Urban Regeneration is widely discussed but less widely understood. Fully revised with important new policy, case studies and international analysis, the Second Edition of Urban Regeneration will correct that. The 16 chapters, written by leading experts, are organised into four sections:  • The Context for Urban Regeneration: The history and evolution  • Major Themes and Topics: Including Housing, Community, Employment and the Environment  • Key Issues in Managing Urban Regeneration: Including Legal and Organisational considerations  • Experience Elsewhere and a View of the Future: Expanded section now discussing Australia and the Celtic Fringe as well as Europe and the USA This is the essential handbook for practitioners involved in regeneration, as well as students of planning, urban studies, geography and architecture.

Transatlantic Policy Exchanges

Transatlantic Policy Exchanges
Rachel GrangerMartin McNally

Introduction

Although difficult to generalise about – given the sheer size of the USA and its diversity – it is true that in the field of urban regeneration arguably more than any other sector, the USA has had a long history of transatlantic policy exchange with the UK (see Hambleton and Taylor, 1993). Some of the most significant flagship policy developments and programmes in regeneration (in the USA, the term revitalisation is used) have been implemented on both sides of the Atlantic, shaped by experiences in either country and debated collaboratively. These include the designation of zones and other area-based initiatives, including Urban Development Corporations, Development Companies, Business Improvement Districts (BIDS), and public–private partnerships, which have been tasked ...

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