Introduction [International handbook of outdoor studies]

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Humberstone, Barbara ; Prince, Heather ; Henderson, Karla A. (2015)
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Subject: Z80 | Z61 | Z41 | Z68 | Z48
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This international compilation brings together current leading scholars in outdoor studies from a variety of disciplines to bring to readers principal ideas and leading-edge developments. We also draw together the strands of outdoor studies into one volume, making the important connections among key threads including education, leisure, physical culture, sport, the outdoor environment and practice.
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