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Local Resources, Territorial Development and Well-being

By Jean-Christophe Dissart and Natacha Seigneuret

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International audienceUsing empirical evidence, this book argues for a more comprehensive view of the diversity of local resources and well-being from a territorial perspective. The first part of the book addresses the contrasting nature of local resources: in connection with proximity and governance, the ground, the past, cultural heritage sites, the snow, and energy. Well-being from multiple perspectives is examined in the second part, shedding light on sociabilities vs. income level, accessibility for pedestrians, health via urban design, life course trajectories as indicators of quality of life, and the connection between amenities and social justice

Topics: JEL: R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics, [SHS.ARCHI]Humanities and Social Sciences/Architecture, space management, [SHS.GEO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Geography, [SHS.ECO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Economics and Finance
Publisher: 'Edward Elgar Publishing'
Year: 2020
DOI identifier: 10.4337/9781789908619
OAI identifier: oai:HAL:halshs-02532545v1
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