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Community economic development ultimately ensures social development

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dc.contributor.author Mathbor, Golam M.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-10T05:23:25Z
dc.date.available 2010-10-10T05:23:25Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/404
dc.description.abstract Community Economic Development (CED), a North American perspective which focuses on creating employment, income maintenance, empowering powerless and poor people, business development, sharing ownership, and government involvement in local development, is one of the most suitable interventions for achieving social development. However, it is critical that this intervention be culturally specific to the target population. This article briefly reviews the history of CED, definition, the concept of community, economic and social objectives, capital development, and the principles of empowerment. The Link between Community Economic Development and the principle of empowerment is also made. Four dimensions of empowerment are discussed. They are: personal empowerment, educational empowerment, economic empowerment and political empowerment. It is expected that the review will be useful to students and teachers, policy-makers and practitioners interested in the social development field. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries BRAC University Journal, BRAC University;Vol.5, No.1,pp. 59-69
dc.subject Society en_US
dc.subject Economy en_US
dc.subject Development en_US
dc.subject Community en_US
dc.subject empowerment en_US
dc.title Community economic development ultimately ensures social development en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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