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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
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...
- 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... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
Schrumpfung in den alten und neuen Bundesländern - ein akteursbezogener Vergleich von (sozialen) Stadtumbauinitiativen in benachteiligten GroßsiedlungenDiplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 56.26
Hauptbeschreibung Großsiedlungen wie Hamburg-Steilshoop oder Berlin-Marzahn gibt es in fast allen deutschen Großstädten. In den neuen Bundesländern sind diese als "Platte" dafür bekannt, dass man sie wegen Leerstands oft abreißt. In den alten Ländern hingegen sind sie eher wegen ihrer schwierigen Sozialstruktur und den damit verbundenen Problemen... more...