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  1. Legitimizing leisure experiences as emotional work: A post‐humanist approach to gendered equine encounters

    Contributor(s):: Finkel, Rebecca, Danby, Paula

  2. Review of Dogs in the leisure experience and Animals and tourism understanding diverse relationships

    Contributor(s):: Durie, Alastair J.

  3. [The influence of minority sociolinguistic context on home support for seniors in a rural devitalized area: the case of Acadieville New Brunswick]

    Contributor(s):: Simard, M., Dupuis-Blanchard, S., Villalon, L., Gould, O., Ethier, S., Gibbons, C.

  4. Loneliness Harms Your Health

    Contributor(s):: Eells, Gregory T.

  5. Looking to the future: adolescents with cerebral palsy talk about their aspirations - a narrative study

    Contributor(s):: Cussen, Amy, Howie, Linsey, Imms, Christine

  6. Work or Play? An Exploration of the Relationships between People and their Service Dogs in Leisure Activities

    Contributor(s):: Hicks, J. R., Weisman, C. J.

  7. From riding schools to tipis. Ethological horse riding and Amerindian myths

    Contributor(s):: Digard, Jean-Pierre

  8. "Blood will tell": producing people and horses in Newmarket, England

    Contributor(s):: Cassidy, Rebecca

  9. Side issues on horseback: riding as a sport and the relation to horses

    Contributor(s):: Tourre-Malen, Catherine

  10. Couple involvement in serious leisure: examining participation in dog agility

    Contributor(s):: Hultsman, Wendy Z.

  11. On the Fence: Dog Parks in the (Un)Leashing of Community and Social Capital

    Contributor(s):: Graham, Taryn M., Glover, Troy D.

  12. Planned leisure behaviour and pet attachment

    Contributor(s):: Chen, Annie Huiling, Hung, Kuang-peng, Peng, Norman

  13. Conclusions

    Contributor(s):: Carr, N.

    This chapter brings together some of the main ideas raised in the book and suggests a future for research on dogs in the leisure experience. It returns to the recognition that all dogs and their leisure experiences are culturally constructed and prone to change across space and time which reflect...

  14. Leisured dogs and dogs as leisure objects

    Contributor(s):: Carr, N.

    This chapter discusses whether a dog can truly be leisured or whether it is actually only in the leisure environment at the behest of its owner (i.e. it is a leisure object). The leisured dog is defined as one who is in the leisure environment with its owner but within the context that it is...

  15. Providing for the leisured dog and dog as leisure object

    Contributor(s):: Carr, N.

    This chapter examines the ways in which the leisure experiences of dogs are provided for. It begins by discussing the physical and psychological benefits to humans and dogs of sharing time and lives, with a specific emphasis on leisure time. As part of this discussion, the problems that have been...

  16. The boarding kennel and dog day-care centre: dog holidays

    Contributor(s):: Carr, N.

    This chapter explores the history, scale and nature of boarding kennels and dog day-care centres. Associated with these businesses, the chapter also discusses the professional pet-sitting industry. This analysis is set within the recognition of the changing nature of human-dog relations and the...

  17. Working dogs

    Contributor(s):: Carr, N.

    This chapter looks at working dogs that exist within the leisure environment. One of the foci of this chapter is examining how the presence of working dogs in an environment has been utilized to construct idealized images of leisure and tourism landscapes. This discussion covers both contemporary...

  18. One-to-one therapeutic recreation activities for the bed and/or room bound

    Contributor(s):: Forsythe, Emma

    Describes several types of therapeutic activities that can be utilized by the recreation professional when planning programs for the isolated nursing home resident. Four components of milieu therapy are discussed: reality orientation, sensory stimulation, remotivation therapy, and...

  19. Mehr als alte Vögel und schräge Käuze. Die vier Körper des Papageien in der Stadt.

    Contributor(s):: Zahlmann, Stefan

  20. Boredom is the enemy

    Contributor(s):: Hayes, N.