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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • House by House, Block by Blockby Alexander von Hoffman

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 33.99 US$ 29.23

    Not long ago, neighborhoods such as the South Bronx, South Central Los Angeles, and Boston's Roxbury were crime-ridden wastelands of vacant lots and burned-out buildings, notorious symbols of urban decay. In House by House, Block by Block , Alexander von Hoffman tells the remarkable stories of how local activists and community groups helped turn these... more...

  • Sensing Citiesby Monica Montserrat Degen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Cities between Competitiveness and Cohesionby Peter Ache; Hans Thor Andersen; Thomas Maloutas; Mike Raco; Tuna Tasan-Kok

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 269.00

    European cities have for decades found themselves in a phase of important changes. Concomitantly multi-level and multi-actor policy processes have unfolded in the EU. Sub-national governments are facing new challenges as their manufacturing industry withers away, still more responsibility for matching the globalisation ch- lenges such as welfare, employment... more...

  • Whose Urban Renaissance?by Libby Porter; Kate Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Media Cityby Scott McQuire

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 35.00

    In response to lecturer demand, this is a paperback edition of Scott McQuire's critically acclaimed exploration of the social spaces of modern 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 Regeneration Managementby John Diamond; Joyce Liddle; Alan Southern; Philip Osei

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    This book was born out of the need to ?capture? the experience and understanding of the regeneration management process that is neither UK centric nor centred exclusively on urban areas. Written by experts working in the USA, Holland, Greece, Jamaica, Turkey, Spain, Trinidad and the Czech Republic, this book seeks to locate the issue of regeneration... more...