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

Strategy and Partnership in Urban Regeneration

Strategy and Partnership in Urban Regeneration

Strategy and partnership in urban regeneration


There is an emerging consensus in Europe, and increasingly in the UK, that in order to address the interconnected problems facing many urban areas there is a need to develop strategic frameworks at the urban region level (Healey, 1997). This consensus is based on the premise that successful urban regeneration requires a strategically designed, locally based, multi-sector, multi-agency partnership approach.

The emergence of such partnerships can be seen as 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 physical problems that many cities face, whilst reducing the ...

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