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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • The Politics of Downtown Developmentby Stephen J. McGovern

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    American cities experienced an extraordinary surge in downtown development during the 1970s and 1980s. Pro-growth advocates in urban government and the business community believed that the construction of office buildings, hotels, convention centers, and sports complexes would generate jobs and tax revenue while revitalizing stagnant local economies.... more...

  • A Real Part to Playby Dalzell Ruth Dalzell; Elin Stefansson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 9.95

    This resource will enable professionals and other adults to empower young people to participate in planning and regeneration projects. more...

  • New York's New Edgeby David Halle; Elisabeth Tiso

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 27.00

    The story of New York’s west side no longer stars the Sharks and the Jets. Instead it’s a story of urban transformation, cultural shifts, and an expanding contemporary art scene.  The Chelsea Gallery District has become New York’s most dominant neighborhood for contemporary art, and the streets of the west side are filled with gallery owners,... more...

  • The Urban Masterplanning Handbookby Eric Firley; Katharina Groen

    Wiley 2014; US$ 80.00 US$ 72.00

    A highly illustrated reference tool, this handbook provides comparative visual analysis of major urban extensions and masterplans around the world. It places an important new emphasis on the processes and structures that influence urban form, highlighting the significant impact that public or private landownership, management and funding might have... more...

  • Rebuilding Communityby Dr John Pierson; Dr Joan Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 141.00

    Our poorest urban neighbourhoods experience economic and social difficulties that uniquely affect the lives of those who live there. This volume examines the policies and initiatives now underway on both sides of the Atlantic to revitalize those areas. With contributors from the US, France and the UK the volume explains the nature of specific community... more...

  • Social Exclusion and Inner City Europeby Dr S.P. Mangen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 136.00

    The searches by European Union major states for 'joined up' approaches to inner city regeneration are examined thematically through a focus on policy evolution since the mid-1970s. Key issues addressed include the physical, social, employment, and urban security agenda. The product of long-term research, drawing on extensive qualitative and quantitative... more...

  • Urban Regeneration in Europeby Chris Couch; Charles Fraser; Susan Percy

    Wiley 2008; US$ 182.00 US$ 163.80

    This book provides a comparative account of the process of urban regeneration and examines the factors influencing these processes, as well as the consequences of their implementation. Through a mixture of theoretical discussion and a series of case studies a thorough examination is made of the extent to which these different European old industrial... more...

  • Neighbourhood Renewal and Housing Marketsby Harris Beider

    Wiley 2008; US$ 182.00 US$ 163.80

    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...

  • Vulnerable Cities:by Tetsuo Kidokoro; Junichiro Okata; Shuichi Matsumura; Norihisa Shima

    Springer Japan 2008; US$ 131.39

    All cities are vulnerable. They have economically, socially, institutionally vulnerable urban space. In developing countries, vulnerable urban space can be observed typically as substandard informal settlements such as slums or areas occupied by squatters. At present, slum dwellers comprise one-third of the world's urban population of 3 billion,... more...

  • Spatial Data Infrastructure for Urban Regenerationby Y. Sadahiro

    Springer Japan 2008; US$ 131.39

    This book considers the use of spatial data infrastructure in both the study and practice of urban regeneration. Topics range from the development of spatial data infrastructure to its application to urban regeneration studies. more...