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    Author(s): Kent B. Downing; Roger N. Clark
    Date: 1985
    Source: In: Stankey, George H.; McCool, Stephen F., compilers. Proceedings--symposium on recreation choice behavior; 1984 March 22-23; Missoula, MT. General Technical Report INT-184. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. p. 101-106
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Intermountain Forest Experiment Station
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    This paper reports methodology for investigating recreation choice behavior using grounded, naturalistic research methods. How these techniques can be coordinated with other social research methods is described. Naturalistic methods are preferred over other approaches to uncover recreationists' decision making processes at work.

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    Downing, Kent B.; Clark, Roger N. 1985. Methodology for studying recreation choice behavior with emphasis on grounded inquiry. In: Stankey, George H.; McCool, Stephen F., compilers. Proceedings--symposium on recreation choice behavior; 1984 March 22-23; Missoula, MT. General Technical Report INT-184. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. p. 101-106

    Keywords

    recreation choice behavior, grounded inquiry, naturalistic methods, recreationists

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