The Routledge Advances in Outdoor Studies series is a comprehensive and expanding book list that encompasses and integrates theoretical, practical and political aspects of outdoor studies, including education, leisure/recreation, adventure, therapy, nature-based sport, the environment (land & sea), sustainability, social justice and professional practice. In bringing together these dimensions in new and creative forms, this series will highlight new and innovative national and international research, enable greater accessibility to key critical developments, and strengthen interconnections between the underpinning disciplines.
Research Methods in Outdoor Studies
By Mike Brown
April 30, 2024
This book explores the educational dimension of people’s engagement with the ocean. Across formal, informal and nonformal learning contexts, it examines how experiences of the ocean and ‘blue spaces’ help us to understand ourselves, others, and our place within the natural environment, and the ...
By Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince
August 05, 2019
Over the last two decades Outdoor Studies has emerged as an innovative and vibrant field of study. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive appraisal of established and cutting-edge research methods as applied to Outdoor Studies. Covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, the book...
By Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince, Karla A. Henderson
January 26, 2016
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 ...