References included here were published in the last two years (2018+); see the Bibliography for earlier materials. Last updated February 3, 2019.
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.
Articles & Chapters
Airaksinen, T. (2018). The language of pain: A philosophical study of BDSM. SAGE Open, 8(2), 215824401877173 (April). DOI: 10.1177/2158244018771730.
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.
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. GEMA Online® Journal of Language Studies, 19(3), August, http://doi.org/10.17576/gema-2019-1903-03
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
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.
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., 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.
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
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.-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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 Quality Life, doi: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.
Kauweloa, N., & Winter, J. (2019). Taking college esports seriously. Loading, 12(20), 35–50. https://doi.org/10.7202/1065896ar.
Kauweloa, N. S., & Winter, J. S. (2019). Taking college esports seriously. Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2448-2457. https://hdl.handle.net/10125/59683
Kazimierczak, M., Dąbrowska, A., Adamczewska, K., & Malchrowicz-Mośko, E. (2020). The impact of modern ultramarathons on shaping the social identity of runners. The case study of Karkonosze winter ultramarathon. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(116), doi:10.3390/ijerph17010116.
Kılıç, M. (2019). Leisure time deprivation. Modern Leisure Studies, 1(1), 1-12.1
Kim, B.-G., & Lee, S.-K. (2018). Psychological and physiological stress variations through casual and serious leisure. Tourism Review DOI: 10.1108/TR-08-2017-0129.
Kim, Y., & Kwon, S.-Y. (2019). “I’m a poler, and proud of it”: South Korean women’s managed experiences in a stigmatized serious leisure activity. Social Sciences 2019, 8(7), https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci8070199.
King, K., Shipway, R., Lee, I. S., & Brown, G. (2018). Proximate tourists and major sport events in everyday leisure spaces. Tourism Geographies, 20(5), 880-898, DOI: 10.1080/14616688.2018.1477827.
KoFan, L., & Ewert, A. (2018). Understanding the motivations of serious leisure participation: A self-determination approach, Annals of Leisure Research, online edition DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2018.1469420
Kono, S., Ito, E., & Gui, J. (2018). Empirical investigation of the relationship between serious leisure and meaning in life among Japanese and Euro-Canadians. Leisure Studies, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2018.1555674.
Kono, S., Walker, G. J., Ito, E., & Hagi, Y. (2019). Theorizing leisure's roles in the pursuit of ikigai (life worthiness): A mixed-methods approach. Leisure Sciences, 41(4), 237-259, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2017.1356255.
Kou, Y., & Gray, C M. (2018). What do you recommend a complete beginner like me to practice?: Professional self-disclosure in an online community. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 2(CSCW, Article 94), November 2018. https://doi.org/10.1145/3274363.
Knudsen, B. T., Stage, C., & Zandersen, M. (2019). Interspecies park life: Participatory experiments and micro-utopian landscaping to increase urban biodiverse entanglement. Space and Culture, DOI: 10.1177/1206331219863312.
Lamont, M., & Kennelly, M. (2018). Sporting hyperchallenges: Health, social, and fiscal implications. Sport Management Review, online edition, DOI: 10.1016/j.smr.2018.02.003.
Langdridge, D., & Lawson, J. (2019). The psychology of puppy play: A phenomenological investigation. Archives of Sexual Behavior, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-019-01476-1.
Lee, C., Kim, S., Owens, M., Liechty, T., & Kim, J. (2019) Engaging with sports related serious leisure and acculturation among Korean graduate students. Annals of Leisure Research, 22(2), 247-263, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2018.1496463.
Lee, C., Sung, Y.-T., Zhou, Y., & Lee, S. (2018). The relationships between the seriousness of leisure activities, social support and school adaptation among Asian international students in the U.S. Leisure Studies, published online at: https://doi-org.ezproxy.lib.ucalgary.ca/10.1080/02614367.2017.1339289
Lee, K. (2018). Internalizing serious leisure to enhance well-being in adventure recreation. In B. Beniwal, R. Jain, & K. Spracklen (Eds.), Global leisure and the struggle for a better world (pp.267–302). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Lee, K. (2020). Serious leisure is social: Things to learn from the social world perspective. Journal of Leisure Research, 51(1), 77-87, DOI: 10.1080/00222216.2019.1633233.
Lee, K., & Ewert, A. (2019). Understanding the motivations of serious leisure participation: A self-determination approach. Annals of Leisure Research, 22(1), 76-96, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2018.1469420
Lee, Sanghee, Bae, J., Im, S., Lee, Sunwoo, & Heo, J. (2019) Senior fashion models’ perspectives on serious leisure and successful aging. Educational Gerontology, 45(10), 600-611, DOI: 10.1080/03601277.2019.1675938.
Lee, W., & Jeon, C. (2018). Effects of pro-environmental destination image and leisure sports mania on motivation and pro-environmental behavior of visitors to Korea's national parks. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 10, 25-35.
Lee, Y., & Kim, M. (2018), Serious leisure characteristics of older adult volunteers: The case of an international sporting event. World Leisure Journal, 60(1), 45-57.
León, M., Outley, C., Marchbanks, M., & Pryor, B. K. (2019). A review of recreation requirements in U.S. juvenile justice facilities. Criminal Justice Policy Review, https://doi-org.ezproxy.lib.ucalgary.ca/10.1177/0887403419864415.
Lewis, P., & Kimiecik, J. (2018). Embracing the mystery box: How outdoor leaders discover and sustain their way of life. Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 10(3), 304–322.
Lev, A., & Zach, S. (2018). Running between the raindrops: Running marathons and the potential to put marriage in jeopardy. International Review for the Sociology of Sport. https://doi.org/10.1177/1012690218813803
Liang, Y.-W., & Peng, M.-L. (2019). The relationship between recreationist–environment fit and recreationist delight. Annals of Leisure Research, 22(1), 62-75, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2018.1428817
Lim, R. (2020). Monetizing serious leisure: A grounded study of fashion blogshops. Journal of Leisure Research, 51(1), 88-106, DOI: 10.1080/00222216.2019.1633234.
Litawa, A. (2018). Amateur choral singing and its implications for the emotional sphere of adult life – a case study. Leisure Studies, 37(4), 466-472, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2018.1468921
Liu, H.-L., Baghurst, T., & Bradley, M. (2018). Female roller derby athletes’ athletic identity and systematic pursuit of leisure. Journal of Amateur Sport, 4(1),108-128.
Lloyd, A., & Olsson, M. (2019). Untangling the knot: The information practices of enthusiast car restorers. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, https://doi-org.ezproxy.lib.ucalgary.ca/10.1002/asi.24284.
Løseth, K. (2018) Knowledge development in adventure tourism businesses – the influence of serious leisure. Annals of Leisure Research. 21(5), 575-591, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2017.1406808
Loureiro, S. M. C., & Ferreira, E. S. (2018). Engaging visitors in cultural and recreational experience at museums, Anatolia, DOI: 10.1080/13032917.2018.1484378.
Lum, C. S., Keith, S. J., & Scott, D. (2020). The long-distance hiking social world along the Pacific Crest Trail, Journal of Leisure Research, 51(2), 165-182, DOI: 10.1080/00222216.2019.1640095.
Ma, S., Kirilenko, A. P., & Stepchenkova, S. (2020). Special interest tourism is not so special after all: Big data evidence from the 2017 Great American Solar Eclipse. Tourism Management, DOI: 10.1016/j.tourman.2019.104021
MacDonald, K. E., Lamont, M., & Jenkins, J. M. (2019). Ultimate fighting championship fans: Foundations of subcultural stratification. Leisure Sciences, 41(6), 441-459, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2017.1344164.
Malchrowicz-Mośko, E., & Poczta, J. (2018). Running as a form of therapy socio-psychological functions of mass running events for men and women. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(10), 2262; doi:10.3390/ijerph15102262/
Mansourian, Y. (2018). Information behaviours in the context of casual and serious leisure. Paper presented at School of Information Studies Research Seminars, Charles Sturt University. Wagga Wagga, Australia. Source: https://arts-ed.csu.edu.au/data/assets/pdf file/0003/3027198/SISRxSem2018. Mansourian.2May2018.Flyer1.pdf.
Mansourian, Y. (2019). How passionate people seek and share various forms of information in their serious leisure. Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association, DOI: 10.1080/24750158.2019.1686569.
Mansourian, Y. (2019). Information sharing patterns in serious leisure practice: A qualitative study. Paper presented at Research Applications in Information and Library Studies (RAILS), Canberra, Australia. https://researchoutput.csu.edu.au/en/publications/information-sharing-patterns-in-serious-leisure-practice-a-qualit.
Mansourian, Y. (2019). Joyful information seeking in serious leisure practice. Poster presented at 2019 ASIS&T SIG-USE Symposium: Re-envisioning the Impact and Engagement of Information Behavior Research, Melbourne, Australia. https://researchoutput.csu.edu.au/en/publications/joyful-information-seeking-in-serious-leisure-practice.
Mansourian, Y. (2019). Looking for transcendental information in the context of serious leisure. Paper presented at School of Information Studies Research Seminars, Charles Sturt University. Wagga Wagga, Australia. Source: https://arts-ed.csu.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/3027198/SISRxSem2018.Mansourian.2May2018.Flyer1.pdf
Mansourian, Y. (2019). Passionate reading as a serious leisure. Incite, 40(11/12), 10-11. https://researchoutput.csu.edu.au/en/publications/passionate-reading-as-a-serious-leisure.
Mansourian, Y., & Bannister, M. (2019). Five benefits of serious leisure for a public library. Incite, 40(5/6), 32-33.
Mantie, R. (2018). Continuing to play: Music participation in the university years. International Journal of Community Music, 11(3), 311-324.
Marchio, E. A. (2018). The art of aquarium keeping communicates science and conservation. Frontiers in Communication, 3(17), doi: 10.3389/fcomm.2018.00017.
Matsumoto, H., Sato, S., Asada, A., & Chiashi, K. (2018). Exploring the relationship among leisure engagement, affective and cognitive leisure involvement, and subjective happiness: a mediating role of leisure satisfaction. World Leisure Journal, published online at: https://doi-org.ezproxy.lib.ucalgary.ca/10.1080/16078055.2018.1444669.
Maussier, B. (2018). La risposta sul futuro dell’Events (The future of events). Milano, Italy: Hoepli. (in Italian)
May, C. J., Ostafin, B.D., & Snippe, E. (2019). The relative impact of 15-minutes of meditation compared to a day of vacation in daily life: An exploratory analysis. The Journal of Positive Psychology, DOI: 10.1080/17439760.2019.1610480.
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Merelas-Iglesias, T., & Sánchez-Bello, A. (2018). El papel del asociacionismo de mujeres en el medio rural coruñés y los beneficios de la participación / The role of women's associationism in rural Coruña and the benefits of the participation. Estudios Rurales, 8(16), 176-188.
Merelas-Iglesias, T., & Sánchez-Bello, A. (2019). Benefits of leisure in overcoming gender violence experiences: A case study. Leisure Studies, 38(1), 15-27, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2018.1511744
Meyers, L. (2018). Building client and counselor resilience. Counselling Today, 26 December. Published online at https://ct.counseling.org/2018/12/building-client-and-counselor-resilience.
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Mills, D. J. (2019). Does dispositional mindfulness moderate how individuals engage in their passions? An investigation into video games. Leisure Studies, 38(5), 651-665. DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2019.1633682.
Morgan, A. D. (2019) ‘Salting’: Preserving, seasoning, savouring, purifying and transforming through ‘marine adventuring’. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, DOI: 10.1080/14729679.2019.1568894.
Morrison, K. E., Chambers, L. K., Faso, D. J., & Sasson, N. J. (2018). The content and function of interests in the broad autism phenotype. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 49(May), 25-33.
Moussa Pourya Asl, M. P. (2019). Leisure as a space of political practice in Middle East women life writings. Journal of Language Studies, 19(3), doi.org/10.17576/gema-2019-1903-03 (published online).
Mueller, J. T., Landon, A. C., & Graefe, A. R. (2019). Modeling the role of social identity in constraint negotiation for ultra-endurance gravel cycling, Journal of Leisure Research, 50(2), 81-106, DOI: 10.1080/00222216.2018.1561167.
Mulvaney, M. A. (2019). A study of public park and recreation professionals’ career bridge employment intentions. Public Organization Review. https://doi-10.1007/s11115-019-00454-4.
Myburgh, E., Kruger, M., & Saayman, M. (2018) Aspects influencing the commitment of endurance athletes: A tourism perspective. Journal of Sport &Tourism, 22(4), 275-301, DOI: 10.1080/14775085.2018.1472032.
Mykletun, R. J. (2018). Adventure tourism in the North – six illustrative cases. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 18(4), 319-329, DOI: 10.1080/15022250.2018.1524999.
Nottle, C., & Young, J. (2019). Individuals, instinct and moralities: Exploring multi-species leisure using the serious leisure perspective. Leisure Studies, 38(3), 303-316, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2019.1572777.
Oman, S. (2020). Leisure pursuits: Uncovering the ‘selective tradition’ in culture and well-being evidence for policy. Leisure Studies, 39(1), 11-25, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2019.1607536.
Orr, M., & Schneider, I. (2018). Substitution interests among active-sport tourists: The case of a cross-country ski event. Journal of Sport & Tourism, 22(4), 315-332, DOI: 10.1080/14775085.2018.1545600.
Overgaard, C. (2019). Rethinking volunteering as a form of unpaid work. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 48(1), 128-145.
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Pedersen, H., Kremmer Pedersen, L., & Thing, L. F. (2018). Liquid running communities – An analysis of serious runners’ communities. European Journal for Sport and Society, https://doi.org/10.1080/16138171.2018.1491152.
Porter, B. A., & Usher, L. E. (2019). Sole surfers?: Exploring family status and travel behaviour among surf travelers. Annals of Leisure Research, 22(4), 424-443, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2018.1484782.
Prendivoj, S M. (2018). Tailoring signs to engage two distinct types of geotourists to geological sites. Geosciences, 8(9), 329; doi:10.3390/geosciences8090329.
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Qiu, Y., Tian, H., Lin, Y., & Zhou, W. (2019). Serious leisure qualities and participation behaviors of Chinese marathon runners. International Review for the Sociology of Sport. DOI: 10.1177/1012690218822303
Rampley, H., Reynolds, F., & Cordingley, K. (2019). Experiences of creative writing as a serious leisure occupation: An interpretative phenomenological analysis. Journal of Occupational Science, DOI: 10.1080/14427591.2019.1623066.
Reichenberger, I., & Smith, K. A. (2019). Co-creating communities: Fandoms in tourism spaces. Tourism Studies, DOI: 10.1177/1468797619874504.
Roberson, D. N. (2019). The nature of resilience: Descriptions of long lived lives. Journal of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, 5: 035, DOI: 10.24966/GGM-8662/100035.
Robert, L., Jones, G., & Brooks, R. (2018). Why do you ride?: A characterization of mountain bikers, their engagement methods, and perceived links to mental health and well-being. Frontiers in Psychology, 9:1642| https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01642
Roberto, K. A., McCann, B. R., Blieszner, R., & Savla, J. (2019). A long and winding road: Dementia caregiving with grit and grace. Innovation in Aging, 3(3), 1–12. doi:10.1093/geroni/igz021.
Roberts, K., Kovacheva, S., & Kabaianov, S. (2018). Uses of free time by young adults in Arab Mediterranean countries: Exposing and addressing boundary issues in leisure studies. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, 4, 10-21. E-ISSN: 2371-1655/18.
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Robinson, R. N. S., Getz, D., & Dolnicar, S. (2018). Food tourism subsegments: A data‐driven analysis. International Journal of Tourism Research, 20(3), https://doi-org.ezproxy.lib.ucalgary.ca/10.1002/jtr.2188
Romero, S., Iraurgi, J., Madariaga, A., & Gould, J. (2020). Structural validity of the Serious Leisure Inventory & Measure (SLIM) in different sets of athletes. Journal of Leisure Research, DOI: 10.1080/00222216.2019.1710307.
Romero da Cruz, S., Madariaga Ortuzar, A. y Iraurgi Castillo, I. (2019). Práctica deportiva y discapacidad física: una aproxi-mación desde la perspectiva del ocio serio. Revista Española de Educación Física y Deportes, 426 (Esp.), 154-162 (abstract in English)
Şah, B. Z., Yetim, G., Argan, M., Haşiloğlu, S. B., & Argan, M. T. (2019). Checkmate of leisure! Virtual communities regarding chess. Journal of the internet: Applications and management, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/334965683.
Schwab, K. A., Goldenberg, M., & Dustin, D. L. (2019). Angels along the Pacific Crest Trail. Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 11(2), DOI: https://doi.org/10.18666/JOREL-2019-V11-I2-8400.
Scott, T. L., Masser, B. M., & Pachana, N. A. (2020). Positive aging benefits of home and community gardening activities: Older adults report enhanced self-esteem, productive endeavours, social engagement and exercise. Sage Open Medicine, 8, DOI: 10.1177/2050312120901732
Segev, A. (2018). Worthy leisure education: Teaching here and now. Research in Education, 100(1), 97-113, DOI: 10.1177/0034523718762142.
Sharma, P., & Nayak, J. K. (2019). An analysis on the emotional approach to segmentation: A study of yoga tourism. Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 20(1), 1-23, DOI: 10.1080/15470148.2018.1509038.
Sharpley, R. (2018). Responsible volunteer tourism: Tautology or oxymoron? A comment on Burrai and Hannam. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 10(1), 96-100.
Sivan, A., Tam, V., Siu, G., & Stebbins, R. (2019). Adolescents’ choice and pursuit of their most important and interesting leisure activities. Leisure Studies, 38(1), 98-113, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2018.1539867.
Southby, K. (2019). An exploration and proposed taxonomy of leisure–befriending for adults with learning disabilities. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, https://doi.org/10.1111/bld.12282.
Spilková, J., & Rypáčková, P. (2019). Prague’s community gardening in liquid times: Challenges in the creation of spaces for social connection. Leisure Studies, 38(4), 468-479, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2019.1588352.
Sprott, R. A., & Williams, D. J. (2019). Is BDSM a Sexual Orientation or Serious Leisure? Current Sexual Health Reports, DOI: 10.1007/s11930-019-00195-x.
Standridge, S. H., Dunlap, R., & Hamilton, G. (2019). Retirement and flow: Can the casual leisure pursuits of older adults in retirement create the experience of flow? Activities, Adaptation & Aging, DOI: 10.1080/01924788.2019.1651177.
Stebbins, R. A. (March, 2018). Leisure Reflections (Research Blog)...No. 47: The Serious Leisure Perspective: Past, Present, and Future. Leisure Studies Association Newsletter.
Stebbins, R. A. (2018). Leisure as not work: a (far too) common definition in theory and research on free-time activities. World Leisure Journal, 60(4), 255-264.
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Stebbins, R. A. (2019). Leisure Reflections No. 50: The joys of loafing. LSA Newsletter, March 2019.
Stebbins, R. A. (2019). Leisure Reflections No. 51: Leisure-based sociability: A ubiquitous reward of free-time activity. LSA Newsletter, June 2019.
Stebbins, R. A. (2019). Sport and nature: A comment on their relationship. Annals of Leisure Research, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2019.1672569.
Stebbins, R. A. (2019). When leisure engenders health: Fragile effects and precautions. Annals of Leisure Research, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2019.1645608.
Stein, K. (2019). Getting away from it all: Vacations and identity. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.
Steinberg, D. B., & Simon, V. A. (2019). A comparison of hobbies and organized activities among low income urban adolescents. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 28, 1182–1195, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-019-01365-0.
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Suhud, U., & Allan, M. (2019). Exploring the impact of travel motivation and constraint on stage of readiness in the context of volcano tourism. Geoheritage. DOI: 10.1007/s12371-018-00340-3.
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Thompson, B. Y. (2018). LA Ink: Tattooing, gender, and the casual leisure of tattoo television. International Journal of the Sociology of Leisure, https://doi.org/10.1007/s41978-018-00026-8.
Thompson, B. Y. (2018). Women covered in ink: Tattoo collecting as serious leisure. International Journal of the Sociology of Leisure, online edition, https://doi.org/10.1007/s41978-018-00027-7.
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Tong, K. F. (2019). Singing in life’s twilight: Serious karaoke as everyday aging practice in urban Japan. Doctoral Dissertation, Australian National University.
Topluluklar, B. Z., Yetimi, G., Argan, Metin, Burak, S., & Argan, Mehpare. (2019). Checkmate of leisure! Virtual communities regarding chess. Internet Applications and Management, 10(1), DOI: 10.34231/iuyd.424422.
Trowell, I. (2019). Heavy metal, rolling fields and the infinite harvest: The British steam rally. International Journal of Heritage Studies, DOI: 10.1080/13527258.2019.1666292.
Tsaur, S.-H. & Huang, C.-C. (2018). Serious tourists or casual tourists? Development and validation of a scale to measure tourists’ serious/casual participation. Current Issues in Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/13683500.2018.1495697.
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Williams, D. J., Thomas, J. N., & Arntfield, M. (2020). An empirical exploration of leisure-related themes and potential constraints across descriptions of serial homicide cases. Leisure Sciences, 42(1), 69-84, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2017.1384941.
Williams, D. J., & Vincent, J. (2019). Application of the serious leisure perspective to intrinsically motivated serial homicide. Deviant Behavior, 40(9), 1057-1067.
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Yang, H. T., Kim, J., & Heo, J. (2019). Serious leisure profiles and well-being of older Korean adults. Leisure Studies, 38(1), 88-97, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2018.1499797
Yetimi, G., Argan, M., Haşiloğlu, S. B., & Tokay Argan, M. (2019). Checkmate of leisure! Virtual communities regarding chess. Internet Applications and Management, 10(1), 25-40.
Yogan, L. (2020). Where are all the happy stories? The role of positive stories in teaching and curriculum design. Sociological Focus, 53(1), 1-9, DOI: 10.1080/00380237.2019.1703865.
Young, J., McGrath, R., & Adams, C. (2018) Fresh air, sunshine and happiness: Millennials building health (salutogenesis) in leisure and nature, Annals of Leisure Research, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2018.145863
Young, S. M. (2019). Decorating the hen. Prenuptial rituals in Scotland: Blackening the bride and decorating the hen. New York: Lexington Books (pp. 91-99, Chap. 4).
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Zurawik, M., Snape, R., & Carson, J. (2019). ‘Relaxing way to spend a day’ or ‘best way to keep fit and healthy’. Comparison of leisure experiences in rambling and Nordic walking and their contributions to well-being. International Journal of the Sociology of Leisure, DOI: 10.1007/s41978-019-00038-y.
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.
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.