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Author Duane, Timothy P., 1960-

Title Shaping the Sierra [electronic resource] : nature, culture, and conflict in the changing west / Timothy P. Duane.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxviii, 595 p.)
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased
Contents The range of light -- Theoretical foundations -- The exodus to exurbia -- Economics and the environment -- Ecotransformation the amenity value -- The fragmented landscape -- Politics and property -- Managing exurban growth -- Planning and politics -- Habitats and humanity -- Reinhabiting the west.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 505-566) and index.
Summary Timothy P. Duane documents the impact of rapid population growth on the culture, economy, and ecology of the Sierra Nevada since the late 1960s. He also recommends innovative policies for mitigating the negative effects of future population growth in this spectacular but threatened region, as well as throughout the rural west.
Other author University of California Press.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Environmental policy -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Environmental policy -- West (U.S.)
Sustainable development -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Environmental conditions.
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Population.
West (U.S.) -- Population.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other uniform title University of California Press collection.
ISBN 9780520926141 (electronic bk.)
0520926145 (electronic bk.)
0520212460 (alk. paper)
0520226763 (pbk. : alk. paper)