Local Economic Development and the Environment / Edition 1

Local Economic Development and the Environment / Edition 1

by David Gibbs
     
 

This book focuses upon the potential to integrate economic and environmental policies at the local and regional scale. Local initiatives are investigated within their wider economic and environmental policy contexts in order to illustrate both the constraints and opportunities for local policy makers. Attention is given to global economic trends, as well as to the

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Overview

This book focuses upon the potential to integrate economic and environmental policies at the local and regional scale. Local initiatives are investigated within their wider economic and environmental policy contexts in order to illustrate both the constraints and opportunities for local policy makers. Attention is given to global economic trends, as well as to the specific policy contexts of the European Union and the national contexts of the UK, USA, Australia, Japan and Sweden. The key principles for designing integrative policies and descriptions of initiatives and projects in a variety of locations are also considered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415168250
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/31/2002
Series:
Global Environmental Change Ser.
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Approaching Local Sustainability Part 2: The Changing Context for Local Economic Development Part 3: The Changing Environmental Policy Context for Local Action Part 4: Integrating Economic Development and Environmental Strategies at the Local Level Part 5: Sustainability and Economic Regeneration: Making it Happen on the Ground Part 6: Integrating Economic Development and the Environment: Future Prospects for Local Areas

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