This book examines the economic and social circumstances of northwestern U.S. loggers in the face of shifts in environmental politics, dramatic reductions in timber harvest levels on federal lands, and changing technology and market forces in the era of the spotted owl. .
1. Community and the Northwestern Logger 2. Community as an Idea: A Conceptual Issue With Practical Implications 3. The Historical Context 4. Overview of the Northwestern Logger's Social World 5. The Attributes of the Logger's Social World: Identity, Friendship Patterns, and Shared Reality 6. Finding Work 7. The Logger and the Spotted Owl 8. The Future of Northwestern loggers and Their Communities 9. Epilogue