Encyclopedia of Play in Today's Society, 1st Edition

  • Rodney P. Carlisle
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412971934
  • ISBN-13: 9781412971935
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 980 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Overview

Explores the concept of play in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. Covers leisure and recreational activities of children and adults throughout the ages, from dice games in the Roman Empire to video games today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
About the General Editor.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Playing with Play.
Preface.
Introduction.
Reader’s Guide.
List of Articles.
List of Contributors.
Chronology of Play.
1: Academic Learning and Play.
2: Ace-Deuce-Jack.
3: Action Figures.
4: Adaptive Play.
5: Adlerian Play Therapy.
6: Adventure Playgrounds.
7: Afghanistan.
8: Africa, Traditional Play in.
9: Age of Empires.
10: Airfix.
11: Albania.
12: Algeria.
13: All Fives.
14: Amiga.
15: Amusement Parks.
16: Ancient China.
17: Ancient Egypt.
18: Ancient Greece.
19: Ancient India.
20: Ancient Rome.
21: Anti-Competition Play.
22: Arcades.
23: Arctic Play (First Nations).
24: Argentina.
25: Armenia.
26: Assyrian/Babylonian Culture.
27: Athletics (Amateur).
28: Auction Pitch.
29: Australia.
30: Australian Aborigines.
31: Austria.
32: Avalon Hill.
33: Azerbaijan.
34: Baccarat.
35: Backgammon.
36: “Bad” Play.
37: Bahamas and Caribbean.
38: Ballooning.
39: Bandai.
40: Baseball (Amateur).
41: Basketball (Amateur).
42: Battlefield 1942.
43: Battleship.
44: Beggar My Neighbor.
45: Belarus.
46: Belgium.
47: Bezique.
48: Bicycles.
49: Billiards.
50: Bingo.
51: Blackjack.
52: Blind Man’s Bluff.
53: Blinky Bill.
54: Blocks.
55: Bocce.
56: Boggle.
57: Bolivia.
58: Bosnia and Herzegovina.
59: Boston.
60: Boules.
61: Bowling.
62: Boys’ Play.
63: Brag.
64: Brazil.
65: Bridge and Variations of.
66: Bulgaria.
67: Bullying.
68: Bungee Jumping.
69: Caillois: Man, Play and Games.
70: Cambodia.
71: Camping and Hiking.
72: Canada.
73: Car and Travel Games.
74: Casino.
75: Casual Games.
76: Central American Nations.
77: Central Asia, Ancient.
78: Charades.
79: Checkers and Variations of.
80: Chess and Variations of.
81: Chile.
82: China.
83: Chinese Checkers.
84: Cityscapes as Play Sites.
85: Civilization (I, II, III, IV).
86: Clapping Games.
87: Coleco.
88: Colombia.
89: Common Adventure Concept.
90: Congo, Democratic Republic of.
91: Cooperative Play.
92: Cossacks (Napoleonic Wars).
93: Costumes in Play.
94: Counter-Strike.
95: Cracking the Whip.
96: Cribbage.
97: Cricket (Amateur).
98: Croatia.
99: Croquet.
100: Crosswords.
101: Cuba.
102: Curling (Scottish).
103: Cyprus.
104: Czech Republic.
105: Darts.
106: Daydreaming.
107: Denmark.
108: Dice.
109: Diplomacy.
110: Dodgeball.
111: Dolls, Barbie and Others.
112: Dominoes and Variations of.
113: Donkey.
114: Dozens, Playing the.
115: Dragon Quest.
116: Dragon Warrior.
117: Dungeon Lords.
118: Dungeons & Dragons.
119: Ecarté.
120: Ecuador.
121: Egypt.
122: Erector Sets.
123: Estonia.
124: Ethiopia.
125: Euchre.
126: Europe, 1200 to 1600.
127: Europe, 1600 to 1800.
128: Europe, 1800 to 1900.
129: Europe, 1900 to 1940.
130: Europe, 1940 to 1960.
131: Europe, 1960 to Present.
132: Experiential Learning Definitions and Models.
133: Fantasy Play.
134: Faro.
135: Female Aggressive Relationships within Play (Putallaz).
136: Finger Games.
137: Finland.
138: Fish.
139: Fisher-Price.
140: Fishing.
141: Flight Simulation.
142: Folk Dancing.
143: Football (Amateur).
144: France.
145: Freud and Play.
146: Frisbee.
147: Froebel, Friedrich.
148: Galoob.
149: Gambling.
150: Gamesmanship.
151: Games of Deception.
152: Game Theory.
153: Georgia.
154: Germany.
155: Ghana.
156: G.I. Joe.
157: Girls’ Play.
158: Go.
159: GoldenEye 007.
160: Golf (Amateur).
161: Gollywogs.
162: Grand Theft Auto.
163: Greece.
164: Hand and Foot.
165: Hares and Hounds.
166: Hasbro.
167: Hearts.
168: Hide and Seek.
169: Highland Games.
170: History of Playing Cards.
171: Hit the Rat.
172: Hobbies.
173: Hobby Horses.
174: Hockey (Amateur).
175: Homo Ludens (Huizinga).
176: Hornby.
177: Horse Racing (Amateur).
178: Human Relationships in Play.
179: Hungary.
180: Iceland.
181: Idealization of Play.
182: Imperial Toy.
183: India.
184: Indonesia.
185: Inter-Gender Play.
186: International Play Association.