Race, ethnicity and outdoor studies

Trends, challenges and forward momentum

Authored by: Nina S. Roberts

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

10.4324/9781315768465.ch33

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Abstract

The commitment of outdoor recreation professionals to embrace social justice efforts including race and ethnicity has grown with the worldwide dynamic shifts in society. Similarly, research efforts have increased exponentially. As parks and outdoor spaces become repository for multicultural enjoyment, park managers are faced with new challenges in blending environmental and social justice factors via new perspectives and forward thinking.

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