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Leisure education, community development and populations with special needs.

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Description

The results are presented of a Commission of the World Leisure and Recreation Association (WLRA) to examine the role of leisure and education for leisure activities among people with special needs living in the community, requiring social or health services outside hospital. A conceptual and practical framework for understanding the process of leisure education is provided and its role for community development and populations with special needs discussed. A total of 17 chapters serve as a foundation for developing models and programmes for leisure education within community settings and will be of interest to those working and researching in the area of education, leisure studies and community development.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 13) Educating the community for developmental opportunities in leisure. Author(s): Shivers, J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 21) Leisure education, serious leisure and community development. Author(s): Stebbins, R. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 31) Community development through leisure education: conceptual approaches. Author(s): Sivan, A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 43) Mobility for action: advocacy and empowerment for the right of leisure, play and recreation. Author(s): Levy, J.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 55) Mobility for action: advocacy and empowerment for the right of leisure, play and recreation. Author(s): Grossman, A. H.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 65) Global edutainment: the new role of leisure education for community development. Author(s): Nahrstedt, W.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 75) Community vision and resources: commitment, capacity and collective effort. Author(s): Grossman, A. H.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 85) Leisure opportunities for persons with disabilities. Author(s): Shivers, J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 93) The role of leisure counselling for special populations in facilitating successful adjustment to life in the community. Author(s): Leitner, M. J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 101) Serious leisure for people with disabilities. Author(s): Stebbins, R. A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 109) Leisure education, quality of life and populations with special needs. Author(s): Sivan, A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 119) Active living for people with disabilities: Toward the concept of equality of well-being and human existentialism (authenticity). Author(s): Levy, J.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 131) Community empowerment, poverty and leisure education. Author(s): Sadan, E.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 143) Establishing a multipurpose model for the rehabilitation of children with special needs. Author(s): Raz, S.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 153) Youth at risk and leisure education. Author(s): Ruskin, H.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 169) Practical approaches to leisure education for the elderly. Author(s): Markus, D.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Educational Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2000
  • ISBN
  • 9780851994444
  • Record Number
  • 20001810000