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In deciding to close recreation facilities, communities must balance rational economics and emotional attachment

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Title: In deciding to close recreation facilities, communities must balance rational economics and emotional attachment
Author: Reid, D.G.; Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship
Abstract: When deciding whether to maintain or decommission a recreational facility, rural communities need to consider not only the economic costs and benefits, but also the community’s attachment to places which have historical, social, and symbolic meaning for them.
Description: This summary is a project of the Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship (ICES) at the University of Guelph, with project partners: the Catalyst Centre, SPARK Program at the University of Guelph, and Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University. This project is part of the Pan-Canadian Research Impact Network. http://csahs.uoguelph.ca/pps/Clear_Research
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10214/5685
Date: 2013-03-07
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