This course builds an understanding of strengths and weaknesses of conventional approaches to development, and the rationale for alternative approaches. We will study the varying interpretations of community and development and learn what is essential for creating local economic development strategies. Sustainable Community Development will be introduced as a framework to meet current social and economic needs while ensuring adequate resources are available for future generations.
English 12 or equivalent
Toward Sustainable Communities: Resources for Citizens and Their Communities,” (revised edition) by Mark Roseland