This book will interest not only students, scholars, and policy-makers in the fields of community and economic development, rural studies, regional planning, and geography, but also anyone interested in BC studies or the future of rural communities.
Sean Markey is an associate professor in the School of Resource and Environmental Management and the Centre for Sustainable Community Development at Simon Fraser University. Greg Halseth is a professor of geography, director of the Community Development Institute, and Canada Research Chair in Rural and Small Town Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia. Don Manson is an adjunct professor of geography and coordinator of the Community Development Institute at UNBC.
Part 1: Introduction 1 Introduction: Foundations for Renewal 2 Northern British Columbia: General Processes 3 The Whole Community Approach Part 2: Creating a Space-Based Economy 4 Province Building 5 Restructuring and Response 6 Struggles in Transition Part 3: Moving to a Place-based Economy 7 An Economy of Place 8 Mobilizing for Change 9 Directions Part 4: Conclusion 10 On Intervention: Constructing a Northern Place 11 Conclusion: Renewal for Rural and Small-Town Northern BC Notes; Works Cited; Index