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

Current Challenges and Future Prospects

Current Challenges and Future Prospects

Current challenges and future prospects
PeterRoberts and HughSykes

Key Issues

Previous chapters of this book have provided a variety of insights into the evolution and current state of urban regeneration in the UK, mainland Europe 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 either to 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 present authors can claim ...

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