Depleted communities and community business entrepreneurship: revaluing space through place

  title={Depleted communities and community business entrepreneurship: revaluing space through place},
  author={Harvey Johnstone and Doug Lionais},
  journal={Entrepreneurship \& Regional Development},
  pages={217 - 233}
Depleted communities are a persistent feature of late capitalism. They can be seen as areas that have lost much of their economic rationale as space, while retaining high attachments and social relations of place. While conditions in depleted communities can limit possibilities for traditional development, entrepreneurial responses are not similarly constrained. It is argued here that depleted communities can act as hosts to a unique form of enterprise that combines good business practices with… 
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