________ are about people, how they act individually and in a group
This scientific method involves inquiry by gathering evidence through observation, measurement, or empirical data to discover the "truth".
In this paradigm, the researcher is still the expert but also recognizes her own shortcomings; suggests that although there is one truth we cannot prove it but can show it is false; in other words, certain knowledge may open up a different interpretation of other knowledge
Using this paradigm, the social scientist would agree that all the blind men are viewing their own reality or truth of what is an elephant; there are many realities, which implies that objectivity and positivism is not practical
This paradigm would question the reality of the elephant; this POV illustrates that there is really no answer to the question, only various points of view, therefore all the images of the elephant are equally true; this paradigm is very skeptical of grand theories that try to explain everything
The need for varied, novel and complex sensations and the willingness to take physical and social risks for the sake of such experiences
Anthropologists use the method of __________; rather than studying people, this means learning from people; this could help us to understand the nature and distribution of leisure as well as its validity as a concept in other cultures
What are the seven salient domains in determining quality of life?
refers to the ability of leisure to prevent illnesses
refers to the ability of leisure to help people cope with negative daily stresses
refers to the ability of leisure to help a person overcome a traumatic life event
A task is self-determined when it fulfills your needs for what three things?
refers to choice, such as when you want to participate in an activity or have a specific experience
generally refers to whether you are knowledgeable enough to get what you want from an activity or experience
refers to the desire to feel connected to others, such as loving or caring for others along with being loved and cared for
this is marked by a high level of faith, hope and commitment in relation to a well defined worldview or belief system that provides a sense of meaning and purpose to existence
worldview that provides meaning and purpose to life
feeling connected to others
maintaining a strong commitment to and personal faith in one's worldview
What three factors contribute to spiritual health?
the process of sensitizing a person to her spiritual self
involves sensitizing a person who was sensitized previously but has consciously or unconsciously moved from her spiritual self
States that people participate in leisure activities similar to their work, and thus work activities spill over into leisure activities
states that people participate in leisure activities that are dissimilar from their work
the systematic pursuit of an amateur, hobbyist, or volunteer activity that participants find so substantial and interesting that, in the typical case, they launch themselves on a career centered on acquiring and expressing its special skills, knowledge, and experience
Amateurs, hobbyists, and volunteers
Three types of people engage in serious leisure: ?
Youth want to work, but the current economic situation is making it difficult for young people to find employment
What's the situation right now with ages 16-24 in the US with regard to employment?
refers to the connectedness people have to others within their social network, the depth and strength of relational ties between people in a social network
refers to the personality of people in a social network
an area in which individuals and groups regularly interact to integrate various attributes, opportunities, and services for the fulfillment of subsistence needs and the establishment of a sense of community
the area immediately adjacent to a resident dwelling
physical, social and economic
Researchers have identified the elements of a neighborhood that promote higher levels of quality of life among their residents. These have been broken down into these three categories: ?
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