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- 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 29.00
How does a so-called bad neighborhood go about changing its reputation? Is it simply a matter of improving material conditions or picking the savviest marketing strategy? What kind of role can or should the arts play in that process? Does gentrification always entail a betrayal of a neighborhood’s roots? Tackling these questions and offering... 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 in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95
In the past, spatial masterplans for cities have been fixed blueprints realized as physical form through conventional top down processes. These frequently disregarded existing social and cultural structures, while the old modernist planning model zoned space for home and work. At a time of urban growth, these models are now being replaced by more... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
Urban regeneration schemes involving a wide range of actors and dependent on private investment are increasingly deployed in Europe?s cities with the aim of delivering private, merit and public goods. This book explores the relationships, objectives and strategies of the actors engaging in these schemes in cities of three advanced European economies.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 280.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
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...
- 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...
Schrumpfung in den alten und neuen Bundesländern - ein akteursbezogener Vergleich von (sozialen) Stadtumbauinitiativen in benachteiligten GroßsiedlungenDiplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 63.94
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...