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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter defines leisure, sport and tourism and highlights their overlaps. It also looks at the geography of leisure, sport and tourism, which results in five different planning environments. The range of government involvement in leisure, sport and tourism is discussed, and a very broad...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A participation-based approach to planning for leisure, sport and tourism.

This chapter describes a step-by-step approach to planning for leisure, sport and tourism focused on the concept of participation. The particular approach outlined here is the U-Plan system developed at the University of Technology Sydney. The system comprises three core modules: the...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Leisure, sport and tourism, politics, policy and planning.

This book is concerned with the activities of policy making and planning as carried out by governments and associated agencies in the field of leisure, sport and tourism. It consists of 18 chapters organized in five parts with the following headings: (i) society, politics, policy and planning; (ii) ...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Political ideologies.

The aim of this chapter is to outline major political ideological perspectives and discuss their implications for public policy in relation to leisure, sport and tourism in Western capitalist societies. First, the nature of ideology is discussed and this is followed by outlines of the basic ideas...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wants, needs, demand, benefits and participation.

This chapter reviews a number of concepts relating to policy making and planning in leisure, sport and tourism, including: wants, needs, demand, benefits, and participation and, in less detail, opportunities, collective consumption, quality of life and well-being.

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Human rights and citizenship rights.

This chapter examines the complex and contested nature of human rights and their implications for public policy, particularly governments' leisure, sport and tourism policies. Also considered are citizenship rights, group rights (of the disabled, children, women, minorities and indigenous peoples), ...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The market versus the state.

This chapter considers the role of the state in public policy (particularly leisure, sport and tourism policies) using the perspective of the academic discipline of economics. The chapter includes: a brief discussion of the current worldwide triumph of capitalism; an outline of the approach of...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Public policy making.

This chapter provides an introduction to public decision-making processes, particularly in leisure, sport and tourism. The following are discussed: international dimensions of public policy; formal national constitutions; other institutions involved in leisure, sport and tourism policy making and...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Strategic planning.

This chapter considers the strategic aspects of policy making, as opposed to day-to-day planning and decision making, in the fields of leisure, sport and tourism. This involves consideration of the initial terms of reference (or brief) for the exercise, the time-period to which it relates and its...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluating approaches to planning for leisure, sport and tourism.

This chapter considers eight alternative approaches to planning in the leisure, sport and tourism context, namely: meeting fixed standards; providing opportunity; resource-based planning; meeting demand; satisfying stakeholder requirement; meeting needs; providing benefits; and increasing...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter

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