Planning Local Economic Development: Theory and Practice / Edition 3

Planning Local Economic Development: Theory and Practice / Edition 3

by Edward J. Blakely, Ted K. Bradshaw
     
 

Building on the success of its predecessors, the Third Edition continues to explore the theories of local economic development and address the dilemmas communities face. Blakely and Bradshaw investigate planning processes, analytical techniques, business and human resource development, as well as high-technology economic development strategies.See more details below

Overview

Building on the success of its predecessors, the Third Edition continues to explore the theories of local economic development and address the dilemmas communities face. Blakely and Bradshaw investigate planning processes, analytical techniques, business and human resource development, as well as high-technology economic development strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761924586
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. A New Argument for Taking Local Economic Development Initiatives
2. Toward a National Policy Agenda in Support of Local Economic Development
3. Concepts and Theories of Local Economic Development
4. The Local Economic Development Planning Process
5. Analytical Techniques for Local Economic Development
6. Selecting a Local Economic Development Strategy
7. Locality Development
8. Business Development
9. Human Resource Development
10. Community-Based Economic and Employment Development
11. Preparing a Detailed Project Plan
12. Institutional Approaches for Local Economic Development
13. The High Technology Economic Development Strategy
14. The Local Economic Development Profession and Professionals
Subject and Name Index
About the Authors

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