Leisure and Recreation Management by George Torkildsen

Leisure and Recreation Management by George Torkildsen

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In the years since it was first published in 1983 Leisure and Recreation Management has confirmed its place as the leading textbook in the field. The 5th edition has been completely revised and updated.

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This revised and updated edition reflects the changes that have taken place within the field of leisure and recreation management in recent years. Issues such as social inclusion, cultural strategy, exercise for health have risen to the top of the policy agenda. Commercial pressures, changes in the voluntary and public sector and emerging leisure professions such as sports development and playwork are all profoundly influencing the professional landscape. Leisure and Recreation Management is the only book to cover leisure history, key leisure concepts, trends, provision, management practices and operational issues in one comprehensive volume. Leisure and Cultural Heritage - the social and historic factors shaping current leisure Themes in Leisure, Recreation and Play - understanding leisure as a social Leisure Planning and Provision - in the Public, voluntary and commercial sectors Leisure Products - exploring the key areas of tourism, the countryside, the arts, and sport Leisure Management - principles and practice for leadership, staffing, training, programming, event management, leisure marketing and more Exploring every key concept and innovation, and with more student-friendly textbook features than ever before, Leisure and Recreation Management is essential reading for student and professional interested in the theory and practice of managing leisure and recreation services and facilities.

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SKU GOR002205776
Title Leisure and Recreation Management
Author By (author) George Torkildsen
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages 648
ISBN 10 0415309964
ISBN 13 9780415309967
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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This revised and updated edition reflects the changes that have taken place within the field of leisure and recreation management in recent years. Issues such as social inclusion, cultural strategy, exercise for health have risen to the top of the policy agenda. Commercial pressures, changes in the voluntary and public sector and emerging leisure professions such as sports development and playwork are all profoundly influencing the professional landscape. Leisure and Recreation Management is the only book to cover leisure history, key leisure concepts, trends, provision, management practices and operational issues in one comprehensive volume. Leisure and Cultural Heritage - the social and historic factors shaping current leisure Themes in Leisure, Recreation and Play - understanding leisure as a social Leisure Planning and Provision - in the Public, voluntary and commercial sectors Leisure Products - exploring the key areas of tourism, the countryside, the arts, and sport Leisure Management - principles and practice for leadership, staffing, training, programming, event management, leisure marketing and more Exploring every key concept and innovation, and with more student-friendly textbook features than ever before, Leisure and Recreation Management is essential reading for student and professional interested in the theory and practice of managing leisure and recreation services and facilities.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002205776
Title Leisure and Recreation Management
Author By (author) George Torkildsen
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages 648
ISBN 10 0415309964
ISBN 13 9780415309967
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No