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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • Hybrid Governance in European Citiesby Chris Skelcher; Helen Sullivan; Stephen Jeffares

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This wide-ranging study of three European cities shows how hybrid forms of governance emerge from the tensions between new ideas and past legacies, and existing institutional arrangements and powerful decision makers. Using detailed studies of migration and neighborhood policy, as well as a novel Q methodology analysis of public administrators. more...

  • Gentrification of the Cityby Neil Smith; Peter Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Rebuilding Communityby Dr John Pierson; Dr Joan Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 134.00

    Our poorest urban neighbourhoods experience economic and social difficulties that uniquely affect the lives of those who live there. This volume examines the policies and initiatives now underway on both sides of the Atlantic to revitalize those areas. With contributors from the US, France and the UK the volume explains the nature of specific community... more...

  • In the Wake of Warby Jeffry M. Diefendorf

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 139.99

    In 1945 Germany's cities lay in ruins, destroyed by Allied bombers `hat left major architectural monuments badly damaged and much of the housing stock reduced to rubble. At the war's end, observers thought that it would take forty years to rebuild, but by the late 1950s West Germany's cities had risen anew. The housing crisis had been overcome and... more...

  • The Resilient Cityby Lawrence J. Vale; Thomas J. Campanella

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 22.99

    Cities have been destroyed throughout history. And yet in every instance they have risen, phoenix-like from the ashes. This anthology, edited by Lawrence J Vale and Thomas J Campanella, explores the resilience of cities, and the politics and processes that govern urban recovery in the wake of disaster, with case studies from around the globe. more...

  • Social Exclusion and Inner City Europeby Dr S.P. Mangen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 130.00

    The searches by European Union major states for 'joined up' approaches to inner city regeneration are examined thematically through a focus on policy evolution since the mid-1970s. Key issues addressed include the physical, social, employment, and urban security agenda. The product of long-term research, drawing on extensive qualitative and quantitative... more...

  • House by House, Block by Blockby Alexander von Hoffman

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 22.99

    Not long ago, neighborhoods such as the South Bronx, South Central Los Angeles, and Boston's Roxbury were crime-ridden wastelands of vacant lots and burned-out buildings, notorious symbols of urban decay. In House by House, Block by Block , Alexander von Hoffman tells... more...

  • Urban Regeneration in Europeby Chris Couch; Charles Fraser; Susan Percy

    Wiley 2008; US$ 170.00

    This book provides a comparative account of the process of urban regeneration and examines the factors influencing these processes, as well as the consequences of their implementation. Through a mixture of theoretical discussion and a series of case studies a thorough examination is made of the extent to which these different European old industrial... more...

  • Neighbourhood Renewal and Housing Marketsby Harris Beider

    Wiley 2008; US$ 170.00

    The academic and policy interest in the development of cities, the renewal of residential and older industrial neighbourhoods in cities, and issues to do with race, polarisation and inequality in cities has remained at the forefront of policy and academic debate across Europe and North America. This book provides an important new contribution to these... more...

  • Spatial Data Infrastructure for Urban Regenerationby Yukio Sadahiro

    Springer 2008; US$ 109.00

    This book considers the use of spatial data infrastructure in both the study and practice of urban regeneration. Topics range from the development of spatial data infrastructure to its application to urban regeneration studies, so that readers can grasp the whole process of urban regeneration with that infrastructure. Undergraduate and graduate students... more...