5. Integrated Urban Regeneration and Sustainability: Approaches from the European Union

  1. Andrea Colantonio2 and
  2. Tim Dixon3,4
  1. Juliet Carpenter

Published Online: 10 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444329445.ch5

Urban Regeneration & Social Sustainability: Best Practice from European Cities

Urban Regeneration & Social Sustainability: Best Practice from European Cities

How to Cite

Carpenter, J. (2010) Integrated Urban Regeneration and Sustainability: Approaches from the European Union, in Urban Regeneration & Social Sustainability: Best Practice from European Cities (eds A. Colantonio and T. Dixon), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444329445.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    London School of Economics and Political Sciences, London, UK

  2. 3

    Oxford Institute of Sustainable Development (OISD), UK

  3. 4

    Department of Real Estate and Construction, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Author Information

  1. Oxford Institute of Sustainable Development (OISD), Oxford Brookes University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 26 NOV 2010

Book Series:

  1. Real Estate Issues

Book Series Editors:

  1. Stephen Brown5,
  2. John Henneberry6,
  3. K. W. Chau7 and
  4. Elaine Worzala8

Series Editor Information

  1. 5

    Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK

  2. 6

    Department of Town & Regional Planning, University of Sheffield, UK

  3. 7

    Department of Real Estate and Construction, The University of Hong Kong, China

  4. 8

    Edward St. John Department of Real Estate, Johns Hopkins University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405194198

Online ISBN: 9781444329445

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Keywords:

  • socially sustainable urban regeneration in Europe;
  • integrated urban regeneration and sustainability - approaches from the European Union;
  • urban regeneration issue, and policy agenda - in Member States since mid 1990s;
  • Commission of the European Communities (CEC);
  • EU, addressing urban regeneration issues;
  • EU policy framework, policy agenda - dominated by so-called ‘Lisbon Strategy’;
  • twin themes of sustainable development and urban governance - combined producing a strong policy manifesto in framework for action;
  • eight key characteristics - of ‘Sustainable Communities’;
  • structural funds, and European Commission's financial instruments for regional policy;
  • principle of partnership - in operation of structural funds

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The EU policy framework

  • The Structural Funds and Cohesion Fund to 2006

  • The URBAN Community Initiative

  • Structural Funds 2007–2013

  • Conclusions