ERIC Number: ED264440
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Leisure and Aging: An International Perspective.
Kaplan, Max, Ed.
This document contains an international collection of national position papers on leisure and aging. The following papers are included in the first section: "'Active' and 'Passive' Constructs of Elderly" (Max Kaplan); "Recreation and the Aged: A Review" (Helen J. Threlfall); "The Elderly in Bolivia"; "The Elderly and Leisure in Brazilian Society"; "CP/RA National Policy--Leisure and Aging"; "Recreation and the Elderly--General Report"; "Social Welfare, Leisure and Aging in Denmark" (Inger-Lise Dyrholm); "Leisure and Aging in the Federal Republic of Germany" (Reinhard Schmitz-Scherzer and Walter Tokarski); "Recreation and Adult Education, The Case for Cooperation" (Peter R. Creevey); and "Thailand: Country Report--Leisure and Aging" (Samarng Puangbootr). The second section of the report contains papers from the United Nations World Assembly on Aging. Papers included are the following: "Excerpts from the 'Plan of Action, World Assembly on Aging'" (Willoughby Walshe); "Leisure in the Context of the World Assembly on Aging" (Binta Diallo); "Report to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations"; "WLRA Statement of Leisure and Aging"; and "The Need for Lifelong Leisure Education" (Nelson Melendez). The final section of the report contains an international bibliography of English and German titles on leisure and aging, and an annotated bibliography of English titles on leisure, recreation, culture, and aging. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Leisure and Recreation Association, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Bolivia; Brazil; Canada; Chile; Denmark; New Zealand; Thailand; West Germany