Race, Ethnicity, and Leisure: Perspectives on Research, Theory, and Practice

Monika Stodolska (Editor), Kimberly J Shinew (Editor), Myron Floyd (Editor), Gordon J. Walker (Editor)

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Race, Ethnicity, and Leisure examines the current theories and practices related to minority leisure and reviews numerous issues related to these diverse groups’ leisure, including needs and motivations, constraints, and discrimination. The authors consider leisure behavior of ethnic and racial groups , investigating issues such as types of recreation participation among specific groups, recreation in specific environments, and factors affecting participation. The book also suggests future directions in research and professional practice, guiding students and professionals in addressing the demographic changes in the U.S. and Canadian populations.

The result is an unprecedented text that offers an extensive look at the changing landscape of recreation, leisure pursuits, our world, and the populations that are driving these changes. As such, Race, Ethnicity, and Leisure is an essential text for those preparing to enter the recreation and leisure field.
Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherHuman Kinetics Publishers Inc.
Number of pages384
ISBN (Print)9780736094528
StatePublished - 2014


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