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General Technical Report

Title: Vandalism and outdoor recreation: symposium proceedings

Author: Alfano, Sam S.; Magil, Arthur W. [tech. coord.]

Date: 1976

Source: General Technical Report PSW-017. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 72 p

Station ID: GTR-PSW-017

Description: Resource managers, law enforcement officers, designers, and social scientists provide 24 papers giving an overview of vandalism on outdoor recreation areas; a measure of the difficult control problems which must be solved; some insights for design of buildings, fixtures, and site layouts to reduce or repel vandalism; and a profile of vandals, with respect to the potential for reducing their activities through understanding of social-psychological factors. Recommendations prepared by panelists and symposium participants summarize the views presented and suggest measures for control of vandalism on outdoor recreation areas.

Key Words: Outdoor recreation areas, vandalism, law enforcement, design, social factors

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Alfano, Sam S.; Magil, Arthur W. [tech. coord.]  1976.  Vandalism and outdoor recreation: symposium proceedings  General Technical Report PSW-017. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 72 p.

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