Research on Race, Ethnicity, Immigration, and Leisure: Have We Missed the Boat?

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Abstract

The goal of this essay is to offer a critical look at the past 40 years of research on race, ethnicity, immigration, and leisure and to pose some provocative questions about the future of this subdiscipline. In particular, the article examines the main strands of research on this topic, reviews suggestions for future study offered by some key manuscripts and book chapters, and examines their relevance vis-á-vis current social and political discourse in North America and beyond. Are these research questions still relevant or does the new reality of North American and European societies necessitate refocusing of our scholarship?.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)43-53
Number of pages11
JournalLeisure Sciences
Volume40
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 9 2018

Keywords

  • ethnicity
  • immigration
  • leisure
  • race

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science (miscellaneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management

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