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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 Netherlands 2008; US$ 179.73

    European cities have for decades found themselves in a phase of important changes. Concomitantly multi-level and multi-actor policy processes have unfolded in the EU. Sub-national governments are facing new challenges as their manufacturing industry withers away, still more responsibility for matching the globalisation ch- lenges such as welfare, employment... 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 Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 41.75

    ?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 der... more...

  • Neighbourhood Renewal and Housing Marketsby Harris Beider

    Wiley 2008; US$ 182.00 US$ 157.73

    The academic and policy interest in the development of cities, the renewal of residential and older industrial neighbourhoods in cities, and issues to do with race, polarisation and inequality in cities has remained at the forefront of policy and academic debate across Europe and North America. This book provides an important new contribution to these... more...

  • Race, Housing and Communityby Harris Beider

    Wiley 2011; US$ 133.00 US$ 115.27

    This book provides an important new contribution to debates around housing policy and its impact on community cohesion. There has never been a more prescient time to discuss these concepts: the book provides an interpretation of housing, race and community cohesion in a highly politicized and fluid policy context. It is designed to initiate discussion... 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...

  • 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...

  • Reviving America's Forgotten Neighborhoodsby Elise M. Bright

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    This book examines both successful and unsuccessful efforts at revitalizing low-income neighborhoods and features case studies on a wide range of American cities. more...

  • A Neighborhood That Never Changesby Japonica Brown-Saracino

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    Newcomers to older neighborhoods are usually perceived as destructive, tearing down everything that made the place special and attractive. But as A Neighborhood That Never Changes demonstrates, many gentrifiers seek to preserve the authentic local flavor of their new homes, rather than ruthlessly remake them. Drawing on ethnographic research... more...