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Conditioning Community: Power and Decision-Making in Transitioning an Industry-based Community
(University of Waterloo, 2010-08-11)
While it is well understood that many resource-based communities are transitioning to tourism to provide a new economic foundation, few studies have probed in-depth the rationale and mechanisms influencing decision-making ...
Consumption Communities: An Examination of the Kitchener Market as a Third Place
(University of Waterloo, 2010-06-24)
Leisure time, leisure activities, and leisure spaces largely surround matters of consumption. However, the role consumption plays in the reproduction and performance of community is a necessarily contested topic among ...
Tell Me a Story About Your Child: A Narrative Exploration of Disability in Recreation
(University of Waterloo, 2010-04-30)
The purpose of this narrative inquiry was to explore how parents understand and experience their child’s involvement and non-involvement in community leisure experiences. The study involved five parents with children between ...
Martial Mind: Examining the Relationship among Martial Arts Participation, Identity, and Wellbeing
(University of Waterloo, 2010-11-10)
For hundreds of years, supporters of the traditional Martial Arts have spoken of the ability to promote the personal development of the practitioner through serious training practices (Lu, 2008). The connection between ...