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Cover for Tourism, disability and mobility.

This chapter examines the social inequality experienced by tourists with mobility disabilities. It starts with a general overview of disability demographics, different approaches to disability and the concepts required for an understanding of the disability experience. Using Australia as a case...

Author(s)
Small, J.; Darcy, S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy and planning for particular groups.

This chapter discusses leisure, sport and tourism planning and policy for social groups defined by: gender; ethnicity; disability; income; and age-children, youth and the elderly.

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935238)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and inequality: problems and prospects.

This book seeks to make a contribution to the tourism and inequality debate, not only through its investigation of how and why tourism contributes to and reflects social inequality, but also through its exploration of the ways in which tourism can be a means to reduce social inequality or alleviate ...

Author(s)
Cole, S.; Morgan, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Leisure, sport and tourism, politics, policy and planning.

This 3rd book edition examines the activities of policymaking and planning carried out by governments and associated agencies in the field of leisure, sport and tourism. The book consists of 15 chapters presented in five parts. Part 1 consists of five chapters. The introductory chapter presents...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935238)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Leisure and tourism policy and planning.

This book provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary introduction to public policy and planning in the field of leisure and tourism. It includes theoretical perspectives and practical guidelines for the application of a range of analytical techniques. It is an updated edition of Leisure Policy and ...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995465)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure opportunities for persons with disabilities.

The importance of providing leisure experiences for persons with disabilities to enable them to live more satisfying, enjoyable and productive lives, is emphasized. It draws on the concept of equality as well as the contribution of leisure to the development of people.

Author(s)
Shivers, J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994444)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Serious leisure for people with disabilities.

The concept of serious leisure is described, and ways of applying it in the field of disabilities suggested. It presents different kinds and dimensions of serious leisure education for potential use when working with special populations and suggests that counsellors and volunteers working with...

Author(s)
Stebbins, R. A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994444)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Active living for people with disabilities: Toward the concept of equality of well-being and human existentialism (authenticity).

The concept of equality of wellbeing and authenticity is defined and related to the principles of active living for working with people with disabilities. It is argued that the concept is based on the premise that all human beings, in spite of their differences, are entitled to be considered and...

Author(s)
Levy, J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994444)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Community empowerment, poverty and leisure education.

The relevance of leisure theory for poor people and the vital role of community empowerment as a strategy for leisure education is discussed for three social groups: poor women. unemployed men and severely physically disabled people. In conclusion, some recommendations for socially sensitive...

Author(s)
Sadan, E.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994444)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Establishing a multipurpose model for the rehabilitation of children with special needs.

An intervention model for children with special needs, and incorporating sport and leisure activities, is explored. The different dimensions of the model are described, and the way it operates illustrated. It is recommended that the model be applied for the rehabilitation and lifestyle enrichment...

Author(s)
Raz, S.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994444)
Type
Book chapter