Author : Daniel McLean
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN : 9780763781590
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Focusing on 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 is an invaluable resource for students considering a career in the recreation and leisure industry. --

Author : Mclean
Genre : Medical
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN : 9781284106817
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The Eleventh 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.

Author : Daniel D. McLean
Genre : Sports & Recreation
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN : 0763707562
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Author : Daniel McLean
Genre : Education
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN : 9781449689575
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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.

Author : Richard G. Kraus
Genre : Leisure
Publisher :
ISBN : MINN:31951000468895C
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Author : Craig Ross
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN : 9780763777616
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Mastering the Job Search Process in Recreation and Leisure Services, Second Edition, is a practical guide full of tools and advice for recreation and leisure service professionals. This book simplifies the process of securing a job in recreation and leisure service by explaining every step from both an employer’s and applicant’s point of view. Based on years of experience in the hiring process, this book reflects research conducted with over one thousand recreation and leisure services practitioners involved in the job search process. The book includes their advice as well as secrets to success.

Author : Isobel Cosgrove
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : Routledge
ISBN : 9781317332381
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Originally published in 1972, this book discusses changing attitudes to work and leisure and patterns of leisure activity, asking if recreation, as an economic activity, a distinctive spatial expression. It examines characteristics of spa towns and coastal resorts in the nineteenth century as well as provision of leisure amenities in urban and rural areas of contemporary Britain and the changing levels of demand for and supply of recreation in North America.

Author : Tyler Tapps
Genre : Sports & Recreation
Publisher : Human Kinetics
ISBN : 9781492586487
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Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Third Edition, gives students a broad view of the field, offering them a solid foundation for understanding the industry they plan to enter upon graduation. Students learn from the perspectives of 52 leading professors, professionals, and emerging scholars from the United States, Canada, Brazil, China, and around the globe. Led by new editors, Tyler Tapps and Mary Sara Wells, these experts introduce recreation and leisure foundational concepts, delivery systems, and programming services. Students benefit from the diversity of perspectives and viewpoints from around the world as they learn about the similarities and differences in the industry from an international perspective. The following are new to this edition: • New editors and contributors from around the world, including emerging scholars • Updated data throughout the book • New chapter sections • An expanded chapter on international perspectives on sustainability and ecotourism • Real-world connections to recreation and leisure theories that help students consider career options • A web study guide with On the Job learning activities, a glossary, chapter overviews, article summaries, and recommendations of websites to explore A Strong Foundational Overview Introduction to Recreation and Leisure grounds students in the historical, philosophical, and social aspects of the industry. The authors offer fresh insights into community parks and recreation departments, nonprofit organizations, and commercial recreation and ecotourism enterprises. Students learn about various enriching educational programs and services for people of all ages. “The text encompasses a variety of services, including recreational sport management, outdoor and adventure recreation, health and wellness, and arts and culture,” says Tapps. “It also exposes students to career options and supports them as they explore their interests and prepare for challenging careers in the industry.” Text Contents The book is organized into three parts. In part I, students learn about the foundations of recreation and leisure, including the historical, philosophical, and social issues that have shaped the field. Part II explores various sectors of the field, including leisure service delivery systems, public recreation, the nonprofit sector, the for-profit sector (such as event and ecotourism enterprises), and therapeutic recreation, among others. Part III focuses on the programming of recreation and leisure services, including program delivery systems, recreational sport management, outdoor and adventure recreation, the nature of recreation and leisure as a profession, and more. Each chapter includes learning objectives that highlight the chapter’s important concepts, as well as an Outstanding Graduates feature that introduces former students who have gone on to successful careers in the field. A glossary of important terms is included in the web study guide and instructor guide, which are part of the ancillary package. Ancillaries The text is supported by an instructor guide, a test package, a PowerPoint presentation package, and a web study guide that contains chapter summaries and learning experiences. These resources make it easier for instructors to prepare for and manage their courses, and they help students retain what they learn from the text. Guidance for Students Making Career Choices This fully updated text, with its insights and perspectives from top professionals and professors from around the globe, opens up the world of recreation and leisure for students, offering them vital information that will help them make informed choices as they move forward in pursuit of careers in this growing field. With its cutting-edge view of recreation and leisure services, Introduction to Recreation and Leisure prepares students for success in the field of recreation and leisure.

Author : Daniel D. McLean
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN : 0763749591
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The Eighth Edition Of This Classic Textbook Continues To Provide A Detailed Overview Of The History, Developments, And Current Trends In Leisure Studies. It Has Been Heavily Revised To Reflect Recent Societal Changes And The Challenges That Face The Leisure-Services Industry In The 21St Century. Students Will Learn How 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. To Reflect These Trends, The Text Focuses On Ten Different Types Of Organizations, Ranging From Nonprofit Community Organizations Or Armed Forces Recreation To Sports Management And Travel And Tourism Sponsors.

Author : Charles C. Bullock
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : Sagamore Pub Llc
ISBN : UVA:X004395495
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This is a best-selling introductory book, intended for all students in parks, recreation, and leisure studies, regardless of specialty. It provides an essential, basic knowledge level of people with disabilities. Common themes are presented by the authors in a manner allowing readers to develop their own personal views of therapeutic recreation, and this approach keeps the focus of service on the customer.