Focusing on ten different types of organizations—ranging from nonprofit community organizations and armed forces recreation to sports management and travel and tourism sponsors—Kraus’ Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society, Ninth Edition is an invaluable resource for students considering a career in the recreation and leisure industry. This classic text provides a detailed overview of the history, developments, and current trends in leisure studies. It addresses contemporary issues facing the recreation and leisure profession and focuses on challenges and opportunities facing the profession over the next 5 to 20 years. Extensive research into emerging trends help support the text and provide insights into the future. Case studies have been incorporated into the Ninth Edition to provide additional information on a topic and encourage students, through review questions, to ponder on and expand their thinking.