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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • Urban Renaissance?by Rob Imrie; Mike Raco

    Policy Press 2003; US$ 41.95

    This book documents and assesses the core of New Labour's approach to the revitalisation of cities. more...

  • The Sustainable City IVby U. Mander; C. A. Brebbia; E Tiezzi

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 688.00

    Urban areas produce a series of environmental problems arising from the consumption of natural resources and the consequent generation of waste and pollution. These problems contribute to the development of social and economic imbalances. All these problems, which continue to grow in our society, require new solutions. more...

  • The Sustainable City Vby A. Gospodini; C. A. Brebbia; E. Tiezzi

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 582.00

    A sustainable city is widely recognised as one which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. In The Sustainable City V many interrelated aspects of the urban environment from transport and mobility to social exclusions and crime prevention are addressed. The papers included were... more...

  • Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoodby David Rudlin; Nicholas Falk

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    This successful title, previously known as 'Building the 21st Century Home' and now in its second edition, explores and explains the trends and issues that underlie the renaissance of UK towns and cities and describes the sustainable urban neighbourhood as a model for rebuilding urban areas. The book reviews the way that planning policies, architectural... more...

  • Favelaby Janice Perlman; Fernando Henrique Cardoso

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 19.99

    A billion people, almost half of all city dwellers in the developing world, live in squatter settlements. The most famous of these settlements are the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, which have existed for over a century and continue to outpace the rest of the city in growth. Janice Perlman's award-winning The Myth of Marginality was the first in-depth... more...

  • There Goes the Hoodby Lance Freeman

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    In this revealing book, Lance Freeman sets out to answer a seemingly simple question: how does gentrification actually affect residents of neighborhoods in transition? To find out, Freeman does what no scholar before him has done. He interviews the indigenous residents of two predominantly black neighborhoods that are in the process of gentrification:... more...

  • Phoenix Citiesby Anne Power; Jörg Plöger; Astrid Winkler

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 49.50

    This book explores economic, social and environmental transformations in Europe and the USA to inform the regeneration of 'weak market cities'. more...

  • Transforming Urban Waterfrontsby Gene Desfor; Jennefer Laidley; Quentin Stevens; Dirk Schubert

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95

    In port cities around the world, waterfront development projects have been hailed both as spaces of promise and as crucial territorial wedges in twenty-first century competitive growth strategies. Frequently, these mega-projects have been intended to transform derelict docklands into communities of hope with sustainable urban economies?economies intended... more...

  • Model City Bluesby Mandi Isaacs Jackson

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Model City Blues tells the story of how regular people, facing a changing city landscape, fought for their own model of the ?ideal city? by creating grassroots plans for urban renewal. Filled with vivid descriptions of significant moments in a protracted struggle, it offers a street-level account of organized resistance to institutional plans... more...

  • Common Ground in a Liquid Cityby Matt Hern

    AK Press 2010; US$ 13.95

    An unapologetic defense of city life in a time of environmental crisis. more...