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.

Current Challenges and Future Prospects

Current Challenges and Future Prospects
Peter RobertsHugh SykesRachel Granger

Key Issues

Earlier chapters of this book have provided a variety of insights into the evolution and current state of urban regeneration in the UK, elsewhere in Europe, Australia and North America. This chapter provides a synthesis of what has come before and, building on this, offers a view of the possible future evolution of urban regeneration.

In offering this summary and glimpse of the future, the authors are aware of the dangers that are inherent in attempting to either distil the vast range of present-day experience into a single summary of current challenges, or develop a definitive view of future prospects. Indeed, these concerns are of such significance that the best that the ...

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