Northwest Montana's Environmental Debates (Mellen Studies in Journalism S. v. 7)

Northwest Montana's Environmental Debates (Mellen Studies in Journalism S. v. 7)

By: Carol Corbin (author)Hardback

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This book is about the relationships that humans have with nature and in particular their relationships in one place-Northwest Montana. This is a book about cultural practices and discursive constructions that have shaped the contested and varying ways that humans conceive of nature.

Contents

Preface i; 1. Introduction 1; The Cultural Context; A Word About a Cultural Approach to Nature; Overview of the Chapters; 2. Symbolizing Nature 19; The Linguistic Separation; Discourses of Nature; Kaleidoscope of Symbolic Constructions; 3. Carving Up Space 52; Squaring the Circle: European Maps of the New World; Railroad Land Grants: Creating the Checkerboard Landscape; Islands of Wilderness: The Wilderness Act of 1964; Bison in Yellowstone: Demarcating Home; 4. Varieties of Temporal Experiences 95; How Old is an Old-growth Forest? The Timelessness of Extinction: The Case of the Spotted Owl; Looking Back: Nature as Nostalgia; 5. Nature as Commodity 143; Wood Fuels the Machine of Civilization; Bear Stories: Managing for Entertainment Value; The Rhetoric of Timber Management; "We're all Environmentalists": Conversations in Mass Media about Timber; 6. Nature as Scene of Survival and Freedom 211; Myths of the Logging Life or A Community Embattled; War on Fire: The U.S. Forest Service and Fire Management; Wolf Reintroduction; 7. New Environmental Discourses 253; Postmodern Discourses of Nature; New Metaphors in Practice; Conclusion 274; References 275

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773464445
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 324
  • ID: 9780773464445
  • weight: 658
  • ISBN10: 0773464441

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