This book is a study of committed reading, an activity animated by three main motives: utilitarian, pleasurable, and self-fulfilling. They are examined within the frameworks of library and information science and the serious leisure perspective as manifested across lifeOCOs domains of work, leisure, and non-work obligation.... consisted of trying to decipher the fine print of an insurance policy or the instructions of how to assemble a complex piece of furniture from IKEA. ... I will consider the first under the headings of books, periodicals, pamphlets, and manuals.
|Title||:||The Committed Reader|
|Author||:||Robert A. Stebbins|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2013|