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The purpose of WLJ is to stimulate and communicate research, theory, and critical thought in all areas that address leisure, including play, recreation, the arts and culture, sport, health and fitness, and travel and tourism. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Predicting the factors that impact access to, completion of, and progression through community sport leaders qualifications in the UK by Hannah Mawson, Diane Crone, David James, Andrew Parker & Brendan Cropley.
The special issues explores the medium to long-term impacts of lockdowns, drawing inspiration from Ken Roberts’ ‘Lock down leisure in Britain’ (Leisure Studies 39(5): 617-628), but other questions emerge. These include: How have socially distanced, isolated and bubbled sociality affected leisure? How might leisure lives have been ‘sanitised’ through the lockdown? How have these issues affected different demographics in different ways? How have new leisure providers developed and what does this mean for older providers? How do these trends pan out internationally?
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: Alcohol Sponsorship and New Zealand Regional Rugby Unions: Crisis Point or Business as Usual? by Sarah Gee, Rachel Batty, Patti Millar.
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: Surviving a major crisis: the case of dismissed tourism and hospitality employees by Zeynep Karsavuran.
Annals of Leisure Research is aimed at an international readership and seeks theoretical or applied articles which cover any topic within the broad area of leisure studies. Click below for full ToC with links to abstracts. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Relationships of involvement and interdependent happiness between domestic and international Japanese masters games tourists by Eiji Ito & Kei Hikoji.
Loisir et Société / Society and Leisure, Volume 44, 2021, Issue 1 | Film festivals: Metamorphosis of a research object and field
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: Work/shopping: “Disruptive mentorship” and the festival formation of documentary filmmakers by Bernie Cook.
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: Dancing through life in a changing world: life course, historical time and serious leisure by Satu Heikkinen.
Call for Papers | “Informal sport and leisure, urban space and social inequalities” | Special Issue of Leisure Studies. Call ends May 7, 2021
The Special Issue will provide an opportunity to showcase global leisure studies research which variously explores the meaning and implications of informal sport as a growing form of collective leisure activity and the wider social affordances - and exclusions - of these leisure practices. The Special Issue would allow interdisciplinary, international scholars working in the field to present research which explores the diverse and different aspects of the phenomenon.
The purpose of WLJ is to stimulate and communicate research, theory, and critical thought in all areas that address leisure, including play, recreation, the arts and culture, sport, health and fitness, and travel and tourism. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Solo female travellers’ memorable experiences: positive encounters with male strangers by Chiu-Ping Su & Tsung-Chiung Wu.
Managing Sport and Leisure is a refereed journal that publishes high quality research articles to inform and stimulate discussions relevant to sport and leisure management globally. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Moving forward: business model solutions for amateur sport clubs by Trish Bradbury, Roger Mitchell & Kaye Thorn.