Social Indicators Research

, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp 253–266 | Cite as

The allocation of time to social and leisure activities as social indicators for the integration of aged ethnic minorities

  • K. Victor Ujimoto


One way in which a better understanding of social indicators to be employed in assessing the degree of social integration of aged ethnic minorities is to determine their time-use patterns for various daily activities. This paper reports on a research project undertaken in a planned community of La Villeneuve, France, which examines (a) the social context in which various activities took place, and (b) the duration and frequency of the activities. This was achieved through the combined techniques of time-budget analysis, social network mapping, and participant observations. Our data provides another dimension appropriate for social indicators research.


Social Network Daily Activity Social Context Ethnic Minority Leisure Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Victor Ujimoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Gerontology Research CentreUniversity of GuelphGuelphCanada

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