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Robert A. Stebbins

Robert Stebbins is Faculty Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Calgary.  He specializes in the sociology of work and leisure, and has created a comprehensive Web site on The Serious Leisure Perspective, In 2010, he published Social Entrepreneurship for Dummies (with Mark Durieux) and, in January 2010, Palgrave Macmillan released Stebbins’ Serious Leisure and Nature: Sustainable Consumption in the Outdoors (with Lee Davidson). Stebbins is an active volunteer in Calgary's French community.

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