Week 2 PPT - Week 2 Definitions, Perspectives, &...

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Chapter 1 2 Definitions, Perspectives, & Definitions, Perspectives, & Behaviors Behaviors Week
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Outline 1. Definitions and Perspectives of Leisure 2. Differences Between Leisure, Recreation, and Play 3. Defining Leisure-Related Terms 4. Benefits of Leisure
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What Do You Do for Fun? 20 things I love to do What are the top 3 things? What would your life be like without these 3 things? Social life Mental health Physical health
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Leisure A hard-to-define value Finding leisure may be more important than defining it. So, why define it?
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Traditional Views of Leisure Free time Activity State of mind
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Leisure as Time What is work? What is “free time”? Why is this hard to define? Factors that keep our time from being free: Economic Social Psychological Spiritual Political
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Work Definition: activity undertaken for economic gain or socially redeeming vitality Usually associated with pay May include socially redeeming work as well (unpaid): Volunteering Child care Homework
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Leisure as Free Time Problem: What is truly “free”? Preludes to leisure are often not free
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Leisure as Activity Ancient Greek word for leisure, schole: “serious activity without the pressure of necessity” The ancient Greeks had a different word for recreation: “playful amusement to pass the time”
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Leisure as Activity Dumazedier (1960): “a number of occupations in which the individual may indulge of his own free will- either to rest, to amuse himself, to add to his knowledge or improve his skills disinterestedly or to increase his voluntary participation in the life of the community after discharging his professional, family, and social duties.” No activity is always leisure Any number of activities can be leisure
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Problem: Activities mean different things to different people.
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Week 2 PPT - Week 2 Definitions, Perspectives, &...

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