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Work, leisure and the quality of life

Work, leisure and the quality of life

a global perspective

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Leisure Industries Research Centre in Sheffield .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hours of labor.,
  • Leisure -- Economic aspects.,
  • Quality of life.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditedby Chris Gratton.
    ContributionsGratton, Chris, 1948-, Leisure Industries Research Centre.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination105p. :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17515609M
    ISBN 100863396372
    OCLC/WorldCa36589730

      Then a life of leisure is at best boring (a lesson of Voltaire’s “Candide”), and at worst terrifying (leaving us, as Pascal says, with nothing to distract from the thought of death). . Study Leisure and Quality of Life flashcards from Sarah J. on StudyBlue. leisure/work: high freedom-both intrinsic and extrinsic-gardening-you enjoy it and you get vegetables. leisure/job: .

    Between Work and Leisure aims to debunk the prevailing myth that work and leisure are wholly separate and, often as not, mutually antagonistic spheres of life. Stebbins shows that a close . Leisure has often been defined as a quality of experience or as free time. Free time is time spent away from business, work, job hunting, domestic chores, and education, as well as necessary .

    Finally, the same sort of analysis showed that 2 health dimensions could explain 29% of the variance in reported satisfaction with the overall quality of life, 3 leisure benefits indexes could Cited by: The most overlooked of the work-life balance supporting disciplines, leisure management acknowledges the importance of rest and relaxation- that one can’t short-change leisure, and .


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4/5(1). A brief history of work and its relationship to leisure / A.J. Veal --The devil still makes work / Chas Critcher and Peter Bramham --Postmodern work and leisure / Chris Rojek --Gender, work and.

I teach a course on the good life, work, and leisure. I use the book Working Life by Joanne Ciulla. Overall, its a more accessible read but some of my Freshman still have a bit of a hard time with it.

Ciulla references this book and I had time to read it this summer. I can certainly see how this book /5(6). PART II Quality of life and work and leisure 7 Work, leisure, time-pressure and stress JIRI ZUZANEK 8 Stress and working parents BARBARA SCHNEIDER, ALISA M. Book Details Book Quality: Publisher Quality ISBN Related ISBNs:, Author: Harold Entwistle.

(shelved 1 time as quality-of-life) avg rating — 14, ratings — published Want to Read saving. There are really three parts to balancing work and leisure. The first is simply to increase the quality of your activities. By working more productively, and spending your leisure time on truly.

This work seeks to examine how the interconnection of work and leisure operates in a culture far removed from North American or European A. Stebbins Author: Robert A.

Stebbins. Globalization, economic development and changes in social environments have put the relationships between work, leisure, social structure and quality of life under the spotlight.

The book includes several guest chapters by world-renowned scholars. Stanley Parker examines the work-leisure relationship and discusses future possibilities for work and leisure.

Ken. In this book, we can read about the well-being, quality of life, and quality of working life. The authors come from different countries, and their ideas, studies, findings, and experiences offer beneficial contributions to enhance our knowledge in the field of well-being and quality of life, as well as quality of working life.

The book Author: Ana Alice Vilas Boas. Work–life balance is the lack of opposition between work and other life roles. It is the state of equilibrium in which demands of personal life, professional life, and family life are equal.

Recently, when it was time to choose a new book for my “serious reading” time of day, I decided to plunge into the sociology of leisure and opened a book that promised to lay.

The idea of the quality of life is central to economic and social assessment and also to public policy, social legislation, and community programs.

However, the commonly used indicators of /5. Work, Life and Leisure Fig. 1 – The growth of London, a map showing its population in four different eras.

New words Philanthropist – Someone who works for social upliftment and File Size: 1MB. Leisure time improves the quality of your life. this is something you want, right. So, indulge yourself with a pleasurable activity and watch your stress reduce, your mood and.

The quality of life is determined with objective factors and also with subjective perception of factors which influence human life. Leisure activities play a very important role in subjective. With contributions from 23 leading professors, the book examines the following: The concept of leisure, including the various ways in which it has been defined and described, the benefits.

Work, leisure, and well-being. [John T Haworth; Seppo E Iso-Ahola] In John Haworth's comprehensive study of the most important areas of adult life, work and leisure, he challenges previous assumptions that well structured leisure activity is preferable to paid work.

"the book. Work, Leisure and Well Being reviews the current literature and complements it with the findings of the most recent research to provide a serious and fascinating study of the Cited by:   Health, quality of life, productivity and, not least of all, curiosity are taking a hit.

Schulte cites contemporary complaints about how, for so many, time has shrunk to a life of. The quality of life is determined with objective factors and also with subjective perception of factors which influence human life.

Leisure activities play a very important role in Cited by: