An Evolving Tapestry: Abstracts of Papers presented at the Thirteenth Canadian Congress on Leisure Research 2011

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The conference theme - An evolving tapesty: Weaving together the threads of leisure was intended to reflect the depth and breadth of the field of leisure studies as well as the continuing evolution of research and practice.

Papers presented:

  • Revisioning Identities & Communities with Women in Prison: Implications of a Postmodern Prison Performance for Leisure Studies
  • SONDAGE D?OPINION SUR LE DE´VELOPPEMENT DURABLE DU TOURISME AU QUE´BEC
  • Using an Online Social Network Site to Assess Destination Images: The Case of Vancouver 2010
  • “Woman to Woman Time”: An Exploratory Study of Girlfriend Getaways
  • Residential Outdoor Education Programs: A Benefits and Outcomes Study
  • The Role of Leisure Behaviour and Leisure Coping in Mitigating Work-Related Stress and Contributing to Overall Health
  • Explorations of the Aural in Social Research: Representations of Tourism in 20th Century Opera
  • Shoreline Conservation and Climate Change: The Case of Bruce Beach, Lake Huron
  • Understanding Community Sport and Recreation Delivery through Network Analysis
  • “Where?s the jam, man?” Using Participatory Rapid Appraisal to Complement the Critique of Jazz Performance
  • A Ten Year Content Analysis of Research in Leisure Education: The Fundamental Attribution Error Seems To Still Be With Us, but is Getting Better
  • Speculative Concerns Regarding the Utilization of the United States Therapeutic Recreation Certification Model in Canada: It Could Divide the Profession
  • Self-determined Free Time Behavioral Regulations Predict Different Leisure Activity Participation
  • An Authentic Partnership Approach in Understanding Leisure in the Dementia Context
  • There is Method in the Madness: The Challenges and Potentialities of Phenomenological Leisure Research
  • Retying the Knot: Enhancing Father/Son Relationships Through Adventure Education
  • Talkin? About a Revolution: Conversations on Nature as a Leisure Experience and Climate Change Activism
  • Connecting Leisure Quality and Well-Being through Motivation
  • A Socio-Ecological Perspective on Factors Associated with Physical Activity Engagement Among Youth
  • The Complex Nature of Community Re-entry: Challenges for Women after Incarceration
  • Exploring Mindfulness in Western Contexts and Implications for Leisure Studies
  • An Analysis of Pre-Match Training Content for Planned Mentoring Relationships between Volunteers and Youth
  • An Exploration of the Shopping Experience
  • An Exploration of the Shopping Experience
  • The Volunteer Experience, Feelings of Obligation and Community
  • Leisure and Identity in the Context of Early Stage Memory Loss
  • The Sun Still Sets on Skeleton Lake: Weaving 5 Generations of Memories Through the Family Cottage
  • Canadian Citizenship Regulations: Norm-governing Parameters for Immigrants? Leisure Activities
  • Trip of a Lifetime: An Auto-Ethnographic Retrospective on a Life-Altering Family Vacation
  • “I finally feel like I have a voice”: Using Participatory Action Research and Photovoice to Empower Recreation Practitioners
  • “There is nothing new under the sun”: A Weaving of Social Scientific Research Findings on Leisure and Spirituality with Wisdom from Christian Classics of Spirituality
  • The Play Ethic of Bill Mason
  • Women in Leisure Services: Generational Perspectives
  • Gros Morne National Park: Local Inhabitants Experience a Loss of Freedom but Gain Environmental and Local Heritage Protection
  • Physical Activity, TV, and Employed Parents? Well-Being: Does Gender Make a Difference?
  • Defining a „Real? (Female) Sport Fan: An Exploration of Gendered Leisure Experiences
  • The Stance of Leisure Studies: Looking for MOBI: The Great White Leisurely Whale
  • A Methodological Dialogue on Elfnography
  • Exploring Sense of Community and Sense of Place: Can an Outdoor Orientation Program Encourage Community and Place Significance?
  • Bringing Together Place-Based Education and Place Meanings for Outdoor Environmental Pedagogy: A Conceptual Inquiry
  • Active Living and Leisure-Generated Meanings for Persons with Mental Illness
  • In the Market for Community? The Kitchener Market as an Everyday Consumption Community
  • “It?s complicated”: Collective Memories of LGBTQQ Youth in High School
  • Participation to Escape, Connect, and Build: The Meaning and Experience of the “Gully Project” After-School Program
  • Extracurricular Activity and Community Service Involvement as Predictors of Personal and Social Growth among Adolescents
  • The Impact of Intergenerational Special Event Design, Implementation, and Evaluation on Student Learning in the Leadership Setting
  • Are Only the Benefits Endless? Looking at Disbenefits Associated with Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Programs and Services
  • Rock Climbers? Experience of Place within the Natural and Built Environments
  • Intersecting Three “Social Worlds”: Serious Automobile Leisure, New Paradigm Church, and the New Christian Right Movement in the U.S.
  • The Vanishing Social Clubs of Liverpool 8: A Documentary Filmmaking Approach to Leisure Research
  • Caracte´ristique des participants a` un festival : touristes et re´sidents locaux
  • “I Don?t Want to Become Elderly. I Want to Become an Elder”: Retirement-Age Canadian Men?s Perceptions of Leisure and Aging
  • Soul Food and Sacred Spaces: Women in the Ward and Their Spiritual Relationships with their Gardens
  • Adolescents? and Parents? Participation, Motivation, Emotion and Cognition in Physically Active Leisure: Evidence for Parental Influence
  • Age, Action or Amateurs?: Analyzing Conceptualizations of Adult Sport
  • Looking Deeper: Are Existing Measures of Well-Being Adequate in a Leisure Travel Context?
  • Childhood Traumas, Mental Health and Physical Health in Adulthood: Testing Physically Active Leisure as a Buffer
  • How Concealing Sexual Orientation Identity Shapes Leisure Motivations
  • The White Tapestry on the Wall: Re-Conceptualizing the Foundations of Leisure Research From A Colored Perspective
  • Commonplace Journey: A Critical Methodology of Praxis
  • Using Netnography in Leisure Research
  • The Fun Culture in Seniors? Online Communities
  • The Missing Voices: Analysis of Females in the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides
  • Grounding Tourism Research in the Social Sciences: Reflections on the writing of „Key Concepts in Tourism Research?
  • Predicting Intention to Become More Physically Active In Response to The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games
  • Leisure Time Availability and Positive Affect: A Longitudinal Examination
  • Exploring the Work Involved with Weaving the Tapestry of Active Family Leisure
  • Queering Leisure: A Narrative Case in Point of Children?s Literature
  • “More Than Needy”: Experiences of Motherhood and Leisure for Women on Welfare
  • Looking Inside the World of Social Circus: An Atlantic Canadian Case Study
  • Contested Constructions of Space: Troubling the Public/Private Divide in Parks and Open Space
  • Un portrait des services d?animation-loisirs des e´tablissements membres de la Fe´de´ration que´be´coise du loisir en institution (FQLI)
  • Deviously Bending Out of Shape Some Foundational Aspects of Leisure and Recreation
  • Spinning a Yarn: A Critical Examination of the Obesity Thread in Leisure Studies
  • Progression in Mountain Bike Racing
  • Role and Meaning of Leisure for Men During their Partners? Breast Cancer Experience
  • Towards an Integration of Work and Leisure: Understanding Leisure in the Contemporary Work Context
  • Points of Discomfort: Reflections on Power and New Ways of Relating in International Service Learning Partnerships
  • On the Trail of the Leisure Grail: A Quest for an Evolving Tapestry
  • The Canadian Index of Wellbeing: The Contribution of Leisure and Culture
  • Constancy and Change in Leisure Values through Midlife: A Longitudinal Study
  • Leisure and the Subjective Wellbeing of Immigrant Families in Small Canadian Communities
  • Organized Youth Sport and Parenting in Public and Private Spaces
  • Relational Risk Management: Applications in Recreation and Leisure
  • Festivals and Information Technology: Stages in Diffusion of Innovation
  • Backgrounds of, and Factors Affecting, Highly Productive Leisure Researchers
  • Chinese-Canadian Immigrants? Acculturation Strategies and Leisure Participation
  • A Proposed Model for Resource-Based Quality of Life for Older Adults
  • Age Friendly Rural Communities and Civic Participation: Volunteering in Rural Communities
  • A Serious Look at Soap Opera Fans
  • Governing Mobility: The History and Evolution of the Travellers? Aid Society in the UK, USA and Australia
  • Changing the Research Dynamic in Leisure Studies Research: A Roundtable Discussion
  • Beetlemania: Insects Take Leisure World by Swarm
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