This work proposes that the management of public lands by the federal government of the USA is longer working in the eastern part of the country. The author believes that the West should manage its owm public lands, under various governmental structures. He argues that the West, by rights, should have control over the land in its region. It points to the efforts all over the West as evidence of the West's maturity and also as a model for how the West would govern its lands.
Daniel Kemmis is director of the Center for the Rocky Mountain West at The University of Montana in Missoula, Montana. He formerly served as minority leader and speaker of the Montana House of Representatives, and as mayor of Missoula. His books include Community and the Politics of Place (University of Oklahoma Press, 1990) and The Good City and the Good Life (Houghton Mifflin, 1995).
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