Environment & Economics Lecture

Environment & Economics Lecture - Week 7 Leisure...

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Chapter 9 7 Week
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Outline Outdoor Recreation: Historical perspective Ethical/Sustainable use Opportunities for participation/Resources Money as a leisure facilitator or constraint
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American outdoors: historical perspective Manifest Destiny: push westward to Pacific Romanticism: beauty and awe of nature. Thoreau, Emerson, Audubon, Muir. Nationalism: need to differentiate America from Europe Transformation to an urban society: end of the frontier.
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Progressive Movement 20th-century progressive thinking: President Theodore Roosevelt Public land managing agencies: CCC, TVA
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See the USA in Your Chevrolet! After World War II More free time More discretionary income More knowledge about opportunities More mobility Expanded demand for outdoor recreation
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Increasing Demand for Outdoor Recreation Loving the outdoors to death Resulting boom in outdoor recreation: 1960-1970s Congestion Crowding Conflict Constraints
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