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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
Now in its Eighth Edition, Kraus' Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society is
the classic textbook that continues to provide a detailed overview of the
history, developments, and current trends in leisure studies. The new edition
has been thoroughly revised to reflect recent societal changes and the
challenges that face the leisure-services industry in the 21st century.
Students will learn how certain trends, such as dramatic shifts in population
make-up, the impact of technology, and marketing, affect leisure-service
systems and the recreation and park professions. Focusing on ten different
types of organizations ranging from nonprofit community organizations and armed
forces recreation to sports management and travel and tourism sponsors this
book is an invaluable resource for students considering a career in the
recreation and leisure industry.