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The Resource Making a place for community : local democracy in a global era, by Thad Williamson, David Imbroscio, and Gar Alperovitz ; with a foreword by Benjamin R. Barber

Making a place for community : local democracy in a global era, by Thad Williamson, David Imbroscio, and Gar Alperovitz ; with a foreword by Benjamin R. Barber

Label
Making a place for community : local democracy in a global era
Title
Making a place for community
Title remainder
local democracy in a global era
Statement of responsibility
by Thad Williamson, David Imbroscio, and Gar Alperovitz ; with a foreword by Benjamin R. Barber
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this book, the authors argue that death of community is being caused by contemporary policies that, if not changed, will continue to foster the decline of community
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williamson, Thad
Dewey number
307.1/416/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HN90.C6
LC item number
W4665 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-2017
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Imbroscio, David
  • Alperovitz, Gar
  • Barber, Benjamin R.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Community development, Urban
  • Community life
  • United States
  • Urban economics
  • Globalization
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Label
Making a place for community : local democracy in a global era, by Thad Williamson, David Imbroscio, and Gar Alperovitz ; with a foreword by Benjamin R. Barber
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-399) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Benjamin R. Barber -- Preface: Toward the reconstruction of American community and democracy -- Introduction: The case for community economic stability: economics and political economics -- The triple threat to community and democracy -- Globalization and free trade -- The chase for jobs -- The challenge of urban sprawl -- Place-based policy alternatives -- Federal job-stabilizing policies -- Conventional policy measures to help communities -- State and municipal enterprise -- Strengthening local multipliers -- Place-based economic structures -- Supporting employee ownership in America -- Community development corporations and community development financial institutions -- Other place-based ownership models -- Community land trusts and community agriculture -- The global context -- Restructuring global economic institutions -- Alternative approaches to trade -- Conclusion: Political-economic policies for the next stage of democratic development -- Resources for rebuilding
Control code
ocm48588500
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 412 pages
Isbn
9780415933568
Lccn
2001058939
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)48588500
Label
Making a place for community : local democracy in a global era, by Thad Williamson, David Imbroscio, and Gar Alperovitz ; with a foreword by Benjamin R. Barber
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-399) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Benjamin R. Barber -- Preface: Toward the reconstruction of American community and democracy -- Introduction: The case for community economic stability: economics and political economics -- The triple threat to community and democracy -- Globalization and free trade -- The chase for jobs -- The challenge of urban sprawl -- Place-based policy alternatives -- Federal job-stabilizing policies -- Conventional policy measures to help communities -- State and municipal enterprise -- Strengthening local multipliers -- Place-based economic structures -- Supporting employee ownership in America -- Community development corporations and community development financial institutions -- Other place-based ownership models -- Community land trusts and community agriculture -- The global context -- Restructuring global economic institutions -- Alternative approaches to trade -- Conclusion: Political-economic policies for the next stage of democratic development -- Resources for rebuilding
Control code
ocm48588500
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 412 pages
Isbn
9780415933568
Lccn
2001058939
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)48588500

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