Community And Forestry: Continuities In The Sociology Of Natural Resources, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Community And Forestry

Continuities In The Sociology Of Natural Resources, 1st Edition

By Robert G Lee


316 pages

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Hardback: 9780367013394
pub: 2019-04-18
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 The contributors consider how social science perspectives can contribute to our understanding of communities and their conflicting choices regarding the allocation and use of forest, agriculture and other natural resources. The topics discussed include community stability, community adjustment to economic and technological change and the public's

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Preface -- Overview -- Introduction: Forestry, Community, and Sociology of Natural Resources -- Some Contributions of Sociology to the Study of Natural Resources -- Toward the Stabilization and Enrichment of a Forest Community -- Human Choice in the Great Lakes Wildlands -- Wood Products Industry and Community -- Sustained Yield and Community Stability in American Forestry -- Community Stability: Issues, Institutions, and Instruments -- Sustained Yield and Social Order -- Forest Industry Towns in British Columbia -- The Changing Structure of the Forest Industry in the Pacific Northwest -- Mill Closures in the Pacific Northwest: The Consequences of Economic Decline in Rural Industrial Communities -- Occupational Community and Identity Among Pacific Northwestern Loggers: Implications for Adapting to Economic Changes -- Forest-Based Communities in a Service-Based Society -- Social Bases for Resource Conflicts in Areas of Reverse Migration -- Power Plants and Resource Rights1 -- Depopulation and Disorganization in Charcoal-Producing Mountain Villages of Kyoto Prefecture in Japan -- Community Stability as Social Structure: The Role of Subsistence Uses of Natural Resources in Southeast Alaska -- Building Trust: The Formation of a Social Contract -- Counties, States, and Regulation of Forest Practices on Private Lands -- Conclusions and Implications -- Community Stability and Timber-Dependent Communities: Future Research -- Conclusions: Past Accomplishments and Future Directions

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