9780415433679

Regenerating London: Governance, Sustainability and Community in a Global City

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415433679

  • ISBN10:

    0415433673

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-02-20
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Regenerating London explores latest thinking on urban regeneration in one of the fastest changing world cities. Engaging with social, economic, and political structures of cities, it highlights paradoxes and contradictions in urban policy and offers an evaluation of the contemporary forms of urban redevelopment.

Table of Contents

The dimensions of urban change in Londonnbsp
Londona€™s regeneration
Planning London: a conversation with
Regenerating a global city
Governing London: the evolving institutional and planning landscape
Prestige projects and the sustainable city
Figuring city change: understanding urban regeneration and Britaina€™s
a€┐An exemplar for a sustainable world citya€™: the redevelopment of Kinga€™s Cross
Local government and the politics of flagship regeneration in London: The Development of Paddington
The 2012 Olympics Games and the reshaping of East London
Sustainability, inclusion and social mixing
The rebirth of high-rise living in London: towards a sustainable, inclusive and liveable urban form
Londona€™s Blue Ribbon Network: riverside renaissance along the Thames
The promotion of London as a a€┐walkable citya€™ and overlapping walks of life
Social housing and regeneration in London
Community governance and urban change
Regenerating the South Bank: reworking community and the emergence of post-political regeneration
The disputed place of ethnic diversity: an ethnography of the redevelopment of a street market in East London
From a a€┐society of feara€™ to a a€┐society of respecta€™: the transformation of Hackneya€™s Holly Street estate
Young people and the regeneration of the Kinga€™s Cross Ten Estates
Conclusions
London - regeneration or rebirth?
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