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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • A Real Part to Playby Dalzell Ruth Dalzell; Elin Stefansson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 9.95

    This resource will enable professionals and other adults to empower young people to participate in planning and regeneration projects. more...

  • Rebuilding Communityby Dr John Pierson; Dr Joan Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 141.00

    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$ 159.99

    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...

  • 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$ 21.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Spatial Data Infrastructure for Urban Regenerationby Y. Sadahiro

    Springer Japan 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. more...

  • Vulnerable Cities:by Tetsuo Kidokoro; Junichiro Okata; Shuichi Matsumura; Norihisa Shima

    Springer Japan 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...