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- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 34.99
After the Factory expores the challenges and opportunities facing the smaller industrial cities of America's heartland as they seek to reinvent themselves. It offers a unique, multidisciplinary look at communities often ignored by conventional urban studies and urban history scholarship. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1971; US$ 20.00
The Journal of Oriental Studies is published twice yearly, in January and July, by the Hong Kong University Press. All manuscripts, books for review, and editorial communications should be submitted to the Editor, Journal of Oriental Studies, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. more...
- SAGE India 2011; US$ 39.95
Re-visioning Indian Cities probes the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) right from its inception to its present-day avatar. The book significantly adds to the knowledge base on the urban history of India. Commencing with a historical background of the JNNURM, the book traces the evolution of public policy in India on urban growth.... more...
Schrumpfung in den alten und neuen Bundesländern - ein akteursbezogener Vergleich von (sozialen) Stadtumbauinitiativen in benachteiligten GroßsiedlungenDiplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 69.58
Hauptbeschreibung Großsiedlungen wie Hamburg-Steilshoop oder Berlin-Marzahn gibt es in fast allen deutschen Großstädten. In den neuen Bundesländern sind diese als "Platte" dafür bekannt, dass man sie wegen Leerstands oft abreißt. In den alten Ländern hingegen sind sie eher wegen ihrer schwierigen Sozialstruktur und den damit verbundenen Problemen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
Unprecedented, broad coverage of downtown and community development topics from a practitioner?s viewpoint! Making Business Districts Work: Leadership and Management of Downtown, Main Street, Business District, and Community Development Organizations is the essential desk reference for downtown and community business district professionals and board... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 29.00
How does a so-called bad neighborhood go about changing its reputation? Is it simply a matter of improving material conditions or picking the savviest marketing strategy? What kind of role can or should the arts play in that process? Does gentrification always entail a betrayal of a neighborhood’s roots? Tackling these questions and offering... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95
Bringing together a range of leading scholars from a wide range of disciplines, this edited collection examines innovative urban redevelopment projects around Europe and North America which are at the forefront of this new urbanism and which are here termed 'New Downtowns'. It introduces this term and concept and asks key questions about the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
This book explores the politics of place marketing and the process of ?urban reinvention? in Berlin between 1989 and 2011. In the context of the dramatic socio-economic restructuring processes, changes in urban governance and physical transformation of the city following the Fall of the Wall, the ?new? Berlin was not only being built physically, but... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95
In recent years, major sporting and cultural events such as the Olympic Games have emerged as significant elements of public policy, particularly in efforts to achieve urban regeneration. As well as opportunities arising from new venues, these events are viewed as a way of stimulating investment, gaining civic engagement and publicizing progress to... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 139.95
The environmental legacy of past industrial and agricultural development can simultaneously pose serious threats to human health and impede reuse of contaminated land. This book recognizes that land and water contamination are now almost universally acknowledged to be key social, economic, and political issues, and how multiple societies have attempted... more...