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

European Experiences

European experiences


Because there are more than 3,500 towns or cities with a population of more than 10,000 inhabitants in the European Union, it is impossible to provide a comprehensive account of European experience with regard to urban regeneration. As an alternative it is possible to draw on existing comparative studies and, in particular, projects that have received European Union assistance. This can be considered as a sufficiently large and fairly representative sample of local regeneration experiences across Europe. However, the sample may be slightly biased in favour of towns and cities that are either experiencing greater difficulty in coping with urban problems or are adept at obtaining European funding. Nevertheless, the experience of these towns and cities provides a flavour of urban regeneration ...

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