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Recreation and the Glenview neighborhood: implications for youth and community development

Recreation and the Glenview neighborhood: implications for youth and community development

Leisure Sciences 29(3): 267-285

The purpose of this interpretive study was to explore the voices of the ecological agents surrounding the youth of Glenview, a low-resource neighborhood. The research focused on a phenomenon that involved the establishment and discontinuation of a community organization effort to provide structured recreation programs for youth. Theoretical frameworks of the ecological perspective and community social organization guided the study. Twenty-one participants were interviewed.

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DOI: 10.1080/01490400701257997

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