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Understanding social influences on wilderness fire stewardship decisionsAuthor(s): Katie Knotek
Source: International journal of wilderness. 12(1): 22-25
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionFederal land managers and the public engage in many decisions about stewardship of wilderness in the United States, including decisions about stewardship of fire. To date, social science research lacks a holistic examination of the decision-making context of managers and the public about stewardship of fire inside wilderness and across its boundaries. A conceptual model is presented to guide research on this decision-making context, with emphasis placed on social influences on public and manager decision making.
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CitationKnotek, Katie. 2006. Understanding social influences on wilderness fire stewardship decisions. International journal of wilderness. 12(1): 22-25
Keywordswilderness, fires, decision making, social values, wildland urban interface (WUI), knowledge, public trust, place attachment
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