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.
Chapter 3: Strategy and Partnership in Urban Regeneration
Strategy and Partnership in Urban Regeneration
There is an established consensus in the UK and across Europe that in order to address the interconnected challenges facing urban areas there is a need to develop strategic frameworks at the urban region level (Healey, 1997; Diamond and Liddle, 2005). This consensus is based on the premise that successful urban regeneration requires a strategically designed, locally or regionally based, multi-sector, multi-agency partnership approach.
The establishment of partnerships is a particular response and challenge to the rapid and fundamental social, economic and institutional changes that society has witnessed over the past few decades. The globalisation and restructuring of the economy have increased the economic, social and environmental challenges that many cities face, ...