Publisher description for Managing public sport and leisure services / Leigh Robinson.

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The public sector is the major provider of sport and leisure facilities and the last decade has seen enormous changes in this sector.

This significant new student textbook is the first to investigate leisure management in a public sector context, examining the unique issues facing public sector managers, as well as analysing the application of contemporary management strategies and techniques to public sector leisure.

Each chapter will include discussion of key ideas and best practice as well as extensive case study material, further reading and study questions. Includes:

This textbook will be core reading for students of sport, leisure and recreation management, as well as an accessible reference for practising managers working across the spectrum of leisure provision from sport facilities through to parks, arts and heritage.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sports administration -- Great Britain.
Leisure -- Great Britain -- Management.
Sports and state -- Great Britain.