This book deals with the interaction of various social groups, and the extent to which they may or may not conflict. It focuses on the interface between the various publics related to recreation, including recreationists themselves.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Conceptual Frameworks -- An Ecological Approach to Recreation in Natural Resource Settings -- Conflict in Outdoor Recreation: The Scope of the Challenge to Resource Planning and Management -- The Socio-Economic Function of the Canadian Parks Service as a Model for the U.S. National Park Service and Other Agencies: An Organizational Framework for Managing Natural Resource Recreation Research -- User Experiences and Preferences -- Outdoor Recreation Participation and Preferences by Black and White Chicago Households -- Social Encounters as a Cue for Determining Wilderness Quality -- What Makes a Recreation Specialist? The Case of Rockclimbing -- Camper Satisfaction with Canadian Park Service Campgrounds -- Recreation Opportunity Spectrum Reevaluated: Its Application to the Eastern U.S -- Recreationists, Local Populations, and Agencies -- Customary and Traditional Knowledge in Canadian National Park Planning and Management: A Process View -- Distinguishing Recreation from Subsistence in a Modernizing Economy -- The Recreational Opportunity Spectrum as a Conflict Management Tool -- Public Recreational Access: A National Study of Policies and Practices of Private Landowners -- Tourism -- Are Mountain Tourism and Forestry Inextricably Linked? A Discussion with Examples from the Swiss Alps -- Parks, Aboriginal Peoples, and Sustainable Tourism in Developing Regions: The International Experience and Canada’s Northwest Territories -- Natural Resource Recreation Values -- Information Effects and Biases in the Travel Cost Method -- Net Economic Value of Hunting and Fishing in Idaho -- Scenic Beauty and Recreation Value: Assessing the Relationship -- Preservation Attitudes and Consumer Surplus in Free-Flowing Rivers