The general perceptions of North Carolina recreation administrators of the legal aspects of municipal liability

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Paul Lathrop Gaskill (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Joseph E. Bryson

Abstract: Public recreation programs and facilities in the United States have experienced four decades of rapid growth and expansion. As a result of this growth, greater numbers of people are either visiting municipal or county park and recreation facilities or engaging in programs sponsored by these agencies. Recreation administrators in the United-States and in North Carolina are charged with the responsibility of providing facilities and programs to this increasing user population in a safe, prudent, and reasonable manner. The purposes of this investigation were (1) to describe the past and present position of the legislature and the courts in North Carolina with regard to municipal liability of parks and recreation agencies in the state, and {2) to assess the legal judgment of recreation administrators in North Carolina as it relates to municipal liability through an analysis of a legal judgment survey administered to all municipal and county directors of parks and recreation.

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Language: English
Date: 1985
Recreation areas $x Law and legislation $z North Carolina
Recreation centers $x Legal status, laws, etc
Playgrounds $x Law and legislation $z North Carolina

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