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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    The central aim of many analyses in population studies and demography is to explain cause-effect relationships among variables or events. For decades, population scientists have concentrated their efforts on estimating the a oecauses of effectsa (e.g. a oeWhat accounts for the decline of fertility rates?a ) by applying standard cross-sectional and... more...

  • Gentrification in a Global Contextby Rowland Atkinson; Gary Bridge

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 63.95

    Gentrification, a process of class neighbourhood upgrading, is being identified in a broader range of urban contexts throughout the world. This book throws new light and evidence to bear on a subject that deeply divides commentators on its worth and social costs given its ability to physically improve areas but also to displace indigenous inhabitants.... more...

  • Geschichtspolitik in der "Berliner Republik"by Manuel Becker

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.99

    Die Politikwissenschaft öffnet sich zunehmend geschichtspolitischen Fragehorizonten. Manuel Becker untersucht die Möglichkeit einer theoretischen Grundlegung der Geschichte als Element des politischen Handelns. Im empirischen Teil werden die gewonnenen theoretischen Erkenntnisse auf drei Fallbeispiele angewendet: In der Debatte um den Beitritt... more...

  • Neighbourhood Renewal and Housing Marketsby Harris Beider

    Wiley 2008; US$ 176.00

    'This is an exciting and important book. It contains a wealth of material on topics that include community renewal, ethnic relations, participation, conflict, and urban change. It successfully bridges the transatlantic divide, offering a wide array of valuable insights for researchers, policy-makers and students. The collection is particularly successful... more...

  • Race, Housing and Communityby Harris Beider

    Wiley 2011; US$ 129.00

    Harris Beider was appointed Professor in Community Cohesion at the Institute of Community Cohesion based at Coventry University in September 2007. Previously he was Senior Fellow at the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of Birmingham. Prior to his academic career, Harris was Executive Director of the Federation of Black Housing... more...

  • Wohnimmobilien im Fokus von Investoren und Stadtplanern: Auswirkungen der Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise auf den Düsseldorfer Wohnimmobilienmarktby Raffael Beier

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 18.66

    Die Auswirkungen der Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise sowie der europäischen Staatsschuldenkrise haben in den letzten drei Jahren zu einer Anlegerflucht in Sachwerte geführt. Die neue Wertschätzung des ?Betongolds? als Inflationsschutz, die historisch niedrigen Langfrist-Zinsen und die zuletzt wieder gute konjunkturelle Entwicklung haben dazu geführt,... more...

  • The Third Cityby Larry Bennett

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 18.00

    Our traditional image of Chicago?as a gritty metropolis carved into ethnically defined enclaves where the game of machine politics overshadows its ends?is such a powerful shaper of the city?s identity that many of its closest observers fail to notice that a new Chicago has emerged over the past two decades. Larry Bennett here tackles some of our... more...

  • Cities on Railsby Luca Bertolini; Tejo Spit

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 168.95

    The development of railway stations and their surroundings is an emerging feature in current urban projects. Based on a series of the most inspiring contemporary European examples of station redevelopment, this book will help planners and urban designers understand the specific and complex nature of station locations. Based on their extensive research,... more...

  • Vom Häuserkampf zu neuen urbanen Lebensformenby Sabin Bieri

    transcript 2014; US$ 38.39

    Raum wird sozial produziert. Am Beispiel von umkämpften städtischen Räumen zeigt Sabin Bieri auf, wie der so genannte »spatial turn« die Sozialwissenschaften herausfordert und neue Fragestellungen produziert. Ausgangspunkt des Buches ist ein Verständnis von »Geographie« als eine Praxis, mittels derer Zugehörigkeiten geschaffen werden. Die Schauplätze... more...

  • The Sustainable City VIby C.A Brebbia; S. Hernandez; E. Tiezzi

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 572.00

    This book contains papers presented at The Sustainable City 2010 conference, which was the sixth edition of the International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability. That event followed the very successful meetings held previously in Rio (2000), Segovia (2002), Siena (2004), Tallinn (2006) and Skiathos (2008) and proved one more time the... more...