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About the book

A comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to public policymaking and planning in the leisure, sport and tourism sectors, this book:

  • examines the theoretical issues underpinning public sector policymaking such as political ideologies, leisure wants, needs, demand and benefits, and human rights in leisure, sport, tourism and culture;
  • discusses the debates surrounding the role of the state versus market, and models of organizational decision-making; and
  • uses applied sections addressing strategic planning and performance evaluation to provide a link between theory and practical analytical techniques.

This text is accompanied by lecture slides for each chapter to aid planning and teaching. Download the presentations below.

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