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CulturalAuthor(s): Wilbur F. LaPage
Source: In: Larson, E.vH., ed. The Forest Recreation Symposium. State University of New York College of Forestry; 1971 October 12-14: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 186-193.
Publication Series: Other
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionA critical look at outdoor recreation research and some underlying premises. The author focuses on the concept of culture as communication and how it influences our perception of problems and our search for solutions. Both outdoor recreation and science are viewed as subcultures that have their own bodies of mythology, making recreation problems more difficult to define and to resolve.
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CitationLaPage, Wilbur F. 1971. Cultural. In: Larson, E.vH., ed. The Forest Recreation Symposium. State University of New York College of Forestry; 1971 October 12-14: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 186-193.
- Design & layout of recreation facilities
- Trends in methodological differences
- Trends in outdoor recreation activity conflicts
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