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Sustainable Community Development: Studies in Economic, Environmental, and Cultural Revitalization

Edited By: Marie D Hoff

250 pages, no illustrations

Saint Lucie Press

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #90678 | ISBN: 1574441299
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A collection of case studies of urban and rural communities, demonstrating the commonalities in approach accross a wide variety of environmental and cultural settings.


Introduction: Purpose and Theme of the Collection, Marie D. Hoff * Sustainable Development: Origins and Essential Elements of a New Approach, M.D. Hoff * Sustainable Rural Community Development Cases Molokal: A Study of Hawaiian Subsistence and Community Sustainability, J.K. Matsuoka, D. Pomaika l McGregor, and L. Minerbi * Community Rebuilding in the Philippines: A Poverty Alleviation Program in Negros Occidental, D.R. Cox * The Yawanawa--Aveda Bixa Project: A Business Partnership Seeking Sustainability in an Indigenous Amazonian Community, S. DeCarlo and J.A. Drummond * Eco-Village Development: A Report from Southern Appalachia, J.M. Scherch * Sustainable Urban Community Development Cases Toxic Risk, Community Resilience, and Social Justice in Chattanooga, M.E. Rogge * The Contribution of Universities to Building Sustainable Communities: The Community University Partnership, M. Livermore and J. Midgley * Making a Region Sustainable: Governments and Communities in Action in Greater Hamilton, Ontario, J. Eyles and M. Bekkering * Sustainable Regional Development Cases The Henrys Fork Watershed Council: Community-Based Participation in Regional Environmental Management, K. Johnson * The Willapa Alliance: The Role of a Voluntary Organization in Fostering Regional Action for Sustainability, M.D. Hoff * Changing the Culture and Practice of Development: The Southern Oregon Economic Development Coalition, J. Legg and F. Fromherz * Toward Sustainable Irrigated Agriculture in Kazakstan, S.I. Ospanov and M.W. Lusk * Conclusion: Common Themes and Replicable Strategies, M.D. Hoff * Index.

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