This is a key reference guide for the exploration of leisure and outdoor recreation. It reflects the multidisciplinary nature of these fields and contextualizes the leading research and kwledge on key concepts, theories and practices. Edited by leading authorities in the field, this volume includes a comprehensive index, and up-to-date suggestions for further reading. It is an essential resource for teaching, an invaluable companion to independent study, and a solid starting point for wider subject exploration.
John Jenkins is a Member of the Cultural Industries and Practices Research Centre and Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences at The University of Newcastle. John has published several books, book chapters and refereed papers on diverse themes in leisure, outdoor recreation and tourism studies. He and John Pigram were co authors of Outdoor Recreation Management (1999).