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Leisure and well-being

Roger Ingham

Leisure and well-being

a perspective from new social psychology

by Roger Ingham

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Published by University of Southampton (Dept. of Psychology) in Southampton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDr. Roger Ingham.
ContributionsLeisure StudiesAssociation.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13871234M


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