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Dunkin, Jeri - - 2010
Dionigi, Rylee - - 2010
This paper explores the dimensions of community that feature in the lives of older people involved in an exercise intervention. It uses McMillan and Chavis' (1986) theory of psychological sense of community as a sensitizing construct (Ragin, 1994). The results show that participants experienced a sense of community on different ...
Schroeder, Susan - - 2010
We used a survey of Minnesota anglers to examine coping response to problems encountered while fishing, extending the transactional stress coping model beyond applications with wilderness and park visitors. Environmental/situational problems and intergroup conflict predicted behavioral and cognitive coping. Intragroup conflict predicted only cognitive coping. Cognitive coping was associated with ...
Misener, Katie - - 2010
A sample of older adult volunteers (N = 20, 65 years and older) in community sport organizations was interviewed in order to understand their experiences with volunteering. An interdisciplinary framework of serious leisure, older adult volunteering, and older adult leisure was used to interpret the findings. Volunteering in this context ...
Voorpostel, Marieke - - 2010
Using American time diary data from 1965, 1975 and 2003, this study investigates to what extent couples' joint leisure time has changed in the past four decades and to what extent joint leisure time varies between men and women and between single and dual-earner couples. Results show that partners now ...
Dunlap, Rudy - - 2010
This ethnography explores the competing concepts of community that are deployed within the context of a communal farm. Residents of the Farm articulate oppositional concepts of community that are based on familial and instrumental relationships. The concepts of Gemeinschafl and Gesellschaft are utilized to better understand the manner in which ...
Caldwell, Linda - - 2010
This study investigates changes in self-reported motivation for leisure due to participation in HealthWise, a high school curriculum aimed at decreasing risk behavior and promoting health behavior. Participants were 2,193 mixed race adolescents (M = 14 years old) from 9 schools (4 intervention, 5 control) near Cape Town, South Africa. ...
Gallant, Karen - - 2010
This study explores university students' attitudes of social responsibility and participation in volunteering, examining how these are related to prior experiences of mandatory community service in high school. Students' perceptions of the quality of their mandatory community service experience were found to be powerful predictors of their attitudes towards social ...
Simmons, Paul - - 2010
Hinojosa, Ramon - - 2010
Hegemonic masculinities are at the top of the gender hierarchy and exist in relation to subordinated gender constructs. Traditional constructions of hegemonic masculinities include risk-taking, self-discipline, physical toughness and/or muscular development, aggression, violence, emotional control, and overt heterosexual desire. Using a grounded theory approach, 43 men were interviewed focusing on ...
Kruk, Edward - - 2010
A total of 82 separated and divorced fathers were interviewed in a study utilizing thematic analysis to examine fathers ' narratives about their divorce experiences, particularly in regard to their relationship with their children, and grounded theory analysis to uncover themes related to fathers' perceptions of their children's needs, and ...
Anderson, Eric - - 2010
In this article, we examine the political stratifications of society by race and sexuality, and the processes by which sport helps subordinate members of each group. In applying social movement theory to gay and black men in sport, we highlight the historically similar patterns of oppression levied upon each group. ...
Clark, J. - - 2010
Two recent novels (Maupin, 2007; Holleran, 2006) introduce new concerns for the intersection of gay theology and men's studies relative to long-term HIV/AIDS survival and aging. These novels also revisit the conflict between whether sexuality and promiscuity or friendship and fidelity best constitute gay identity (issues also revisited in another ...
Sorensen, Penny - - 2010
This study explored how 14 grandfathers' living in a rural area in the East of England understood becoming and being a grandfather. Grandfathers were recruited through snowball sampling and loosely structured interviews were employed to enable participants to talk about issues they felt important. Using constructionist grounded theory the analysis ...
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