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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • Grands projets urbains et requalificationby Gilles Sénécal; Jacques Malézieux; Claude Manzagol

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2002; US$ 21.00

    Comment transformer de manière accélérée et plus ou moins drastique la vocation et l'aspect de certaines zones et concrétiser une vision de ce qu'elles devraient être en termes d'activités. Les projets analysés dans cet ouvrage peuvent être regroupés en trois catégories: 1) les grands... more...

  • Réanimation urbaine et pouvoir localby Richard Morin

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1987; US$ 5.25

    Cet ouvrage s’adresse aux étudiants, professeurs et chercheurs en aménagement, en urbanisme, en géographie, en sociologie, en science politique, en design de l’environnement, etc. Il intéressera aussi les professionnels et autres intervenants des affaires municipales, de l’aménagement urbain et du développement... more...

  • Regenerierung der Städteby Manfred Kühn; Heike Liebmann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    Das Buch thematisiert unter dem Leitbegriff der Regenerierung Erneuerungsprozesse in schrumpfenden Städten. Behandelt werden lokale Strategien der Regenerierung in Ostdeutschland, welche auf die Zuwanderung neuer Bewohner, die Schaffung neuer Arbeitsplätze und die städtebauliche Erneuerung zielen. Auf der Grundlage der Konzepte strategischer Planung,... more...

  • Auf dem Weg zur sozialen Stadtby Martin Lenz

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 69.99

    Mit Blick auf den Umgang mit benachteiligenden Wohnbedingungen überprüft Martin Lenz am Beispiel der Stadt Karlsruhe, inwieweit soziologische Theorien zu sozialer Ungleichheit und Segregation für die kommunale Praxis mittlerer Großstädte relevant sind. Damit stellt sich auch die Frage nach der Anwendung von Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung... more...

  • Comeback Citiesby Paul Grogan; Tony Proscio

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 17.00

    America?s inner cities, recovering from pervasive crime and social disorder that plagued them only a decade ago, are now revived - producing results beyond expectations and reawakening America?s toughest neighborhoods more...

  • The Politics of Urban Waterby Kimberley Kinder

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Fifty years ago, urban waterfronts were industrial, polluted, and diseased. Today, luxury homes and shops line riverbanks, harbors, and lakes across Europe and North America. The visual drama of physical reconstruction makes this transition look swift and decisive, but reimaging water is a slow process, punctuated by small cultural shifts and informal... more...

  • The Politics of Placeby Gregory J. Crowley

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2005; US$ 25.95

    In urban America, large-scale redevelopment is a frequent news item.  Many proposals for such redevelopment are challenged?sometimes successfully, and other times to no avail.  The Politics of Place considers the reasons for these outcomes by examining five cases of contentious redevelopment in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, between 1949 and... more...

  • Retrofitting Sprawlby Emily Talen

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    These twelve previously unpublished essays present innovative and practical ideas for addressing the harmful effects of sprawl. Sprawl is not only an ongoing focus of specialized magazines like Dwell; indeed, Time magazine has cited “recycling the suburbs” as the second of “Ten Ideas Changing the World Right Now.” While most... more...

  • Research into regeneration: gaps in our knowledge baseby John Diamond; Alan Southern

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contains four papers that have developed from an initial airing at a ?Regeneration Management? conference held at the University of Liverpool in June 2004. This conference brought together a number of practitioners and academics working in the field of regeneration, providing a mix of perspectives on what regeneration is, and why it is... more...

  • Listening to Harlemby David J. Maurrasse

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 21.95

    Harlem is flourishing. Many say a second Renaissance is happening above 120th Street. Magic Johnson opened a major theater, Bill Clinton has centered his post-presidential offices there, countless homes have been restored to their former glory, and, not without controversy, many whites are flocking to the neighborhood. But what will this gentrification... more...