Introduction to Recreation and Leisure / Edition 1
  • Introduction to Recreation and Leisure / Edition 1
  • Introduction to Recreation and Leisure / Edition 1

Introduction to Recreation and Leisure / Edition 1

by Human Kinetics
     
 

Introduction to Recreation and Leisure is an ideal introductory text. It provides students the foundational history and philosophy of the field, introduces them to various sectors of the field, and presents the different types of programming found in recreation and leisure services. It also exposes students to the career options

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Introduction to Recreation and Leisure is an ideal introductory text. It provides students the foundational history and philosophy of the field, introduces them to various sectors of the field, and presents the different types of programming found in recreation and leisure services. It also exposes students to the career options available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736057813
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
12/07/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Textbook Advisory Board
Preface

Part I. Foundations of Recreation and Leisure

Chapter 1. Power, Promise, Potential, and Possibilities of Parks, Recreation, and Leisure
Ellen L. O'Sullivan
Chapter 2. History of Recreation
Doug Kennedy, Jerome Singleton, and Mary Rebecca Genoe
Chapter 3. Philosophy and Leisure
Donald McLean
Chapter 4. Leisure and Recreation for Individuals in Society
Daniel G. Yoder

Part II. Leisure and Recreation As a Multifaceted Delivery System

Chapter 5. Delivery Systems
Betty van der Smissen
Chapter 6. Public Parks in the United States and Canada
Stephen M. Holland and Paul F. J. Eagles
Chapter 7. Public Recreation
Sara L. Hensley, Susan E. Markham-Starr, Ellen Montague, and Jane Hodgkinson
Chapter 8. Nonprofit Sector
Robert F. Ashcraft
Chapter 9. Commercial Recreation and Tourism
Lynn M. Jamieson
Chapter 10. Therapeutic Recreation
Francis Stavola Daly and Robin Kunstler
Chapter 11. Unique Groups
Robin Mittelstaedt, Kelly Russell, Brenda J. Robertson, John Byl, Jeff Temple, and Laurie Ogilvie
Chapter 12. Leisure and Recreation Across the Life Span
Laura L. Payne and Lynn A. Barnett

Part III. Delivering Recreation and Leisure Services

Chapter 13. Program Delivery and the Many Modes of Recreation
Maureen Glancy
Chapter 14. Recreational Sport Management
Craig M. Ross
Chapter 15. Health, Fitness, Wellness, and Livability
Kathy J. Spangler and Ellen O'Sullivan
Chapter 16. Outdoor and Adventure Recreation
Randy J. Virden
Chapter 17. Arts and Culture
Gaylene Carpenter
Chapter 18. The Nature of Recreation and Leisure as a Profession
Mary G. Parr, Mark Havitz, and Andrew T. Kaczynski

Appendix: Accreditation Standards
Glossary
References
Index
About the Contributors

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