This book discusses culture, conflict, and communication issues in a wildland-urban interface setting. It provides some insight and greater knowledge concerning the management and science of natural resources in a wildland-urban interface.
Table of Contents
Part One: The Wildland-Urban Interface: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities 1. Research in the Wildland-Urban Interface: Directions and Issues 2. Issues and Opportunities on the Urban Forest Interface 3. Wildland Recreation and Urban Society: Critical Perspectives Part Two: Cultural Diversity and Ethnicity 4. Ethnic Identity: A New Avenue for Understanding Leisure and Recreation Preferences 5. Outdoor Recreation and Mexican American Ethnicity: A Benefits Perspective 6. The New Environmental Paradigm and Hispanic Cultural Influence 7. Access and Boundary Maintenance: Serving Culturally Diverse Populations 8. The Tyranny of Metaphor: Interracial Relations, Minority Recreation, and the Wildland-Urban Interface Part Three: Communication: Patterns and Issues 9. Strategies in Intercultural Communication for Natural Resource Agencies 10. An Overview of Recent Advancements in Persuasion Theory and Their Relevance to Natural Resource Management 11. Principles for Effective Cross-Cultural Communication 12. Language, Native People, and Land Management in Alaska Part Four: The Influence of Activities, Sites, and Visitor Characteristics 13. A Qualitative Approach to Understanding Recreation Experiences: Central American Recreation on the National Forests of Southern California 14. Social Order in Outdoor Leisure Settings 15. The Sociocultural Meanings of Outdoor Recreation Places 16. El Yunque or the Caribbean National Forest? Meaning, Management, and Culture in the Urban-Tropical Forest Interface 17. Family Diversity, Secondary Activities, and Developed Camping Part Five: Behaviors and Land Ethics 18. Building Multicultural Responsiveness into Outdoor Recreation Management 19. Cultural Foundations for Leisure Preferences, Behavior, and Environmental Orientation 20. Cultural Resources in the National Forests: Perspectives from Forest Service Employees 21. Research in Land Ethics: The Problem of Ethnicity, Culture, and Methods Part Six: Policy, Planning, and Management 22. Strategic Planning: Agency Responses to Changing Management Environments 23. Outdoor Recreation Policy Implementation on National Forests in Southern California: Coping to Manage Under Hostile Conditions 24. Governance in the Wildland-Urban Interface: A Normative Guide for Natural Resource Managers 25. Protecting People and Resources from Wildfire: Conflict in the Interface 26. Assessing Ethnic Group Participation in Federal Land Management Agency Public Involvement Processes Part Seven: Cumulative Issues: Integrating Research and Management 27. Culture, Conflict, and Communications on Leisure at the Wildland-Urban Interface 28. Land Use Development and Forest Ecosystems: Linking Research and Management in the Central Sierra 29. Evolving an Integration Between Research and Management 30. Looking to the Future