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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Regenerationby Michael E. Leary; John McCarthy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 294.00

    In the past decade, urban regeneration policy makers and practitioners have faced a number of difficult challenges, such as sustainability, budgetary constraints, demands for community involvement and rapid urbanization in the Global South. Urban regeneration remains a high profile and important field of government-led intervention, and policy and... more...

  • Schrumpfung in den alten und neuen Bundesländern - ein akteursbezogener Vergleich von (sozialen) Stadtumbauinitiativen in benachteiligten Großsiedlungenby Martin Neumann

    Diplomica 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...

  • 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...

  • Spatial Data Infrastructure for Urban Regenerationby Y. Sadahiro

    Springer Japan 2008; US$ 149.00

    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...

  • Staging the New Berlinby Claire Colomb

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This book explores the politics of place marketing and the process of ?urban reinvention? in Berlin between 1989 and 2011. In the context of the dramatic socio-economic restructuring processes, changes in urban governance and physical transformation of the city following the Fall of the Wall, the ?new? Berlin was not only being built physically, but... more...

  • Stock Management for Sustainable Urban Regenerationby Yozo Fujino; Takafumi Noguchi

    Springer Japan 2008; US$ 169.00

    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...

  • Städtische Quartiere gestaltenby Judith Knabe; Anne van Rießen; Rolf Blandow

    transcript 2015; US$ 24.54

    Was sind lebenswerte Quartiere? Welche Möglichkeiten und Grenzen kommunaler Konzepte der städtischen Quartiersentwicklung gab und gibt es? Vor dem Hintergrund aktueller gesellschaftlicher sowie politischer Entwicklungen und Herausforderungen werden in diesem Band zentrale Fragen der Quartiersentwicklung diskutiert. Aus der Sicht von verschiedenen wissenschaftlichen... more...