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The future of leisure services : thriving on change

Author: Geoffrey Godbey
Publisher: State College, Pa. : Venture Pub., ©1989.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Godbey, Geoffrey.
Future of leisure services.
State College, Pa. : Venture Pub., ©1989
(OCoLC)623168786
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Godbey
ISBN: 0910251304 9780910251303
OCLC Number: 20444404
Description: xii, 112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Generations in conflict --
Changing styles of life since world war II --
A rapidly aging society --
The beginning of the women's revolution --
Living above our means --
Consuming more that our share --
Taking ourselves seriously --
Narcissism and fitness --
Leisure as the emerging center of the economy --
A society with more but not better education --
A more addicted society --
The rapidly changing American household and family --
The changing face of crime --
Increased inequality --
The plight of children --
a changing job market --
Less time for leisure among those in the labor force --
More flexible work arrangements --
The unknown impact of sudden technological advance --
The coming war over human consciousness --
The coming reform --
The central issue of quality --
Rethinking the organization of leisure services --
Planning for life cycles --
Increased specialization in leisure behavior --
Retrofitting for an aging society. Responding to the needs of children --
Increasing involvement in tourism --
Prevention- a critical new aspect of an old task --
The need for flexibility --
The continuing need for entrepreneurship --
The increasing need for experimentation --
The changing role of higher education in recreation and leisure studies --
Leisure service as an emerging function of diverse organizations --
Promoting environmental improvement and non-consumptive leisure activity.
Responsibility: Geoffrey C. Godbey.

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