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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 38 new and published books in the subject of Leisure Management — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Cultural Policy

    Management, Value and Modernity in the Creative Industries

    By Dave O'Brien

    Contemporary society is complex; governed and administered by a range of contradictory policies, practices and techniques. Nowhere are these contradictions more keenly felt than in cultural policy. This book uses insights from a range of disciplines to aid the reader in understanding contemporary...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Serious Leisure Perspective

    An Introduction

    By Sam Elkington, Robert A. Stebbins

    The "Serious Leisure Perspective" (SLP) is a theoretical framework that can help us understand the complexities of modern leisure as both an activity and an experience. Bringing together the study of serious leisure, casual leisure and project-based leisure, it is an essential component of the...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Geography of Tourism and Recreation

    Environment, Place and Space, 4th Edition

    By Michael C. Hall, Stephen J. Page, C. Michael Hall

    This fourth edition of The Geography of Tourism and Recreation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the interrelationship between tourism, leisure and recreation from geographical and social science perspectives. It still remains the only book to systematically compare and...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Sport Management

    Edited by Leigh Robinson, Packianathan Chelladurai, Guillaume Bodet, Paul Downward

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Sport Management is the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to theory and practice in sport management ever published. It provides students and scholars with a broad ranging survey of current thinking in contemporary sport management, exploring best practice in core...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary Perspectives in Leisure

    Meanings, Motives and Lifelong Learning

    Edited by Sam Elkington, Sean Gammon

    We are entering a new era of leisure. Quality rather than quantity is now the focus of researchers, policymakers and managers. Technological change, an ageing population and a harsh economic climate are changing the values and practices of leisure, as well as the relationship between leisure,...

    Published November 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Qualitative Research in Gambling

    Exploring the production and consumption of risk

    Edited by Rebecca Cassidy, Andrea Pisac, Claire Loussouarn

    Gambling is both a multi-billion-dollar international industry and a ubiquitous social and cultural phenomenon. It is also undergoing significant change, with new products and technologies, regulatory models, changing public attitudes and the sheer scale of the gambling enterprise necessitating&...

    Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Volunteers in Sport: International perspectives

    Edited by Geoff Nichols

    Volunteers are central to providing opportunities to play sport, whether helping to run sports clubs, helping in school sport or at sports events. This volume focuses on the volunteers who support clubs. Approximately 150,000 sports clubs in the UK are supported by volunteers in roles such as...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Sport Policy

    Edited by Ian Henry, Ling-Mei Ko

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    It is difficult to fully understand the role that sport plays in contemporary global society without understanding how and why governments, NGOs and other organizations formulate and implement policy relating to sport. The Routledge Handbook of Sport Policy is the only book to offer a comprehensive...

    Published July 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Scuba Diving Tourism

    Edited by Ghazali Musa, Kay Dimmock

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This volume offers new insight into an important and largely under-examined area of marine leisure and tourism: scuba diving tourism. Knowledge of scuba diving has long been hidden among broad discussions of water-based sports and activities and this focused book aims to shed further understanding...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Leisure Studies

    Edited by Tony Blackshaw

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This landmark publication brings together some of the most perceptive commentators of the present moment to explore core ideas and cutting edge developments in the field of Leisure Studies. It offers important new insights into the dynamics of the transformation of leisure in contemporary societies...

    Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge