ERIC Number: ED160578
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
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Essentials of Recreational Services.
Shivers, Jay S.
Addressed to undergraduate students in recreational and leisure service education and related subjects, this text deals with fundamental principles, practices, and the role of the recreationist in the community setting. Comprehensive background of information is provided that discusses the origins, forces, and political realities that have resulted in the modern recreational service movement. The text treats hierarchical structures of recreational service departments, administrative functions and responsibilities, as well as political realities insofar as daily operation of the agency is concerned. Specific topics dealing with conservation and environment, administration, leadership, programming, and evaluation are discussed. Treatment is also given to the expanding specialization of therapeutic recreational service and the need to deal with special or atypical populations. (Author/JD)
Descriptors: Community Services, Conservation (Environment), Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Local Legislation, Program Administration, Program Development, Public Relations, Recreation, Recreation Legislation, Service Occupations, Social Values, State Legislation, Undergraduate Study, Vocational Education
Lea & Febiger, 600 Washington Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 ($15.75)
Publication Type: Books
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