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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • City for Saleby Chester Hartman

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    San Francisco is perhaps the most exhilarating of all American cities--its beauty, cultural and political avant-gardism, and history are legendary, while its idiosyncrasies make front-page news. In this revised edition of his highly regarded study of San Francisco's economic and political development since the mid-1950s, Chester Hartman gives a detailed... more...

  • Restructuring Large Housing Estates in Europeby Professor Ronald van Kempen; Karien Dekker; Dr Stephen Hall

    Policy Press 2005; US$ 39.95

    All over Europe post-Second World War large-scale housing estates face physical, economic, social and cultural problems. This book presents the key findings of a major EU-funded research programme into the restructuring of twenty-nine large-scale housing estates in Northern, Western, Southern and Eastern Europe. more...

  • Partnership, Collaborative Planning and Urban Regenerationby John McCarthy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 119.95

    Approaches to urban regeneration have changed dramatically throughout Europe and the USA over recent decades. This engaging book provides critical consideration of such theories in terms of their application to practice and suggests ways in which the practice of urban regeneration can be improved in terms of inclusion, equity and sustainability. more...

  • Towards Safe City Centres?by Gesa Helms

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95

    Through an extensive exploration into the making and remaking of urban spaces in the city of Glasgow, this study explores the rising importance of policing, crime control and community safety policies in the context of the ongoing urban restructuring in old-industrial cities. more...

  • Renewing Neighbourhoodsby Prof Stephen Syrett; Prof David North

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    Through a combination of original research and a wide ranging review of recent research and policy practice, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the economic development issues central to the renewal of deprived neighbourhoods. more...

  • Sustainable Neighbourhood Transformationby V. Gruis; H.J. Visscher; R. Kleinhans

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 55.00

    Examines the effects of demolition and replacement strategies on sustainability from different perspectives - an economic perspective: the market position and the value of the neighbourhoods, a social perspective: the levels of social capital and residential stability, and an environmental perspective: the energy efficiency. more...

  • Urban Renaissance?by Rob Imrie; Mike Raco

    Policy Press 2003; US$ 41.95

    This book documents and assesses the core of New Labour's approach to the revitalisation of cities. more...

  • The Sustainable City IVby U. Mander; C. A. Brebbia; E Tiezzi

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 598.00

    Urban areas produce a series of environmental problems arising from the consumption of natural resources and the consequent generation of waste and pollution. These problems contribute to the development of social and economic imbalances. All these problems, which continue to grow in our society, require new solutions. more...

  • The Sustainable City Vby A. Gospodini; C. A. Brebbia; E. Tiezzi

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 506.00

    A sustainable city is widely recognised as one which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. In The Sustainable City V many interrelated aspects of the urban environment from transport and mobility to social exclusions and crime prevention are addressed. The papers included were... more...

  • Favelaby Janice Perlman; Fernando Henrique Cardoso

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 19.99

    A billion people, almost half of all city dwellers in the developing world, live in squatter settlements. The most famous of these settlements are the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, which have existed for over a century and continue to outpace the rest of the city in growth. Janice Perlman's award-winning The Myth of Marginality was the first in-depth... more...