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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • 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

    The academic and policy interest in the development of cities, the renewal of residential and older industrial neighbourhoods in cities, and issues to do with race, polarisation and inequality in cities has remained at the forefront of policy and academic debate across Europe and North America. This book provides an important new contribution to these... 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...

  • 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 Yozo Fujino; Takafumi Noguchi

    Springer Japan 2008; US$ 149.00

    This book on urban stock management contains theories and technologies for longevity, maintenance, disaster prevention, risk management, renovation and recycling of infrastructure. It further deals with historical and cultural approaches to planning. more...

  • Narratives of Neglectby Jacqui Karn

    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...

  • 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... 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...