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Planning local economic development : theory and practice

Author: Edward J Blakely; Nancey Green Leigh
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 6th editionView all editions and formats
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This edition explores planning processes, analytical techniques and data, and locality, business, and human resource development, as well as advanced technology and sustainable economic development strategies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blakely, Edward J. (Edward James), 1938-
Planning local economic development.
Los Angeles : SAGE, [2017]
(DLC) 2016028647
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Blakely; Nancey Green Leigh
ISBN: 9781506364001 1506364004 9781506363998 1506363997
OCLC Number: 1112940023
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 508 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Overview --
1. The enduring argument for local economic development planning --
2. The influence of national and state policies on local economic development --
3. Concepts and theory of local economic development --
4. The local economic development profession and professionals --
5. The local economic development planning process --
6. Introduction to analytical methods for local economic development planning --
7. Local economic development strategy --
8. Locality development --
9. Business development --
10. Human resource development --
Community economic development --
12. Building the implementation plan --
13. Institutional approaches to local economic development --
14. Local economic development planning's response to the flatter and climate-challenged world --
Index --
About the authors.
Responsibility: Nancey Green Leigh, Georgia Institute of Technology, Edward J. Blakely, the University of Sydney.

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