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

Shann Turnbull

International Institute for Self-Governance; Sustainable Money Working Group; New Garden City Alliance

C. George Benello

ICA group (Boston) (Deceased)

Robert Swann

E.F. Schumancher Society (US) (Deceased)

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Turnbull, Shann and Benello, C. George and Swann, Robert, 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. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1128862

Shann Turnbull (Contact Author)

International Institute for Self-Governance ( email )

PO Box 266 Woollahra
Cell: +61418222378
Sydney, New South Wales 1350
Australia
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HOME PAGE: http://independent.academia.edu/ShannTurnbull/CurriculumVitae
SKYPE: shann.turnbull

Sustainable Money Working Group ( email )

Holyoake House
Hanover Street
Manchester, M60 0AS
United Kingdom

New Garden City Alliance ( email )

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Snowsfields
London, UK, hello@gardencities.org.uk SE1 3TA
United Kingdom
+44 207 378 1902 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.gardencities.org.uk

C. George Benello

ICA group (Boston) (Deceased)

Boston, MA
United States

Robert Swann

E.F. Schumancher Society (US) (Deceased)

Great Barrington, MA
United States

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