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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • Model City Bluesby Mandi Isaacs Jackson

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 30.95

    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 to... more...

  • Common Ground in a Liquid Cityby Matt Hern

    AK Press 2010; US$ 17.99

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

  • Race, Housing and Communityby Harris Beider

    Wiley 2011; US$ 133.00 US$ 115.27

    This book provides an important new contribution to debates around housing policy and its impact on community cohesion. There has never been a more prescient time to discuss these concepts: the book provides an interpretation of housing, race and community cohesion in a highly politicized and fluid policy context. It is designed to initiate discussion... more...

  • Changing Contexts in Urban Regenerationby Paul Stouten

    Techne Press 2011; US$ 72.00

    Changing Contexts in Urban Regeneration shows that urban renewal should take an integrated approach to the physical, environmental, social and economic programmes, based on fundamental solutions that stand the test of time. Changing Contexts in Urban Regeneration presents a comprehensive overview of relevant theory, next, it evaluates the urban renewal... more...

  • The Challenge of Social Innovation in Urban Revitalizationby Paul Drewe; Edward Hulsbergen; Juan-Luis Klein

    Techne Press 2011; US$ 71.00

    This book addresses urban revitalization by looking at bottom up initiatives, where residents and local organizations took charge. It presents relevant theory and describes 9 case studies. It includes: Montreal, Liverpool, Gouda, Leon, Lima, Urban Initiatives Projects, France CDC Renewal Program, Jerusalem, and Mondragon. more...

  • Events and Urban Regenerationby Andrew Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.95

    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...

  • Reclaiming Brownfieldsby Professor Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore; Professor Laura A Reese; Professor Richard C Hula

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    The environmental legacy of past industrial and agricultural development can simultaneously pose serious threats to human health and impede reuse of contaminated land. The urban landscape around the world is littered with sites contaminated with a variety of toxins produced by past use. Both public and private sector actors are often reluctant to... more...

  • Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoodsby W. (William) Dennis Keating; Norman Krumholz

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 49.00 US$ 41.65

    Despite long standing efforts going back to the turn of the century when city planning and other reform movements emerged, the poverty and social problems of distressed urban neighborhoods in United States cities persist. This book looks at the progress that has taken place in many of the country's devastated areas. The book highlights examples of... more...

  • Battery Park Cityby David L. A. Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    Battery Park City in Manhattan has been hailed as a triumph of urban design, and is considered to be one of the success stories of American urban redevelopment planning. The flood of praise for its design, however, can obscure the many lessons from the long struggle to develop the project. Nothing was built on the site for more than a decade after... more...

  • Remaking Metropolisby Edward A. Cook; Jesus J. Lara

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    Remaking Metropolis examines examples of both urban decay and destruction as well as urban rebirth. It shows why particular approaches were successful, or did not achieve their objectives. By bringing together innovative approaches to urban living from across the world, and by demonstrating how local initiatives can contribute to global solutions,... more...