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Burton (law and public policy, U. of Colorado, Denver) looks at how the forces of culture, religion, and constitutional law have affected the management of U.S. public lands. Drawing on case studies of national parks and monuments, national forests, and other public lands, he applies spiritual and legal concepts to a variety of recent land use disputes. Particular attention is paid to clauses in the First Amendment concerning the free exercise of religion. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

Culture and spirituality — Full circle : return to the source — Contemplation and connection : indigenous spirituality and the environment — Nautre as haven, nature as Hades : the role of wilderness in immigrant religions — Law — Culture and justice : nature and the rule of law in the "New World" — Of walls and windows : church-state separation and religious accommodation — Management of public lands and resources — Rising to Heaven or risen from Hell? Culture, conflict, and consensus at Devil's Tower National Monument — Other spaces, other cases : worship and multiple-use management of public lands.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780299180843
Author:
Burton, Lloyd
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Location:
Madison
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Public lands
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Nature -- Religious aspects.
Subject:
Public lands -- Management.
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
2001-3
Publication Date:
20021131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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