ERIC Number: ED318157
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
The Pursuit of Leisure: Enriching the Lives of People Who Have a Disability. Revised Edition.
Gold, Deborah, Ed.; McGill, Judith, Ed.
The book examines the place of leisure in the lives of disabled people and their families, in 18 articles by parents, counselors, recreation specialists, vocational counselors, researchers, and advocates. Stressed throughout is the potential of leisure when seen as a dimension of and vehicle for community living. Chapters are as follows: "Introduction: Finding the Way to Leisure, Laughter, and Love" (Deborah Gold); "Taking Part in the Dream" (Colette Savard); "Our Leisure Identity" (Judith McGill); "Leisure and Relationships: A New Identity" (Marilyn Ferrel); "Regenerating Community" (John McKnight); "Returning Home: A Parent's Story" (Rose Galati); "A Look Beyond Leisure Buddy Programs" (Deborah Gold); "A Unique Camping Trip to the Rockies" (Zana Lutfiyya and Nicola Schaefer);"The Politics of Leisure, Freedom, and Poverty" (Charles Sylvester); "The Impact of Integrated Employment on Leisure Lifestyles" (Judith Sandys and Diane Leaker); "You've Got a Friend" (Patrick Worth); "Creating Cooperative Play Environments as a Strategy for Integration" (Judith McGill); "David's Sport Involvement" (Christie Cass); "Recreation Is for Everyone: Getting What You Want" (Jule Hopkins); "Choices: Recreation Integration from a Parent's Perspective" (Heidi Prinz); "Ten Commonly Asked Questions about Recreation and Integration" (Deborah Gold); "Being Good Is Not Enough" (Margaret Brown); and "Conclusion: Connections" (Judith McGill). An appendix lists 12 additional resources. (DB)
Descriptors: Community Recreation Programs, Disabilities, Leisure Education, Leisure Time, Normalization (Handicapped), Personal Narratives, Quality of Life, Recreation
G. Allan Roeher Institute, 4700 Keele St., Kinsmen Building, York University, Downsview, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3 ($12.50).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: G. Allan Roeher Inst., Toronto (Ontario).