Journal of Leisure Research

A journal presenting research in sports, recreation, and outdoor life for the academic audience.

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 4, Fourth Quarter

A National Examination of Gender Equity in Public Parks and Recreation
Introduction Within the United States, women comprise roughly 52% of the adult population (www.stats.bls.bov/opub/ted/2000/feb/wk3/artO2.htm). According to the 1998 United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, 59.8% of women over age sixteen are members...
Assessing the Temporal Stability of Hunting Participation and the Structure and Intensity of Constraints: A Panel Study
Introduction Perceived Constraints to Participation Leisure constraints are "factors that inhibit people's ability to participate in leisure activities, to spend more time doing so, to take advantage of leisure services or to achieve a desired level...
Control over Self and Space in Rockclimbing
Introduction: Leisure As an Expression of Self or Narrative of Coherence? Recent leisure theorists (eg, Henderson, 1990; Kelly, 1996; Samdahl, 1988; Wearing, 1996) have defined leisure as experience of a particular kind, rather than through more objective...
Coping in Outdoor Recreation: Causes and Consequences of Crowding and Conflict among Community Residents
Introduction Crowding and conflict are among the most fundamental and intensively studied issues in outdoor recreation. As the number and diversity of visitors to parks and outdoor recreation areas has risen over the past several decades, so has concern...
Gambling in the Context of Other Recreation Activity: A Quantitative Comparison of Casual and Pathological Student Gamblers
Gambling has become, over the past decade, an important recreational activity in the United States. In 1975, Nevada was the only state that offered casino gambling, thirteen states had lotteries, and 68% of adults had gambled (Commission on the Review...
Structural Inequalities in Outdoor Recreation Participation: A Multiple Hierarchy Stratification Perspective
Introduction Numerous studies in the field of leisure have focused on the effects of socio-economic status, race and ethnicity, age and gender on leisure involvement. Leisure researchers began investigating the relationship between socio-economic status...
The Economic Benefits of Snowmobiling to Wyoming Residents: A Travel Cost Approach with Market Segmentation
Introduction Snowmobiling has become an increasingly popular recreational activity in Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain west. The majority of snowmobiling in Wyoming takes place on trails which are managed by the State Snowmobile Trails Program. The State...
Timestyle and Leisure Decisions
Timestyle and Leisure Choice On a Friday afternoon Judy is at her desk, very busy, and juggling as usual several different tasks at once. As her electronic calendar beeps to let her know what she has planned for the next half hour, she double checks...
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