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Social Worlds and the Leisure Experience

Author: Robert A Stebbins
Publisher: Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018.
Series: Emerald points.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Anselm Strauss observed 40 years ago that the idea of social world was suffering from weak conceptualization and application to those areas of social life where this formation figures prominently in everyday activities. This book provides a coherent statement about what social worlds consist of, what they do, where they fit in social theory.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1048935045
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Stebbins
ISBN: 9781787697133 1787697134 9781787697157 1787697150
OCLC Number: 1057550183
Description: 1 online resource (x, 94 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Social Worlds and The Leisure Experience; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Preface; Chapter 1 Conceptual Framework; 1.1. The Concept of Social World; 1.2. Activity and Social World; 1.3. The Primacy of the Social World; 1.4. The Serious Leisure Perspective; 1.5. The Serious Pursuits; 1.6. Devotee Work; 1.7. Six Qualities; 1.8. Conclusions; Notes; Chapter 2 Members and Their Activities; 2.1. Serious Pursuits; 2.1.1. Indoor Pursuits; 2.1.2. Cogitative Pursuits; 2.1.3. Artistic Pursuits; 2.1.4. Collecting Pursuits; 2.1.5. Volunteering; 2.1.5.1. Necessities 2.1.5.2. Education2.1.5.3. Science; 2.1.5.4. Civic Affairs; 2.1.5.5. Spiritual Development; 2.1.5.6. Religion; 2.1.5.7. Health; 2.1.5.8. Economic Development; 2.1.5.9. Natural Environment; 2.1.5.10. Politics; 2.1.5.11. Government; 2.1.5.12. Safety; 2.1.5.13. Human Relationships; 2.1.5.14. The Arts; 2.1.5.15. Recreation; 2.1.5.16. Organizational Support Services; 2.1.5.17. Informal Volunteering; 2.2. Casual Leisure; 2.3. Conclusions; Notes; Chapter 3 Culture and Communication; 3.1. Culture; 3.1.1. Elements of Culture; 3.1.2. Stratification; 3.1.3. Culture or Subculture? 3.2. Communications and Their Sources3.2.1. Organizational Sources; 3.2.2. Networked Sources; 3.2.3. Services; 3.2.4. Adult Education; 3.2.5. Ephemeral Sources; 3.2.6. Events; 3.2.7. Workshops; 3.2.8. Jam Sessions; 3.2.9. Games; 3.2.10. The Dozens; 3.3. Conclusions; Chapter 4 Conclusions; 4.1. Casual vis-à-vis Serious Leisure Social Worlds; 4.2. Strauss vis-à-vis Unruh; 4.3. The Social Worlds of Leisure; References; Index
Series Title: Emerald points.
Responsibility: by Robert A. Stebbins.

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