Introduction to Recreation Services - Print

Sustainability for a Changing World

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978-1-93947-6-036
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Pages: 450

Dimensions: 9 × 6 × 1 in

Binding Type: Hardcover


Introduction to Recreation Services: Sustainability for a Changing World explores the meanings of leisure for people and the importance of recreation services in society. This book discusses all sectors of the recreation services field, including public, nonprofit, and private business entities. It introduces students to career opportunities in recreation services and the benefits and challenges that recreation professionals face in recreation professionals in a changing world.

This book presents the philosophy that social, economic, and environmental sustainability concerns should underlie all recreation services.

The author has taught at the higher education level and has served professional organizations such as the Society of Park and Recreation Educators; the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; and the Academy of Leisure Sciences. She has also served on numerous state, national, and international boards and committees.