Studies in Outdoor Recreation Search and Research for Satisfaction

ISBN-10: 0870715909
ISBN-13: 9780870715907
Edition: 3rd 2011 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oregon State University Press
Publication date: 12/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

Preface to the Third Edition
Search and Research for Satisfaction: An Introduction to Outdoor Recreation Research
Objectives of the Book
Research in Outdoor Recreation
Search and Research for Satisfaction
Diversity in Outdoor Recreation
Quality in Outdoor Recreation
Summary and Conclusions
Social Aspects of Outdoor Recreation: Use and Users
Recreation Use and Users
Outdoor Recreation Activity
Use Distribution and Dynamics
Social Correlates of Outdoor Recreation
Cultural Influences on Outdoor Recreation
Summary and Conclusions
Descriptive Aspects of Outdoor Recreation: Attitudes, Preferences, Perceptions
Visitor Attitudes and Preferences
Developed Areas
Backcountry and Wilderness Areas
Trade-offs Among Recreation Conditions
Perceptions of Environmental Impacts
Visitor Versus Manager Perceptions
Summary and Conclusions
Carrying Capacity: Protecting Recreation Resources and the Visitor Experience
Origins of Carrying Capacity
Carrying Capacity and Recreation
Limits of Acceptable Change
Management Objectives and Indicators and Standards of Quality
Carrying Capacity Frameworks
The Status of Carrying Capacity
Summary and Conclusions
Crowding in Outdoor Recreation: Use Level, Perceived Crowding, and Visitor Satisfaction
Concern with Crowding
Empirical Studies of Crowding
The Satisfaction Model
Testing the Satisfaction Model
Expanding the Satisfaction Model
Normative Definitions of Crowding
Methodological Issues
An Expanded Crowding Model
Summary and Conclusions
Indicators and Standards of Quality: A Normative Approach
A Normative Approach
Norm Theory and Methods
Indicators of Quality
Standards of Quality
Theoretical and Methodological Issues
Summary and Conclusions
Motivations and Benefits in Outdoor Recreation: A Behavioral Approach
Early Explorations
A Behavioral Approach to Recreation
Empirical Tests of the Behavioral Approach
Benefits-Based Management
Conceptual and Methodological Issues
Summary and Conclusions
The Recreation Opportunity Spectrum: Designs for Diversity
Designs for Diversity
The Recreation Opportunity Spectrum
Linking Activities, Settings, Motivations, and Benefits
Extending the Opportunity Spectrum
Summary and Conclusions
Recreation Conflict: Goal Interference and Social Values
Conflict in Outdoor Recreation
Theoretical Models
Empirical Studies of Conflict
Measuring Conflict
An Expanded Conflict Model
Managing Conflict
Summary and Conclusions
Substitutability: Alternative Recreation Opportunities
The Concept of Substitutability
Activity Types
Direct Measures of Substitutability
Theory and Methods of Substitutability
Summary and Conclusions
Specialization in Recreation: Experience and Related Concepts
Recreation Experience
Measures of Recreation Experience
From Experience to Specialization
Theory and Methods of Specialization
Summary and Conclusions
Outdoor Recreation Places: Emotional and Symbolic Meanings
An Alternative Approach
Measures of Place Attachment and Bonding
Theoretical Considerations
Summary and Conclusions
Managing Outdoor Recreation: Alternative Management Practices
Outdoor Recreation Management
Alternative Management Practices
Evaluating Management Practices
Information and Education
Use Rationing and Allocation
Other Recreation Management Practices
Status and Trends in Recreation Management
Summary and Conclusions
Principles and Practices of Outdoor Recreation: Knowledge into Action
Knowledge into Action
Principles of Outdoor Recreation
A Recreation Management Framework
Observations on Recreation Management
Relating Research and Management
Evolution of Research
Summary and Conclusions
Tables 6-1 and 6-2
Notes on Sources: A Guide to the Social Science Literature in Outdoor Recreation
Bibliography
Index

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