References included here were published in the last two years (2019+); see the Bibliography for earlier materials. Last updated April 7, 2021.
Kono, S., Beniwal, A., Baweja, P., & Spracklen, K. (Eds.). (2020). Positive sociology of leisure: Contemporary perspectives. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Mantie, R., & Talbot, B. C. (2019). Education, music, and the lives of undergraduates: Collegiate a cappella and the pursuit of happiness. London: Bloomsbury Academic.
Ramirez, M. (2019). Destined for greatness: Passions, dreams, and aspirations in a college music town. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
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.
Stebbins, R. A. (2021). Non-Work Obligations: On the Delicate Art of Dealing with Disagreeableness. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group.
Articles & Chapters
Adjizian, J., Roult, R., & Karlis, G. (2020). Can leisure become a place generator? Exploring the idea through Stebbins’s serious leisure perspective. International Journal of Sociology of Leisure, https://doi.org/10.1007/s41978-020-00064-1.
Alemany, O. M., & Belk, R. W. (forthcoming). Childlikeness in adults – Introductory chapter. In Alemany, O. M,. & Belk, R. W. (Eds.), ‘Like a child would do’: An interdisciplinary approach to childlikeness in past and current societies. Montreal: Universitas Press.
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.
.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.
Auger, D., Thériault, G., & Roult, R. (2020). A conceptual interpretation of the relationship between leisure and its foundational disciplines: A conceptual model of leisure theory. Loisir et Société/Society and Leisure, 43(2), 229–252.
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.
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.
Bergstrom, K., & Neo, R. (2020). Searching for the stairway to heaven: Information seeking about an illegal hiking trail in Hawai`i. Leisure Studies, 39(5), 751-764, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2020.1770844.
Bhandar, K. (2020). Social sanctions of leisure and tourism constraints in Nepal. Tourist Studies, DOI: 10.1177/1468797620955248.
Bichler, B.F., & Peters, M. (2020). Soft adventure motivation: An exploratory study of hiking tourism. Tourism Review, https://doi.org/10.1108/TR-10-2019-0403.
Bopota, O., Loukovitis, A., Politi, V., Anastasiadis, T., & Barkoukis, V. (2020). Beliefs of Greek sport volunteers about their competencies in volunteering. Physical Education, Sport and Kinetotherapy Journal, 59(3), 312-321.
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.
Brown, D. M., Wilson, S., & Mordue, T. (2020). Using hike-along ethnographies to explore women’s leisure experiences of Munro bagging. Leisure Studies, 39(5), 736-750, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2020.1800801.
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.
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.
Burns, R., & Gallant, K. A. (2020). What’s a drink with friends?: A qualitative systematic synthesis of social drinking as leisure. Leisure Sciences, 42(5-6), 465-481.
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.
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.
Carnicelli, S., Drummond, S., & Anderson, H. (2020). Making the connection using action research: Serious leisure and the Caledonian Railway. Journal of Heritage Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/1743873X.2020.1820015.
Carvalho, I. (2021). “It’s nice when they speak back to you in Chinese!” Frustration, perseverance, and linguistic accommodation in language travel. European Journal of Tourism Research, 28, 2813.
Carvalho, I. (2021) ‘You can see both sides of the coin’ how the pursuit of language skills influences the travel experience. Tourism Recreation Research, DOI: 10.1080/02508281.2021.1894044.
Cascalheira, C. J., Thomson, A., & Wignall, L. (2021). ‘A certain evolution’: A phenomenological study of 24/7 BDSM and negotiating consent. Psychology & Sexuality, DOI: 10.1080/19419899.2021.1901771.
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.
Chakrabarty, P., & Sadhukhan, S. K. (2020). Buddhist monastic trek circuit amidst of a geotourism landscape: A study in the vicinity of Khangchendzonga National Park in India. GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 31(3), 1135– 1145. https://doi.org/10.30892/gtg.31327-550.
Chakrabarty, P., & Sadhukhan, S.K. (2019). Adventure tourism spectrum, environment and livelihood opportunities: A case study in southern Singalila trekking corridor of Indo-Nepal border. Geojournal of Tourism and Geosites, 26(3), 1092-1104. https://doi.org/10.30892/gtg.26331-419.
Chang, J., Hwang, P.-C., Wang, Y.-C., & Chen, C. (2021). Validating novelty-driven serious leisure at aboriginal-themed museums. International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 22(2), 168-189, 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.
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.
Chun, B., Roh, E. Y., Spralls III, S. A., & Cheng, C.-I. (2021) Personal growth leisure experience in Templestay: International tourist outcomes, satisfaction, and recommendation, Journal of Leisure Research, 52(1), 77-96, DOI: 10.1080/00222216.2020.1746936.
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.
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.
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.
DaSilva, G., Hecquet, J., & King, K. (2020). Exploring veganism through serious leisure and liquid modernity. Annals of Leisure Research, 23(5), 627-644.
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
de Jonge, E. (2019). Developing an ideal-typical approach to social work as a profession. Journal of Social Intervention: Theory and Practice, 28(1), 3–19. http://doi.org/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.
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.
Dieser, R. D., Ziemer, R., & Edginton, C. R. (2020). Place of refuge photos and research note: How the Mayo Clinic uses the serious leisure perspective within a mechanical and humanic environmental healthcare design to reduce stress. World Leisure Journal, 62(4), 378-384.
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).
Doran, A., Schofield, P., & Low, T. (2020). Women’s mountaineering: accessing participation benefits through constraint negotiation strategies. Leisure Studies, 39(5), 721-735, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2020.1763439.
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.
Dunlap, R., Harmon, J., & Camp, B. H. (2020). Cultivating self-reliance: Participation in urban agriculture as civil leisure. Annals of Leisure Research, 23(4), 530-543, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2019.1613668.
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.
Duvanta, G., & Nuytensa, W. (2020) Fin de partie: La sortie de carrière des arbitres d’élite de football. Loisir et Société/Society and Leisure, 43(3), 305–333, https://doi.org/10.1080/07053436.2020.1848043.
Dybsand, H.N.H., & Stensland, S. (2021). Centrality to life and the theory of planned behavior: The case of musk ox safaris in Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park, Norway. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, DOI: 10.1080/10871209.2021.1876187.
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.
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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.
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.
Freitas, H., Henriques, S., Uvinha, R. R., Lusby, C., & Romera, L. (2020). Alcohol consumption and night-time leisure among Brazilian university students. International Journal of Sociology of Leisure, 3(4), 389–399.
Gavin, P., Dobson, M., Lynn, T., & Salter, K. (2020). Entangling voluntarism, leisure time and political work: The governmentalities of neighbourhood planning in England. Leisure Studies, 39(5), 644-658, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2020.1763440.
Getz, D., & Andersson, T. (2020). Testing the event travel career trajectory in multiple participation sports. Journal of Sport & Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/14775085.2020.1822199
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-
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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.
Gonzalez-Reyes, R. (2020). An experience on informal learning, girlhood and collective collaboration: A case about young women in an online forum dedicated to translating books. In J. M. P. Tornero, G. Orozco, & E. Hamburger (Eds.), Media and information literacy in critical times: Re-imagining learning and information environments (pp. 103-116). Barcelona: UNESCO, Chair on Media and Information Literacy for Quality Journalism, Faculty of Communication Sciences, Autonomous University of Barcelona.
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.
Güler, O., & Haseki, M. I. (2021). Positive psychological impacts of cooking during the covid-19 lockdown period: A qualitative study. Frontiers in Psychology, 12 (635957), doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.635957.
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.
Happ, E., Hofmann, V., & Schnitzer, M. (2020). A look at the present and future: The power of emotions in the interplay between motivation, expectation and attitude in long-distance hikers. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdmm.2020.100527
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. (2020). A community five years later. Journal of Leisure Research, 51(5), 601-617, DOI: 10.1080/00222216.2020.1790328.
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., & Khatibi, A. (2021). 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, 13(1), 77-93, 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, S., Im, S., & Bae, J. (2021). “When I sing, I feel peaceful”: Experiences of older choral singers from North Korea. Journal of Applied Gerontology, https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464820988799.
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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.
Holden, M., Shipway, R., & Lamont, M. (2019). Bridging the divide: Framing an industry-academia collaborative research agenda for cycling sport tourism events. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, DOI: 10.1108/IJEFM-04-2019-0026.
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
Hyatt, E., Harvey, M., Pointon, M., & Innocenti, P. (2020). Whither wilderness? An investigation of technology use by long‐distance backpackers. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24437.
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.
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Stebbins, R. A. (2019). Democracy’s politicians: An occupation like no other. Society, 56(5), 461-462, DOI 10.1007/s12115-019-00399-w.
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.
Stebbins, R. A. (2020). Fashion modeling: A dramaturgical analysis of an amateur-professional art. Leisure Reflections, no 53, Leisure Studies Association Blog & Newsletter, March.
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Stebbins, R. A. (2020). The serious leisure perspective: An introduction for therapeutic recreation. Therapeutic Recreation: Practice and Research, 14, 11-20.
Stebbins, R. A. (2020). Self-directed learning and leisure in social isolation (Leisure Reflections no. 55). Leisure Studies Association Newsletter (November).
Stebbins, R. A. (2021). All Professional Athletes are Amateurs – They, too, Love Their Work. (Leisure Reflections no. 56). Leisure Studies Association Newsletter (March).
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.
Stodolska, M., Berdychevsky, L., Kimberly, J., & Shinew, K. J. (2019). Gangs and deviant leisure. Leisure Sciences, 41(4), 278-293, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2017.1329040.
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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.
Sullivan, J., Zhao, Y., Chadwick, S., & Gow, M. (2021). Chinese fans’ engagement with football: Transnationalism, authenticity and identity. Journal of Global Sport Management, DOI: 10.1080/24704067.2021.1871855.
Tancred, N., Turkay, S., Vickery, N., Wyeth, P., & McCoombe, A. (2020). Understanding women modders using the serious leisure perspective. CHI '20: Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Paper 224, 13pp., https://doi.org/10.1145/3313831.3376351.
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Thompson, B. Y. (2019). The digital nomad lifestyle: (Remote) work/leisure balance, privilege, and constructed community. International Journal of Sociology of Leisure, 2(1-2): 27-42. https://doi-org.ezproxy.lib.ucalgary.ca/10.1007/s41978-018-00030-y.
Thomson, L. J. M., Chatterjee, H. J., & Elsden, E. (2020). GIVE: Volunteering for wellbeing evaluation report for the National Lottery Heritage Fund. London. Available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/341431860.
Tian, H., Qiu, Y., Lin, Y., & Zhou, W. (2020). Personality and subjective well-being among elder adults: Examining the mediating role of cycling specialization. Leisure Sciences, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2020.1790063.
Tian, H.B., Qiu, Y.J., Lin, Y. Q., Zhou, W. T., & Fan, C. Y. (2020). The role of leisure satisfaction in serious leisure and subjective well-being: Evidence from Chinese marathon runners. Frontiers in Psychology, 11(581908), doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.581908.
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., Yen, C.-H., Yang, M.-C., & Yen, H. H. (2020). Leisure crafting: Scale development and validation. Leisure Sciences, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2020.1783728.
Undlien, R. (2019). Lasting social value or a one-off? People with intellectual disabilities' experiences with volunteering for the Youth Olympic Games. Journal of Sport for Development, 7(13), 33-45.
Valenzuela, R., Codina, N., & Pestana, J. V. (2020). Gender-differences in conservatoire music practice maladjustment. Can contextual professional goals and context-derived psychological needs satisfaction account for amotivation variations? PLoS ONE 15(5): e0232711. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0232711.
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Vesga Vinchira, A. (2019). Modelling the information practices of music fans living in Medellín, Colombia. Information Research, 24(3), paper 833. Retrieved from http://InformationR.net/ir/243/paper833.html (Archived by archive.today at http://archive.is/lpDkl).
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Wagnall, L. (2019). Pornography use by kinky gay men: A qualitative approach. Journal of Positive Sexuality, 5(1), 7-13.
Wanka, A. (2020). Life-course transitions and leisure in later life: Continued productivity and late freedom. In S. Kono, A. Beniwal, P. Baweja, & K. Spracklen (Eds.), Positive sociology of leisure: Contemporary perspectives (pp. 137-155). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
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Williams, D. J. (2020). Is serial sexual homicide a compulsion, deviant leisure, or both? Revisiting the case of Ted Bundy. Leisure Sciences, 42(2), 205-223, DOI:10.1080/01490400.2019.1571967.
Williams, D. J. (2021). Forensic behavioral science of serial and mass murder with an addition of leisure research: A descriptive synthesis. Forensic Sciences, 1(1),16-24. https://doi.org/10.3390/forensicsci1010004.
Williams, D. J. (2021). From gym rat to rock star! Negotiating constraints to leisure experience via a strengths and substitutability approach. Leisure Sciences, 43(1-2), 31-35, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2020.1773979.
Williams, D. J., Prior, E. E., & Vincent, J. (2020). Positive sexuality as a guide for leisure research and practice addressing sexual interests and behaviors. Leisure Sciences, 42(3-4), 275-288, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2020.1712276.
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Williams, D. J., Thomas, J. N., & Prior, E. E. (2020). Are sex and pornography addiction valid disorders? Adding a leisure science perspective to the sexological critique. Leisure Sciences, 42(3-4), 306-321, DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2020.1712284.
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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Wright, R. K. (2019). ‘All the lonely people’: Embracing autoethnographic creative analytical practice at the 2017 World Masters Games. Annals of Leisure Research, 22(3), 342-361, DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2018.1503087.
Wright, R. K., & Wiersma, C. (2019). ‘It pays to play’: The emergence of innovative planning, occupational devotion, and lifestyle entrepreneurship in Aotearoa/New Zealand. In Ratten, V. (Ed.), Social entrepreneurship and public policy (pp.-23-39). New York: Springer.
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Xu, Y., Zhang, H., Lu, L., & Zha, X. (2019). Cultural tourists’ satisfaction from a leisure experience perspective: An empirical study in China. Journal of China Tourism Research, DOI: 10.1080/19388160.2019.1627969.
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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
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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.
York, Q. Y., Shen, J. H., & Yang, Y. (2020). How ‘dama’ becomes drama—Assessing the ideological forces underlying open air group dances by Chinese senior females. Leisure Studies, 39(4), 558-567, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2019.1633681.
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).
Yuchen Xu, Haizhou Zhang, Lin Lu & Xiaoli Zha (2020). Cultural Tourists' Satisfaction from a Leisure Experience Perspective: An Empirical Study in China, Journal of China Tourism Research, 16:3, 368-390, DOI: 10.1080/19388160.2019.16270969
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Zhou, L., Chlebosz, K., Tower, J., & Morris, T. (2020). An exploratory study of motives for participation in extreme sports and physical activity. Journal of Leisure Research, 51(1), 56-76, DOI: 10.1080/00222216.2019.1627175.
Ziakas, V., & Getz, D. (2021). Event portfolio management: An emerging transdisciplinary field of theory and praxis. Tourism Management, 83(104233).
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
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.
de Jonge van Ellemeet, I. M. (2020). Conservations with conservationists: A narrative exploration on the impact of conservation volunteering on careers. Masters Thesis, Lund University, Sweden.
Elliott, J. M. (2020). A multiple case study of stopping decisions in episodes of self-directed leisure learning. Doctoral dissertation, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona).
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.
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.
Rawat, K. (2021). The role of emotions in the experiences of commercial high-altitude mountaineering guides who have guided above the death-zone. PhD dissertation, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
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.
Russette, A. D. (2020). Seniors, French, and conversation groups: An investigation into seniors who pursue French as a leisure activity. PhD Dissertation, University of Western Ontario, Canada. Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository. 7446.
Stratas, A. (2020). Older adults' perspectives on adopting and maintaining long-term physical activity as a serious leisure interest and their experiences with aging. PhD dissertation, School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Canada.
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.
Undlien, R. (2020). “We just knew that we had to be a part of it” ‒ The Youth Olympic Games as a catalyst for social innovation. Ph.D dissertation, Innovation in Services – Public and Private, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences.
Wensing, E. (2020). Crafty commemoration: Vernacular responses to the Centenary of World War One. PhD thesis, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.