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Author Pralle, Sarah B

Title Branching Out, Digging In : Environmental Advocacy and Agenda Setting
Published Washington : Georgetown University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (296 pages)
Series American Governance and Public Policy
American governance and public policy.
Contents List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Acronyms; Introduction; 1 The Expansion and Containment of Policy Conflict; Part I: The Expansion of Conflict in British Columbia Forest Politics; Part II: The Containment of Conflict in Northern California; Appendix: Sample Interview Questions; Notes; References; Index
Summary Sarah B. Pralle takes an in-depth look at why some environmental conflicts expand to attract a lot of attention and participation, while others generate little interest or action. Branching Out, Digging In examines the expansion and containment of political conflict around forest policies in the United States and Canada. Late in 1993 citizens from around the world mobilized on behalf of saving old-growth forests in Clayoquot Sound. Yet, at the same time only a very few took note of an even larger reserve of public land at risk in northern California. Both cases, the Clayoquot Sound controversy
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Environmental policy -- British Columbia -- Calyoquot Sound Region
Environmental policy -- California, Northern.
Forest management -- British Columbia -- Clayoquot Sound Region
Forest management -- California, Northern.
Forest policy -- British Columbia -- Clayoquot Sound Region
Forest policy -- California, Northern.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1589012801 (electronic bk.)
9781589012806 (electronic bk.)