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- World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 19.99
In a world where half of the population lives in cities and more than 90 percent of urban growth is occurring in the developing world, cities struggle to modernize without completely losing their unique character, which is embodied by their historic cores and cultural heritage assets. As countries develop, cultural heritage can provide a crucial element... 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Oslo, Everyday Life in the Gentrifying City offers an examination of gentrification from below, exploring the effects of this process upon city neighbourhoods and those that inhabit them, whether residents, business owners and their customers, or local activists. Engaging with recent debates surrounding... more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 1,290.00
Each transdisciplinary conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability has brought together experts from multiple disciplines to share their ideas on urban planning in accordance with the principles of sustainability. They address not just environmental, architectural, and engineering concerns, but also quality of life, security, risk, and heritage.... more...
- 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...
- transcript 2014; US$ 37.09
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...
- 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 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 234.00
The urban waterfront is widely regarded as a frontier of contemporary urban development, attracting both investment and publicity. City, Capital and Water provides a detailed account of the redevelopment of urban waterfronts in nine cities around the world: London, Tokyo, Kobe, Osaka, Hong Kong, Sydney, Toronto, Dublin and Amsterdam. The case studies... more...