Yıl 2013, Cilt 4, Sayı 2, Sayfalar 46 - 59 2013-06-11

A SERIOUS VIEW OF LEISURE: SERIOUS LEISURE THEORY IN LEISURE RESEARCHES

Muge Akyildiz [1]

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Leisure researchers have examined and identified various types of leisure, some of which include indoor and outdoor, active and passive, physical and intellectual, cultural and sportive, or serious and casual types of leisure. Most previous researches concerning types of leisure pursuits have focused dominantly on serious and casual leisure. The serious and casual leisure perspective has a rich history of ethnographic studies for more than 30 years. This concept emerged from the work of Robert Stebbins (1982) and he defined serious leisure as “the systematic pursuit of an amateur, hobbyist, or volunteer activity sufficiently substantial and interesting in nature for the participant to find a career there in the acquisition and expression of a combination of its special skills and knowledge”. Casual leisure was defined as “immediately, intrinsically rewarding, relatively short-lived pleasurable activity requiring little or no special training to enjoy it” by Stebbins (1997). However, little or no contributions or evaluation have been made in Turkey about serious and casual leisure concept. Therefore, to advance current knowledge, it was aimed to provide a practical definition and discuss the characteristic and qualities of serious and casual leisure perspective.

Boş zaman araştırmacıları açık ve kapalı, aktif ve pasif, fiziksel ve zihinsel, kültürel ve sportif, ya da ciddive kayıtsız olmak üzere boş zaman aktivitelerine yönelik olarak çeşitli sınıflandırmalar tanımlamış veincelemişlerdir. Son zamanlarda boş zaman etkinlik türleri ile ilgili yapılan araştırmaların çoğunun ciddi vekayıtsız boş zaman türlerine odaklandığı görülmektedir. Ciddi ve kayıtsız boş zaman 30 yıldır süren etnografikçalışmalarla zengin bir tarihe sahiptir. Robert Stebbins yapmış olduğu bu araştırmalar sonucunda ciddi boşzamanı “özel bilgi, beceri ve deneyim gerektiren, oldukça önemli, ilginç ve tatmin edici olan amatör, hobi ya dagönüllü faaliyetler ile ilgili kariyer elde etmek amacıyla, seçilen etkinliğe sistematik bir şekilde katılımgöstererek takip etmek için harcanan zaman dilimidir” şeklinde tanımlamıştır. Robert Stebbins kayıtsız boşzamanı “anında ve içsel faydalar sağlayan, etkinlikten keyif almak için özel bir çalışma gerektirmeyen ya da çokaz gerektiren ve nispeten daha kısa süreli hoşnutluk sağlayan aktivitelere dâhil olunarak geçirilen zaman dilimi”şeklinde tanımlanmıştır. Ancak Türkiye’de ciddi ve kayıtsız boş zaman konusunda yapılan inceleme vedeğerlendirmeye yönelik araştırmaların yok denecek kadar az olduğu görülmektedir. Bu nedenle, var olanbilgiye katkı sağlamak amacıyla bu çalışmada, ciddi ve kayıtsız boş zaman olgusunun tanımı ve özelliklerininincelenmesi amaçlanmıştır
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ISNAD Akyildiz, Muge . "A SERIOUS VIEW OF LEISURE: SERIOUS LEISURE THEORY IN LEISURE RESEARCHES". Pamukkale Spor Bilimleri Dergisi 4 / 2 (Haziran 2013): 46-59.