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

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

By: W. Scott Prudham (author)Paperback

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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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About Author

Scott Prudham is an assistant professor in the geography department at the University of Toronto.

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/12/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780415944021
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780415944021
  • weight: 385
  • ISBN10: 0415944023

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