The Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure & Events provides a critical focus on a variety of policy debates relating to the tourism, leisure and events sectors. Such policy debates will encompass economic, social, cultural, political and environmental perspectives.
As the official journal of the World Leisure Organisation, the purpose of the World Leisure Journal 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.
Leisure Sciences presents scientific inquiries into the study of leisure, recreation, parks, travel, and tourism from a social science perspective. Articles cover the social and psychological aspects of leisure, planning for leisure environments, leisure gerontology, travel and tourism behavior, leisure economics, and urban leisure delivery systems.
Call for Papers | “Nature Sports” | Special issue of Annals of Leisure Research. Call ends May 31, 2017
This special issue seeks to explore, encourage discussion, and contribute to the study of nature sports as a global phenomenon. Nature sports comprise a group of sporting activities that are developed and experienced in natural or rural areas. They are performed in different natural contexts including air, land, and water.
This quarterly, refereed journal publishes high quality articles and book reviews to inform and stimulate discussions relevant to leisure management. Managing Sport and Leisure is designed to appeal to anyone with a serious interest in contemporary leisure management issues.
Call for Papers | “Leisure as an agent for social change” | The 2017 ANZALS conference, 4-7 December 2017 (call ends 2017-05-31)
This is the first call for papers for the 2017 ANZALS conference to be held in Hobart, on Australia’s scenic southern island, from 4-7 December 2017. The conference promises to deliver an outstanding academic and social program. The ANZALS 2017 theme is “Leisure as an agent for social change”. The Organising Committee welcomes papers, via a number of sub-themes.
Loisir et Société / Society & Leisure is a bilingual, multidisciplinary and thematic journal that publishes on leisure and free time with their relation to cultural, economic and social dimensions of individuals and communities. These dimensions include family, the environment, communication, culture, governance, economy, public service, etc. Special Issue: Innovation in alpine sports and leisure activities.
Annals of Leisure Research publishes refereed articles which promote the development of research and scholarship in leisure studies. Annals is aimed at an international readership and seeks theoretical or applied articles which cover any topic within the broad area of leisure studies.
Leisure / Loisir strives to publish a diverse collection of scholarly papers in all areas of leisure, recreation, arts, parks, sport, and travel and tourism. Reflecting the multi- and interdisciplinary nature of these areas of study, the journal invites papers that use a wide range of perspectives and research methods.
Call for Papers | “Feminist Physical Cultural Studies” | Special issue of Leisure Sciences | Ends 2017-08-01
Drawing from literatures across leisure, media, sport, physical activity, health, tourism and pedagogy, we position the performativity of gender as a central concern for thinking through the entanglement of physical and digital cultures, the flows and techniques of power as well as resistant formations of identity and difference