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Local Economic Development and the Environment
     

Local Economic Development and the Environment

by David Gibbs
 

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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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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.

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'The book provides useful examples and guidelines for policy makers and planners on the role of local government and implementation of policies.' - Fiona Nunan, University of Birmingham

'Gibbs usefully combines theory and practice.' - Fiona Nunan, University of Birmingham

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134703814
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/08/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
375 KB

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