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Title Community Economic Development
Published London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (275 pages)
Series Regions and Cities
Regions and cities.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of tables; List of figures; Contributors; Preface; I Putting the Community into Economic Development: Challenges to Social Exclusion and to the Economic Orthodoxy; 1 Community Economic Development: Challenges of Theory, Method and Practice; 2 Regeneration, Community and the Social Economy; 3 The Role of Community Enterprise in Local Economic Development: Beyond the Job Creation Agenda?; II Governance and Community: Engaging Strategically, Building Capacity and Developing Local Legitimacy
4 Partnership and Local Development in the European Union5 Countering Urban Social Exclusion: the Role of Community Participation in Urban Regeneration; 6 Reshaping Local Governance in a Divided Society: District Partnerships in Northern Ireland; 7 Informal Economic Activity in Deprived Neighbourhoods: Some Case Study Evidence from Leicester; 8 Politics, Practice and Participation: Community Economic Development and the Single Regeneration Budget Challenge Fund; III Making a Difference: Devising, Implementing and Evaluating Community Economic Development Strategies and Projects
9 Making It Count: Valuing and Evaluating Community Economic Development10 LETS Get Down to Business! Problems and Possibilities of Involving the Small-Business Sector in Community Economic Development Using Local Currencies; 11 The Third Sector and Local Economic Development in a Peripheral Scottish City: the Case of Dundee; 12 Food, Forestry and Farming in an Urban Environment: Cuthelton/Lilybank Employment Group -- Case Study of a Neighbourhood Community Business; 13 Approaches to Community Economic Development: Contrasting Styles of Community-led Regeneration in Bradford, England
IV Conclusions: Lessons from the Past and Present, Lessons for the Future14 Communities and Regions in Economic Development: Lessons from the Past; 15 The Re-emergence of Community Economic Development in Britain: the European Dimension to Grassroots Involvement in Local Regeneration; 16 The Future of Community Economic Development; References; Index
Summary This important book examines the ways in which community economic development can contribute to local and regional regeneration. It presents a unique overview of the state of contemporary British practice in this important policy area and provides a series of fresh, theoretical, methodological and empirical insights which help us to understand ways in which communities are facing up to the challenges of devising and bringing about their own revitalisation. Community Economic Development is underpinned by the argument that much conventional regeneration work represents at best a short-
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Community development, Urban -- Great Britain.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Economic Development.
Community development, Urban.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- City Planning & Urban Development.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Urban.
Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
Author Haughton, Graham.
ISBN 113603840X