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Recreation specialization: re-conceptualization from a social worlds perspective



Recreation specialization: re-conceptualization from a social worlds perspective



Journal of Leisure Research 24(1): 33-51



The paper initiated the development of a theory of recreation specialization from a social worlds perspective and provided empirical testing for some of the stated propositions. Recreation specialization was re-conceptualized as (1) a process by which recreation social worlds and sub-worlds segment and intersect into new recreation sub-worlds, and (2) the subsequent ordered arrangement of these sub-worlds and their members along a continuum.

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