The Multiple Values of Wilderness
A multidisciplinary team of authors and researchers clarify the meaning of different types of
Wilderness values and present replicable, science-based evidence of these values in this volume.
The intended audience is all those interested in the future of the U.S. National Wilderness
Preservation System. This book is also intended for teachers, students, and other inquisitive
people involved in formal or informal learning and research programs. The authors intend this
compilation to help better inform interested and engaged members of the general public about
the values of their public Wilderness areas.
The book is now available from
Venture Publishing, Inc., State College, Pennsylvania.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Introduction, by H. Ken Cordell, John C. Bergstrom, & J.M. Bowker
Chapter 2 - Origins of the National Wilderness Preservation System, by Paul S. Sutter
Chapter 3 - The Wilderness Act and Its Recent History, by Doug Scott
Chapter 4 - An Organizing Framework for Wilderness Values, by John C. Bergstrom, J.M. Bowker, & H. Ken Cordell
Chapter 5 - The Human Context and Natural Character of Wilderness Lands, by H. Ken Cordell, Danielle Murphy, Kurt Riitters, & J.E. Harvard III
Chapter 6 - Wilderness Attributes and the State of the National Wilderness Preservation System, by Gregory H. Aplet, Mark Wilbert, & Pete Morton
Chapter 7 - The Social Value of Wilderness, by Rudy M. Schuster, Michael Tarrant, & Alan Watson
Chapter 8 - Wilderness Value Differences by Immigration, Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and Socio-economic Status, by Cassandra Johnson, J.M. Bowker, H. Ken Cordell, & John C. Bergstrom
Chapter 9 - The Net Economic Value of Wilderness, by J.M. Bowker, J.E. Harvard III, John C. Bergstrom, H. Ken Cordell, Donald B.K. English, & John B. Loomis
Chapter 10 - Impacts of Wilderness on Local Economic Development, by Randall S. Rosenberger & Donald B.K. English
Chapter 11 - The Ecological Value of Wilderness, by H. Ken Cordell, Danielle Murphy, Kurt Riitters, & J.E. Harvard III
Chapter 12 - Tracking Wild Value, by Sandra Gudmundsen & John B. Loomis
Chapter 13 - The Multiple Values of Wilderness and the Future of the National Wilderness Preservation System, by H. Ken Cordell, John C. Bergstrom, & J.M. Bowker
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