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Jan 1
1970

Follow the debate between Tony Veal and Robert Stebbins on the Serious Leisure Perspective

Prof. Dr. Tony Veal and Prof. Dr. Robert Stebbins, both members of the WL Academy and prominent scholars in the field of leisure, have recently engaged on a debate on the Serious Leisure Perspective (SLP), a theoretical framework originated by Stebbins

Details are as follows:

  • Veal, A.J. (2016). “The serious leisure perspective and the experience of leisure”. Leisure Sciences, 39(3), 205-223.
  • Stebbins, R.A. (2016). “The serious leisure perspective or the leisure experience perspective? A rejoinder to Veal”. At: researchgate.net/publication/307857914
  • Veal, A.J. (2017) “The leisure experience and the serious leisure perspective: A response to Robert Stebbins”. At: researchgate.net/publication/317740871
  • A synthesis of the SPS, dealing with, among many other matters, many of the points tackled in this debate, is being prepared at the moment by Stebbins.

Stay tuned not to miss the next updates on this crucial debate for the Leisure Studies field!


Photo credit: Prof. Dr. Tony Veal on the left and Prof. Dr. Robert A. Stebbins on the right.

Prof. Dr. Tony Veal and Prof. Dr. Robert Stebbins, both members of the WL Academy and prominent scholars in the field of leisure, have recently engaged on a debate on the Serious Leisure Perspective (SLP), a theoretical framework originated by Stebbins

Details are as follows:

  • Veal, A.J. (2016). “The serious leisure perspective and the experience of leisure”. Leisure Sciences, 39(3), 205-223.
  • Stebbins, R.A. (2016). “The serious leisure perspective or the leisure experience perspective? A rejoinder to Veal”. At: researchgate.net/publication/307857914
  • Veal, A.J. (2017) “The leisure experience and the serious leisure perspective: A response to Robert Stebbins”. At: researchgate.net/publication/317740871
  • A synthesis of the SPS, dealing with, among many other matters, many of the points tackled in this debate, is being prepared at the moment by Stebbins.

Stay tuned not to miss the next updates on this crucial debate for the Leisure Studies field!


Photo credit: Prof. Dr. Tony Veal on the left and Prof. Dr. Robert A. Stebbins on the right.

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Jan 1
1970

CALL FOR PAPERS: International Leisure Review (Taiwan)

The International Leisure Review launches a call for papers on leisure, recreation, and related issues. The journal publishes studies of theoretical, applied and professional interest. Contributions may be in the form of original articles reporting the author’s research, reviews of a topic or issue, or case studies. Proposals for sets of papers addressing a common theme or issue are also encouraged.

The International Leisure Review is the official refereed journal of the Taiwan Leisure Association (TLA). It has a large, worldwide and diverse readership composed of researchers, scholars, educators, policymakers, and managers in the commercial, public and voluntary sectors, who work in the arts, the media, sport, tourism, community recreation, therapeutic recreation and other specific field, and in the wider leisure field.

Guidelines for authors are provided here.

Manuscripts and other proposals, as well as proposals of books for review, should be sent to the Guest Editor, Dr. Lawal Marafa, at lmmarafa@cuhk.edu.hk

Deadline for submissions: end of November 2017.

Publication date: end of December 2017.

The International Leisure Review launches a call for papers on leisure, recreation, and related issues. The journal publishes studies of theoretical, applied and professional interest. Contributions may be in the form of original articles reporting the author’s research, reviews of a topic or issue, or case studies. Proposals for sets of papers addressing a common theme or issue are also encouraged.

The International Leisure Review is the official refereed journal of the Taiwan Leisure Association (TLA). It has a large, worldwide and diverse readership composed of researchers, scholars, educators, policymakers, and managers in the commercial, public and voluntary sectors, who work in the arts, the media, sport, tourism, community recreation, therapeutic recreation and other specific field, and in the wider leisure field.

Guidelines for authors are provided here.

Manuscripts and other proposals, as well as proposals of books for review, should be sent to the Guest Editor, Dr. Lawal Marafa, at lmmarafa@cuhk.edu.hk

Deadline for submissions: end of November 2017.

Publication date: end of December 2017.

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Jan 1
1970

World Leisure Journal consolidates as a reference for high quality academic research on leisure

World Leisure Journal is the official journal of the World Leisure Organization. Its main purpose is to stimulate and communicate research, theory, and critical thought in all areas that address leisure, including play, recreation, the arts and culture, sport, festivals, events and celebrations, health and fitness, and travel and tourism. The journal’s quality and impact was further acknowledged in 2016 with its acceptance into Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature.

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World Leisure Journal is the official journal of the World Leisure Organization. Its main purpose is to stimulate and communicate research, theory, and critical thought in all areas that address leisure, including play, recreation, the arts and culture, sport, festivals, events and celebrations, health and fitness, and travel and tourism. The journal’s quality and impact was further acknowledged in 2016 with its acceptance into Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature.

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