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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 53.95
This book discusses the revitalization of decayed inner-city neighborhoods. It explores the role of social capital in stabilizing and turning around distressed communities, and it highlights the roles that local actors can and do play in the revitalization process. The Art of Revitalization takes two Chicago neighborhoods, Englewood and North Lawndale,... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1971; US$ 20.00
The Journal of Oriental Studies is published twice yearly, in January and July, by the Hong Kong University Press. All manuscripts, books for review, and editorial communications should be submitted to the Editor, Journal of Oriental Studies, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 30.95
Arlene Dávila brilliantly considers the cultural politics of urban space in this lively exploration of Puerto Rican and Latino experience in New York, the global center of culture and consumption, where Latinos are now the biggest minority group. Analyzing the simultaneous gentrification and Latinization of what is known as El Barrio or Spanish Harlem,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
Battery Park City in Manhattan has been hailed as a triumph of urban design, and is considered to be one of the success stories of American urban redevelopment planning. The flood of praise for its design, however, can obscure the many lessons from the long struggle to develop the project. Nothing was built on the site for more than a decade after... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
First published in 1976, this book tells of the dramatic struggle between tenants? groups, community associations, students, squatters, intellectuals, political parties, and property developers at Tolmers Square in north London. The author describes how property developers, interested only in maximising profits, attempted to redevelop the Tolmers... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 31.95
Across the United States, historic preservation has become a catalyst for urban regeneration. Entrepreneurs, urban pioneers, and veteran city dwellers have refurbished thousands of dilapidated properties and put them to productive use as shops, restaurants, nightclubs, museums, and private residences. As a result, inner-cities, once disparaged as... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 30.54
Brachflächen wachsen. Diese Erkenntnis ist unbestritten. Bundesweit ist ein Brachflächenbestand von weit über 100.000 ha vorhanden. Diese Flächenressourcen gilt es für die künftige Siedlungsentwicklung und zum Schutz des Freiraums zu reaktivieren. Dabei stellt die Wiedernutzung von Brachflächen nicht nur neue Herausforderungen an die Raum- und Stadtplanung,... more...