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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...

  • 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$ 49.95

    Urban Regeneration Management  analyzes the regeneration management process, locating the issues within both local and international perspectives, critiquing the theoretical literature on globalization, and analyzing a variety of case studies from across the globe.  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...

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

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 598.00

    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$ 506.00

    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...

  • 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...