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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 136.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Neighbourhood Renewal and Housing Marketsby Harris Beider

    Wiley 2008; US$ 176.00

    'This is an exciting and important book. It contains a wealth of material on topics that include community renewal, ethnic relations, participation, conflict, and urban change. It successfully bridges the transatlantic divide, offering a wide array of valuable insights for researchers, policy-makers and students. The collection is particularly successful... more...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 176.00

    'I am delighted to endorse this book, which considers and debates urban regeneration in Europe. Its comprehensive aim of understanding regeneration problems, is given a unique insight by the use of practical European examples. The resultant conclusions target all that are interested in regeneration issues, and I am sure will assist the development... more...

  • Cities between Competitiveness and Cohesionby Peter Ache; Hans Thor Andersen; Thomas Maloutas; Mike Raco; Tuna Tasan-Kok

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    The central aim of many analyses in population studies and demography is to explain cause-effect relationships among variables or events. For decades, population scientists have concentrated their efforts on estimating the a oecauses of effectsa (e.g. a oeWhat accounts for the decline of fertility rates?a ) by applying standard cross-sectional and... more...

  • Vulnerable Citiesby Tetsuo Kidokoro; J. Okata; S. Matsumura; N. Shima

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    All cities are vulnerable. They have economically, socially, institutionally vulnerable urban space. In developing countries, vulnerable urban space can be observed typically as substandard informal settlements such as slums or areas occupied by squatters. At present, slum dwellers comprise one-third of the world's urban population of 3 billion,... more...

  • Spatial Data Infrastructure for Urban Regenerationby Yukio Sadahiro

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • Stock Management for Sustainable Urban Regenerationby Y. Fujino; T. Noguchi

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    Deals with theories and technologies for longevity, maintenance, disaster prevention, risk management, renovation and recycling of infrastructure as well as historical and cultural approaches to city and architectural planning. This book is suitable for working architects, civil engineers, city planners, and government officials. more...

  • Narratives of Neglectby Jacqui Karn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This book tells the story of the process leading up to the demolition of a small council estate in the north of England and its subsequent regeneration. Based on extensive ethnographic research, it addresses the local governance of security and the ways in which the community engaged with attempts to improve the 'quality of life' of its residents... more...