Studies in Outdoor Recreation: Search and Research for Satisfaction

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Oregon State University Press, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 374 pages
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The first book to integrate the social science literature on outdoor recreation has been completely updated to reflect current research and new concerns. The book is a standard text in courses and an invaluable reference for park and recreation managers.

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This book is the driest, most over-complicated common sense I have ever had the misfortune of reading. I would pull my own teeth out before reading this book again.


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About the author (1999)

Robert E. Manning is Professor of Recreation Management in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont. He is also Director of the university's Park Studies Laboratory, which conducts a program of research on national parks, wilderness, and related areas.

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