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Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal : Partnerships in Action,9780415637411
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Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal : Partnerships in Action

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780415637411

ISBN10:
0415637414
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
5/22/2013
Publisher(s):
Routledge
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This book focuses on governance and partnerships as central features linked with sustainable urban renewal. Using detailed international case studies, the book explores the effect of institutional design and modes of governance, the role of relevant stakeholders, the norms and knowledge of underpinning policy processes and evaluates policy outputs, outcomes and best practice. In doing so, the book illustrates where power and decision making lies in the delivery of urban renewal initiatives and examines the roles for communities in the governance process. Focusing on case studies in the UK, Germany and North America, each chapter includes dedicated sections illustrating the global relevance and highlighting the key areas of focus, namely, the partnerships and networks in public policy and governance and how these frameworks are used in the delivery of large-scale urban renewal programmes. Rory Shand examines how projects such as regeneration of housing, education and city centres are delivered in practice, how these projects are funded and by whom, and how successful these have been. The analysis offers insight into the formation of partnerships and networks that can help to overcome many of the obstacles faced in urban renewal and in the promotion of sustainable development in core urban areas. Given the increasing commitment of governments throughout the world to renewal as a means for resolving entrenched environmental, social and governance problems, this timely new study should be of interest to students and researchers across a range of disciplines including environment studies, geography, public policy, governance and politics, sustainable development, planning and urban studies.


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