Our New Leisure Society: Abstracts from the 14th Canadian Congress on Leisure Research (CCLR)

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Canadian Association for Leisure Studies (CALS)

The Congress was held at Dalhousie University, Halifax, May 21-23, 2014. The theme of “Our New Leisure Society”, encourages the critical examination of the influences of technology, demographic shifts, culture and ideologies on leisure in a changing society. Presentations challenge you to consider how to best meet the leisure needs of future generations.

Papers presented:

  • People with Disabilities in Virtual Worlds: not Just a Game!
  • Qualitative Data Collection Methods for Novice Humanist Researchers
  • Is It All About Me? An Autoethnographic Odyssey
  • "Everything is More Intense": The Emotion Work of Delivering Leisure Experiences
  • Assessing Visitors' Satisfaction at Kejimkujik Park and National Historic Site
  • Post-Qualitative Radical Ontology, Flattened Logic, and Material Becomings in Leisure Research
  • Different Types of Sexual Risk-Takers Among Young Female Tourists
  • Shared Use of Public School Facilities: Perceptions of Recreation Directors and School Principals
  • Cittaslow: Ecogastronomy, Life, and Leisure: A Comparative Case Study
  • Understanding Complaining Behaviour and Clients' Preferences for Service Recovery Strategies: An Experiment
  • International Tourists' Perception of Beach Hawkers in a Coastal Ghanian Community
  • Confronting Crises of Representation: Artful Re-constructions of Dementia
  • Youth with Disabilities: The Influence of Leisure on Family Dynamics
  • Socioecological Correlates of Daily Unstructured Outside Play in a Sample of Texas Youth
  • Conceptualising Leisure Literacy: International Perspectives
  • Modeling Nature Experiences: The "Big Four" and Structural Equation Modeling
  • Leisure to Learning: Video Games and Children with Autism
  • The Role of Recreation and Leisure Professionals in Changing the Culture of Long-Term Care
  • Inclusion Through Community Arts: Transitions in Identity, Belonging, and Citizenship for Formerly Incarcerated Women
  • Learning from Participatory Knowledge Sharing Connecting Recreation and Mental Health
  • Conjoint Analysis of Chinese University Students' Preferences for Leisure Activities
  • Helping and Hindering: Leisure's Role in COPD
  • War Heritage Landscapes: Sites of Remembrance as Tourist Destinations
  • Facilitating Collaborative Interdisciplinary Research: Exploring Process and Implications for Leisure Scholars
  • Hosting Friends and Relatives as Leisure for Immigrants
  • Alberta's Out-of-School Nature Play Opportunities: Prevalence, Challenges and Solutions
  • Factors Affecting the Use of Mobile Digital Technology at Festivals: Observations from Three Canadian Festivals
  • Surviving Racism: Women of African Ancestry Living in Nova Scotia
  • Recreation Specialization Among Rock Climbers: Testing Assumptions of the Construct 
  • The Politics of Leisure in the Transition to Motherhood
  • "Leisure as Moderator for Spiritual Well-Being?": Responding to Bouwer
  • Juxtaposing Genealogy and the Serious Leisure Taxonomy - A Persisting Problem
  • The Production of Place: A Study of the Origin and Evolution of the Canadian Death Race
  • Extending the Language of Place Research: Conceptualizing Place Allegiance
  • Exploring the Mutual Gaze of Women in Ghana
  • Everyday Places of Leisure: An Examination of a Farmers' Market as a Third Place
  • Second Home Ownership, Leisure and the Maintenance of Ethnic Culture: A Study of Greeks of the Diaspora
  • Symbolic Exacerbation of Leisure Constraints Following a Natural Disaster
  • Place Attachment Within Memorable Indoor Rock Climbing Experiences
  • The Medium is the Message: Documenting One Day on Earth
  • Mapping the Governance of Local Parks and Recreation Services: Dyadic Relationships and Neo-corporatism
  • Comparaison d'Études des Retombées Économiques Dans l'Événementiel: Culturel, Sportif et Religieux
  • "There's a Position for Every Body Type": Experiences of Body Image among Female Tackle Football Players
  • Mainland Chinese and British-Canadian Students' Leisure Satisfaction and Subjective Well-Being
  • Critical Reflexively and Rhizomatic Representations of PAR
  • You Don't Have to be a Rock Star: Women's Health and Safe Leisure/Sport Spaces
  • Considering the Possibilities: Leisure, Education, Music
  • Hot Gossip: Leisure, Talk and Women's Friendships
  • Singlehood and Dating: Exploring Diversity in Women's Leisure Lives
  • Understanding the Person-Place Relationship Within the Context of Nature-Based Leisure
  • A Sensory Autoethnography of Willing and Death in Mountaineering
  • The Wonderful, Complex, and Paradoxical Nature of Older Women's Play
  • Postcard Makers and Opportunists: Processes of Photographing Behavior
  • Arthritis and Exercise Among Older Adults
  • Predicting Visitation to World Heritage Sites
  • Recreating Leisure: How Immersive Therapeutic Environments Promote Wellbeing
  • Old Knowledges, New Societies: The Philadelphia Negro and Leisure Research
  • Blogging Poorism: Discourse Analysis of Poverty Tourism in Travel Blogs
  • Rural Restructuring and Community Recreation Delivery
  • The Perceived Outcomes of Participation in Gatineau Park Interpretative Programs
  • Re-conceptualizing Serious Leisure: Defining Leisure as Experience in Everyday Life
  • Ma culture, où-est-elle sur le campus? Leisure and cultural identity of Fransaskois and Métis youth in university environments
  • Challenges with Nature-Based Tourism in Mole National Park, Ghana
  • Les techniciens d'intervention en loisir en milieu institutionnel québécois: qui sont-ils et que font-ils?
  • An Evaluation of a Park Program Designed for New Canadians
  • The New Leisure Class in Reality
  • Feminism and Leisure Studies: Does Gender Still Matter?
  • A Review of Literacy Tourism: A Case for a Gender Analysis
  • Understanding the Traveling Behavior of Muslims in the United States
  • Exploring Adolescent Girls' Reasons for Continued Participation in Competitive Dance
  • Using SOFIT to Evaluate Child and Youth Recreational Programming
  • Social Justice Considerations in Rural Leisure and Health Accessibility
  • Outdoor Recreation Conflict: Reconsiderations and Practical Implications
  • Community Participation in Festicals - An Appreciative Inquiry Approach to Research 
  • The Khat Controvery: Dark Leisure and Liquid Modernity
  • Is Travel Everyone's Right or Wrong?!
  • Parental Experiences of the Coming Out Process for GLB Children
  • Major Life Events and Former University Varsit Athletes' Adult Running Participation
  • Leisure as Constraining and Empowering for Immigrant Adolescent Girls
  • Women's Resistance and Reproduction of Gender Ideologies in Co-gendered Soccer
  • Exploring Involvement in Magic: The Gathering as Serious Leisure
  • Chinese-Canadian Immigrants' Leisure Satisfaction and Subjective Well-Being: A Longitudinal Study
  • "I just wanna dance really": Configurations of Masculinity in Boys' Recreational Dance
  • Discussion Paper: Implementing a Language-Based Tourism Program in Haida Gwaii, Canada
  • Contrasting Messages: The Promise and Reality of Daily Life in a LTC Home
  • Exploring Relationships Between Ego Involvement and Passion for Sport Activities
  • Linking Recreation and Health with People Living with Chronic Conditions
  • Looking Through Multiple Lenses to Understand Relationships in Therapeutic Recreation
  • Cultural Differences in Skin Color Preferences and Women's Leisure Behavior
  • Sport as Leisure for Older Adults: Critical Reflections and Recommendations
  • Towards a Culturally-Sensitive Understanding of Leisure within Hawaiian Language
  • Le DLTA et le PNCE Comme Outils de Développement Communautaire: Le Cas de l'Association Ontarienne d'Haltérophilie (OWA)
  • Gender Inequality and Potential for Resistance in Women's Lightweight Rowing
  • Revisting Secondary Data Analysis: Does It Have a Place in Leisure Research?
  • Word of Mouth Communication (WOM) and Decision Making: An Experiment
  • Increased Social and Identity Involvement in LGBT-focused Sport Group Participation Enhances Commitment
  • Imaging Alternative Leisure Spaces: A Lefebvrean Analysis of the Shambhala Music Festival
  • Coping With Everyday Stressors in Adiposis Dolorosa: Is There a Role for Leisure?
  • Negotiations of Subcultural Authenticity and Belonging for Female Metal Fans
  • Enactments of Othering in the Context of Sport and Recreation-Based Development Programs
  • Between Rocks and a Hard Place: A Case Study of Children's Free Play
  • An Investigation of the Role of Recreation in Mentoring Relationships
  • Serious Leisure: A Case Study of Volunteerism and Personal Growth
  • Exploring the World of Bodybuilding as a Novice and Competitor
  • The Role of Leisure in Recovery from Mental Illness
  • Picturing Ego Involvement: Runners' Lifetime Retrospectives
  • A New Direction for Tourism Development in China - the Concepts of Slow
  • Symposium: Feminist Leisure Studies in a Postfeminist Society
  • Symposium: Challenging the Leisure Discourse: Building an Evolving Theory for the Next Generation
  • Symposium: Leisure Education: Possibilities and Challenges for our New Leisure Society
  • Framing Community-Based Leisure Education: A Social Ecological Exploration of Leisure Education
  • Symposium: Our New Leisure and Aging Society
  • Sport as Leisure for Older Adults: Critical Reflections and Recommendations
  • Meaning-focused Coping Through Leisure in Later Life
  • Leisure with Family and Friends and Reduced Loneliness: An Exploration of Mediation by Social Support
  • Symposium: The Contribution of Leisure to Wellbeing: An Introduction to the Canadian Index of Wellbeing
  • The Contribution of Leisure to Wellbeing: An Introduction to the Canadian Index of Wellbeing
  • Two Sides of the Story: Health, Wellbeing, and the Contribution of Leisure
  • Decreased Leisure Facility Use for Caregivers: Testing Leisure Attitudes as a Buffer
  • The Use of Paid Vacation Time by Canadians: The Relationship to Wellbeing
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