Yan Barnett

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Introduction Local governments are increasingly faced with making decisions that were once delegated to the Federal government. However, with this devolution of power, local governments often lack the resources or information to make effective decisions that impact their communities. To further exacerbate this issue, rural communities in the United States(More)
change is the result of the interactions among social, economic, and environmental processes that occur at numerous spatial scales. Of particular interest in this paper are the interactions that occur between protected areas and their gateway communities in Northwest Montana. Swan-son et al. (2003:33) define a gateway community as " [a] town or group of(More)
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