Personal Participation in Leisure

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Personal Participation in Leisure (Godbey, Geoffrey. Leisure in Your Life – Chapter 4: Getting Involved – from Killing Time to Central Life Purpose) I. Constraints to Leisure A. Structural Constraints – situational barriers, the circumstances in which one finds himself/herself, such as lack of time or lack of money (Exchange Theory: If the benefits outweigh the cost, the action is undertaken.) B. Interpersonal Constraints – barriers based on lack of opportunity to interact with others – no one with whom to play, no friends interested in the activity, no one available with whom to participate C. Intrapersonal Constraints – psychological barriers, such as shyness, lack of confidence, feelings of being unsure, questions about the “appropriateness” of the activity II. Selected Statements Used to Study Leisure Constraints A. Intrapersonal Constraints 1. I am too shy to start a new leisure activity. 2. I am more likely to do a new leisure activity that my family would think is appropriate. 3. I am unlikely to engage in a leisure activity that makes me feel uncomfortable. 4. I am more likely to engage in a leisure activity that is in keeping with my religious beliefs. 5. I am more likely to engage in a leisure activity that doesn’t make me feel self-conscious. 6.
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2011 for the course TOURISM & 1113 taught by Professor Shapiro during the Fall '10 term at Temple.

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