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The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration

Edited by: Michael E. Leary , John McCarthy

Print publication date:  October  2013
Online publication date:  October  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415539043
eBook ISBN: 9780203108581
Adobe ISBN: 9781136266546

10.4324/9780203108581
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In the past decade, urban regeneration policy makers and practitioners have faced a number of difficult challenges, such as sustainability, budgetary constraints, demands for community involvement and rapid urbanization in the Global South. Urban regeneration remains a high profile and important field of government-led intervention, and policy and practice continue to adapt to the fresh challenges and opportunities of the 21st century, as well as confronting long standing intractable urban problems and dilemmas.

This Companion provides cutting edge critical review and synthesis of recent conceptual, policy and practical developments within the field. With contributions from 70 international experts within the field, it explores the meaning of ‘urban regeneration’ in differing national contexts, asking questions and providing informed discussion and analyses to illuminate how an apparently disparate field of research, policy and practice can be rendered coherent, drawing out common themes and significant differences. The Companion is divided into six sections, exploring: globalization and neo-liberal perspectives on urban regeneration; emerging reconceptualizations of regeneration; public infrastructure and public space; housing and cosmopolitan communities; community centred regeneration; and culture-led regeneration. The concluding chapter considers the future of urban regeneration and proposes a nine-point research agenda.

This Companion assembles a diversity of approaches and insights in one comprehensive volume to provide a state of the art review of the field. It is a valuable resource for both advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students in Urban Planning, Built Environment, Urban Studies and Urban Regeneration, as well as academics, practitioners and politicians.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Modernism, Narratives of Renewal and the Historiography of Urban Regeneration Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The Changing Context of Urban Regeneration in North West Europe Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Just Add Water Download PDF
Chapter  4:  International Policy Transfer Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Evaluation of Urban Regeneration as a Government-Assisted Revenue Strategy in Turkey Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Neoliberal-Inspired Large-Scale Urban Development Projects in Chinese Cities Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Urban Regeneration and Neo-Liberal State Reform Download PDF
Chapter  8:  The Blessing in Disguise Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Local-Global Influences on Project-Led Urban Renewal in Durban, South Africa Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Urban Regeneratio in Asia Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Sustainable Urban Regeneration Within the European Union Download PDF
Chapter  12:  From State-Led to Developer-Led? Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Regenerating What? Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Urban Regeneration and the City of Experts Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Regenerating the Core – or is it Periphery? Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Regeneration for Some Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Urban Regeneration and the Social Economy Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Mass Transit is the Anchor Download PDF
Chapter  19:  The German Internationale Bauausstellung (IBA) and Urban Regeneration Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Critical Success Factors in Urban Brownfield Regeneration Download PDF
Chapter  21:  The Integration of Cultural Heritage And Urban Regeneration in Melbourne Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Ethnic Diversity, Public Space and Urban Regeneration Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Achieving Global Competitiveness and Local Poverty Reduction? Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Urban Regeneration Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Urban Renewal in Vancouver, Canada Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Housing-Led Urban Regeneration Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Housing Delivery Through Mixed-Use Urban Regeneration Schemes Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Housing- and Infrastructure-Led Regeneration in South Africa Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Bad Memories and Good Prospects For Housing-Led Urban Regeneration Projects in Nigeria Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Greater Cairo’s Housing Crisis Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Regenerating Through Social Mixing Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Transnational Neighborhoods and the Metropolitan Community Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Recovery of Social Housing and Infrastructure Costs in Urban Renewal Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Area-Based Approaches to Urban Regeneration: Innovation in Vain? Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Engaging Local Communities in Neighbourhood Regeneration in England Download PDF
Chapter  36:  From Sin City to Cine City Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Negotiating Participatory Regeneration in the Post-Socialist Inner City Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Urban Regeneration and Sustainable Community Development in Historic Neighborhoods of Istanbul Download PDF
Chapter  39:  The Changing Landscape of Community-Led Regeneration in Scotland Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Regeneration Through Social Enterprise Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Whose Urban Regeneration? Download PDF
Chapter  42:  The Neo-Liberal Turn Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Toward Sustainable Culture-Led Regeneration Download PDF
Chapter  44:  The Regenerative Impacts of the European City/Capital of Culture Events Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Culture-Led Urban Regeneration Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Culture-Led Downtown Regeneration or Creative Gentrification? Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Stadiums, Public Spaces and Mega-Events Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Neo-Liberal Exceptionalism in Rio De Janeiro’s Olympic Port Regeneration Download PDF
Conclusions Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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