New Release
Logo White
 Serving Educators, Practitioners, and Students for Over 40 Years
Leisure Education
A Person-Centered, System-Directed, Social Policy Perspective 
One of the chief aims of Leisure Education: A Person-Centered, System-Directed, and Social Policy Perspective is to provide a book that brings different leisure education voices together and provides a broad overview of the many different theories and models of leisure education.The aim of this book is to propel the field of leisure education forward by helping readers understand the history of leisure education, including the many theories and models of leisure education; outline the progress and dynamic aspects of leisure education, such as the difference between person-centered and system-directed leisure education; and move the leisure education field forward toward social policy development so that leisure education can have a voice related to preventing and remedying social problems.
Table of Contents
  1. Understanding Leisure Education From a Public Policy Perspective 
  2. Theories of Leisure
  3. The Positive and Negative Consequences of Leisure
  4. History and Overview of Person-Centered and System-Directed Leisure Education 
  5. Connecting Leisure Education to Social Policy Development
  6. A Short Overview Regarding Leisure Education Programming Stages and Group Facilitation and Structuring
From the Preface...
One of the chief aims of this book is to bring different leisure education voices together and provide a broad overview of the many different theories and models of leisure education, and of how different leisure education models, including media literacy leisure education can change people and environmental systems directed toward addressing social issues. 
Desk Copy Policy  
If you are an instructor, you may request a desk copy for a 45-day review period.  If you adopt the book as your course text and place an order through your bookstore, notify us and the desk copy is yours to keep. If you do not adopt the book, you may (a) return it in mint condition or (b) purchase it at a 50% discount.  Desk copies can be requested on our website by logging in as an educator and clicking the desk copy link located on the book's webpage.
Leisure Education Cover
Click for More Information
Rodney B. Dieser
  University of Northern Iowa
Atara Sivan
  Hong Kong Baptist University

Robert A. Stebbins
   University of Calgary

Members of the World Leisure Commission on Leisure Education
Sagamore Quick Links 
Educator Links 
ISBN: 978-1-57167-714-3
ISBN: 978-1-57167-715-0
Product Information  
Copyright:  2013
Pages:  210
Format:  Softcover
Dimensions: 7 x 10