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  Leisure Jobs UK - Sport, fitness, travel, hospitality & catering jobs in London, UK & Europe
Leisure Jobs UK - Sport, fitness, travel, hospitality & catering jobs in London, UK & Europe
The leisure industry has varied job opportunities from entry level to management and on this website you'll find an extensive range of jobs in leisure including fitness jobs, jobs in sports, spa jobs, careers in tourism, travel, catering and hospitality.
If you are interested in leisure as your career then leisurejobs.co.uk is your ideal career partner.
www.leisurejobs.com   (80 words)

  The Leisure Theory of Value
Leisure is a basic resource which is necessary for, and which is used up in, the performance of any action whatever, and therefore in pursuit or enjoyment of any value whatever.
Leisure is the end of those other values; we derive a certain amount of leisure from them, i.e., those other values sustain our lives for some period of time.
Leisure came first: men have had the potential to measure values in terms of leisure for as long as they have been able to count, while money can only exist in a social context, and only then when trade is quite advanced.
www.quackgrass.com /leisure.html   (6019 words)

  Leisure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Because leisure time is free from compulsory activities such as employment, running a business, household chores, education, day-to-day stress, eating, and sleeping, it is often referred to as "free time".
Etymologically, the word leisure descends from the Latin word licere, meaning "to be permitted" or "to be free", via Old French leisir, and first appeared in the early 14th century.
The notions of leisure and leisure time are thought to have emerged in the late nineteenth century with the rise of mechanized industry.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leisure   (927 words)

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Leisure time is time in which there is no job to do, or at least not one that needs doing "right-a-way".
Active leisure, active recreation, leisure sport (going to the gym, etc.; sport for fun rather than for competition); staves off boredom.
Lounging, "doing nothing": the kind of 'reclining-in-the-sun' type leisure, which implies going to sleep or a near-sleep lounging state.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/l/le/leisure_1.html   (129 words)

 Oh What Fun We Had!--A Definition of Play, Leisure, and Recreation
Leisure is a bit more complex but tends to be the broadest definition related to fun.
Veblen defined leisure, in 1899, as "nonproductive consumption of time." Veblen said that the intent of leisure was different from work and was symbolic of high status because it did not create wealth.
Leisure, on the other hand, in some form or forms is universal.
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 What is leisure?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Leisure is the time people spend doing what they enjoy for their own benefit.
Nevertheless, there are activities which people participate in for leisure that are not considered good forms of leisure because they are not really beneficial to the person doing them.
Leisure has to be time that is enjoyed and activity that does not involve stress.
www.calvin.edu /academic/engl/holberg/leisure/mbjr/defn.htm   (579 words)

 Definition of leisure - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
: in one's leisure time : at one's convenience leisure>
Learn more about "leisure" and related topics at Britannica.com
See a map of "leisure" in the Visual Thesaurus
www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=leisure   (68 words)

 Leisure Courses - University of Central Lancashire
Leisure is an integral, and essential, part of everyday life.
The Leisure Management degree is vocationally related and has been designed to prepare you for management within the broad context of leisure which might be facility or service focused and could be in any of the three sectors, public, commercial or voluntary.
In both programmes a sociological analysis of the social context of leisure underpins the application of an understanding of management principles and practices.
www.uclan.ac.uk /courses/ug/subjects/leisure.htm   (226 words)

 Manchester City Council: Leisure   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Manchester Leisure is responsible for the city's parks, for sports development and the Parkside Training Centre.
Manchester Leisure is committed to make its services more accessible to disabled people, both from a service delivery and employment point of view.
In addition to using sports halls and leisure centres, there are activities and events in Manchester's parks, bowls, fishing, sports activities, and health walks.
www.manchester.gov.uk /leisure   (288 words)

 Taylor & Francis Journals: Welcome
Leisure Sciences presents scientific inquiries into the study of leisure, recreation, parks, travel, and tourism from a social science perspective.
Articles cover the social and psychological aspects of leisure, planning for leisure environments, leisure gerontology, travel and tourism behavior, leisure economics, and urban leisure delivery systems.
The interdisciplinary diversity of topics makes this international forum for leisure research of special interest to academicians, consultants, students, bureaucrats, and practitioners involved in research, teaching, planning, management, administration, and promotion.
www.tandf.co.uk /journals/tf/01490400.html   (210 words)

 Taylor & Francis Journals: Welcome
Leisure Studies publishes articles of a high standard on all aspects of leisure studies and from a variety of disciplinary bases, including sociology, psychology, human geography, planning, economics, etc. Shorter research notes and book reviews are also published.
The emphasis of the Journal is on the social sciences, broadly defined, and the subjects covered include the whole range of leisure behaviour in the arts, sports, cultural and informal activities, tourism, urban and rural recreation.
Leisure Studies is the journal of the Leisure Studies Association. A special rate is available to members of the Association and membership details can be obtained from Routledge Customer Services, Sheepen Place, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3LP, UK.
www.tandf.co.uk /journals/routledge/02614367.html   (177 words)

 Are we welcome? African American racial acceptance in leisure activities and the importance given to children's leisure ...
This study investigated differences between middle-class African American and middle-class European American adults in their perceptions of how "welcome" African Americans are in 20 leisure activities common to the study area, and in the importance given to children's participation in these activities.
From a similar viewpoint, Philipp (1995) found that the appeal of many leisure activities to African Americans, and the comfort felt while doing these activities, might be lessened by feelings of discrimination which were associated with the activities.
In addition, a theoretical framework which acknowledged discrimination and the racial acceptance associated with leisure activities would have important consequences for understanding how some leisure preferences are formed in African American children, since the literature suggests that children's behavior has been strongly influenced by parental beliefs and behavior (Sigel, 1985).
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3702/is_199910/ai_n8873033   (849 words)

 Redbridge Now - Leisure and Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There are abundant leisure facilities, not least the nine formal parks and 16 recreation grounds - many of which provide sports pitches and children's play areas.
Arts and entertainments programmes are wide-ranging, including literature festivals, exhibitions, concerts and tea dances - regularly featuring in our events list.  We have a theatre, a museum and a calendar of events and special activities for kids throughout the year.
Recently we have been allocated £600,000 from the Lottery to improve play in the borough.  This money will be distributed through a grants scheme which in now open for applications.  The deadline for return of compeleted forms is Friday 23 February 2007.
www.redbridge.gov.uk /leisure   (394 words)

An independent research centre for the leisure and tourism industries at the University of North London.
Conducts and communicate the results of research on human movement and leisure behavior, including the psychological and social aspects of health, leisure.
A worldwide non-governmental organization with United Nations consultative status that is dedicated to discovering and fostering conditions for the pursuit of leisure and free time experiences which most fully enhance the lives of persons and their communities.
www.sociosite.net /topics/leisure.php   (2490 words)

 Academy of Leisure Sciences home page
A new feature for the Academy of Leisure Sciences website and a resource for visitors to the site: Academy Experts lists the areas of expertise and recent publications of about three dozen of our members.
The serious leisure perspective and its website are attempts to bring all three forms together in a broad synthesis, showing thereby why each form has its special place.
Thus, the Academy of Leisure Sciences, with the support of the Society of Park and Recreation Educators, is soliciting the assistance of academic programs in these fields to help identify good candidates for potential recruitment into doctoral programs.
www.academyofleisuresciences.org /index.html   (536 words)

 MP3.com [ leisure ]
A dedicated follower of the American underground music scene, singer/songwriter Leisure McCorkle brings a healthy knowledge of the classic alternative scene to his brand of energetic hard rock.
Gentlemen of Leisure are the synth pop duo of Deiter Mueller (vocals) and Karl Heinz (programming, instruments, vocals).
The electronic pop/trip-hop group Supreme Beings of Leisure formed out of the ashes of Oversoul Seven, the hip-hop project of guitarist/programmer Rick Torres, bassist/programmer Kiran Shahani, and keyboardist/programmer Ramin Sakurai.
www.mp3.com /leisure   (176 words)

 Canadian Association for Leisure Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Welcome to the website of the Canadian Association for Leisure Studies (CALS), an organization of Canadian and international scholars and practitioners who share an interest in recreation and leisure research and the delivery of leisure services, and who meet once every three years at the Canadian Congress on Leisure Research.
CALS was founded at the Third Canadian Congress on Leisure Research, held at the University of Alberta in 1981.
The journal is devoted to disseminating research in all areas of leisure, recreation, and tourism.
www.eas.ualberta.ca /elj/cals/home.htm   (688 words)

She looked forward to retirement and a life of leisure.
Most evenings he had the leisure in which to follow his interests.
Because of the failure of the magazine, many experienced editors are now at leisure.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/leisure   (115 words)

 Amazon.com: Leisure: Music: Blur   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Though not too welcome by critics, as being too much like shoegazing (a musical trend that was on its way out), in recording "Leisure", along with Charlatan's U.K. and a handful of other bands, they led the way of a new British invasion (labeled Britpop) that would last for many years.
Leisure was Blur finding their feet and it was better than competent style copping of the time.
So, Leisure is just a childish first step into the world of britpop and by no means bad, but it's probably best to start at Modern Life is Rubbish and move on from there.
www.amazon.com /Leisure-Blur/dp/B000008TWS   (1207 words)

 Leisure Quotes and Sayings
We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.  ~Aristotle
Leisure only means a chance to do other jobs that demand attention.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.  ~Agnes Repplier
www.quotegarden.com /leisure.html   (289 words)

 The Learning Page - Community Center - Summertime
Leisure is Time for doing something useful: this Leisure the diligent Man will obtain but the lazy Man never.
To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization, and at present very few people have reached this level.
America at Work, School, and Leisure, 1894-1915 - (Special Presentation) View the leisure section of this special presentation to view movies depicting leisure activities in the United States from 1894 to 1915.
memory.loc.gov /learn/community/cc_summertime.php   (936 words)

 Leisure (1976)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Leisure is a wonderful Australian animated short that won the Oscar more
Leisure is a wonderful Australian animated short that won the Oscar, 17 December 2006
Then we go through a history of mixing work and leisure through photographs, paintings, illustrations, and other animated depictions in a collage of images all accompanied by a narrator and some flute and other music from the '70s.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0074787   (231 words)

These pages are packed with information on where to go and what to see in the City, including information on the arts, parks, sports venues, events and all sorts of spare time and leisure activities.
When you are looking for leisure and pleasure activities in Southampton you need look no further than these web pages.
Use this form to feedback any comments you have about the Leisure services department.
www.southampton.gov.uk /leisure   (304 words)

 Met Office: Leisure   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Knowledge of the weather is essential to the safety and enjoyment of anyone involved in leisure and sports activities on UK waters.
If you take part in marine sport and leisure, our services will help you to make the most of your valuable leisure time.
Services for everyone whose leisure activities take them outdoors: from gardening to rambling and climbing.
www.met-office.gov.uk /leisure/index.html   (215 words)

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