An Introduction to Community Development

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Rhonda Phillips, Robert H. Pittman
Taylor & Francis, Dec 2, 2008 - Architecture - 364 pages
Comprehensive and practical, this textbook enables students to connect academic study and professional know-how, and demonstrates how to best plan the rebuilding, revitalization and development of communities utilizing a wide variety of economic and strategic tools. Features include; chapter outlines, text boxes, key words and references.

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About the author (2008)

Rhonda Phillips is Professor and Director of the School of Community Resources and Development, Arizona State University. Her research and practice speciality has focused on community well-being including work with community indicator systems and economic development planning. She is the Editor of Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society.

Robert Pittman is the Executive Director of the Community Development Institute and the Strategic Growth Institute at the University of Central Arkansas, where he also serves as Professor in the College of Business. He has provided consulting services to community and economic development organizations and major corporations in the U.S. and around the world.

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