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

Economic Regeneration and Funding

Economic Regeneration and Funding

Economic regeneration and funding
DavidNoon, JamesSmith-Canham, MartinEagland


Economic regeneration is a vital part of the process of urban regeneration. It is needed to counter the economic decline experienced by cities with the changes in the workings of the economy and the increasing globalisation of markets. The industrial revolution made cities the focus of production, population, culture and society in Britain but the last three decades have been characterised by a loss of employment and population, a relocation of manufacturing and the readjustment of other economic structures. After a long period of continued growth the advent of decline led to questions being asked about the role of the city in a modern economy, including the need for cities to readjust to these processes of ...

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