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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Remaking Londonby Ben Campkin

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    Contemporary urban regeneration seeks to encourage diverse, creative new neighbourhoods that are rich in economic potential. Yet the end result frequently displaces precisely those qualities, activities and communities it claims to engender. Are people best served by a preoccupation with regeneration as economic growth? In The Regeneration Game Ben... more...

  • Regenerating deprived urban areasby Rene Peter Hohmann

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 99.00

    This book compares the impacts of ABIs in two deprived urban areas in England and Germany on organisations and development actors at the neighbourhood level. It applies a mixed method approach to help the reader with a wider spectrum of illustrations and is aimed at those studying and working in the field of urban regeneration and planning. more...

  • Community Renewal through Municipal Investmentby Roger L. Kemp

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95

    Local officials are making investment decisions to enhance the quality of life in their communities and to improve economic development conditions. These new programs are not municipal give-aways, or, as some call them, corporate welfare programs, but efforts to invest wisely in downtown areas and neighborhoods with the goal of revitalizing them, with... more...