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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • After the Factoryby James J. Connolly; Janet R. Daly Bednarek; Allen Dieterich-Ward; Alison D. Goebel; Michael J. Hicks; Thomas E. Lehman; S Paul O'Hara; Catherine Tumber; LaDale Winling

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 34.99

    After the Factory expores the challenges and opportunities facing the smaller industrial cities of America's heartland as they seek to reinvent themselves. It offers a unique, multidisciplinary look at communities often ignored by conventional urban studies and urban history scholarship. more...

  • Asian Urbanizationby D. J. Dwyer

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1971; US$ 20.00

    The Journal of Oriental Studies is published twice yearly, in January and July, by the Hong Kong University Press. All manuscripts, books for review, and editorial communications should be submitted to the Editor, Journal of Oriental Studies, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. more...

  • Re-visioning Indian Citiesby K C Sivaramakrishnan

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 39.95

    Re-visioning Indian Cities probes the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) right from its inception to its present-day avatar. The book significantly adds to the knowledge base on the urban history of India. Commencing with a historical background of the JNNURM, the book traces the evolution of public policy in India on urban growth.... more...

  • Making Business Districts Workby Marvin Feit; David Feehan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Making Business Districts Work is a practical look at the methods and techniques used by some of the most experienced professionals in the urban revitalization field. Ideal for students as well as practitioners, this book describes why the field of business district revitalization is important, and how the actual work is done. Fascinating case studies... more...