Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation by John Jenkins

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John has published several books, book chapters and refereed papers on diverse themes in leisure, outdoor recreation and tourism studies. He and John Pigram were co authors of Outdoor Recreation Management ().4/5(1).

Book Description This is a key reference guide for the exploration of leisure and outdoor recreation. It reflects the multidisciplinary nature of these fields and contextualizes the leading research and knowledge on key concepts, theories and practices.

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It will be an essential reference for teaching, an invaluable companion to independent study and a solid starting point for wider exploration. Outdoor recreation can simply be defined as leisure recreational activities occurring outdoors in urban and rural environments (Jenkins & Pigram, ).

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Encyclopedia of Recreation & Leisure in America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From rodeos to quilting bees, stickball to 3/5(1). Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation by John Jenkins (Editor); John Pigram (Editor) This is a key reference guide for the exploration of leisure and outdoor recreation.

It reflects the multidisciplinary nature of these fields and contextualizes the leading research and knowledge on key concepts, theories and practices. The following books are available online. Simply log in off campus using your LU email username and password.

Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Encyclopedia of Ecotourism. Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation. Encyclopedia of Tourism. Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation by John Jenkins (Editor); John Pigram (Editor) Call Number: GVE55 ISBN: Publication Date: Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America by Gary S.

Cross. Call Number: GVE53 ISBN: Publication Date: Search books, articles & more. About. Find these books in the library's reference area on the first floor. Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation by John Jenkins (Editor); John Pigram (Editor) Call Number: GVE55 Leisure management books have covered the fundamental management responsibilities such as planning, delivery, management and control of services (Torkildsen, ).

Leisure and Recreation Management. Leisure Management in J.M. Jenkins and J. Pigram (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation. From rodeos to quilting bees, stickball to stock car racing, American pastimes comprise a broad range of activities.

The two-volume Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America provides a comprehensive survey of these activities from the Colonial era to the title examines how the pursuit of leisure has changed over time, reflecting shifting social, cultural, political and.

Recreation and leisure is a thriving industry with phenomenal growth, tremendous potential, and diverse career paths and options. Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Second Edition, is a textbook designed for the first undergraduate course in a recreation or leisure program.

With its 21st-century views of recreation and leisure services, it indicates future directions in the field and Reviews: 1. Leisure Program Planning and Delivery will prepare recreation students for 21st-century programming. The book provides a comprehensive three-step plan for successful programming of services, program leadership, and understanding operational management of program systems in recreation and leisure service organizations.

This book focuses on the issues and trends in outdoor, 'nature-based' recreation, leisure and tourism and explores the implications for public policy, planning, management and marketing.

It is intended as supplementary reading for advanced students and is a useful reference tool. Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America provides a unique view on the impact of recreation and leisure in American history.

Although the entries are arranged from A-to-Z, the Encyclopedia is composed of seven major areas that cover a broad range of interests.

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Outdoor recreation encompasses a variety of activities that are completed outdoors. Although many are considered sports, participants need not associate with teams, competitions or clubs.

Activities include backpacking, canoeing, canyoning, caving, climbing, hiking, hill walking, hunting, kayaking, and ly, broader groupings include water sports, snow sports, and horseback riding.

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Cross. Call Number: Electronic Resource. ISBN: Publication Date: RELEVANT COURSE MATERIAL. Recreation and Leisure Activities. Sources. Kites. Known as “paper birds,” Chinese kites began to appear in the fifth century B.C.E.

They were made of frames of thin pieces of wood or bamboo that were bound together and coated with brilliantly painted paper. Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America Dictionary of Toys and Games in American Popular Culture - NK U6 A95 Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation ().

The Encyclopedia of Play in Today's Society explores the concept of play in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. Its scope encompasses leisure and recreational activities of children and adults throughout the ages, from dice games in the Roman Empire to video games today.

This book discusses leisure as a central element in being human, not as peripheral or separate from the rest of life’s meanings and relationships.

Beyond teaching at the higher education level, the author has published 12 books and over research articles, chapters, encyclopedia.

Trends in Outdoor Recreation, Leisure, and Tourism by William C. Gartner; David W. Lime. ISBN: This text focuses on the issues and trends in outdoor, nature-based recreation, leisure and tourism and.

explores the implications for public policy, planning, management and marketing. It is intended as. Economic Concepts Relevant to the Study of Outdoor Recreation E. Boyd Wennergren and Warren E. Johnston Some Social Concepts for Outdoor Recreation Planning George H.

Stankey Comparison of Methods for Recreation Evaluation Jack L. Knetsch and Robert K. Davis Recreational Travel: A Review and Pilot Study Bryan Thompson Defining leisure, play, and recreation provides us as leisure professionals with a strong foundation for the programs, services, and facilities that we provide.

While we might disagree on the standard definition of leisure, play, or recreation, we are all concerned with providing an experience for participants. Leisure, freedom provided by the cessation of coerced activities, particularly time free from disagreeable work or duties.

Leisure is universal. Under ordinary circumstances everyone experiences some of it, even if they may know it by another name. In some parts of the world it has no name, being. In addition, leisure was not particularly prized in colonial times, given the fact that building a new country left little time to “play”.

However, in the early s, a second wave of religious reformation swept over North America, which served to significantly increase public awareness concerning the benefits of leisure and recreation.

John M. Jenkins is the author of Transforming High Schools ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Re 4/5(3). File:Girl with styrofoam swimming A relaxing afternoon of leisure: a young girl resting in a pool.

Leisure time or free time, is a period of time spent out of work and essential domestic is also the period of discretionary time before or after compulsory daily activities such as eating and sleeping, going to work or running a business, attending school and doing homework.

Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation Print Location: REF GVE55 Check availability More than entries are included covering leisure and outdoor recreation concepts, theories, methods, issues, and practices around the globe.

Index.Leisure, or free time, is time spent away from business, work, and domestic is also the periods of time before or after necessary activities such as eating, sleeping and, where it is compulsory, education. The distinction between leisure and unavoidable activities is loosely applied, i.e.

people sometimes do work-oriented tasks for pleasure as well as for long-term utility. [1].Other articles where Recreation is discussed: African dance: Dance as recreation: Dance is the most popular form of recreation in Africa.

In towns, men and women of all ages meet informally in dance clubs to dance to the rhythms of popular musicians.

In villages there may be opportunities in the evenings for informal dancing, but.

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