Leisure: An Introduction

Leisure: An Introduction

By: Stephen Page (author), Joanne Connell (author)Paperback

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Leisure: An Introduction provides a broad and lively understanding of the meaning, significance and scope of leisure in modern day society. The book achieves this by exploring key concepts and theories, along with examples and case studies, to illustrate the complexity of leisure. The authors offer a global and interdisciplinary perspective on the main issues associated with the study of leisure and highlight the evolution and development of many of the key debates in the field of leisure studies.

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Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Leisure Chapter 2: The Historical Analysis of Leisure Chapter 3: Leisure - The Social Context Chapter 4 : Demand for Leisure, Leisure Participation and Leisure Behaviour Chapter 5: Supply for Leisure: Leisure Places, Spaces and Environments Chapter 6: The Public, Private and Voluntary Sectors in Leisure Provision Chapter 7: Planning, Managing and Marketing Leisure Chapter 8: Urban Leisure Chapter 9: Leisure and the experience economy: The cultural industries and entertainment Chapter 10: Coastal Leisure Chapter 11: Rural Leisure Chapter 12: The Future of Leisure

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/03/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780273726494
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 544
  • ID: 9780273726494
  • weight: 1062
  • ISBN10: 0273726498

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