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ERIC Number: ED064632
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 54
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The Consumer and Recreation.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Secondary Curriculum Development.
This publication deals with recreation and leisure in American society. It is stated that the greater mobility of Americans, the increased time and money available for leisure time pursuits, the higher degree of educational level with accompanying wider interests, and the changing attitudes toward the balance between work and play are having significant effects in the field of recreation. Issues and questions related to recreation are discussed. Among these are the factors changing recreational patterns, buying recreational equipment, teenage spending, factors to be considered in choosing recreation, balanced recreation, and recreation in the city and in the country. Other topics of discussion include bicycling, hosteling, automobile travel, camping, wilderness experience, camping vehicles, campsites, hobbies, and tours. It is concluded that the nation's educational institutions at all levels - local, regional and state - should renew their commitment to play a major role in developing proper attitudes concerning leisure and leisure proficiencies among students. (Author/BW)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Secondary Curriculum Development.
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