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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, and more. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Hosting the Olympics in Times of a Pandemic: Historical Insights from Antwerp 1920 by Bram Constandt & Annick Willem.
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, Volume 13, 2021, Issue 1 | Employment of temporary migrants and non-nationals in the hospitality industry
JPRTLS 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. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Using major events to increase social connections: the case of the Glasgow 2014 Host City Volunteer programme by Robert J. Rogerson, Rafaelle Nicholson, Fiona Reid & Bridget Sly.
The Recreational Sports Journal is the scholarly, peer-reviewed publication of the NIRSA Foundation. Its purpose is to provide a source of empirical, theoretical, and applied research to the field of recreational sports. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: COLLEGIATE SPORT CLUB ATHLETES’ PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING AND PERCEPTIONS OF THEIR TEAM CLIMATE by Chelsi E. Scott, Mary D. Fry, Hannah Weingartner, and Troy O. Wineinger.
Leisure Studies, Volume 40, 2021, Issue 1 | Leisure, Activism, and the Animation of the Urban Environment
The emphasis of Leisure Studies is on theoretically informed critical analyses within the social sciences and humanities of the topics that constitute leisure as a subject field – including the arts, tourism, sport and more. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: SKATEBOARDING, GENTLE ACTIVISM, AND THE ANIMATION OF PUBLIC SPACE: CITE – A CELEBRATION OF SKATEBOARD ARTS AND CULTURE AT THE BENTWAY by Troy D. Glover, Sarah Munro, Immony Men, Wes Loates & Ilana Altman.
Call for Papers | “Emotions and Leisure: New Insights and Understandings”. Special Issue of Leisure Studies | Call ends February 14, 2022
This special issue intends to spark a revival of emotional discussions (and discussions about emotions) in leisure by drawing from a wide range of contexts, theoretical perspectives, and methodological considerations. Further research can provide greater understandings about both the individual and social processes by which leisure can contribute to (or be a detriment to) more holistic understandings of emotions.
Call for Papers | Frontiers Research Topic: “Can Sport, Leisure, Tourism & Events be Powers for Good?”. Call ends April 19, 2021
The overall purpose of this research theme is to advance current conceptions of – and critical reflection upon – the role, purpose and potential of sport, leisure, tourism and events (SLTE) in and for human society. The call is multi-disciplinary in nature but does require focus on one or more of the four elements in the proposed title, i.e. sport, leisure, tourism, and events.
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 Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: STRIVING FOR NEWCOMER INCLUSION: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF CANADIAN INTRO TO SPORT PROGRAMMES by Simon Barrick, William Bridel & Joan Bard Miller.
Call for Papers | “Leisure Identities, Health and Wellbeing”, Leisure Studies Association Virtual Conference 2021 | Hosted by Solent University, July 6–8, 2021. Call ends March 5, 2021
Solent University is delighted to be hosting the 2021 Leisure Studies Association Virtual Conference focusing on leisure identities, health and wellbeing.We welcome scholars from a range of disciplines, as well as practitioners, to Solent University to discuss: 'What role does leisure play in addressing 'healthy' identities, for who, and for what purpose?’ The conference will take place online - further details to follow.
Loisir et Société / Society and Leisure, Volume 43, 2020, Issue 3 | The future of leisure as defined by the new leisure doctorate (Ph.D.)
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. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: ITINÉRAIRE POLITIQUE D’UNE ÉPOPÉE SPORTIVE: LES VERTS DE 1976 by Pascal Charroin & Guillaume Vincent.
International Journal of the Sociology of Leisure, Vol. 4, 2021, Issue 1 | Alcohol and Leisure, Sport and Tourism
This journal publishes high-quality papers on the sociology of leisure that have a global interest, promote the development of this mature field within international sociology, and go beyond the traditional geographical areas of leisure studies. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: DRINKING STORIES AMONG CLIMBERS AND OLDER ATHLETES IN FRANCE AND AUSTRALIA by Catherine Palmer, Yannick Hénaff, Bonnet Christophe, François Feliu.