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Hebblethwaite, Shannon - - 2010
Family leisure has been found to be both consensual and conflictual. Research on family leisure has focused mainly on heterosexual married couples with young children and has excluded the voices of older adults. Framed by the model of intergenerational ambivalence (Luscher & Pillemer, 1998), this interpretive study developed an understanding ...
Bassi, Marta - - 2010
Goal setting and quality of experience play a key role in sustaining motivation during climbing expeditions. This study investigated these dimensions during a Himalayan expedition affected by prolonged weather emergency preventing climbers from reaching the peak. For one month, six climbers were monitored through experience sampling method (ESM), providing real-time ...
Liechty, Toni - - 2010
Research suggests that body image poses a constraint to women's leisure. Literature exploring the topic, however, is limited and predominantly addresses younger populations. Therefore, this study explored the role of body image in older women's leisure. We conducted interviews and focus groups with 13 women aged 60 to 69. Themes ...
Hutson, Garrett - - 2010
Although person-place relationships have been studied, there is a need for a better understanding of the relationship between theory and the meanings attributed to places by practitioners. Using Q-methodology to capture subjective perceptions of experience, this study investigated the place meanings of a diverse sample of outdoor recreation professionals. Thirty ...
Chun, Sanghee - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to explore the role of leisure in the experience of posttraumatic growth (PTG) for people with spinal cord injury (SCI). In-depth interviewing was employed to explore the characteristics of PTG for 15 participants, including two negative cases. The results of thematic analysis revealed that ...
Poff, Raymond - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to begin the development of a broad model that could examine the structural relationships between family leisure involvement, family functioning, family communication, family leisure satisfaction, and satisfaction with family life among a large sample of families (n = 898) from the United States. Findings ...
Parry, Diana - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to explore how a community-based, non-clinical recreational center, called Gilda's Club promotes and contributes to healing and health throughout cancer survivorship. Gilda's Club of Toronto is a not-for-profit venue in Ontario, Canada, that serves as a communal meeting place where people living with cancer, ...
Jordan, Pamela - - 2010
This article investigates the extent to which President Vladimir Putin's Africa policy was shaped by Russia's membership in the Group of Eight (G8). Mindful of the changing geopolitical situation and Africa's role in the global economy, Russian officials have viewed Russia's ability to forgive the debt of African nations and ...
Ainuson, Kweku - - 2010
Ghana, like most developing countries, struggles to improve access to water and sanitation to its urban population. Presently, many areas within the country do not have access to clean water from the national grid. And in areas served by the approved utility company, water service is mostly erratic and increasingly ...
Daniels, Doria - - 2010
For many Cape Flats communities in the Western Cape Province of South Africa, gangsterism defines the dominant culture. How the state of wellness in such communities influences decisions that individuals make, and the choices that are available to them when faced with hardships, violence-related trauma, and socioeconomic crises, seldom seem ...
De Maio, Jennifer - - 2010
Scholars often regard the transnationalization of civil wars as unique expansions of the war and in doing so overlook the importance of the international system in contributing to the spillover of violence. The relationship between domestic situations and international contexts directly contribute to the transnationalization of civil war. I focus ...
Manyak, Terrell - - 2010
This study examines the challenges that threaten one of Africa's most ambitious experiments in political, administrative and fiscal decentralization. Based on extensive interviews with local government leaders throughout Uganda, the research uncovered a complex interplay of conflicts that impact decision-making effectiveness. The sources of these conflicts center around (a) the ...
Denofsky, Howard - - 2010
Hixson, Ronald - - 2010
Johanson, Greg - - 2010
Fair, David - - 2010
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