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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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

    Springer 2008; US$ 239.00

    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$ 109.00

    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...

  • Disadvantaged by Where You Live?by Ian Smith; Eileen Lepine; Marilyn Taylor

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 39.95

    Disadvantaged by where you live? offers a major contribution to academic debates on the neighbourhood both as a sphere of governance and as a point of public service delivery under New Labour since 1997. more...

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

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    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$ 125.00

    Based on extensive ethnographic research, this book 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 and to attract wealthier new residents in the future by examining the process leading up to the demolition of a small council estate in the north... more...

  • A Neighborhood That Never Changesby Japonica Brown-Saracino

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    Newcomers to older neighborhoods are usually perceived as destructive, tearing down everything that made the place special and attractive. But as A Neighborhood That Never Changes demonstrates, many gentrifiers seek to preserve the authentic local flavor of their new homes, rather than ruthlessly remake them. Drawing on ethnographic research in... more...

  • Kick the Tyres, Light the Firesby Torquil Norman

    Infinite Ideas 2010; US$ 15.95

    On 1st June 2006 a Grade II listed north London landmark reopened following extensive refurbishment. The rebirth of the Roundhouse was the culmination of more than a decade?s hard work, led by philanthropist Torquil Norman. The transformation was nothing short of remarkable, and whilst the Roundhouse?s artistic plans include circuses, music festivals,... more...

  • City Spaces - Tourist Placesby Bruce Hayllar; Tony Griffin; Deborah Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    Over the last decade, commentaries and research on urban tourism precincts have predominantly focused on: their role in the tourism attractions mix; their physical and functional forms; their economic significance; their role as a catalyst for urban renewal; their evolution and associated development processes; and, perhaps more broadly, their role,... more...

  • The Sustainable City VIby C.A Brebbia; S. Hernandez; E. Tiezzi

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 572.00

    This book contains papers presented at The Sustainable City 2010 conference, which was the sixth edition of the International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability. That event followed the very successful meetings held previously in Rio (2000), Segovia (2002), Siena (2004), Tallinn (2006) and Skiathos (2008) and proved one more time the... more...

  • Urban Regeneration in the UKby Phil Jones; James Evans

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 63.00

    Draws together academic theory and detailed case studies from accross the UK to provide a unique guide through the maze of interlocking issues which characterize contemporary urban regeneration. more...