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Using Q-methodology to identify local perspectives on wildfires in two Koyukon Athabascan communities in rural Alaska

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Year
2011

Citation

Ray, Lily, 2011, Using Q-methodology to identify local perspectives on wildfires in two Koyukon Athabascan communities in rural Alaska: Sustainability : Science, Practice, & Policy, v. 7, no. 2, p. 18-29.

Summary

Sustainable resource management depends upon the participation of resource-dependent communities. Competing values between community members and government agencies and among groups within a community can make it difficult to find mutually acceptable management goals and can disadvantage certain resource users. This study uses Q-methodology to discover groups with shared perspectives on wildfire policy in the Koyukon Athabascan villages of Galena and Huslia, Alaska. Before the study, participants appeared to disagree over the amount of wildfire suppression needed, but Q-method results showed three perspectives united around deeper, less oppositional concerns: Caucasian residents and resource managers who preferred natural processes; [...]

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Author :
Ray, Lily

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NWBLCC-20160406.xml

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