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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"For Fifteen Years, Studies in Outdoor Recreation has been a standard text in courses on parks and outdoor recreation and has served as an invaluable reference for park and recreation managers." "This new edition has been completely revised to present the most recent information in the field. It examines more than a thousand theoretical and empirical studies and has been updated to reflect current research and new concerns, including race and gender issues and their relationship to outdoor recreation." "An essential resource for students, scholars, and professionals, Studies in Outdoor Recreation explores the theoretical and methodological issues in outdoor recreation and describes the practical implications of outdoor recreation research."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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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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Robert E. Manning is professor and chair of the Recreation Management Program in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Vermont.

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