Forests for Whom and for What?

Forests for Whom and for What?

by Marion Clawson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1617260355

ISBN-13: 9781617260353

Pub. Date: 01/19/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Clawson is concerned here not so much with what forest policy should be, but more with the criteria by which it should be determined. He lists such questions as how much land to devote to forests, how much timber to harvest and the best means of harvesting it, and the compatibility or incompatibility of forest uses as the issues to be dealt with in formulating

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Clawson is concerned here not so much with what forest policy should be, but more with the criteria by which it should be determined. He lists such questions as how much land to devote to forests, how much timber to harvest and the best means of harvesting it, and the compatibility or incompatibility of forest uses as the issues to be dealt with in formulating forest policy. Originally published in 1975

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617260353
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/19/2011
Series:
RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set Series
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
0.50(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Why Concern Ourselves with Forest Policy?
2. Pressing Issues of Forest Policy
3. A Framework of Analysis for Forest Policy
4. Forest Characteristics and Forest Uses
5. Variability among Forests
6. Physical and Biological Feasibility and Consequences
7. Economic Efficiency in Forestry
8. Who Gains and Who Pays?
9. Social or Cultural Acceptability of Forest Uses
10. Operational or Administrative Practicality of Forest Policy
11. Forest Policy Formation in the United States
12. One Man's Conclusions on Forest Policy Issues

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