Knock on Wood: Nature as Commodity in Douglas-Fir Country

Knock on Wood: Nature as Commodity in Douglas-Fir Country

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by W. Scott Prudham
     
 

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Scott Prudham investigates a region that has in recent years seen more environmental conflict than perhaps anywhere else in the country--the old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest. Prudham employs a political economic approach to explain the social and economic conflicts arising from the timber industry's presence in the region. As well, he provides a thorough… See more details below

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Scott Prudham investigates a region that has in recent years seen more environmental conflict than perhaps anywhere else in the country--the old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest. Prudham employs a political economic approach to explain the social and economic conflicts arising from the timber industry's presence in the region. As well, he provides a thorough accounting of the timber industry itself, tracing its motivations, practices, and labor relations.

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ISBN-13:
9781136072345
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/12/2012
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
File size:
2 MB

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