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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoodby David Rudlin; Nicholas Falk

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    This successful title, previously known as 'Building the 21st Century Home' and now in its second edition, explores and explains the trends and issues that underlie the renaissance of UK towns and cities and describes the sustainable urban neighbourhood as a model for rebuilding urban areas. The book reviews the way that planning policies, architectural... 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...

  • Transforming Urban Waterfrontsby Gene Desfor; Jennefer Laidley; Quentin Stevens; Dirk Schubert

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 39.95

    The collection engages with major theoretical debates and empirical findings on how waterfronts transform and have been transformed in port-cities in North and South America, Europe, and the Caribbean. It brings together authors from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds to tackle vital questions of waterfront development. more...