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  1. Community Economic Development

    Edited by Rhonda G. Phillips, Terry Besser

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    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 August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. What Happened to Planning? (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Ambrose

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title was first published in 1986 during a recession much like that faced in recent years, which placed immense pressure on the British planning system and led to social unrest in the inner cities and in many disadvantaged areas. Within this context, Peter Ambrose outlines the features of land...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Communities

    Creating a Durable Local Economy

    By Rhonda Phillips, Bruce Seifer, Ed Antczak

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    What is a durable economy? It is one that not only survives but thrives. How is it created, and what does it take to sustain over time? Sustainable Communities provides insight and answers to these questions. Citing Burlington, Vermont's remarkable rise to award-winning status, this book explores...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Resilient Downtowns

    A New Approach to Revitalizing Small- and Medium-City Downtowns

    By Michael A. Burayidi

    Resilient Downtowns provides a guide to communities in reviving and redeveloping their core districts into resilient, thriving neighborhoods. While the National Main Street program’s four-point approach of organization, promotion, economic restructuring, and design has been standard practice for...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Transport Models in Urban Planning Practices

    Tensions and Opportunities in a Changing Planning Context

    Edited by Marco te Brömmelstroet, Luca Bertolini

    This book explores how transportation models can play a role in a changing transport planning and policy making context. Most models are rooted in decades of development work and are geared to offer value-free, academic and explicit knowledge to transport planning experts. However, planning...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Theory, Practice, and Community Development

    Edited by Mark Brennan, Jeffrey Birdger, Theodore R. Alter

    Series: Community Development Research and Practice Series

    For many scholars, the study of community and community development is at a crossroads. Previously dynamic theories appear not to have kept pace with the major social changes of our day. Given our constantly shifting social reality we need new ideas and research that pushes the boundaries of...

    Published May 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Catalysts for Change

    21st Century Philanthropy and Community Development

    By Maria Martinez-Cosio, Mirle Rabinowitz Bussell

    Series: Community Development Research and Practice Series

    Winner of the Community Development Society's 2014 Current Research Award! 21st Century Philanthropy and Community fills a gap in the literature on philanthropic organizations and how they intertwine with community development. Drawing first on the history of philanthropic funding, Maria...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Rural Development

    Sustainable livelihoods and the Community Capitals Framework

    Edited by Mary Emery, Isabel Gutierrez-Montes, Edith Fernandez-Baca

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    This book brings together several systems-level approaches to the consideration of the interaction of livelihood choices, natural resource management and participatory action research on sustainable development. By focusing on these approaches to community change, the volume hopes to encourage...

    Published May 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Community Architecture (Routledge Revivals)

    How People Are Creating Their Own Environment

    By Nick Wates, Charles Knevitt

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, this title was one of the first to explore the emerging popular movement of Community Architecture, championed by Prince Charles, which gained momentum throughout Britain in the 1970s and 1980s. The conceptual framework rests fundamentally on the principle that the built...

    Published May 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Model Estate (Routledge Revivals)

    Planned Housing at Quarry Hill, Leeds

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Quarry Hill Flats, once both the pride and shame of its city of Leeds, was an iconic Modernist symbol of the 1930s. It marked the first use of a prefabricated building system for a large-scale council estate, replacing a notorious slum. But it lasted barely a generation – its complete demolition...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Routledge