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This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land: An Historical Narrative of an Intergenerational Controversy over Public Use Management of the San Francisco Peaks

Abstract The sacred San Francisco Peaks in northern Arizona have been at the center of a series of land development controversies since the 1800s. Most recently, a controversy arose over a proposal by the ski area on the Peaks to use 100% reclaimed water to make artificial snow. The current state of the San Francisco Peaks controversy would benefit from a decision-making process that holds sustainability policy at its core. The first step towards a new sustainability-focused deliberative process regarding a complex issue like the San Francisco Peaks controversy requires understanding the issue's origins and the perspectives of the people involved in the issue. My thesis provides an historical analysis of the controversy and examines some of the ... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Mahoney, Maren Michelle (Author) / Hirt, Paul W. (Advisor) / Tsosie, Rebecca (Committee member) / White, Dave (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Sustainability / Modern History / Environmental Studies / Intergenerational equity / Land use policy / Law / Native American studies / Particapatory mechanisms / Reclaimed wastewater
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 103 pages
Language English
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Note M.A. Sustainability 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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