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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • Health and Safety in Early Years and Childcareby Bernadina Laverty; Catherine Reay

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    A practical guide to health and safety in early years settings with a step-by-step guide to the law, compliance and practical application. more...

  • Making the Missionby Ocean Howell

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 45.00 US$ 38.25

    In the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, residents of the city’s iconic Mission District bucked the city-wide development plan, defiantly announcing that in their neighborhood, they would be calling the shots. Ever since, the Mission has become known as a city within a city, and a place where residents have, over the last century, organized... 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...

  • Waterfronts in Post-Industrial Citiesby Richard Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 98.95

    Most books on waterfronts deal with a relatively narrow collection of cities and projects; one might describe them as the 'top ten' list of waterfront revitalisation projects. For instance, Boston and Baltimore are now the stuff of waterfront redevelopment legend. Waterfronts in Post-Industrial Cities is a second generation waterfront publication... more...

  • The Art of Revitalizationby Sean Zielenbach

    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...

  • Edge of Empireby Jane M. Jacobs

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    Edge of Empire examines struggles over urban space in three contemporary first world cities in an attempt to map the real geographies of colonialism and postcolonialism as manifest in modern society. From London, the one-time heart of the empire, to Perth and Brisbane, scenes of Aboriginal claims for the sacred in the space of the modern city, Jacobs... more...

  • Industrial and Business Space Developmentby C. Marsh; H. Martinos; A. McIntosh; S. Morely

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 54.95

    An insight into the changing nature of the industrial and business space property market and how business space development schemes can be initiated and implemented to revitalise urban areas. 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...

  • Management of Regenerationby John Diamond; Joyce Liddle

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95

    Stemming from a need to understand strategic processes, examine current practices, and identify the needs of regeneration management professionals, this book cites current regeneration management practice within a framework which critically examines the theoretical models developed over the past twenty years. It features illustrative case studies,... more...

  • City for Saleby Chester Hartman

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 29.95

    San Francisco is perhaps the most exhilarating of all American cities--its beauty, cultural and political avant-gardism, and history are legendary, while its idiosyncrasies make front-page news. In this revised edition of his highly regarded study of San Francisco's economic and political development since the mid-1950s, Chester Hartman gives a detailed... more...