1) Research paper – Write a 15- to 20-page scholarly research note that addresses an issue in the administration of public parks and recreation. Topics to consider: parks and economic development; inclusive recreational opportunities; parks and healthy living; parks and liability; etc. The paper will review current literature on the topic, identify main themes of the topic in the research; and note gaps in the research that should be considered in the future.
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