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Author McLean, Daniel D.

Title Kraus' recreation and leisure in modern society / Daniel D. McLean, Amy R. Hurd.

Imprint Sudbury, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  790.097 K868r, 2012    ---  Available
Edition 9th ed.
Description xi, 468 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Recreation and Leisure: An Introduction -- Chapter 2 Basic Concepts: Philosophical Analysis of Play, Recreation, and Leisure -- 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 a Profession -- Chapter 13 Future Perspectives of Recreation and Leisure.
Summary "Focusing on ten different types of organizations - ranging from nonprofit community organizations and armed forces recreation to sports management and travel and tourism sponsors - Kraus' Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society, Ninth Edition is an invaluable resource for students considering a career in the recreation and leisure industry.
This classic text provides a detailed overview of 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 facing the profession over the next 5 to 20 years. Extensive research into emerging trends help support the text and provide insights into the future. Case studies have been incorporated into the Ninth Edition to provide additional information on a topic and encourage students, through review questions, to ponder on and expand their thinking."--Pub. desc.
Subject Recreation -- North America -- History.
Leisure -- Social aspects -- North America.
Play -- North America -- Psychological aspects.
Recreation -- Vocational guidance -- North America.
Leisure -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00996044
Play -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst01066943
Recreation. (OCoLC)fst01091713
Recreation -- Vocational guidance. (OCoLC)fst01091775
North America. (OCoLC)fst01242475
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Hurd, Amy R.
ISBN 9780763781590 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0763781592 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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