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By Sharon McKenzie Stevens,Wayne Franklin

ISBN-10: 1587295342

ISBN-13: 9781587295348

 In A position for Dialogue, Sharon McKenzie Stevens perspectives the contradictions and collaborations focused on the administration of public land in southern Arizona—and via extension the full arid West—through the lens of political rhetoric. Revealing the socioecological relationships between cattlemen and environmentalists in addition to builders and recreationists, she analyzes the ways in which language shapes panorama through shaping judgements approximately land use.

Stevens makes a speciality of the collaborative Sonoran wilderness Conservation Plan initiated via Pima County, Arizona, the ever-present use of clinical argument to protect contradictory practices, and the development and negotiation of rancher/environmentalist identities to light up either actually and metaphorically the dynamics of land use politics. Drawing in particular upon broad interviews with a various array of brokers on each side of the debate—ranchers, environmentalists, scientists, land managers, executive officials—on old narratives, and on her personal conflicting reviews as an individual who grew up with those that paintings the western lands, she demonstrates that it's attainable to exploit changes to resolve, instead of to worsen, the entrenched difficulties that bridge land and language.  

By integrating her richly textured case research of a delicate sector with rhetorical methods to narrative, science-based argument, and collective identities, Stevens makes an important contribution to the fields of rhetoric, land administration, and cultural studies. 

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