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An Introduction to Leisure Studies By Jane Hoose

An Introduction to Leisure Studies
by Jane Hoose

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Balancing theory and practice, this is a core introductory textbook for HND and first-year undergraduate courses in leisure studies and leisure management.
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An Introduction to Leisure Studies by Jane Hoose

A core introductory textbook for HND and first year undergraduate courses in leisure studies and leisure management. The book takes an interdisciplinary approach, providing a basic conceptual framework and theoretical underpinning for leisure studies. The text is organised into two inter-linked sections covering the leisure phenomenon and provision for leisure providing a comprehensive introduction to leisure studies. Written by experienced teachers, the text is full of up-to-date case studies which illustrate key concepts and reinforces learning through end-of-chapter review questions. Readership: A core introductory textbook for HND and first year undergraduate courses in leisure studies and management. It will also be useful as an introduction on postgraduate conversion courses.

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Table of Contents


PART ONE: THE LEISURE PHENOMENON 1. The historical development of leisure 2. The nature of leisure 3. The demand for leisure 4. Leisure lifestyles, gender and the family 5. Access to leisure and disadvantaged groups 6. The economic and political significance of leisure PART TWO: PROVISION FOR LEISURE 7. Places for leisure 8. The political framework for leisure provision 9. Leisure and local government 10. Commercial sector leisure 11. Leisure and the voluntary sector 12. Education and leisure 13. Leisure & the future

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GOR003620771
An Introduction to Leisure Studies by Jane Hoose
Jane Hoose
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
2002-10-25
320
058232503X
9780582325036
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