Building Sustainable Communities: Tools and Concepts for Self-Reliant Change
C. George Benello, Robert Swann, Shann Turnbull, BUILDING SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES: TOOLS AND CONCEPTS FOR SELF-RELEANT CHANGE, Ward Morehouse, ed., Bootstrap Press, May 5, 2008
118 Pages Posted: 5 May 2008 Last revised: 27 Oct 2014
A revised edition of a classic work long out of print, this book is based on the Schumacher Society Seminars on Community Economic Transformation. It presents the underlying ideas and essential institutions for building sustainable communities. The three Major sections of the book deal with community land trusts and other forms of community ownership of natural resources; worker-managed enterprises, and other techniques of community self-management; and community currency and banking. Included also are a lexicon of social capitalism and a bibliography of key words on self-reliant economic change.
Keywords: Community currencies; Cooperatives; Land banking; Land trusts; Regional economics; Social capitalism; Sustainable development; Worker participation
JEL Classification: G29; L31; P49; R11; R52
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