Providing students and practitioners with a detailed overview of the key theoretical and applied issues, this book is a comprehensive and integrated primer on regeneration. The various chapters: review the history and context of urban regeneration; consider funding implications; look at environmental, social and community issues, as well as employment, education and training; focus on managing urban regeneration; consider land use issues; and discuss monitoring and evaluation. The book concludes with a comparative analysis, with examples from America and Europe, and a discussion of future trends. The book represents the first systematic overview of urban regeneration in one volume and is set to become the standard referenc

Monitoring and Evaluation

Monitoring and Evaluation

Monitoring and evaluation
BarryMoore and RodSpires

Introduction

Measuring, monitoring and evaluating urban regeneration is a vital task. 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 actors and organisations involved in urban regeneration, it is important to be able to demonstrate the outputs of initiatives and to be able to point to the origins and consequences of any difficulties that have been encountered during the process of implementation. In broad terms, monitoring and evaluation attempt to identify what actions have taken place and what the consequences of such actions have been.

This chapter presents a number of issues:

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