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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • Urban Transformationsby Daniel P. O'Donoghue

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book explores the role of cities, their influence and the transformations they have undertaken in the recent past, the ways in which cities regenerate, how plans change, how they are governed and how they react to the economic realities of the day. Bringing together studies from around the world at different scales, from small town to megacity,... more...

  • Reclaiming Brownfieldsby Richard Hula; Laura Reese; Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    The environmental legacy of past industrial and agricultural development can simultaneously pose serious threats to human health and impede reuse of contaminated land. This book recognizes that land and water contamination are now almost universally acknowledged to be key social, economic, and political issues, and how multiple societies have attempted... more...

  • New Urbanismby Ilse Helbrecht; Peter Dirksmeier

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 114.95

    Bringing together a range of leading scholars from a wide range of disciplines, this edited collection examines innovative urban redevelopment projects around Europe and North America which are at the forefront of this new urbanism and which are here termed 'New Downtowns'. It introduces this term and concept and asks key questions about the... more...

  • Urban Constellationsby Zoë Thompson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This book investigates the iconic architectural cultural spaces of the contemporary cityscape as engines of regeneration. Promising much to their fading locales, these spaces locate culture in the space where production once ruled in order to revitalise post-industrial urban provinces. With close attention to four sites across the UK, Urban Constellations... 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...

  • 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...

  • Neighbourhood Renewal and Housing Marketsby Harris Beider

    Wiley 2008; US$ 170.00

    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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 58.28

    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...

  • Vom Häuserkampf zu neuen urbanen Lebensformenby Sabin Bieri

    transcript 2014; US$ 39.63

    Raum wird sozial produziert. Am Beispiel von umkämpften städtischen Räumen zeigt Sabin Bieri auf, wie der so genannte »spatial turn« die Sozialwissenschaften herausfordert und neue Fragestellungen produziert. Ausgangspunkt des Buches ist ein Verständnis von »Geographie« als eine Praxis, mittels derer Zugehörigkeiten geschaffen werden. Die Schauplätze... more...

  • The Battle for Tolmers Square (Routledge Revivals)by Nick Wates

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1976, this book tells of the dramatic struggle between tenants? groups, community associations, students, squatters, intellectuals, political parties, and property developers at Tolmers Square in north London. The author describes how property developers, interested only in maximising profits, attempted to redevelop the Tolmers... more...