In the context of Canadian nation-building and environmental policy,
this book will be useful to policy analysts, planners, academics, and
students in fields ranging from environmental studies to tourism and
recreation. It will also interest general readers concerned with
Canada's parks and environment.
Paul Kopas teaches political science at the University of British Columbia.
Preface Acknowledgments List of Abbreviations Introduction: The Meaning of National Parks and the Contexts of Change Background to the Postwar Era: A Brief History of Canada's National Parks National Parks and the Era of State Initiative, 1955-70 National Parks and Public Participation, 1970-79 National Parks and the Initiatives of Organized Interests, 1984-93 Repossession by the State: National Parks and "Reinvented" Government National Parks and the Giving of Meaning Notes Bibliography Index