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Authored by: Barbara Humberstone

Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies

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

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


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Outdoor studies cannot be complete without consideration of social and environmental thought, and how outdoor studies might be located within these discourses. This introduction presents brief overviews of diverse frameworks that may inform outdoor studies, highlighting contradictions and complexities. We explore how the social, environmental and spiritual interrelate and thus indicate webs of connection to which outdoor studies, nature-based sport and outdoor learning are integral.

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