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The homing of the home: Exploring gendered work, leisure, social construction, and loss through women’s family memory keeping
(University of Waterloo, 2012-10-18)
Using a feminist, autoethnographic methodology and in depth interviews with twenty-three participants, I sought to better understand the meaning of family memory keeping for women and their families through this research, ...
(University of Waterloo, 2012-06-08)
Lack of knowledge about the lived experience of leisure is a result of the distanced, objective way in which it has primarily been studied (Hemingway, 1999), and there is an increased interest in conceptualizing leisure ...
Assessing Visitors' Satisfaction at Parks Canada Sites
(University of Waterloo, 2012-05-08)
This study addresses the measurement of satisfaction. In doing so, it proposes a hypothetical conceptual framework for examining visitors’ satisfaction with their experiences in nature-based settings. Visitors’ overall ...
A BI-CULTURAL ANALYSIS OF NIGERIAN CANADIAN IMMIGRANTS WITH RESPECT TO ACCULTURATIVE STRESS, COPING, EGO INVOLVEMENT AND PARTICIPATION IN LEISURE
(University of Waterloo, 2012-02-07)
There have been few African studies that examined relationships between acculturation, a process where immigrants assimilate the culture of their host country, coping, acculturative stress and enduring involvement in ...
Political Economy of Tourism: Residents’ Power, Trust in Government, and Political Support for Development
(University of Waterloo, 2012-11-06)
Citizens’ trust in government institutions and their political support for development are important preconditions for a democratic and sustainable form of development. In the context of tourism, it is important that ...
Living with a Chronic Illness in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood
(University of Waterloo, 2012-02-10)
This study explored the lived experiences of chronic illness during adolescence and emerging adulthood. Previous research has indicated that chronic illness can result in disruptions to people’s lives because of the related ...