Sociology of leisure.

Edited by Theodore B. Johannis, Jr., and C. Neil Bull. by Theodore Benjamin Johannis

Publisher: Sage Publications in Beverly Hills [Calif.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 135 Downloads: 252
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  • Leisure,
  • Recreation

Edition Notes

SeriesSage contemporary social science issues, 1
ContributionsBull, C. Neil., Pacific sociological review
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p. ;
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20716177M

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