Creating a Durable Local Economy
What is a durable economy? It is one that not only survives, it thrives. How is it created, and what does it take to sustain over time? Sustainable Communities provides insight and answers to these questions. The book addresses some of the most pressing issues challenging communities in their...
To Be Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge
In celebration of cooperatives’ contributions to community development processes and outcomes worldwide, the United Nations designated 2012 as the Year of the Cooperative. Today, as in the past, cooperatives have proved effective in bringing people and organizations together to accomplish a broad...
Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge
The role of economic development in communities is multi-faceted, having an array of antecedents, impacts, and implications. This volume explores the relationships between economic development and community development, focusing on the aspects that impact communities such as social capital,...
Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge
Food has become an essential component in community development practice. Whether in reference to building a local or regional food system or addressing food insecurity, food has become a focus in community development approaches in many localities. Farmers markets, community gardens,...
Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge
The intersection of community development, tourism and planning is a fascinating one. Tourism has long been used as a development strategy, in both developed and developing countries, from the national to local levels. These approaches have typically focused on economic dimensions with decisions...
Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge
Comprehensive and practical, this textbook enables students to connect academic study and professional know-how, and demonstrates how to best plan the rebuilding, revitalization and development of communities utilizing a wide variety of economic and strategic tools. Features include; chapter...
Published December 1st 2008 by Routledge