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Contemporary Politics of Wilderness Preservation


John D. Leshy


University of California Hastings College of the Law

July 1, 2005

Journal of Land, Resources & Environmental Law, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2005

Abstract:     
This paper explores the issues and the arguments in deciding whether to include tracts of federal lands in the National Wilderness Preservation System. It shows how the issues and debates have changed over the years since the System was created by the Wilderness Act of 1964.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 15

Keywords: wilderness, federal lands, national forests, Bureau of Land Management, land conservation politics

JEL Classification: Q20, Q28

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Date posted: May 4, 2010  

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Leshy, John D., Contemporary Politics of Wilderness Preservation (July 1, 2005). Journal of Land, Resources & Environmental Law, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2005. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1600433 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1600433

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