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.

Monitoring and Evaluation

Monitoring and Evaluation
Rod SpiresBarry Moore

Introduction

Measuring, monitoring and evaluating urban regeneration is an important task for policy-makers. Indeed, the availability of financial and other forms of support for projects and programmes is normally tied to the provision of an acceptable framework for monitoring and evaluation. In addition, given the wide range of partners and organisations involved in urban regeneration, it is important to be able to demonstrate the benefits of initiatives and to be able to point to the origins and consequences of any difficulties that have been encountered during the delivery process. In broad terms, monitoring and evaluation attempt to identify what actions have taken place and what the outcomes and impacts of such actions have been.

This chapter presents a number ...

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