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Introduction to recreation services : sustainability for a changing world
Karla A. Henderson.
 
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  • Recreation services : sustainability for a changing world
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  • ISBN: 1939476038 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781939476036 (hardback)
  • OCLC Number: 882231274
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  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Contents note continued: 11.Renaissance and Reformation -- Renaissance -- Renaissance Society and Economy -- The Renaissance and Attitudes toward Leisure and Work -- Reformation -- The Protestant Ethic -- Reflection Questions -- 12.Industrialization -- Economic Changes -- Industrialization in the United States -- Reflection Questions -- 13.Leisure and Recreation in the United States through the Mid-20th Century -- The Roots of Recreation and Leisure in the United States -- The Turn into the 20th Century -- The Jazz Age -- The Great Depression into World War II -- Reflection Questions -- 14.Leisure and Recreation from Post-World War II to Present -- The Fifties in a Post-War Era -- Activism in the Sixties -- Transition in the Seventies -- Conservatism in the Eighties -- The Last Decade of the 20th Century -- The First Decade of the 21st Century -- Reflection Questions -- 15.Roots of Recreation Services -- The Beginnings of Recreation Services -- 20th Century Progressive Era --Contents note continued: 18.Government Involvement in Recreation Services -- Justifying Government Involvement -- Recreation Functions of Government -- Reflection Questions -- 19.Community Recreation and Parks -- Organizational Structures -- Operating Structures -- Future Directions for Local Recreation Services -- Prospects for Local Recreation Services Employment -- Reflection Questions -- 20.Recreation Services, State, and National/Federal Governments -- State Government Involvement in Recreation -- National/Federal Involvement in Recreation Services -- Department of Interior -- National Park Service (NPS) -- Other Department of Interior Roles -- Department of Agriculture -- Department of Defense -- Department of Education -- Department of Health and Human Services -- Department of Housing and Urban Development -- Department of Veteran Affairs -- Other Federal Programs -- The Future and Employment Outlooks -- Reflection Questions -- 21.Nonprofit Recreation Services --Contents note continued: 20th Century Outdoor Interests -- Influence of World War I on Recreation Services -- Financial Crises and World War II -- The Mid-20th Century -- The Last Quarter of the 20th Century -- Recreation Services in the 21st Century -- Reflecting on Over 100 Years of Recreation Services -- Reflection Questions -- 16.The Recreation Services Profession -- Professional Status -- Components of a Profession -- Development of Professional Associations -- National Recreation and Park Association -- Additional Professional Organizations -- A Code of Ethics -- A Specialized Body of Knowledge -- Programs of Professional Education and Training -- Professional Standards -- Accreditation -- Certification -- Reflection Questions -- Unit Three Professional Careers in Recreation Services -- 17.Opportunities in Recreation Services -- The Job Market -- Curricula in Professional Preparation for Recreation Services -- Professional Competencies -- Reflection Questions --Contents note continued: Defining Special Events -- Skills in Managing Special Events -- Professional Opportunities -- The Future of Event Management -- Reflection Questions -- 28.Gerontology and Older Adults -- The Aging Population -- Implications for Recreation Services -- Career Opportunities in Recreation Services for Older Adults -- Reflection Questions -- 29.Other Recreation Specialties -- Health, Fitness, and Aquatics -- Military Recreation -- Arts Management -- Faith-Based Recreation Ministries -- Outdoor Education and Adventure Leadership -- Reflection Questions -- 30.Recreation Services and Higher Education -- College/University Student Services -- Campus Recreation -- Graduate Degrees in Recreation -- Academic Careers in Teaching and Research -- Reflection Questions -- Unit Four Challenges for the Future -- 31.The Mission of Recreation Services -- Issues -- Challenges -- Strategies for Action -- Reflection Questions -- 32.Time for Recreation -- Issues -- Challenges --Contents note continued: Entertainment Services -- Nature-Based Recreation Services -- Retail Outlets -- Products -- Services -- Hospitality and Food Services -- Issues Surrounding Private Recreation Businesses -- Reflection Questions -- 24.Sustainable Tourism -- Descriptions of Tourism -- Forms of Tourism -- The Tourism Industry -- Social Issues and Tourism -- Economic Impacts -- Environmental Issues and Tourism -- Tourism and Employment in the Future -- Reflection Questions -- 25.Therapeutic Recreation Services -- People with Disabilities and Inclusion -- Goals of Therapeutic Recreation -- The Scope of Therapeutic Recreation -- Therapeutic Recreation Opportunities -- Reflection Questions -- 26.Sport and Golf Management -- Sports Background -- A Model of Sport Development -- Perspectives on Sport Management and Professional Education -- Career Opportunities -- Continuing Education Opportunities -- Golf Management -- Reflection Questions -- 27.Events Management --Contents note continued: Justifications for Nonprofit Organizations -- Myths about Nonprofit Organizations -- Commonalities among Nonprofit Organizations -- Volunteers in Nonprofit Organizations -- Examples of Nonprofit Recreation Providers -- Faith-Based Groups and Organized Religion -- Employee Recreation Services -- Advocacy Organizations -- Careers in Nonprofit Recreation Services -- Reflection Questions -- 22.Youth Recreation Services -- The Nature of Youth Services -- Positive Youth Development -- Emerging Youth Services -- Youth Services Organizations -- Adult-Directed Organizations -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America -- Camp Fire USA -- 4-H -- Girl Scouts of the USA -- Boy Scouts of America -- The Y(MCA) -- The Young Women's Christian Association -- Jewish Community Centers -- Other Groups -- Youth-Directed Groups -- Organized Camps -- Youth Services Issues -- Reflection Questions -- 23.Private Business and Commercial Recreation -- The Structure of Recreation Businesses --Contents note continued: Land Preservation -- Health and Safety -- Environmental Ethics -- Economic Benefits -- Expenditures -- Intangible Benefits -- Location and Property Values -- Economic Impact -- Goods and Services -- Employment -- Reflection Questions -- 8.Just Leisure and Recreation Services -- Just Recreation -- Recreation Services for All -- The Downside of Leisure and Recreation Services -- Dependency on Recreation Services -- Moving Toward Justice -- Reflection Questions -- Unit Two Historical Backgrounds -- 9.Overview and Early Histories -- Histories of Leisure -- Early Ancestors -- Egypt -- Ancient Greece -- Athenian Society -- Athenian Leisure -- Greek Games and Festivals -- Athenian Attitudes toward Leisure and Work -- Reflection Questions -- 10.The Roman Empire and Medieval Europe -- Roman Empire -- Roman Society -- Roman Leisure -- Games and the Circus -- Medieval Europe -- Feudal Society -- Late Medieval Society -- Reflection Questions --Contents note continued: Sociological Explanations -- Contemporary Explanations -- Reflection Questions -- 5.Applying Concepts of Leisure -- Values and Leisure -- Freedom, Leisure, and Responsibility -- Recreation Experiences Spectrum -- Social Psychological Frameworks of Leisure -- Leisure Needs -- Serious Leisure Perspective -- Flow -- Constraints to Recreation and Leisure -- Social Ecology -- Other Frameworks and Applied Concepts -- Reflection Questions -- 6.Benefits of Leisure to Individuals -- Overview of Benefits -- Research about Leisure and Its Value -- Personal Benefits Associated with Leisure -- Intrinsic Fulfillment and Well-Being -- Personal Identities -- Mental Health -- Physical Health -- Spiritual Health -- Social Benefits Associated with Leisure -- Family Leisure -- Friendships -- Social Capital -- Reflection Questions -- 7.Benefits of Recreation Services to Communities -- Overview of Quality of Life -- Recreation Services and Culture -- Environmental Benefits --Contents note continued: Strategies for Action -- Reflection Questions -- 33.Changing Demographics -- Issues and Challenges -- Age Groups -- Socioeconomic Status -- Women -- Ethnic and Racial Groups -- Sexual Identity -- Religious Affiliations -- Strategies for Action -- Reflection Questions -- 34.Social Inclusion -- Issues -- Challenges -- Strategies for Action -- Reflection Questions -- 35.Education and Advocacy -- Issues and Challenges -- Strategies for Action -- Reflection Questions -- 36.Technology and Leisure -- Issues -- Challenges -- Action Plans -- Reflection Questions -- 37.Humans and Nature -- Issues -- Visitation -- Children and Nature -- Safety -- Challenges -- Strategies for Action -- Reflection Questions -- 38.Environmental Impacts -- Issues -- Challenges between Use and Preservation -- Challenges Regarding Climate Change -- Challenges Regarding Green Recreation -- Strategies for Action -- Reflection Questions -- 39.Health and Wellness -- Issues --Contents note continued: Strategies for Action -- Reflection Questions -- 40.Globalization -- Issues -- Challenges -- Strategies for Action -- Reflection Questions -- 41.Partnerships -- Issues -- Challenges -- Strategies for Action -- Reflection Questions -- 42.Volunteers -- Issues -- Challenges -- Strategies for Action -- Reflection Questions -- 43.Repositioning Recreation Services -- Issues -- Challenges -- Strategies for Action -- Reflection Questions -- 44.Management of Recreation Services -- Issues in General Management -- Challenges Regarding Financial Resources -- Challenges in Personnel Management -- Evaluation and Research -- Reflection Questions -- 45.Service Living -- Issues -- Challenges -- Strategies for Action -- Reflection Questions -- 46.Becoming a Recreation Services Professional -- Issues in Professional Education -- Professional Identity -- Challenges in Professional Leadership -- Strategies for Action -- Reflection Questions.Machine generated contents note: Unit One Leisure, Recreation, and Society -- 1.Overview and Contemporary Society -- Contemporary Society -- Changing Social Structures -- Family Structure and Income -- Health Conditions -- Attitudes about the Future -- Environmental Concerns -- Values as a Basis for Change -- Challenges for Leisure -- Reflection Questions -- 2.Overview of Recreation Services -- Characteristics of the Sectors -- Recreation Services Providers -- Reflection Questions -- 3.Conceptualizing Leisure and Recreation -- Distinctions among Leisure, Recreation, and Play -- Leisure as Time -- Leisure and Recreation as Activity -- Leisure as Psychological Experience or State of Mind -- Leisure as a Cultural Construct -- Places and Spaces -- Expanding Leisure Meanings -- Reflection Questions -- 4.People and Play -- Descriptions of Play -- Theories of Play Applied to Recreation and Leisure -- Physiological Explanations -- Psychological Explanations --
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