AbstractDavison, Ronald A.While urban beaches may be functionally, legally, and administratively identical to parks, social scientists and others typically resist viewing them as parks. This paper offers four reasons—one etymological and three historically contingent—to accoun . . .
ThesisProvenzale, JosephIn the words of famed wanderer John Miur, "thousands of tired, nerve shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that... wilderness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irr . . .
Masters ThesisSeeing the forest for the redwood trees: understanding the social impacts of a protected area on a local community – a northern California case studyJones, AliciaThe social movement and political process surrounding logging old-growth redwood stands on private property that eventually led to the creation of the BLM managed Headwaters Forest Reserve (Headwaters) made Humboldt County, California a focal point of . . .
ThesisHarris, Chelsea J.Although there is broad research focusing on recreational therapy and its benefits to various populations, there is limited information about municipal recreation leaders’ knowledge and perceptions of the profession and its practitioners. According to . . .