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America's National Parks and Their Keepers.

Author: Ronald A Foresta
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set.
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First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Foresta, Ronald A.
America's National Parks and Their Keepers.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald A Foresta
ISBN: 9781135989736 1135989737 9781135989668 1135989664
OCLC Number: 865331548
Notes: Traditional Concerns.
Description: 1 online resource (402 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Original Title; Original Copyright; Contents; FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1 INTRODUCTION; Organization of the Book; Use of Interviews; 2 THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS; The Beginnings; Conservation and Progressivism; The Public Lands; The Park Service Is Established; Securing the Base of Support; Threats to Agency Survival; Enlisting Allies; Courting the Public; Formula for Success; Expanding the System; Competition with the Forest Service; Adding Natural Areas; Other New Responsibilities; The Accomplishments of Mather and Albright; From Roosevelt to Kennedy. The Park Service in the New Deal EraPolicies Under Drury; Mission 66; Wirth and the First Directors Compared; 3 THE MODERN ERA; The Crisis of the Early 1960s; Loss of Faith in Progress; Outdoor Recreation ""Crisis""; The New Conservation; The Erosion of Outside Support; Environmental Groups; Elite Support; Congress and the National Parks; The Shifting Balance of Power; New Congressional Interest in Parks; Congressional Park Politics; The Park Service Within the Executive Branch; Shifts in Control; Searching for New Roles; Internal Tensions; Shifts in Authority; Modern Demands; 4 NATURE POLICY. Pressure for ChangeGreat Natural Areas as the Base of the System; A New View of the Parks; Demands for Reduced Public Access; New Park Service Attitudes and Policy; Acceptance of Environmentalist Attitudes; Management Shifts; New Natural Areas: Selection Criteria; The Consequences of Change; Converging Agency and System Functions; A Narrowed Base of Support; The Fire Island Compromise; The Fruits of Accommodation; 5 HISTORY POLICY; The Breakdown of Traditional Policy; History and the National Park System Before 1972; The New Concern for Historic Preservation; Planning for History. The 1972 PlanHistory and Strategy; The Commitment to Expansion; The Past in Service of the Present; Outcomes of History Policy; The Many Uses of Historical Parks; Slighting History; An Ambiguous Attitude Toward History; 6 URBAN NATIONAL PARKS; Urban Open Space Becomes a Federal Issue; The Issue Develops; The Park System as an Instrument of Urban Policy; An Urban National Park System Is Established; The Political and Conceptual Contexts of the Urban Parks; Preservation and Mass Access as Park Goals; Local Interests in Urban Parks; The Weakness of Wider Interests; Developing the Urban Parks. Conflicting GuidelinesGateway National Recreation Area; The Other Urban Parks; The Consequences of Limited Success; 7 BEYOND PARK BOUNDARIES; Background; Early Agency Policy; Changing Attitudes and Interests; New Opportunities and Demands; Capturing Regional Policy; Defending Established Parks; Pursuing Traditional Goals; Greenline Parks and Less-than-Fee; Less-than-Fee; The Greenline Park; Accumulating Doubts; Management Difficulties; Greenline Parks as Inherently Unstable or Inappropriate; Summary; 8 CONCLUSION; Public Values and Agency Goals; Decay of the Progressive Vision; Mixed Signals.
Series Title: RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set.

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First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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