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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • Marketing the Cityby H. Smyth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 230.00

    This book assesses the value of flagship developments and draws out lessons for best policy and practice. It looks at marketing strategies and the sales process for flagship developments and the areas in which they are located for urban regeneration. It discusses the management of marketing strategies and the development through the policy formulation,... more...

  • The New Urban Frontierby Neil Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 79.95

    Why have so many central and inner cities in Europe, North America and Australia been so radically revamped in the last three decades, converting urban decay into new chic? Will the process continue in the twenty-first century or has it ended? What does this mean for the people who live there? Can they do anything about it? This book challenges conventional... more...

  • Urban Ethicby Eamonn Canniffe

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 88.95

    Although contemporary practice in urbanism has many sources of design guidelines, it lacks theory to provide a flexible approach to the complexities of most urban situations. The author provides that theoretical framework, looking beyond the style obsession of urban makeovers to the fundamental elements of city-making. The scope of this book takes... more...

  • Managing the Cityby John Diamond; Joyce Liddle; Alan Southern; Alan Townsend

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 68.95

    Taking a problem based approach to regeneration management, this exciting new book, authored by renowned academics and practitioners, examines how issues of ethics, equality, sustainability, local governance, civic renewal and learning are addressed within the areas of social and economic development and transformation. The issues covered here... more...

  • Sensing Citiesby Monica Montserrat Degen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 175.00

    As cities globally re-design their urban landscapes, they produce a different urban aesthetic and create new experiential milieus. Urban regeneration processes generate radical physical, social and cultural changes in neighbourhoods that demand new conceptual frameworks to address their impact upon daily urban life. Sensing Cities investigates... more...

  • Regenerating Londonby Rob Imrie; Loretta Lees; Mike Raco

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95

    Regenerating London explores latest thinking on urban regeneration in one of the fastest changing world cities. Engaging with social, economic, and political structures of cities, it highlights paradoxes and contradictions in urban policy and offers an evaluation of the contemporary forms of urban redevelopment. more...

  • Whose Urban Renaissance?by Libby Porter; Kate Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    The desire of governments for a 'renaissance' of their cities is a defining feature of contemporary urban policy. From Melbourne and Toronto to Johannesburg and Istanbul, government policies are successfully attracting investment and middle-class populations to their inner areas. Regeneration - or gentrification as it can often become - produces winners... 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...