effects of the age of leisure on the community by Farina, John professor

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Statement[John Farina, professor, School of Social Work, University of Toronto].
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Leisure in the Community: Negative Effects Certain kinds of leisure are unwelcome by certain segments of society or in certain parts of town. Some of this is obvious, as in street prostitution Author: Robert Stebbins. Community involvement and leisure are rarely mentioned in mass media coverage of the Middle East and North leisure and community involvement form a part of life in the region, and are Author: Robert Stebbins.

Leisure and Aging: Theory and Practice provides students and professionals with a balanced perspective of current knowledge as it presents cutting-edge research in both fields.

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Leisure and Aging is presented in five sections. Part I introduces global perspectives on leisure and aging, while part II examines the relevance of leisure in an aging context.

Part III explores the effects of aging on physical, psychological, social, and spiritual well-being and health. Active leisure activities contribute more to social integration than passive activities (see Putnam ).

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Positive effects of Recreation “All work and no play make you a dull boy/girl.” This saying has been said for a long time and for good reasons. If you work all the time, and don’t have time for some occasional recreation, you will simply tire yourself.

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Age Stereotypes and Ageism A s we learned in Chapter 1, America has a graying population. Presently, seniors (people age 65 and older) make up 13% of the population.

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