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Sustainable Communities : Creating a Durable Local Economy, Paperback / softback Book


With a foreword written by Senator Bernie SandersWhat is a durable economy?

It is one that not only survives but thrives. How is it created, and what does it take to sustain over time?

Sustainable Communities provides insight and answers to these questions. Citing Burlington, Vermont's remarkable rise to award-winning status, this book explores the balance of community planning, social enterprise development, energy and environment, food systems and cultural well-being.

Aimed at policymakers, development practitioners, students, and citizens, this book describes which and how multiple influences facilitate the creation of a local, durable and truly sustainable economy.

The authors hope to inspire others by sharing this story of what can be done in the name of community economic development.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 3 Tables, black and white; 20 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Development economics
  • ISBN: 9780415820172



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