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    • Leisure in classical antiquity

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    • Recreation

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    • Leisure

    • Leisure has been defined as a quality of experience or as free time. Free time is time spent away from business, work, job hunting, domestic chores and education. It also excludes time spent on necessary activities such as eating and sleeping. From a research perspective, this approach has the advantages of being quan ... Read »


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    • The Bass Excursions

    • The Bass Excursions were a series of works outings laid on for the entire workforce of the Burton-on-Trent brewing firm of Bass, Ratcliff & Gretton. They took place every summer, and ran from the 1860s until 1914. The last one, to Scarborough, took place just weeks before the outbreak of the First World War. The excurs ... Read »


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    • Conspicuous leisure

    • Conspicuous leisure is a term introduced by the American economist and sociologist Thorstein Veblen, in The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899). The term denotes visible leisure for the sake of displaying and attaining social status. The term is generally reserved for those forms of leisure that seem to be fully motivat ... Read »


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    • Educational trail

    • An educational trail (or sometimes educational path), nature trail or nature walk is a specially developed hiking trail or footpath that runs through the countryside, along which there are marked stations or stops next to points of natural, technological or cultural interest. These may convey information about, for exa ... Read »


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    • Elizabethan leisure

    • In the Elizabethan era (1558–1603), there was a wide range of leisure activities entertaining both the nobility and the common classes. Among these leisure activities were animal fighting, team sports, individual sports, games, dramatics, music and the arts. A variety of pastimes which would now be considered ... Read »


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    • Leisure studies

    • Leisure studies is a branch of the social sciences that focuses on understanding and analyzing leisure. Recreation and tourism are common topics of leisure research. The National Recreation and Park Association is the national organization in the United States for leisure studies, and offers accreditation to many univ ... Read »


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    • List of countries by time devoted to leisure and personal care

    • This is a list of countries by time devote to leisure and personal care, as published by the OECD, an important component in measuring quality of life and the well-being of its citizens. This indicator measures the amount of hours per day that, on average, full-time employed people spend on leisure and on personal care ... Read »


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    • Otium

    • Otium, a Latin abstract term, has a variety of meanings, including leisure time in which a person can enjoy eating, playing, resting, contemplation and academic endeavors. It sometimes, but not always, relates to a time in a person's retirement after previous service to the public or private sector, opposing "active pu ... Read »


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    • Picnic

    • A picnic is an excursion at which a meal is eaten outdoors (al fresco), ideally taking place in a scenic landscape such as a park, beside a lake or with an interesting view and possibly at a public event such as before an open-air theatre performance, and usually in summer. Descriptions of picnics show that the idea of ... Read »


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    • Screened porch

    • A screened porch is a type of porch or similar structure on or near the exterior of a house that has been covered by window screens in order to hinder insects, debris, and other undesirable objects from entering the area inside the screen. Typically created to enhance the liveability of a structure that would otherwise ... Read »


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    • Sociology of leisure

    • Sociology of leisure is the study of how humans organize their free time. Leisure includes a broad array of activities, such as sport, tourism, and the playing of games. The sociology of leisure is closely tied to the sociology of work, as each explores a different side of the work-leisure relationship. More recent stu ... Read »


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    • Strolling

    • Strolling is walking along or through at a leisurely pace. Strolling is a pastime and activity enjoyed worldwide as a leisure activity. The object of strolling is to walk at a slightly slower pace in an attempt to absorb the surroundings. Works featuring the flâneur, a French term defined as “strolling urban o ... Read »


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    • The Theory of the Leisure Class

    • The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions

      The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions (1899), by Thorstein Veblen, is a treatise on economics and a detailed, social critique of conspicuous consumption, as a function of social class and of consumerism, derived from the social stratification of people and the division of labour, which are ... Read »


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    • Tourism

    • Tourism is travel for pleasure; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours. Tourism may be international, or within the traveler's country. The World Tourism Organization defines tourism more generally, in terms whic ... Read »


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