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The rise to prominence in recent years of black sportsmen and women in UK society is pre-dated and is to some extent pre-figured by the American experience. The article reviews the experience of black participation in sport in America from the early 1860s. In Britain there has never been a period...

Author(s)
Parry, J; Parry, M.
Publisher
Falmer Press, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Sport, racism and ethnicity., 1991, pp 150-174
Abstract

The paper discusses contrasts in the areas of participation and provision in sport and recreation. At fist sight, everyone is a winner in a world of growing leisure. Over the last 30 years average holiday entitlement has increased substantially. Given, in addition to this a trend towards earlier...

Author(s)
Glyptis, S.
Publisher
E & FN Spon Ltd., London, UK
Citation
Sport and physical activity: moving towards excellence: the proceedings of the AIESEP World Convention, July 20-25, 1990, Loughborough University, UK., 1992, pp 525-535
Abstract

This report examines the subject of health and fitness as a leisure activity in the UK. It focuses on the specialist facilities and products that are available to consumers who want to get fit or keep fit. The main factors which influence participation in the activities and use of the facilities...

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Leisure Intelligence, 1993, 4, pp 1-32
Abstract

The paper offers a brief definition and discussion of the concepts of sustainability and appropriate or responsible rural tourism, and highlights the importance of local community participation in the rural tourism development process. A short outline of a strategy of sustainable rural tourism...

Author(s)
Jones, A.
Citation
Leisure Studies, 1993, 12, 2, pp 147-148
Abstract

The paper discusses a selection of future predictions for leisure and tourism in the UK, with consideration of the implications for countryside. The forecasts vary in character, from numerical economic forecasts, to more general predictions concerning changes in leisure and society as a whole....

Author(s)
Clark, G.; Darrall, J.; Grove-White, R.; Macnaghten, P.; Urry, J.
Publisher
Council for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE), London, UK
Citation
Leisure landscapes. Leisure, culture and the English countryside: challenges and conflicts. Background papers., 1994, pp 54-63
Abstract

The article reviews the trends towards the increasing specialization and conversely, the diversity, of leisure, recreational and tourism activities in the UK. The analysis indicates that there has been a marked increase in the number of sports and leisure activities pursued on an individual basis...

Author(s)
Clark, G.; Darrall, J.; Grove-White, R.; Macnaghten, P.; Urry, J.
Publisher
Council for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE), London, UK
Citation
Leisure landscapes. Leisure, culture and the English countryside: challenges and conflicts. Background papers., 1994, pp 201-210
Abstract

This publication deals with the role and impact of tourism and leisure in the UK. Divided into three sections, part one examines trends within the leisure market, for example, home-based leisure activities such as watching television and reading, and out-of-home activities such as participation in...

Citation
Information systems in UK tourism and leisure., 1994, Ed. 1, pp ix + 142 pp.
Abstract

This report describes market trends in boating as a leisure activity in the UK. Following a significant decline in 1991 and 1992, it was predicted that the years 1993 and 1994 would see an upturn in both the boats and boating sectors. New boat sales valued at an estimated $192 million for 1994...

Citation
Leisure Intelligence, 1994, 1, pp 1-31
Abstract

The paper considers, from a theoretical and conceptual perspective, the factors that might have a significant influence upon holiday-taking among a community of West Indian origin in the UK: the Afro-Caribbean community. Economic, social, cultural and product-related factors are considered. It is...

Author(s)
Stephenson, M. L.; Hughes, H. L.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1995, 16, 6, pp 429-435
Abstract

This chapter discusses the concept of sustainable tourism development, using the example of the Shetland Islands in the UK to illustrate how one group of islands appears to have arrived at a form of sustainable development. It discusses the issues identified as common to all island communities in ...

Author(s)
Butler, R.
Publisher
Pinter, London, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies., 1996, pp 11-29

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