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- 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Temple University Press 2011; US$ 29.95
In this revealing book, Lance Freeman sets out to answer a seemingly simple question: how does gentrification actually affect residents of neighborhoods in transition? To find out, Freeman does what no scholar before him has done. He interviews the indigenous residents of two predominantly black neighborhoods that are in the process of gentrification:... more...
- WIT Press 2006; US$ 688.00
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...