World Leisure Journal

Thinking about leisure during a global pandemic by de la Barre, Stone, McKeown & Schroeder (2020)

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on October 7, 2020 - 11:56am

The COVID-19 pandemic arrested the world in a dramatic manner as of March 2020. As countries placed themselves under lockdown to avoid the worst case scenarios expected from the novel virus, we witnessed economies shut down, and residents of the smallest communities to the largest cities ‘shelter in place’ as they could. Very quickly, a smorgasbord of disparities and privileges were highlighted and discussions, at local and global levels, began in earnest.