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4 edition of Leisure in changing America found in the catalog.

Leisure in changing America

multicultural perspectives

by Richard G. Kraus

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan in Toronto, Ont .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Leisure -- United States -- History.,
  • Leisure -- History,
  • Leisure -- Social aspects -- United States.,
  • Leisure -- Social aspects,
  • Minorities -- United States -- Recreation.

  • Edition Notes

    3

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV53 .K73 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination402 p.
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21100715M
    ISBN 100023663022
    LC Control Number93-31963

    Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Third Edition, gives students a broad view of the field, offering them a solid foundation for understanding the industry they plan to enter upon graduation. Students learn from the perspectives of 52 leading professors, professionals, and emerging scholars from the United States, Canada, Brazil, China, and around the globe.   Leisure Activities. Follow the RSS feed for this page: Displaying of 36 results ← Prev Page. You are reading page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4. Next Page → Refine Your Results. L St. NW, Suite Washington, DC USA (+1) | Main (+1) | Fax (+1) | Media Inquiries.

      Interwoven into the analysis of changing cultural practices in Anglo-North America is an evaluation of similarities to, and differences from, contemporary English ways. Though the primary focus is on Anglo-American males, the author does not ignore practices among women, native Americans and African Americans.   The web especially is changing people’s leisure time value equation. Most of the web is free, and for many, the web is more fun than a trip to the mall or a visit to an entertainment destination. The Nielson Company reports the number of minutes played by the average video gamer has continued to grow during the recession.

      Changing America back to a God fearing and thereby a God blessed nation requires that we share the Gospel. Chapters 13 – 23 of Isaiah give us 11 judgments against various nations that surrounded Israel. These are nations great and small, some of which God used to discipline Israel. God can, and does, use even the Lost to straighten out His. This book charts middle-class America's move towards an ethos of conspicuous consumption and sexual license during the fifties and ng on two of the period'smost visible icons--the swinging bachelor and the vibrant teenager--this book looks at the interconnected changes that took place for American youth culture and masculinity as.


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Leisure in a Changing America, Second Edition, provides the in-depth coverage while still providing the comprehensive picture of the role of recreation and leisure in American culture needed for a survey course.

This edition has drastically expanded the scope of the original book. Leisure in a Changing America by Richard Kraus,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Leisure in a changing America.

New York: Macmillan College Pub. ; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, © (OCoLC) Online version: Kraus, Leisure in changing America book G. Leisure in a changing America. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Contemporary leisure: trends, concepts, and values --Leisure in America: the post-war years --Challenge and change at century's end --The leisure-service system today --Forecasting the future: trends and issues --People I: demographic trends affecting leisure --People II.

Leisure in a Changing America, Second Edition, provides the in-depth coverage these courses require while still providing the comprehensive picture of the role of recreation and leisure in American culture needed for a survey course. This edition has drastically expanded the scope of the original book.

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can all relate to it, somehow. • America's Leisure Time We have more free time than we did 40 years ago, but it doesn't feel that way What We Buy Come join the million who are in a book club, or thewho attend pro beach volleyball, or thewho go to tractor pulls every month.

There's even 3 million people who enjoy a sport called 'muzzleloading. Leisure has often been defined as a quality of experience or as free time. Free time is time spent away from business, work, job hunting, domestic chores, and education, as well as necessary activities such as eating and sleeping.

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The beginning of the 21st century seems a suitable time to look back over the past years and see how the United States has developed, for better and worse, during that period of its history.

Industrial America and the City the full potential of leisure and of life. Any book such as this one is built on the contributions of many others, acknowledged and unacknowledged. To countless colleagues I am grateful for the Of course, the times really “are a-changing”.constantly and in all sorts of.

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I was noticing my highlights, now faded on the page, and remembering what in my life had brought such things to mind. I put the book back on the shelf and thanked God for using the book the way he did in my life--to change me, in ways I know about and, I’m sure, in some.

rode excitedly out of America’s rural past and into its urban future. Rural and Urban Differences America changed dramatically in the years beforeas was revealed in the census. According to figures that year, percent of Americans lived in communities with populations of 2, to more than 1 million.

Between. Over the last 3 years, I read more than books. It has changed my life. Here are my top 20 life-changing books you need to read to shape your thinking.In the United States, around 80 percent of adults aged 18 to 29 had read a book in any format in This percentage decreased for older age groups.Like culture and art, recreation, leisure and sports activities play an important role in communities.

Their many benefits include improving the health and well-being of individuals, contributing to the empowerment of individuals, and promoting the development of inclusive communities. Recreation, leisure and sports activities may involve individuals, small groups, teams or whole communities.