Leisure and Recreation Management

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Psychology Press, 2005 - Business & Economics - 580 pages
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Table of Contents
1 Introduction 3
2 Leisure in historical perspective 10
3 Cultural heritage and leisure 22
4 Leisure and recreation : a variety of meanings 45
5 Children’s play : foundation of leisure 65
6 People’s needs and leisure 92
7 Leisure and the experience society 108
8 The ‘pleisure principle’ 119
9 Government, the public sector and leisure 129
10 Leisure provision in the voluntary sector 164
11 Leisure provision in the commercial sector 193
12 Planning for leisure and recreation 225
13 Trends in the leisure industry 264
14 Tourism, heritage and leisure 277
15 The environment, countryside and open space 302
16 The arts, museums and libraries 324
17 Sport, physical recreation and physical activity 344
18 Management principles and foundations 369
19 Leadership and decision making 386
20 Marketing of leisure and recreation 414
21 Programming leisure and recreation services and facilities 447
22 Event management 466
23 Staffing and organizational structures 490
24 Leisure and recreation management education and training 521
25 Summary, discussion and conclusions 546
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
Leisure in historical perspective
10
Cultural heritage and leisure
22
Leisure and recreation a variety of meanings
45
Childrens play foundation of leisure
65
Peoples needs and leisure
92
Leisure and the experience society
108
The pleisure principle
119
The environment countryside and open space
302
The arts museums and libraries
324
Sport physical recreation and physical activity
344
PART 4
367
Management principles and foundations
369
Leadership and decision making
386
Marketing of leisure and recreation
414
Programming leisure and recreation services and facilities
447

PART 2
127
Government the public sector and leisure
129
Leisure provision in the voluntary sector
164
Leisure provision in the commercial sector
193
Planning for leisure and recreation
225
Trends in the leisure industry
264
PART 3
275
Tourism heritage and leisure
277
Event management
466
Staffing and organizational structures
490
Leisure and recreation management education and training
521
Summary discussion and conclusions
546
Appendix
559
References
563
Index
577
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Torkildsen is Leisure and Recreation Management Consultant.

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