♠Book Title : Kraus Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society
✍Author : Daniel McLean
♛Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
♣Release Date : 2014-02-01
✿Pages : 470
♠ISBN : 9781449689575
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Kraus Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society Book Synopsis : 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.

♠Book Title : Kraus Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society
✍Author : Daniel McLean
♛Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
♣Release Date : 2011-02-09
✿Pages : 468
♠ISBN : 9780763781590
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Kraus Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society Book Synopsis : Kraus' Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society, Ninth Edition provides a detailed overview of the history, developments, and current trends in leisure studies. This text addressed contemporary issues facing the recreation and leisure profession and focuses on challenges and opportunities that will impact the profession over the next 5 to 20 years. Extensive research into emerging trends helps support the text and provide insights into the future. Focusing on 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 is an invaluable resource for students considering a career in the recreation and leisure industry. "This text provides a great overview of Recreation and Leisure Studies. The information is presented in a clear and concise manner and in way that students can relate to. I have taught intro several times and never have I had a textbook that was so well organized and current." Dr. Jan Louise Jones, Southern Connecticut State University

♠Book Title : Kraus Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society
✍Author : Daniel D. McLean
♛Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
♣Release Date : 2007-09
✿Pages : 397
♠ISBN : 0763749591
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Kraus Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society Book Synopsis : The Eighth Edition Of This Classic Textbook Continues To Provide A Detailed Overview Of The History, Developments, And Current Trends In Leisure Studies. It Has Been Heavily Revised To Reflect Recent Societal Changes And The Challenges That Face The Leisure-Services Industry In The 21St Century. Students Will Learn How 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. To Reflect These Trends, The Text Focuses On Ten Different Types Of Organizations, Ranging From Nonprofit Community Organizations Or Armed Forces Recreation To Sports Management And Travel And Tourism Sponsors.

♠Book Title : Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society
✍Author : Richard G. Kraus
♛Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
♣Release Date : 1998
✿Pages : 416
♠ISBN : WISC:89065116527
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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♠Book Title : Kraus Recreation Leisure in Modern Society Advantage Access
✍Author : Daniel McLean
♛Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
♣Release Date : 2017-08-15
✿Pages : 550
♠ISBN : 1284106810
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Kraus Recreation Leisure in Modern Society Advantage Access Book Synopsis : Each New Print Copy Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access That Unlocks A Comprehensive And Interactive Ebook, Student Practice Activities And Assessments, A Full Suite Of Instructor Resources, And Learning Analytics Reporting Tools. 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. 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. With Navigate 2, Technology And Content Combine To Expand The Reach Of Your Classroom. Whether You Teach An Online, Hybrid, Or Traditional Classroom-Based Course, Navigate 2 Delivers Unbeatable Value. Experience Navigate 2 Today At Www.Jblnavigate.Com/2.

♠Book Title : The Park and Recreation Professional s Handbook
✍Author : Amy R. Hurd
♛Publisher : Human Kinetics
♣Release Date : 2010-12
✿Pages : 300
♠ISBN : 9780736082594
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝The Park and Recreation Professional s Handbook Book Synopsis : 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.

📒Recreation Programming ✍ James Robert Rossman

♠Book Title : Recreation Programming
✍Author : James Robert Rossman
♛Publisher : Sagamore Publishing LLC
♣Release Date : 2008
✿Pages : 452
♠ISBN : 9781571675736
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Recreation Programming Book Synopsis : Used in numerous universities throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, this book provides programming insights for educators, practitioners, and students. The book will present readers with the vital tools necessary in providing successful programs for their patrons.

♠Book Title : Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services
✍Author : O'Connell, Timothy S.
♛Publisher : Human Kinetics
♣Release Date : 2014-09-09
✿Pages : 320
♠ISBN : 9780736095310
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services Book Synopsis : Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services offers fresh insights on leadership and leadership theory by top professionals in the field. The authors explore classical leadership as well as innovative and modern leadership theory and best practices, helping students understand the roles they will play from personal, professional, and organizational standpoints. This forward-looking text prepares the students of today to be the leading professionals of tomorrow.

📒Outdoor Recreation In America ✍ Clayne R. Jensen

♠Book Title : Outdoor Recreation in America
✍Author : Clayne R. Jensen
♛Publisher : Human Kinetics
♣Release Date : 2006
✿Pages : 373
♠ISBN : 073604213X
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Outdoor Recreation in America Book Synopsis : Outdoor Recreation in America is back - fully revised and updated, with significant new material based on current statistics from a number of sources, including the latest U.S. Census Bureau and the National Survey on the Environment. Now in its sixth edition, this book continues to lead the way in its comprehensive coverage of issues and challenges in this growing field. Outdoor Recreation in America, Sixth Edition, offers the big-picture view of outdoor recreation, delves into the current issues with the latest statistics, describes the roles of the various natural resource managers, discusses the trends that affect outdoor recreation, addresses economic issues, describes funding options, and provides the most comprehensive coverage available in a single text. In short, it is the book for current and future outdoor recreation professionals to use in learning about the past and present status as well as the future of outdoor recreation in America.

♠Book Title : Sustainable Tourism The Millennium Development Goals
✍Author : Kelly Bricker
♛Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
♣Release Date : 2012-08-01
✿Pages : 349
♠ISBN : 9781449628239
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Sustainable Tourism The Millennium Development Goals Book Synopsis : Endorsed by The International Ecotourism Society, Sustainable Tourism & The Millennium Development Goals: Effecting Positive Change demonstrates how ecotourism and sustainable tourism can assist in supporting and meeting the goals set forward by the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, promote gender equity and empower women, reduce child mortality, improve maternal health, combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases, ensure environmental sustainability and develop a global partnership for development.

📒Introduction To Recreation And Leisure ✍ Human Kinetics (Organization)

♠Book Title : Introduction to Recreation and Leisure
✍Author : Human Kinetics (Organization)
♛Publisher : Human Kinetics
♣Release Date : 2012-03-15
✿Pages : 444
♠ISBN : 9781450424172
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Book Synopsis : "Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Second Edition," is a textbook designed for an initial undergraduate course in a recreation and leisure program. With its 21st-century views of recreation and leisure services, it incorporates indicators for future directions in the field and presents international perspectives as well as career opportunites in recreation and leisure. A new web resource is included.

♠Book Title : Mastering the Job Search Process in Recreation and Leisure Services
✍Author : Craig Ross
♛Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
♣Release Date : 2011-04-18
✿Pages : 218
♠ISBN : 9781449654009
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Mastering the Job Search Process in Recreation and Leisure Services Book Synopsis : 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.

♠Book Title : Kraus Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society
✍Author : Daniel D. McLean
♛Publisher :
♣Release Date : 2005
✿Pages : 364
♠ISBN : 0763740330
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📒Leisure And Positive Psychology ✍ Robert A. Stebbins

♠Book Title : Leisure and Positive Psychology
✍Author : Robert A. Stebbins
♛Publisher : Springer
♣Release Date : 2016-04-29
✿Pages : 156
♠ISBN : 9781137569943
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Leisure and Positive Psychology Book Synopsis : This book explores, from a leisure studies perspective, the central role that leisure has to play in positive psychology, exploring themes such as flow, fulfilment, altruism, well-being, and interpersonal relationships.

📒A Career With Meaning ✍ Cheryl A. Stevens

♠Book Title : A Career with Meaning
✍Author : Cheryl A. Stevens
♛Publisher : Sagamore Pub Trade
♣Release Date : 2010
✿Pages : 413
♠ISBN : 1571675264
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝A Career with Meaning Book Synopsis : This book is a tailor-made journey that enables individuals to match their core beliefs and values with numerous professional opportunities within the leisure industry. Leading experts provide detailed discussion and insight for 11 primary areas related to recreation, parks, sport management, hospitality, and tourism. Once you have identified and matched your values with a specific area, you will start planning your personal roadmap to a successful and rewarding career with the chapter "Preparing for a Career in Recreation".

📒Communication And Sport ✍ Andrew C. Billings

♠Book Title : Communication and Sport
✍Author : Andrew C. Billings
♛Publisher : SAGE Publications
♣Release Date : 2017-02-22
✿Pages : 384
♠ISBN : 9781506392042
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Communication and Sport Book Synopsis : Communication and Sport: Surveying the Field, Third Edition examines a wide array of topics necessary to understand sports media, rhetoric, culture, and organizations from micro- to macro-level issues. All levels of sports are addressed through varied lenses such as mythology, community, and identity. The Third Edition is newly expanded to incorporate the latest topics and perspectives in the field such as fan cultures; racial identity and gender in sports media; politics and nationality in sports; crisis communication in sports organizations and more.

♠Book Title : Introduction to Recreation Services for People with Disabilities
✍Author : Charles C. Bullock
♛Publisher : Sagamore Publishing
♣Release Date : 2000
✿Pages : 424
♠ISBN : UVA:X004395495
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Introduction to Recreation Services for People with Disabilities Book Synopsis : Intended for students in parks, recreation, and leisure studies, this book provides a basic knowledge level of people with disabilities. It allows readers to develop their own personal views of therapeutic recreation, and this approach keeps the focus of service on the customer.

♠Book Title : Introduction to Commercial Recreation and Tourism
✍Author : John C. Crossley
♛Publisher : Sagamore Pub Llc
♣Release Date : 2011-11-01
✿Pages : 455
♠ISBN : 1571676775
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Introduction to Commercial Recreation and Tourism Book Synopsis : The purpose of this 6th edition remains the same as the first five editions -- to provide an introduction to the scope, characteristics, and management aspects of the commercial recreation and tourism industry. This book offers a blend of conceptual and practical material to achieve a basic understanding of this diverse industry. While some of the content is oriented toward large and established businesses, the text also has an entrepreneurial orientation that is particularly applicable to smaller businesses and organisations. Future commercial recreation and tourism entrepreneurs will gain a wealth of useful ideas and information from these pages.

📒Applications In Recreation Leisure ✍ Kathleen A. Cordes

♠Book Title : Applications in Recreation Leisure
✍Author : Kathleen A. Cordes
♛Publisher : Sagamore Publishing
♣Release Date : 2013
✿Pages : 286
♠ISBN : 1571677003
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Applications in Recreation Leisure Book Synopsis : This 4th Edition provides a contemporary examination of leisure issues from philosophical, psychological, and sociological perspectives. In examining leisure and recreation as human rights for all individuals, this text serves as a catalyst for critical thinking by students while providing a broad understanding of the different philosophies of the various providers of leisure services.

📒Recreational Therapy ✍ David R. Austin

♠Book Title : Recreational Therapy
✍Author : David R. Austin
♛Publisher :
♣Release Date : 2014-10-16
✿Pages : 318
♠ISBN : 1571677380
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Recreational Therapy Book Synopsis : The editors goal in preparing the fourth edition of this introductory textbook was to provide a book that would clearly define the essence of recreational therapy as a health care profession. Thus, the book is focused on the purposeful use of recreation and leisure as interventions to enhance the health and well-being of clients whom recreational therapists serve. To emphasise this goal, the title used for this edition has been changed from "Therapeutic Recreation: An Introduction to Recreational Therapy: An Introduction". To accomplish their goal, the editors called upon leading authors to join them in writing chapters for this edition. Readers will notice that the list of authors includes some of the best-known experts in the profession and some of the rising stars of recreational therapy. Each author brings his or her expertise to providing the most current information in his or her area of specialisation. The contributions of each author make this fourth edition a truly unique work. Readers also will notice that two new editors have agreed to collaborate with the editors of the three prior editions of the book and to author chapters in their areas of expertise. Thus, this new edition benefits from having the best efforts of a team of editors and authors. Those reading this edition will find a continuation of the user-friendly approach employed in prior editions. Chapters begin with a list of learning objectives and end with a series of reading comprehension questions and a complete list of references. This edition also follows the tradition of prior editions in using the same format in every chapter devoted to a specific client population. This format includes a feature that has been appreciated in prior editions: a case study to illustrate the concepts in each chapter. A unique aspect of this edition is the inclusion of a chapter on the provision of recreational therapy for members of the military services as one of the specific client populations. Finally, the editors express thanks to the scores of individuals who appreciated the format and content of prior editions of the book and who encouraged them to prepare this fourth edition. Hopefully, this new edition will live up to their expectations and will further the practice of recreational therapy.

📒Compassionate Careers ✍ Jeffrey W. Pryor

♠Book Title : Compassionate Careers
✍Author : Jeffrey W. Pryor
♛Publisher : Career Press
♣Release Date : 2015-03
✿Pages : 288
♠ISBN : 1601633599
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Compassionate Careers Book Synopsis : "Compassionate Careers is filled with examples of people who have meaningful jobs in cause-focused organizations. These stories capture their spirit, intelligence, imagination, and heart. The book is an inspirational guide to finding purpose-driven work and offers advice to anyone who feels that sitting on the sidelines is just not enough"--