Kraus Recreation Leisure In Modern Society

Author: Daniel McLean
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284150119
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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.

Kraus Recreation Leisure In Modern Society

Author: Mclean
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284106810
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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.

Kraus Recreation And Leisure In Modern Society

Author: Daniel McLean
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449689574
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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.

Recreation And Leisure In Modern Society

Author: Richard G. Kraus
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Pub
ISBN: 9780763716783
Size: 75.26 MB
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Written for use in undergraduate courses on recreation, parks, and leisure studies, this textbook emphasizes the impact of population shifts, new technologies, and the widening gap between rich and poor. The book outlines the history and current state of recreation and leisure, and provides an introduction to basic concepts. It examines sociologica

The Park And Recreation Professional S Handbook

Author: Amy R. Hurd
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 073608259X
Size: 33.68 MB
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The "Park and Recreation Professional's Handbook "offers a thorough grounding in all areas of programming, leadership, operations, administration, and professionalism. It integrates foundational concepts, the latest research, and real-world examples to present readers with a complete picture of all of the skills needed for success in the field.

Programming For Parks Recreation And Leisure Services

Author: Donald G. DeGraaf
Publisher: Venture Pub
ISBN: 9781892132871
Size: 33.46 MB
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Includes profiles of: Robert Greenleaf, Jane Addams, Winnie Wong, Carolyn Griffiths, Lydia Kuyvenhoven, Barbara Cobas, Dana M. Bates, Jermal Stevenson, Mark Freidline, Ron Coplin, and Vicki Proctor.

Mastering The Job Search Process In Recreation And Leisure Services

Author: Craig Ross
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449654002
Size: 12.33 MB
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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.

Leisure Program Planning And Delivery

Author: Ruth V. Russell
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736057332
Size: 23.31 MB
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Leisure Program Planning and Delivery provides a comprehensive three-step plan for successful programming of leisure services and operational management of program systems in recreation and leisure service organizations. Grounded in contemporary professional practice and real-world applications, the book provides a systematic plan for students to learn the essentials of successful recreation programming, with examples of a variety of activities in community, outdoor, sport, cultural arts, and tourism sectors of the field.

Leadership In Leisure Services

Author: Debra Jean Jordan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781571678553
Size: 45.50 MB
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Often requested and fully updated, the 4th edition of Leadership in Leisure Services: Making a Difference by Deb Jordan and Ronald Ramsing, includes fully updated chapters with contemporary practices for leadership in the broad field of recreation and parks. In addition, the first two chapters of previous editions (introductory material and leadership theories) have been combined into one chapter; this enhances the flow of material while still setting the stage for understanding leadership as an important construct in our discipline. The text continues to integrate issues of diversity throughout the chapters and includes new information about the impact of microaggressions on participants in a range of recreation settings. Additional emphasis is put on professional practicebecoming a recreation and parks professional and continuing professional development are addressed in such a way as to encourage students to view professionalism as a journey rather than an end. Group development is presented using the Tuckman model and social issues have been updated to include the role of professionals in addressing the obesity epidemic as well as bullying and violence. All material has been updated to reflect the current state of research in each topic area. Test questions and PowerPoint presentations for each chapter are included as ancillaries.

Leisure Business Strategies

Author: John Robert Kelly
Publisher: Sagamore Pub Llc
ISBN: 9781571677068
Size: 31.67 MB
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This book takes into account social and behavioural science research that has been developed since 1970 and asks, "How does this research guide and direct the beginning and operation of a LB (leisure business)?" It is different from conventional texts that address the sequential functions of forming and operating such a business and discusses concepts such as business plans, formation, financing, accounting, personnel, and resources. Decades of study have yielded a wealth of insight into how leisure experiences can be raised to a level that will attract and retain clients.