American society places much emphasis on merit through work. Vacation periods in the U.S. are the shortest among industrialized nations. Many argue that advanced technology has only busied peopleâ€™s lives further, instead of alleviating the time necessary to complete day-to-day tasks.
Using the readings for this module, Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet, complete the following:
- Examine Huizingaâ€™s â€œPlay Theory.â€ Why is â€œplayâ€ differentiated from other activity? What makes play â€œplayâ€ and not just another activity one does in the day?
- Considering this theory, evaluate how culture influences your play and leisure time.
Support your statements with examples and scholarly references.