Outdoor Recreation Management (Hardcover)

Author: Pigram, John J.

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It is now widely recognized that recreation is as important as work. This revealing book analyzes leisure and outdoor recreation in terms of both their management and their wider importance to society. Specifically, it: clarifies the link between leisure, recreation, tourism and resource management reviews contemporary outdoor recreation management and concepts critically examines approaches to outdoor recreation planning and management in diverse recreational settings considers the future of outdoor recreation and the potential influences of economic, social, political and technological developments. Wide-ranging and topical, it considers such issues as motivation and choice, provision for people with special needs, the impact of outdoor recreation on the environment, and outdoor recreation in both urban and rural contexts. This comprehensively revised second edition has many sections rewritten and expanded to reflect contemporary development in leisure and outdoor recreation management in countries such as Australia, Canada, the UK, the US and New Zealand. With an extensive bibliography of more than 500 references and including further reading sections and review questions, it is an essential student purchase and one of the most comprehensive and international accounts of outdoor recreation management available. *Author: Pigram, John/ Jenkins, John M. *Binding Type: Hardcover *Number of Pages: 426 *Publication Date: 2006/02/01 *Language: English *Dimensions: 9.32 x 6.56 x 0.99 inches

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Publisher Taylor & Francis
Mfg Part# 9780415365406
SKU 31276103
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0415365406
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 1T
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Editors Note The ability to manage natural resources within an outdoor recreation context is becoming increasingly important as greater participation in such activities is placing pressure on the environment. This book clarifies the link between leisure, recreation, tourism and resource management; reviews contemporary outdoor recreation and resource management concepts and issues; critically examines approaches to outdoor recreation planning and management in diverse settings; and considers the future of outdoor recreation managementThis comprehensively revised new edition has many sections rewritten and expanded to reflect contemporary development in leisure and outdoor recreation management in countries such as Australia, Canada, the UK, the US and New Zealand. With extensive use of figures, plates, tables and boxed case studies highlighting theoretical and applied developments, Outdoor Recreation Management 2nd Edition is accessible and student-friendly, offering a truly international focus.
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Number of Pages 0426
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