Planning Local Economic Development: Theory and Practice / Edition 2

Planning Local Economic Development: Theory and Practice / Edition 2

by Edward J. Blakely
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803952104

ISBN-13: 9780803952102

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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.

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:
9780803952102
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (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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