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Localist movements in a global economy : sustainability, justice, and urban development in the United States

Author: David J Hess
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009
Series: Urban and industrial environments
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An overview of the localist movement in the United States, from "buy local" campaigns to urban agriculture, and its potential for addressing global problems of sustainability and justice.

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Localist movements in a global economy.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008035958
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David J Hess
ISBN: 9780262012645 9780262512329 0262012642 0262512327
OCLC Number: 767431131
Notes: Global problems and localist solutions. Economic development and localist knowledge. Can localism be just and sustainable?. The politics of local retailing. The challenges of urban agriculture. Local energy and the public sector. Localism and the media. Policies for an alternative economy
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 323 p.)
Contents: Global problems and localist solutions --
Economic development and localist knowledge --
Can localism be just and sustainable?. The politics of local retailing --
The challenges of urban agriculture --
Local energy and the public sector --
Localism and the media --
Policies for an alternative economy.
Series Title: Urban and industrial environments
Responsibility: David J. Hess

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