Leisure and quality of life in an international and multicultural context: what are major pathways linking leisure to quality of life?

@article{Iwasaki2007LeisureAQ,
  title={Leisure and quality of life in an international and multicultural context: what are major pathways linking leisure to quality of life?},
  author={Yoshitaka Iwasaki},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={82},
  pages={233-264}
}
This paper aims at advancing the conceptualization of leisure as a contributor to quality of life (QOL) in an international and multicultural context, based on an extensive and critical review of literature on leisure and QOL from a global, international perspective. Given the central role of culture in conceptualizing this notion, this paper gives attention to various cultural contexts world-wide. To illustrate the diversity of our societies, examples are introduced specifically from three… CONTINUE READING

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