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Leisure Test 3 Questions
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Why do we work?
The productivity brought about by working is necessary for human survival.
What is leisure's relationship to work?
Some argue that work is less desirable, while others claim work is more satisfying, and some declare work and leisure are equally desirable.
If leisure's relationship to work is capricious, does leisure have economic value nonetheless?
Leisure drives the economy by fostering consumerism.
Like work, is leisure good for an economy?
Leisure benefits employment, taxes, investments, and profits.
How do we know what time it is?
People view time according to their history, biology and culture.
How does leisure depend on time?
Leisure is shaped by personal perceptions of free time, the amount of time available, time requirements of activities, and a culture's time sufficiency.
Is time ever a problem for leisure?
Time can be problematic for leisure due to time urgency, time deepening and time-saving devices.
Is there equity in leisure?
No. Barriers exist in contemporary societies to full fairness of opportunity in leisure.
What are examples of where inequity in leisure exists?
There is discrimination for women, gays, minorities, and handicaps.
Does leisure have the potential to enable equity?
Yes! Leisure is important for creating fair opportunities.
Why are leisure systems important?
Having access to leisure resources is imperative to the lives of individuals, communities, and entire societies.
What are the types of organized leisure systems?
The types of organized leisure systems are sports, cultural arts, outdoor recreation, travel, hobbies, social recreation and others.
Who sponsors these leisure systems?
They are sponsored by public, private and commercial agencies.
How do i prepare for a career within a leisure system?
Formal education, training in college, and practical experience with leisure sponsors will help you prepare.
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