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Community forestry in the United States : learning from the past, crafting the future / Mark Baker and Jonathan Kusel.

By: Baker, Mark, 1961- [author.]Contributor(s): Kusel, Jonathan [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, [2003]Copyright date: ©2003Description: 1 online resource (xii, 247 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781417539635; 1417539631; 1423780051; 9781423780052; 1597268488; 9781597268486Subject(s): Community forestry -- United States | Foresterie communautaire -- États-Unis | NATURE -- Natural Resources | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Environmental Economics | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Green Business | Community forestry -- United States | Community forestry | United States | Community forestry | Forstwirtschaft | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Community forestry in the United States.DDC classification: 333.75/152/0973 LOC classification: SD565 | .B35 2003ebOther classification: F371. 262 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
The landscape of community forestry -- Historical antecedents -- Setting the stage for community forestry -- An emerging social movement -- Environment, economy, and equity -- Democratic renewal and revival -- The politics of community forestry -- Toward a civic science for community forestry / Jeffrey G. Borchers with Jonathan Kusel -- Community-scale investment, equity, and social justice / Leah Wills with Mark Baker -- Signposts for the twenty-first century -- Appendix : Study interviewees and workshop participants.
Action note: digitized 2010 committed to preserveReview: "Community forestry offers an alternative to current forestry practices, representing a new approach that focuses on sustaining both the health of forest ecosystems and the health and well-being of local communities and workers. This book not only clarifies the state of the movement, but also suggests a trajectory and process for its continued development. Community Forestry in the United States is an essential reference for community forestry supporters and practitioners, students and scholars of social movements, and all those concerned with the health and well-being of ecosystems and communities."--Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-229) and index.

The landscape of community forestry -- Historical antecedents -- Setting the stage for community forestry -- An emerging social movement -- Environment, economy, and equity -- Democratic renewal and revival -- The politics of community forestry -- Toward a civic science for community forestry / Jeffrey G. Borchers with Jonathan Kusel -- Community-scale investment, equity, and social justice / Leah Wills with Mark Baker -- Signposts for the twenty-first century -- Appendix : Study interviewees and workshop participants.

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"Community forestry offers an alternative to current forestry practices, representing a new approach that focuses on sustaining both the health of forest ecosystems and the health and well-being of local communities and workers. This book not only clarifies the state of the movement, but also suggests a trajectory and process for its continued development. Community Forestry in the United States is an essential reference for community forestry supporters and practitioners, students and scholars of social movements, and all those concerned with the health and well-being of ecosystems and communities."--Jacket.

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