Leisure and Recreation Management

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Spon, 1983 - Business & Economics - 492 pages
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For this new edition the book has been completely rewritten, bringing the subject up to date in line with recent developments. Key changes to the text address issues surrounding the election of a Labour Government, the National Lottery, global conditions such as the world economic climate and the Single European Market, and communication and travel advances such the Channel Tunnel. New content also covers: play, recreation, leisure and the needs of peopleleisure trends, planning and governmentthe legacy of CCT and the introduction of Best Valuemanagement, training and operational aspects of Leisure Recreation management. Leisure and Recreation Management deals with the theory of leisure studies as well as the day-to-day practicalities of managing a recreation facility, ensuring its continued success as a student textbook and a guide for the practitioner.

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I was a Leisure Centre manager for twenty years and was on the ILAM National Training Board along with George who was also good friend and a fellow member and would like to get in touch with him again as I now live in Torquay in Devon and can be contacted on my email aytondavid@hotmail.com.


Recreation provision and services in the voluntary sector
Commercial providers of recreation services products
The national agencies

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Torkildsen is Leisure and Recreation Management Consultant.

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