hobbyism


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hobbyism

(ˈhɒbɪˌɪzəm)
n
the practice of pursuing a hobby
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Noun1.hobbyism - a devotion to hobbies
devotion - commitment to some purpose; "the devotion of his time and wealth to science"
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Koneen lumo: Mikrotietokoneharrastus Suomessa 1970-luvulta 1990-luvun puolivaliin [The lure of the machine: Microcomputer hobbyism in Finland from the 1970s to the mid-1990s].
This follows nicely with the critique of activism by Do or Die as specialist politics that often take the form of hobbyism that places political activity outside of our everyday lives and experiences.
By contrast, others (who first took up hobbyism in the postwar years) appear to have been impelled by a sense of victimization, national defeat, and emasculation--feelings they were able to symbolically redress through the ritual of ethnic masquerade.