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Lifestyles and leisure participation

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posted on 2018-01-23, 11:20 authored by Hamish A. McInnes
The objectives of this research are twofold; firstly, to provide a more complete appraisal of leisure participation than hitherto available, and secondly, to see whether or not leisure lifestyles can be identified on the basis of people's behaviour. Leisure life styles of individuals are poorly understood. Research to date has concentrated on specific activities or the use of facilities. It has been almost wholly descriptive in nature. This thesis aims to examine individual leisure behaviour with particular reference to the neglected sphere of informal and home based leisure. [Continues.]


Economic and Social Research Council (postgraduate studentship). Sports Council and Economic and Social Research Council ('Leisure and the Home' project funding).



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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.


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