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ERIC Number: EJ649779
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0040-5914
Constructing Social Acceptance in Inclusive Leisure Contexts: The Role of Individuals with Disabilities.
Devine, Mary Ann; Lashua, Brett
Therapeutic Recreation Journal, v36 n1 p65-83 1st Qtr 2002
Examined perceptions of people with disabilities regarding their roles related to social acceptance and leisure experience. Interviews with disabled adolescents and young adults indicated that respondents played a role in constructing social acceptance, either proactively or reactively, within inclusive leisure contexts. They identified relationships between constructed acceptance and leisure frequency, friendship development, acceptance of differences, and leisure intentions. (Contains references.) (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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