is presented as a main component of the unique ethos that helps distinguish
serious leisure from its counterpart, casual leisure. Nearly all forms of serious leisure are
embedded in a
Social Worlds are made up of 4 components that help construct the social world:
These are "intermediaries who normal participate a little in the leisure activity
itself, but who nonetheless do something important to make it possible."
Example: Someone who manages municipal parks or someone who organizes
the work of teachers like an assistant
DB: The man who manages the park
Temporary participants in a social world; they only come on the scene
momentarily for entertainment, diversion or profit
Example: Often these are "clients" for amateurs, hobbyists, and volunteers
DB: The women walking by, Watts trying it for the first time.
They routinely participate in the social world.
Example: amateurs, hobbyists, and volunteers
Are those among the regualrs who show exceptional devotion to the social
world they share, maintianing it and to advancing it.
Referred to as devotees and professionals
DB: This is Dave
Ed starts out as a tourist
Ed becomes a regular
Mike is the insider
The audience: Tourists
The owner of the pub is the stranger