First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
'Clawson, a researcher and writer on federal lands topics since 1936, attempts major reconsideration of the whole concept of public land ownership the report succeeds in both its purpose and its message. Recommended.' Library Journal 'This book chronicles the evolution of economic, social and legal problems facing planners in this area, and the thorough treatment of all these issues makes this essential reading for those seriously interested in the future of federal lands…an excellent reference for the history of the federal lands and the policies and laws governing their use…this volume is a tremendous source of information, indispensable to future researchers and policy makers in this field.' The Southern Economic Journal
RFF research on forests and land use spans natural, rural, and urban settings. This collection of ten classic books includes three works by Marion Clawson, perhaps the most famous and visionary thinker about forest policy. It includes works that explore the management of public lands for extractive resources as well as for habitat protection and recreation.
The RFF Library Collection brings back landmark books published by Resources for the Future throughout its nearly 60-year history as the pre-eminent research institution devoted exclusively to environmental issues. The Collection offers individuals and institutions the most classic and relevant literature across a range of environmental issues.