
Baldacchino, G., Baldacchino, A., & Ellis, B. (2020). Fun and formality in two multicultural university choirs/song circles in Atlantic Canada. In R. Heydon, D. Fancourt, & A. J. Cohen (Eds.), The Routledge companion to interdisciplinary studies in singing, vol. III: Wellbeing (pp. 275-296). New York: Routledge.
Bargeman, B., & Richards, G. (2020). A new approach to understanding tourism practices. Annals of Tourism Research, 84, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2020.102988.
Baweja, P. (2020). Doodling: A positive creative leisure practice. In S. Kono, A. Beniwal, P. Baweja, & K. Spracklen (Eds.), Positive sociology of leisure: Contemporary perspectives (pp. 333-347). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Benjakob, O., & Aviram, R. (2018). A clockwork Wikipedia: From a broad perspective to a case study. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 33(3), 233-244 DOI: 10.1177/0748730418768120.
Bergstrom, K. (2018). Barriers to play: accounting for non-participation in digital game play, Feminist Media Studies, DOI: 10.1080/14680777.2018.1484790
Bergstrom, K. (2020). Destruction as deviant leisure in EVE Online. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, 13(1), 1-10, DOI: 10.4101/jvwr.v13i1.7403.
Bordelon, L. A., & Ferreira, S. L. A. (2019). Mountain biking is for (white, wealthy, middle-aged) men: The Cape Epic mountain bike race. Journal of Sport & Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/14775085.2019.1654906.
Bowness, J. (2020). Highland Games as serious leisure: Becoming a Masters athlete. Leisure Studies, 39(2), 238-250, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2019.1696389.
Brooks, L., Ta, K.-H. N., Townsend, A. F., & Backman, C. L. (2019). “I just love it”: Avid knitters describe health and well-being through occupation. International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, DOI:10.1177/0008417419831401.
Bunea, E. (2020). “Grace Under Pressure”: How CEOs use serious leisure to cope with the demands of their job. Frontiers in Psychology, 11,1453. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.0145.
Bunea, E., Khapova, S. N., & Lysova, E. I. (2018). Why CEOs devote so much time to their hobbies. Harvard Business Review, 8 October, online edition.
Bunnell, T. (2019) Leadership of ‘messy, tense International Schools’: The potential scope for a fresh, positive lens of inquiry. International Journal of Leadership in Education, DOI: 10.1080/13603124.2019.1690708.
Byoungwook, A. (2018). A study of psychology factors for leisure activity participants: Serious leisure, leisure support, leisure facilitation, and leisure satisfaction. Asia-pacific Journal of Psychology and Counseling, 2(2), 187-192.
Cai, Y., Ma, J., & Lee, Y.-S. (2020): How do Chinese travelers experience the Arctic? Insights from a hedonic and eudaimonic perspective, Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/15022250.2020.1744185.
Canavan, B. (2018). The complex cohort: A netnographic review of generation Y backpackers. Leisure Studies, published online at: https://doi-org.ezproxy.lib.ucalgary.ca/10.1080/02614367.2017.1347699
Canbulat, M., Direkci, B., Akbulut, S., Çorapçıgil, A., Tezci, İ. H., Şimşek, E. E., Şimşek, B., & Asma, B. (2020). Okul müdürlerinin gözünden “Okul2023” projesinin incelenmesi. BoluAbant İzzet Baysal Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi, 20(1), 570-584. (in Turkish with English abstract)
Cantillon, Z., & Baker, S. (2020). Career volunteering as good work in do-it-yourself heritage institutions: A serious leisure perspective. Journal of Sociology, doi:10.1177/1440783320911450.
Cantillon, Z., & Baker, S. (2020). Serious leisure and the DIY approach to heritage: Considering the costs of career volunteering in community archives and museums. Leisure Studies, 39(2), 266-279, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2019.1694571.
Carbonneau, H., Fortier, J., & Joanisse, C. (2020). New retirees’ needs with regard to leisure education. Loisir et Société/Society and Leisure, 43(1), 116-125, DOI:10.1080/07053436.2020.1727662.
Cavallo, F. L., & Di Matteo, G. (2020). Volunteer tourism and lived space: Representations and experiences from Lesvos. Tourism Recreation Research, DOI: 10.1080/02508281.2020.1769430.
Chang, J., Hwang, P.-C., Wang, Y.-C., & Chen, C. (2019). Validating novelty-driven serious leisure at aboriginal-themed museums. International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, DOI: 10.1080/15256480.2019.1598909.
Chen, C., Lin. S.-W., Hsu, S.-Y., & Wu, C.-H. (2020). A study on the place attachment of golf club members. Frontiers in Psychology, 11(408), doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00408.
Chen, C.-C., & Liao, Y.-S. (2019) From satisfaction to satiation: The gradation model of satiation in casual leisure. Annals of Leisure Research, 22(2), 233-246, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2018.1496462.
Chen, H., Xi, L., & Zhao, J. (2018). Work values, satisfaction and self-efficacy of college student voluntourists in southern China. International Journal of Marketing Studies, 10(4), 86-93. DOI: 10.5539/ijms.v10n4p86.
Chen, X., Liu, C., & Legget, J. (2018). Motivations of museum volunteers in New Zealand’s cultural tourism industry. Anatolia, DOI: 10.1080/13032917.2018.1542521.
Chivandi, A., Samuel, O., & Muchie, M., (2020). African cultures as tourism innovative capability in South African tourism sector: A Gauteng province perspective. GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 30(2spl), 782–788, https://doi.org/10.30892/gtg.302spl19-523.
Cho, H., Chiu, W., & Tan, X. D. (2020). Travel overseas for a game: the effect of nostalgia on satellite fans’ psychological commitment, subjective well-being, and travel intention. Current Issues in Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/13683500.2020.1792857.
Clarke, D. W. (2018). Understanding event sport tourism experiences of support partners: A research note. Leisure Sciences, 40(5), 466-475, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2017.1384942
Codina, N., Pestana, J. V., & Stebbins, R. A. (2020). Fitness training as a body-centered hobby: The serious leisure perspective for explaining exercise practice. Revista de Psicología del Deporte/Journal of Sport Psychology, 29(2), 73–81.
Cohen-Gewerc, E. (2019). The essence of leisure inspired by the esthetic paradigm. MIFGASH, 26(48), 39-58.
Cohen-Gewerc, E. (2020). Shabbat is a space without work. In T. Hayosh, E. Cohen-Gewerc, & G. Padva (Eds.), Leisure, conflict and change in Israeli leisure cultures.” London: Routledge.
Corin, Elysa N., M. Gail Jones, Thomas Andre & Gina M. Childers (2018) Characteristics of lifelong science learners: an investigation of STEM hobbyists, International Journal of Science Education, Part B, 8:1, 53-75, DOI: 10.1080/21548455.2017.1387313
Cosma, S., Zerva, K., Bota, M. and Fleșeriu, C., 2018. A Study On the Romanians’ Profile Among Leisure Activities. Amfiteatru Economic, 20 (Special no. 12), pp.920-934. DOI: 10.24818/EA/2018/S12/920
Court, K. (2019). Knitting two together (k2tog), “if you meet another knitter you always have a friend.” Textile: Cloth and Culture, DOI: 10.1080/14759756.2019.1690838.
Creech, A., Varvarigou, M., & Hallam, S. (2020). Lifelong musical possible selves: Adult music learning and participation. In Creech, A., Varvarigou, M., & Hallam, S., (Eds.), Contexts for music learning and participation (pp. 123-141). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Curran, R. et al (2018). The traditional marketplace: serious leisure and recommending authentic travel. Service Industries Journal, 38(15/16), 1116-1132.
D’antonio, V. (2018). Branding the social: Leisure, consumption, and the Corvette community. Journal of Economy Culture and Society, 58, retrieved from http://dergipark.gov.tr/jecs/issue/40856/421161.
d’Araújo, M. A., & Fonseca, J. R. S. (2019). Serious leisure as a strategy to reduce loneliness and social isolation: A preventive response to elderly women abuse. In Bows, H. (Ed.), Violence against older women: Responses, II, Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-16597-0_8
d’Araújo, M. A., & Fonseca, J. R. S. (2019). Serious leisure as a strategy to reduce loneliness and social isolation: A preventive response to elderly women abuse. In Bows, H. (Ed.), Violence against older women, vol. II (pp.143-164). New York: Springer.
d’Araújo, M. A., & Fonseca, J. R. S. (2019). Serious leisure as a strategy to reduce loneliness and social isolation: A preventive response to elderly women abuse. In H. Bows (Ed.), Violence against older women, Vol II, Palgrave Studies in Victims and Victimology (pp. 142-164). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-16597-0_8.
Da Silva, N., & Carbonneau, H. (2020). L’actualisation de soi des aînés québécois et leur sentiment d’efficacité dans un contexte ludique d’apprentissage d’une langue étrangère. Loisir et Société/Society and Leisure, 43(1), 36-50, DOI:10.1080/07053436.2020.1727652.
Darcy, S., Maxwell, H., Grabowski, S. & Onyx, J. (2019). Artistic impact: From casual and serious leisure to professional career development in disability arts. Leisure Sciences, DOI:10.1080/01490400.2019.161346.
Dashper, K., Abbott, J., & Wallace, C. (2020) ‘Do horses cause divorces?’ Autoethnographic insights on family, relationships and resource-intensive leisure. Annals of Leisure Research, 23(3), 304-321, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2019.1616573.
Daskalopoulou, A., & Skandalis, A. (2019). Consumption field driven entrepreneurship (CFDE): How does membership in the indie music field shape individuals’ entrepreneurial journey. European Journal of Marketing, 53(1), 63-82, https://doi-org.ezproxy.lib.ucalgary.ca/10.1108/EJM-06-2017-0424
Davies, N. (2018) Who walks, where and why? Practitioners’ observations and perspectives on recreational walkers at UK tourist destinations. Annals of Leisure Research, 21(5), 553-574, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2016.1250648
de Jonge, E. (2019). Developing an ideal-typical approach to social work as a profession. Journal of Social Intervention: Theory and Practice, 28(1), 3, DOI: 10.18352/jsi.580.
de Mansoldo, M., Cavagnaro, E., & Menezes, V. de O. (2019). Farmers’ trade skills: exploring the local food chain in Leeuwarden, the 2018 European Capital of Culture. Research in Hospitality Management, 9(1), 55-62, DOI: 10.1080/22243534.2019.1653584.
Demir, M., Birol, Ș., & Aydin, E. (2018). Levels of leisure time satisfaction of search and rescue association’s (akut) volunteers. Journal of International Social Research, 11(61), http://dx.doi.org /10.17719/jisr.2018.3016. (Text in Turkish)
den Haan, M. C., Brankaert, R. G. A., & Lu, Y. (2020). Applying design methods to promote older adults’ walking activities based on their hobbies and personal interests. In Woodcock. A., Moody, L., McDonagh, D., & Jain, A. (Eds.), Design of assistive technology for ageing populations (pp. 257-273). New York: Springer, 10.1007/978-3-030-26292-1_14.
Diaz-Hernandez, A., & Quintana, I. L. (2020). “One can make a swing with a Rope and a piece of wood.”: The positive leisure experience of children living in the informal settlements of Soacha, Columbia. In S. Kono, A. Beniwal, P. Baweja, & K. Spracklen (Eds.), Positive sociology of leisure: Contemporary perspectives (pp. 49-65). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Dieser, R. D. (2020). Overcoming free-time boredom during COVID-19: Combining a home-based optimal leisure lifestyle with behavioral activation. Counseling Today, 7 July, https://ct.counseling.org/2020/07.
Dillette, A. K., Douglas, A. C., & Andrzejewski, C. (2019). Yoga tourism – a catalyst for transformation? Annals of Leisure Research, 22(1), 22-41, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2018.1459195
Doğusanbcde, S., & Koçak, F. (2019). Ciddi serbest zaman katiliminda kadin uzun mesafe koşucularinin deneyimlerinin öz belirleme kuramina göre incelenmesi. Sportif Bakış: Spor ve Eğitim Bilimleri Dergisi, 6(2), 230-249. (in Turkish on running with an extended abstract in English).
Doll, J., Stigger, M. P., Neves de Oliveira, S., de Souza, L. K., Pacheco, A. C., Anater, L. S. T., & Sbicigo, J. B. (2018). Inventário do lazer sério: Adaptação transcultural e evidências de validade do serious leisure inventory and measure (SLIM). Movimento: Revista da Escola de Educação Física, 24(4), 1139-1154.
Downward, P., Hallmann, K., & Rasciute, S. (2020). Volunteering and leisure activity in the United Kingdom: A longitudinal analysis of males and females. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, DOI: 202010.1177/0899764020901815.
Dowthwaite, L., & Sprinks, J. (2019). Citizen science and the professional-amateur divide: Lessons from differing online practices. Journal of Science Communication, 18(1), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.22323/2.18010206.
Druckman, A., & Gatersleben, B. (2019). Time-use approach: High subjective wellbeing, low carbon leisure. Journal of Public Mental Health, 18(1), DOI: 10.1108/JPMH-04-2018-0024.
Durhan, T. A. (2020). The effect of leisure literacy on leisure exercise in university students. International Journal of Educational Methodology, 6(2), 381-392, https://doi.org/10.12973/ijem.6.2.381.
Eiji Ito, Gordon J. Walker & Shintaro Kono (2019) A comparison of immediate and retrospective affective reports in leisure contexts, Journal of Leisure Research, 50:1, 48-55, DOI: 10.1080/00222216.2018.1552486
Elhanati, M. (2019). Critical theory and the digital culture-industry: Audience-work, serious leisure, and recognition. In Bittlingmayer, U., et al. (Eds.), Handbuch Kritische Theorie. Heidelberg: Springer, DOI 10.1007/978-3-658-12707-7_68-1.
Etmektsoglou, I., Kerzeli, K., & Vlachoutsou, K. (2019). Guitar express: Accompanied “songs of deserts” as oases in life-long memory journeys. Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education 18(2): 25–56.
Evers, C. W. (2019). Polluted leisure. Leisure Sciences, 41(5), 423-440, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2019.1627963.
Fenech, A. M. (2018). Geocaching with a hidden disability – A single case study, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/329672479. (November 2018)
Feng, Y., & Agosto, D. E. (2019) From health to performance: Amateur runners’ personal health information management with activity tracking technology. Aslib Journal of Information Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/AJIM-07-2018-0170.
Feng, Y., & Agosto, D. (2019). From health to performance. Aslib Journal of Information Management, 71(2), 217-240.
Ferreira, B. I. da L., & Ribeiro, O. C. F. (2018). Esporte universitário, flag e lazer sério. Licere, Belo Horizonte, 21(4), 60-95.
Fister Jr., I., Fister, D., Rauter, S., Mlakar, U., Brest, J., & Fister, I. (2019). Deep analytics based on triathlon athletes’ blogs and news. In Matoušek, R. (Ed.), Recent advances in soft computing: Proceedings of 23rd International Conference on Soft Computing. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-97888-8_25.
Francisco de Araujo, F., & da Rocha, A. (2019). The redefining of later life through leisure: Music and dance groups in Brazil. Leisure Studies, 38(5), 712-727, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2019.1636847.
García-Esparza, J. A., & Tena, P. A. (2018). Strategies for abandoned vernacular landscapes. Sustainability, 10(2712), DOI: 10.3390/su10082712.
Gindi, S., & Pilpel, A. (2020). The sabra, the genius, and the chess player: A socio-historical understanding of competing narratives. In T. Hayosh, E. Cohen-Gewerc, & G. Padva (Eds.), Leisure, conflict and change in Israeli leisure cultures.” London: Routledge.
Gökçek, V., & Tavacıoğlu, L., (2018). A quantitative analysis on leisure participation of Turkish seafarers by structural equation modeling. Engineering Sciences (NWSAENS), 13(2), 137-155, DOI: 10.12739/NWSA.2018.13.2.1A0408.
Göklemen, T. Y. (2019). Investigation of individuals participating in archery sport in terms of serious leisure time. Master's Thesis, Akdeniz University Institute of Social Sciences, Sports Management Department, Antalya, Turkey.
Goodrich, A. (2019). Spending their leisure time: Adult amateur musicians in a community band. Music Education Research, DOI: 10.1080/14613808.2018.1563057.
Gregory, S. F., & Dimmock, K. (2019). Alive and kicking: The benefits of scuba diving leisure for older Australian women. Annals of Leisure Research, 22(4), 550-574, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2019.1605914.
Guercini, S., & Cova, B. (2018). Unconventional entrepreneurship. Journal of Business Research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2018.06.021.
Haiming Chen, L. X., & Zhao, J. (2018). Work values, satisfaction and self-efficacy of college student voluntourists in southern China. International Journal of Marketing Studies,10(4), ISSN 1918-719X E-ISSN 1918-7203.
Hall, J., Stickler, U., Herodotou, C., & Iacovides. I. (2019). Player conceptualizations of creativity in digital entertainment games. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, DOI: 10.1177/1354856519880791.
Hallmann, K., & Zehrer, A. (2019). Volunteers' perceived costs and benefits: The impact of context and their influence on volunteers' satisfaction and behavioral intentions. Event Management, 23(1), 11-26.
Harman, V., & Wong, Y. N. (2020). Same-sex pairings on “Strictly come Dancing”: LGBTQ+ identity and leisure participation in ballroom dancing. In S. Kono, A. Beniwal, P. Baweja, & K. Spracklen (Eds.), Positive sociology of leisure: Contemporary perspectives (pp. 159-173). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Harmon, J., Dunlap, R., & Dang, T. T. (2020). Finding fear and loathing in Las Vegas. Annals of Leisure Research, 23(3), 364-385, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2019.1622141.
Haski-Leventhal, D., Oppenheimer, M., Holmes, K., Lockstone-Binney, L., Alony, I., & Ong, F. (2019). The conceptualization of volunteering among nonvolunteers: Using the net-cost approach to expand definitions and dimensions of volunteering. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 48(2S), 30S –51S.
Hayosh, T. (2020). Mass vs. autonomous consumption of serious leisure: its unexpected byproduct. In T. Hayosh, E. Cohen-Gewerc, & G. Padva (Eds.), Leisure, conflict and change in Israeli leisure cultures.” London: Routledge.
Heidari, K., Heydarinejad, S., Saffari., M., & Kghatibi, A. (2019). Investigating the leisure behavior of Iranians: the structural model of serious leisure, recreation specialization and place attachment. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism Leisure and Events, DOI: 10.1080/19407963.2019.1694030.
Heikkinen, S., & Alfredsson, E. (2020). Happiness and perseverance: The interplay of emotional energies in gray dancing. In S. Kono, A. Beniwal, P. Baweja, & K. Spracklen (Eds.), Positive sociology of leisure: Contemporary perspectives (pp. 29-48). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Heo, J., Lee, Y., Pedersen, P. M., & McCormick, B. P. (2010b). Flow experience in the daily lives of older adults: An analysis of the interaction between ﬂow, individual differences, serious leisure, location, and social context. Canadian Journal on Aging, 29(3), 411–423, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0714980810000395.
Heo, J., Ryu, J., Yang, H., & Kim, K. M. (2018). Serious leisure and depression in older adults: A study of pickleball players. Leisure Studies, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2018.1477977
Henderson, S., & Spracklen, K. (2018) “Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose”: Music promoting, digital leisure, social media and community, Leisure Sciences, 40(4), 239-250, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2017.1378139
Hickman, M., Stokes, P., Gammon, S., Beard, C., & Inkster, A. (2018) Moments like diamonds in space: Savoring the ageing process through positive engagement with adventure sports. Annals of Leisure Research, 21(5), 612-630. DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2016.1241151
Hield, F., & Price, S. (2019). ‘I realised it was the same song’: Familiarisation, assimilation and making meaning with new folk music. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/331839186, March.
Hindley, D. (2020). “More than just a run in the park”: An exploration of parkrun as a shared leisure space. Leisure Sciences, 42(1), 85-105, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2017.1410741.
Hockey, J, (2018). Everyday routines as transformative processes: A sporting case. Sociological Research Online. https://doi-org.ezproxy.lib.ucalgary.ca/10.1177/1360780418790273.
Hurly, J. (2019). ‘I feel something is still missing’: Leisure meanings of African refugee women in Canada. Leisure Studies, 38(1), 1-14, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2018.1515241
Immonen, V., & Kinnunen, J. (2020). Metal detecting as a social formation: A longitudinal survey study from Finland. Journal of Social Archaeology, DOI: 10.1177/1469605320943737.
Isik, U. (2018). How to be a serious leisure participant? (a case study). Journal of Education and Training Studies, 6(9), 146-151, https://doi.org/10.11114/jets.v6i9.3453.
Ito, E., & Kono, S. (2019). Similarities and differences in constraints and constraint negotiation among Japanese sport tourists: A case of masters games participants. Journal of Sport & Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/14775085.2019.1702582.
Jaumot-Pascual, N., Monteagudo. M. J., Kleiber, D. A., & Cuenca J. (2018). Gender differences in meaningful leisure among older adults: Joint displays of four phenomena. Frontiers in Psychology 9:1450. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01450.
Jensen, J. L., & Sørensen, E. B. (2020). Recreation, cultivation and environmental concerns: Exploring the materiality and leisure experience of contemporary allotment gardening. Leisure Studies, 39(3), 322-340, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2020.1731841.
Joseph, D., & Southcott, J. (2019). Meanings of leisure for older people: An Australian study of line dancing. Leisure Studies, 38(1), 74-87, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2018.1544655.
Joseph, D., & van Niekerk, C. (2019). Particip-active musical performance: Quality of life at a seniors’ village in South Africa. Applied Research in Quality Life, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11482-019-09790-5.
Jun, M. (2018). Doing the right thing? UK lone mothers on benefits and their sense of entitlement to leisure. Critical Social Policy, online edition: https://doi-org.ezproxy.lib.ucalgary.ca/10.1177/0261018318816933.
Jun Wen, J., & Wu, M.-Y. (2020). How special is special interest tourism – and how special are special interest tourists? A perspective article in a Chinese context. Current Issues in Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/13683500.2020.1750575.
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Dissertations & Theses
Adebiyi, M. E. (2018). Serious leisure as a catalyst to community development as defined by community engagement. Doctoral dissertation, Department of Health, Recreation and Community Services, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, USA.
Becka, L. (2019). Eventos de deportes electrónicos: Estudio de sus particularidades desde una perspectiva turística. Masters Thesis, National University of La Plata, Argentina, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/332530655.
Buchko, O. V. (2020). A narrative inquiry into the contribution of music experiences to a work-life balance of non-musicians in higher education in Ukraine and the United States. Doctoral dissertation, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, United States.
Dasylva, O. T. (2018). Determinants of leisure-time physical activity participation among African students attending a Canadian university. Masters thesis, Kinesiology and Health Studies, University of Regina, Regina, Canada.
Garland, S. A. (2020). Finding volunesia: An exploration of how volunteer identity and volunteer learning through the life course transforms participants and develops enduring leaders. Doctoral Thesis, School of Education, Trinity College Dublin.
Humphries, S. (2018). Serious about leisure: A case study of a large Midwest community band. Doctoral dissertation, Boston University, United States.
Qasqas, M. J. (2019). Examining factors that influence organizational commitment in volunteer leaders of non-profit Islamic organizations across urban Alberta. Unpublished doctoral thesis, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Canada, http://hdl.handle.net/1880/111216.
Rowlandson-O’Hara, S. (2020). From forests to formulas: Contextual examination of composers' sources, materials, and practices involving creative insight. Masters Thesis, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Canada.
Russell, C. (2020). Because life’s there: Understanding the experience and identity of people living with dementia in the context of leisure and fitness centres. Unpublished PhD thesis. University of Worcester, UK.
Thomson, L. E. A. (2019). “‘Doing’ YouTube”: Information creating in the context of serious beauty and lifestyle. Doctoral Dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States.
Tong, K. F. (2019). Singing in life’s twilight: Serious karaoke as everyday aging practice in urban Japan. Doctoral Dissertation, Australian National University.
Wensing, E. (2020). Crafty commemoration: Vernacular responses to the Centenary of World War One. PhD thesis, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.