Kraus' Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society / Edition 10 available in Paperback
With a new full-color design with perforated worksheets, the Tenth Edition of Kraus' Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society provides a detailed introduction to the history, developments, and current trends in leisure studies. It addresses contemporary issues facing the recreation and leisure profession and focuses on challenges and opportunities that impact the profession now as well as years from now. Extensive research into emerging trends helps support the text and provide insights into the future.
Focusing on the ten different types of organizations ranging from nonprofit community organizations and armed forces recreation to sports management and travel and tourism sponsors this classic text text is an invaluable resource for students considering a career in the recreation and leisure industry.
New to the Tenth Edition:
• Discusses how specific trends, such as dramatic shifts in population make-up, the impact of technology, and marketing affect leisure-service systems and the recreation and park professions.
• Focus on the role of parks and recreation on the health and wellness of our communities as well as means to combat the obesity epidemic in North America.
• Includes new case studies which allow students to apply knowledge of technology in leisure, identify the value and benefits of play, and recognize the changing family structures of our modern society.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Illinois State University
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Recreation and Leisure Chapter 2 Basic Concepts Chapter 3 Early History of Recreation and Leisure Chapter 4 Recreation and Leisure in the Modern Era Chapter 5 Leisure Motivation Chapter 6 Sociocultural Factors Affecting Leisure Chapter 7 Social Functions of Community Recreation Chapter 8 The Leisure-Service System Chapter 9 Specialized Leisure-Service Areas Chapter 10 Travel and Tourism Chapter 11 Sport as Leisure Chapter 12 Leisure as Profession Chapter 13 Future Perspectives of Recreation and Leisure