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Leisure Test 3 Vocab
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A measure of the efficiency of a person, machine, system, and so forth, in converting inputs into useful outputs.
Colloquially, compulsiveness about working.
To simplify or reduce one's expectations or commitments, especially in work hours.
The economic system of privately possessing capital.
All purchases of goods and services for personal use.
Harried leisure class
Spending money for leisure, thus spoiling leisure by making us feel frantic.
Time experienced as constant and returning.
Time paced by machine, enabling a precise division of the day into equal parts and a linear perception of its passing.
Time controlled by biological processes.
Cultures in which time is organized sequentially; schedules and deadlines are valued over people.
Cultures in which time is organized horizontally; people tend to do several things at once and value relationships over schedules.
Having insufficient free time.
Doing multiple activities at the same time without fully experiencing any of them.
Unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people.
That which inhibits a leisure pursuit once an interest for it has been formed.
Valuing all people regardless of their differences.
Celebrating differences in people.
A form of society in which minority groups maintain their independent cultural traditions.
The belief in and action toward political, economic, and social equality of the sexes.
Being on the margins of the dominant culture.
For the benefit or well-being of everyone.
The value of social networks; bringing people together in a meaningful way.
Personal educational and intellectual resources useful for achieving high status in a group.
Leisure services sponsored by local government, such as a city.
In the U.S. Leisure services sponsored by the Department of Defense, community recreation for military personnel and their families living on military bases.
Leisure services sponsored by companies as an employee benefit.
Leisure services sponsored by colleges and universities for students and the campus community.
The provision of recreation services as treatment for persons with illness or disabling conditions.
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