Leisure and Recreation Management

Leisure and Recreation Management

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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. Am Leisure and Cultural Heritage - the social and historic factors shaping current leisure Am Themes in Leisure, Recreation and Play - understanding leisure as a social Am Leisure Planning and Provision - in the Public, voluntary and commercial sectors Am Leisure Products - exploring the key areas of tourism, the countryside, the arts, and sport Am 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.of industry, like Henry Ford. Leadership, fortunately, covers far wider territories than leading upfront into battle, wavinga flagand beating a drum. There areother angles to leadership. Sometimes, managerial leadership skills arefrom withinanbsp;...

Title:Leisure and Recreation Management
Author:George Torkildsen
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-12-06


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