TITLE

Global Leisure

AUTHOR(S)
Hibbins, Ray
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Social Alternatives;Jan96, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on leisure in global time and space. Leisure has been associated with life satisfaction, also called quality of life or wellbeing also. The associations of leisure with time, activity or a state of mind is difficult to understand with the loss of sense of time. Leisure has become a commodity. It is losing its spontaneity, its value to the individual as something of intrinsic worth. It was once the province of the commercial sector. It has been discovered by the public sector and is now one of the main sources of job creation, economic growth and social interest. It adapts well to a changing world of high turnover. In a post-capitalist world, the links between the public and private sectors are forged in mutually financially beneficial leisure programmes.
ACCESSION #
24229800

 

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