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Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies

Edited by: Barbara Humberstone , Heather Prince , Karla A. Henderson

Print publication date:  November  2015
Online publication date:  November  2015

Print ISBN: 9781138782884
eBook ISBN: 9781315768465
Adobe ISBN: 9781317666523

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The ‘outdoors’ is a physical and ideological space in which people engage with their environment, but it is also an important vehicle for learning and for leisure. The Routledge Handbook of Outdoor Studies is the first book to attempt to define and survey the multi-disciplinary set of approaches that constitute the broad field of outdoor studies, including outdoor recreation, outdoor education, adventure education, environmental studies, physical culture studies and leisure studies. It reflects upon the often haphazard development of outdoor studies as a discipline, critically assesses current knowledge in outdoor studies, and identifies further opportunities for future research in this area.

With a broader sweep than any other book yet published on the topic, this handbook traces the philosophical and conceptual contours of the discipline, as well as exploring key contemporary topics and debates, and identifying important issues in education and professional practice. It examines the cultural, social and political contexts in which people experience the outdoors, including perspectives on outdoor studies from a wide range of countries, providing the perfect foundation for any student, researcher, educator or outdoors practitioner looking to deepen their professional knowledge of the outdoors and our engagement with the world around us.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Foundation myths and the roots of adventure education in the Anglosphere Download PDF
Chapter  4:  From ‘Erlebnis’ to adventure Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Environmental concerns and outdoor studies Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Outdoor studies and a sound philosophy of experience Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Healing the split head of outdoor recreation and outdoor education Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Health and wellbeing benefits of activities in the outdoors Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Shifting perspectives on research in the outdoors Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The primacy of place in education in outdoor settings Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Scandinavian early childhood education Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Supporting early learning outdoors in the UK Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Curricular outdoor learning in Scotland Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Teaching trainee teachers about outdoor education Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Pedagogic practice in higher education in the UK Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Formal curricular initiatives and evaluation in the UK Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Careers in the outdoors Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Beyond training for tolerance in outdoor experiential education Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Professional accreditation in the UK outdoor sector Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Certification in outdoor programmes Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Ethical considerations in outdoor studies research Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Adventure education Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Challenge course programming Download PDF
Chapter  26:  The camp experience Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Sail training Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Forest School in the United Kingdom Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Developing therapeutic outdoor practice Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Reviewing and reflection Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  32:  The inclusion of outdoor education in the formal school curriculum Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Friluftsliv Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Turistika activities and games, dramaturgy, and the Czech outdoor experience Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Outdoor studies in Japan Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Using outdoor adventure to contribute to peace Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Outdoor activities in Brazilian educational camps Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Race, ethnicity and outdoor studies Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Equality and inclusion in the outdoors Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Gender in outdoor studies Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Age and the outdoors Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Disability and the outdoors Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Spirituality and the outdoors Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Outdoor education, environment and sustainability Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Land management and outdoor recreation in the UK Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Experiential learning Download PDF
Chapter  49:  Enskilment and place-responsiveness in outdoor studies Download PDF
Chapter  50:  Outdoor education, safety and risk in the light of serious accidents Download PDF
Chapter  51:  Challenges in adventure sports coaching Download PDF
Chapter  52:  Adventure tourism Download PDF
Chapter  53:  Ecotourism Download PDF
Chapter  54:  Bourdieu and alpine mountaineering Download PDF
Chapter  55:  The archaeology of the outdoor movement and the German development Download PDF
Chapter  56:  Surfing, localism, place-based pedagogies and ecological sensibilities in Australia Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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