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
     
 

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… See more details below

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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

Preface
Pt. 1Leisure in Today's Society1
Ch. 1Leisure and Life Satisfaction2
Ch. 2The World of Leisure, Recreation, and Play32
Ch. 3Leisure: A Historical Perspective52
Ch. 4Philosophical and Conceptual Themes91
Ch. 5Mass Leisure113
Ch. 6Leisure and the Life Cycle138
Pt. 2Delivering Leisure Services164
Ch. 7Delivery of Leisure Services: Local Government165
Ch. 8Delivery of Leisure Services: State Government196
Ch. 9Delivery of Leisure Services: Federal Government219
Ch. 10Delivery of Leisure Services: Nonprofit250
Ch. 11Delivery of Leisure Services: Commercial277
Ch. 12Delivery of Leisure Services: Therapeutic Recreation304
Pt. 3Issues, Trends, and Professional Practice326
Ch. 13Leisure Programming: Promoting Quality Services327
Ch. 14Professional Career Development352
Ch. 15Leisure and Cultural Diversity371
Ch. 16Future Trends395
Credits425
Name Index427
Subject Index432

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