Published May 24, 2005
Textbook - 590 Pages
ISBN 9780415309950 - CAT# RU26199
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For this new edition the book has been completely revised, bringing the subject up to date in line with recent developments. Key changes address issues surrounding government policy and public sector leisure provision, the National Lottery, global conditions such as the world economic climate and the European Union, and communication and travel advances. New content also covers:
Leisure and Recreation Management deals with the theory of leisure studies as well as the day-to-day practicalities of managing sport, leisure and recreation facilities, ensuring this book's continued success as a student textbook and a guide for the practitioner.
Preface and Acknowledgements. Introduction, Structure and Significance of the Book. Leisure - Towards a Philosophy and Understanding of its Evolution. Play. Recreation. Leisure and the Needs of People. Leisure: Factors Which Influence Participation. The Leisure "Product". Planning for Leisure. Trends in the Leisure Industry. Leisure Provision in the Public Sector. Leisure Provision in the Voluntary Sector. Leisure Provision in the Commercial Sector. Management. Programming Leisure and Recreation Services and Facilities. Performance Appraisal Based on Management by Objectives. Marketing of Leisure and Recreation. Organization of Major Events. Staffing in Leisure Services. Leisure and Recreation Management Education and Training. Towards Effective Leisure and Recreation Management: Some Conclusions. A Value Based Service. Answer Guidelines. Index.
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