Leisure and Life Satisfaction: Foundational Perspectives with PowerWeb: Health and Human Performance / Edition 3

Leisure and Life Satisfaction: Foundational Perspectives with PowerWeb: Health and Human Performance / Edition 3

by Christopher R. Edginton, Debra J. Jordan, Donald DeGraaf, Susan R. Edginton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072489170

ISBN-13: 9780072489170

Pub. Date: 09/21/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

With a practical, contemporary focus, this text provides students with a solid foundation for the study of leisure, exploring the role of the professional, government, nonprofit, and commercial agencies and institutions that deliver leisure services. Using the life satisfaction theme, it provides a framework for understanding the work of leisure professionals and

Overview

With a practical, contemporary focus, this text provides students with a solid foundation for the study of leisure, exploring the role of the professional, government, nonprofit, and commercial agencies and institutions that deliver leisure services. Using the life satisfaction theme, it provides a framework for understanding the work of leisure professionals and helps students focus on the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072489170
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/21/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
596
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Leisure in Today's Society

1 Leisure and Life Satisfaction

2 The World of Leisure, Recreation, and Play

3 Leisure: A Historical Perspective

4 Philosophical and Conceptual Themes

5 Mass Leisure

6 Leisure and the Life Cycle

Part 2 Delivering Leisure Services

7 Delivery of Leisure Services: Local Government

8 Delivery of Leisure Services: State Government

9 Delivery of Leisure Services: Federal Government

10 Delivery of Leisure Services: Non-Profit

11 Delivery of Leisure Services: Commercial

12 Delivery of Leisure Services: Therapeutic Recreation

Part 3 Issues, Trends, and Professional Practice

13 Leisure Programming: Promoting Quality Services

14 Professional Career Development

15 Leisure and Cultural Diversity

16 Future Trends

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