LETS: A community development
LETS: A community development

This free course is available to start right now. Review the full course description and key learning outcomes and create an account and enrol if you want a free statement of participation.

Free course

LETS: A community development

References

Putnam, R.D. (2000) Bowling Alone: The collapse and revival of American community, New York, Simon Schuster.
Stott, M. and Hodges, J. (1996) ‘Local exchange and trading systems, never knowingly understood’, Local Economy, November, pp. 266–8.
Taylor, M. (2003) Public Policy in the Community, London, Palgrave Macmillan.
Thake, S. (1995) Staying the Course: The role and structures of community regeneration organisations, Bristol, Policy Press.
Williams, C. (1996a) ‘An appraisal of local exchange and trading systems in the United Kingdom’, Local Economy, November.
Williams, C. (1996b) ‘Local exchange and trading systems: A new form of work and credit for the poor and unemployed?’, Environment and Planning A, Vol. 10, No. 2.
Williams, C. (1996c) ‘The new barter economy: an appraisal of local exchange and trading systems’, Journal of Public Policy, Vol. 16, No. 1.
K202_8

Take your learning further

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has over 40 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses.

If you are new to university level study, find out more about the types of qualifications we offer, including our entry level Access courses and Certificates.

Not ready for University study then browse over 900 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus