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Leisure & Recreation Study Group


The aims of the Leisure & Recreation Study Group are to: 

  • promote the sociological understanding of leisure & recreation, 
  • encourage publication of papers on the sociology of leisure and recreation, 
  • to hold meetings with a view to encouraging critical discussion on leisure and recreation,
  • to consolidate international links with other sociological leisure & recreation groups, 
  • to report annually to the BSA Executive Committee, 
  • to work closely with other organisations interested in the sociology of leisure & recreation, 
  • to promote members of the BSA.

Should you wish to become a member of this group, please email the convenor (address below) to register your interest.

Forthcoming Events

Please watch this space for details.

Annual Report

The Leisure & Recreation Study Group Annual Report is now available.

Contact the Convenors

Dr Emma Casey

Senior Lecturer

Department of Sociology

Kingston Unversity

Send an email.


Professor Alan Tomlinson

Professor of Sociology

University of Brighton

Send an email.

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