Encyclopedia of Play in Today s Society

This two-volume set will serve as a general, non-technical resource for students in education and human development, health and sports psychology, leisure and recreation studies and kinesiology, history, and other social sciences to ...

Encyclopedia of Play in Today s Society

Encyclopedia of Play in Today s Society

Selected as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine, January 2010 The Encyclopedia of Play: A Social History explores the concept of play in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. Its scope encompasses leisure and recreation activities of children as well as adults throughout the ages, from dice games in the Roman empire to video games today. As an academic social history, it includes the perspectives of several curricular disciplines, from sociology to child psychology, from lifestyle history to social epidemiology. This two-volume set will serve as a general, non-technical resource for students in education and human development, health and sports psychology, leisure and recreation studies and kinesiology, history, and other social sciences to understand the importance of play as it has developed globally throughout history and to appreciate the affects of play on child and adult development, particularly on health, creativity, and imagination.

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Encyclopedia of Play in Today's Society
Language: en
Pages: 980
Authors: Rodney P. Carlisle
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-02 - Publisher: SAGE

Selected as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine, January 2010 The Encyclopedia of Play: A Social History explores the concept of play in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. Its scope encompasses leisure and recreation activities of children as well as adults throughout the ages,
Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World
Language: en
Pages: 2016
Authors: Mary Zeiss Stange, Carol K. Oyster, Jane E. Sloan
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-23 - Publisher: SAGE

This work includes 1000 entries covering the spectrum of defining women in the contemporary world.
Library Journal
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Mary Zeiss Stange, Carol K. Oyster, Jane E. Sloan
Categories: Libraries
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History
Language: en
Pages: 2752
Authors: Bonnie G. Smith
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This encyclopedia captures the experiences of women throughout world history and illuminates how they have influenced and been influenced by these historical, social, and demographic changes. It contains over 1,300 signed articles covering six main areas: biographies; geography and history; comparative culture and society; organizations and movements; womens and gender
The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World
Language: en
Pages: 545
Authors: Bonnie G. Smith
Categories: Civilization, Modern
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

The Encyclopedia of the Modern World delves into the period from 1750 to the present, providing special attention to social, economic, cultural and political topics applicable to the time. The breadth of knowledge offered within this multivolume set is astounding, with features spanning articles on countries, regions, and ethnic groups;

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