Parker, Robert. 1997. "Life Quality in the Colorado River Basin," (with Joan Rozzi) Journal of the Southwest 39(2):267-286.
Just fifty years after this was written the Colorado River Basin is home to several of the fastest growing regions in the country. The basin encompasses areas in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. Sustainable development for this region will be examined with regard to social and natural amenities that affect quality of life.