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Voluntary Action and the History of Leisure

 Bob Snape, VAHS Seminar, 22 October 2012 The new leisure, voluntarism and well-being in interwar Britain Like many concepts and terms associated with the history of voluntary action, the term ‘volunteering’ is contested and can be interpreted in a number … Continue reading

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Recreation and Leisure: A New Frontier in the History of Voluntary Action?

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Colin Rochester and Meta Zimmeck, Practical Wisdom R2Z There have been significant advances in our knowledge of the history of voluntary action in the past twenty years or so, since we established the Voluntary Action History Society, but it remains … Continue reading

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Are the Olympics worth it?

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Peter Grant, Cass Business School, City University Because of my past life working in sport, I’ve recently fielded a lot of media enquiries at the Business School in relation to the London Games. The majority of journalists want to ask … Continue reading

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