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Public and Civic Leisure in Québec
Public and Civic Leisure in Québec

Public and Civic Leisure in Québec

Dynamic, Democratic, Passion-driven, and Fragile


234 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

Trade Paper, $27.00 (US $27.00) (CA $31.00)

Publication Date: September 2008

ISBN 9782760515758

Rights: WOR

Presses de l'Universite du Quebec (Sep 2008)


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Through more than 50 case studies that provide a compelling portrait of leisure in Québec, this work illustrates that public and civic leisure model that Quebecers use in their recreational pursuits. It presents the model’s mission, its values, certain principles, the resources used, the main challenges ahead, and the ways of meeting and working together that enable the model to thrive and develop.

Author Biography

André Thibault, Ph. D., est professeur-chercheur au Département d'études en loisir, culture et tourisme à l'Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières et directeur de l'Observatoire québécois du loisir.