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Going local : creating self-reliant communities in a global age

Author: Michael Shuman
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Routledge pbk. edView all editions and formats
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National drug chains squeeze local pharmacies out of business, while corporate downsizing ships jobs overseas. This work shows how some cities and towns are fighting back. It details how dozens of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shuman, Michael.
Going local.
New York : Routledge, 2000
(DLC) 97027339
(OCoLC)45470142
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Shuman
ISBN: 9780203824856 0203824857
OCLC Number: 852158943
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 318 pages)
Contents: Introduction No Place Like Home The Perils of Mobility The Triumphs of Economists An Emerging Countermovement A Way Forward 1. Place Matters Bad People and Bad Civics The Science of Efficiency Free Trade vs. Community A New Economics of Place 2. Needs-Driven Industries Import Replacement Food Industries Energy Industries Natural-Resources Industries Materials Industries Beyond Necessities 3. Community Corporations A Taxonomy of American Business Engines of Self-Reliance New Models Empowerment Through Ownership 4. Financing the Future Bankers vs. Communities Community-Development Financial Institutions Unconventional Loans Locally Owned Equity Pension Reinvestment The Role of Public Policy 5. Pro-Community Local Governance The Virtues of Localism Local Reinvestment Local Purchasing Selective Privatization Local Hiring Local Taxes A Question of Power 6. Bringing Home Power, Not Bacon Real Home Rule A New Approach to Trade Rethinking Corporations Neighborhood Banking Community Lobbying 7. Making History Ten Steps Toward Community Self-Reliance The New Global Village The Lilliputian Strategy Appendix
Responsibility: Michael H. Shuman.
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