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Recreation in America.

Author: Pauline Madow
Publisher: New York, H.W. Wilson Co., 1965.
Series: Reference shelf, v. 37, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compilation of articles "on the social and economic effects of increased leisure in America and on the role of public agencies in providing recreatiional facilities. In addition, some popular American pastimes are discussed. The last section examines the developing profession of recreational managemant and reviews various private agencies offering leisure-time opportunities." Preface.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Madow, Pauline.
Recreation in America.
New York, H.W. Wilson Co., 1965
(OCoLC)622886234
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pauline Madow
OCLC Number: 391080
Description: 206 pages 20 cm.
Contents: The recreation explosion / Bruce Bliven --
Leisure-fact or fiction --
Automation: opportunity or disaster / Ralph Lazarus --
The man of leisure needs no advice / Brooks Atkinson --
Work and leisure / Jacques Maritain --
Leisure: purposeful or purposeless / Paul Goodman --
The aging, aged, and forlorn / Nels Anderson --
The contemporary pattern of leisure / Margaret Mead --
Conspicuous leisure / Thorstein Veblen --
Outdoor recreation for America --
Conservation of man and his environment / Stewart L. Udall --
Recreation in the great society / Lyndon B. Johnson --
Economic benefits of outdoor recreation --
Small watershed projects / Hollis R. Williams --
The national parks / Freeman Tilden --
What the states are doing / Reynold E. Carlson and others --
The FCC and television / Newton N. Minow --
Je-Ne-Sais-Quoits or horsehoes? / Arnold Hano --
The ex-national sport / Leonard Koppett. In praise of hot-rodding / Reuel Denney --
Waterfront at the doorstep / W. Clifford Harvey --
Camps for children / H. Dan Corbin --
Municipal sports fitness camps / Dorothea Graham --
To camp or not to camp --
Motel-hopping across America / Eunice T. Juckett --
Conservation is everybody's battle / James Nathan Miller --
Reading boom: books and magazines / Helen B. Shaffer --
A sad heart at the supermarket / Randall Jarrell --
Recreation as a profession / Norman P. Miller and Duane M. Robinson --
Private recreational agencies / Martin H. Neumeyer and Ester S. Neumeyer.
Series Title: Reference shelf, v. 37, no. 2.

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A compilation of articles "on the social and economic effects of increased leisure in America and on the role of public agencies in providing recreatiional facilities. In addition, some popular American pastimes are discussed. The last section examines the developing profession of recreational managemant and reviews various private agencies offering leisure-time opportunities." Preface.

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