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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • 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 2009; 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...

  • 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...

  • Out of Place?by Peter van der Graaf

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 61.50

    Van der Graaf researches the emotional ties of residents to their deprived neighbourhood more...

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

    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...

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

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 582.00

    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...

  • Phoenix Citiesby Anne Power; Jörg Plöger; Astrid Winkler

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 49.50

    This book explores economic, social and environmental transformations in Europe and the USA to inform the regeneration of 'weak market cities'. more...

  • There Goes the Hoodby Lance Freeman

    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...