Serious Leisure and Nature: Sustainable Consumption in the Outdoors

Hardcover | March 15, 2011

byRobert A. Stebbins, Lee Davidson

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Leisure activities undertaken in nature are immensely popular. This book examines the new serious leisure concept of nature challenge activity (NCA), exploring how NCA unfolds in an aesthetically appealing natural environment with implications for consumption and environmental sustainability.

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Leisure activities undertaken in nature are immensely popular. This book examines the new serious leisure concept of nature challenge activity (NCA), exploring how NCA unfolds in an aesthetically appealing natural environment with implications for consumption and environmental sustainability.

LEE DAVIDSON is Senior Lecturer in the Museum & Heritage Studies program at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, were she has been teaching courses in leisure studies, visitor experience and research methods since 1998. She has published journal articles, book chapters and conference papers on mountaineering, natural he...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.1 × 5.69 × 0.84 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023025201X

ISBN - 13:9780230252011

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Nature Challenge Activities
Air
Water
Land
Flora and Fauna
Ice and Snow
Mixed Activities
Conclusion
References
Index