Local regeneration, and action on local issues, is fundamental to the sustainability of local communities. This is especially the case in the UK, with the Government focus on such approaches as Local Enterprise Partnerships and neighborhood development plans, and further devolution proposals in the pipeline. The Local Regeneration Handbook meets the needs today’s practicing “regeneration workers,” broadly including anyone from regeneration partnership or development project officers to housing association neighborhood officers, parish counselors, or other active local citizens, who all share a concern for the well-being of the community where they live or work, and a need to work with others for the best possible future for that community. Containing practical advice, templates, and real-life case studies for different stages in local regeneration, including fundraising, partnership development and project management, as well as support for personal development, and illustrations of key points by cartoonist Kipper Williams, this is an essential guide for anyone in local regeneration.
Chapter 6: Sustainable Development II: Economic Regeneration : Local and Global Economies
Sustainable Development II: Economic Regeneration : Local and Global Economies
‘The market will solve everything’, ‘The market always rights itself’ – well, we’ve seen occasions in the early 21st century where the global market has got itself into fast-running waters and has needed public money to bail it out. And if it had been left to ‘right itself’, there would have been a lot of human loss in the process. Let’s be sure we’re basing our grandchildren’s futures on as sound a basis as possible.
I wish I could have found the quote about all economists being right, except they say all the others are wrong, but these will have to do:
The First Law of Economists: For every economist, there ...