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British urban policy [electronic resource] : an evaluation of the urban development corporations / edited by Rob Imrie and Huw Thomas.

Contributor(s): Imrie, Robert, 1958- | Thomas, Huw, 1954-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1999Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (xii, 280 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781847876867 (electronic bk.); 1847876862 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Community development, Urban -- Great Britain | Community development corporations -- Great Britain | Urban policy -- Great Britain | Politique urbaine -- Grande-Bretagne | D�eveloppement communautaire urbain -- Grande-Bretagne | D�eveloppement communautaire -- Grande-Bretagne -- Associations | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- City Planning & Urban Development | Stedelijk beleid | Stedelijke ontwikkelingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: British urban policy.DDC classification: 307.1/416/0941 Other classification: 74.72 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; Notes on Contributors; PART I -- Urban Development Corporations in Context; 1Assessing urban policy and the Urban Development Corporations; PART II -- The British Urban Development Corporations: Policies and Practices; 2 Turning the East End into the West End: the lessons and legacies of the London Docklands Development Corporation; 3 Urban Development Corporations, urban entrepreneurialism and locality: the Merseyside Development Corporation; 4 Urban policy, modernisation, and the regeneration of Cardiff Bay
Summary: A comprehensive account of the policies, programmes and effects of the most controversial urban policy programmes imposed on British cities. The book places policies in context and critically examines them before providing eight case studies and analyzing the legacy of development corporations.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-272) and index.

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Cover; Contents; Preface; Notes on Contributors; PART I -- Urban Development Corporations in Context; 1Assessing urban policy and the Urban Development Corporations; PART II -- The British Urban Development Corporations: Policies and Practices; 2 Turning the East End into the West End: the lessons and legacies of the London Docklands Development Corporation; 3 Urban Development Corporations, urban entrepreneurialism and locality: the Merseyside Development Corporation; 4 Urban policy, modernisation, and the regeneration of Cardiff Bay

A comprehensive account of the policies, programmes and effects of the most controversial urban policy programmes imposed on British cities. The book places policies in context and critically examines them before providing eight case studies and analyzing the legacy of development corporations.

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