This volume represents a cross section of research on how communities in forested areas develop and change. It focuses on the need to define forestry and community, and to show how natural resources sociology can be used to study the linkage between forestry and community. .
I: Overview 1. Introduction: Forestry, Community, and Sociology of Natural Resources 2. Some Contributions of Sociology to the Study of Natural Resources 3. Toward the Stabilization and Enrichment of a Forest Community 4. Human Choice in the Great Lakes Wildlands II: Wood Products Industry and Community 5. Sustained Yield and Community Stability in American Forestry 6. Community Stability: Issues, Institutions, and Instruments 7. Sustained Yield and Social Order 8. Forest Industry Towns in British Columbia 9. The Changing Structure of the Forest Industry in the Pacific Northwest 10. Mill Closures in the Pacific Northwest: The Consequences of Economic Decline in Rural Industrial Communities 11. Occupational Community and Identity Among Pacific Northwestern Loggers: Implications for Adapting to Economic Changes III: Forest- Based Communities in a Service-Based Society 12. Social Bases for Resource Conflicts in Areas of Reverse Migration 13. Power Plants and Resource Rights 14. Depopulation and Disorganization in Charcoal-Producing Mountain Villages of Kyoto Prefecture in Japan 15. Community Stability as Social Structure: The Role of Subsistence Uses of Natural Resources in Southeast Alaska 16. Building Trust: The Formation of a Social Contract 17. Counties, States, and Regulation of Forest Practices on Private Lands IV: Conclusions and Implications 18. Community Stability and Timber-Dependent Communities: Future Research 19. Conclusions: Past Accomplishments and Future Directions