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The property industry and the construction of urban spaces: crisis or opportunity?

Tim Dixon

in The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the current shape and form of the UK property industry and new approaches to urban regeneration in an era of change, focusing on both commercial and residential development. It ... More


Some Caution about Property Rights as a Recipe For Economic Development

David Kennedy

in Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698547
eISBN:
9780191745522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698547.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Property law is a crucial domain for engaging, debating and institutionalizing development policy. But that does not mean there is a formula—such as strengthening and clarifying rights—which can ... More


Leading Railway Builder versus Controversial Project Manager

Rikkie Yeung

in Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Part III of this book compares the experiences of the MTRC and the KCRC in new railway and property development. This chapter compares the strategies and experiences of new project governance of the ... More


Sustainable London?: The future of a global city

Rob Imrie and Loretta Lees (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310594
eISBN:
9781447310624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310594.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

London is one of the most dense, vibrant, and influential urban centers in the world, and this book takes a close look at how it is addressing one of the key questions of our time: environmental ... More


The Strange Case of the Writer-Consultant

Sarah Brouillette

in Literature and the Creative Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789486
eISBN:
9780804792431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789486.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers writers who take up commissions to work with property developers on urban renewal schemes. The rise of the writer-consultant clearly signals the use of culture as an aid to ... More


World-Class City Making

D. Asher Ghertner

in Rule By Aesthetics: World-Class City Making in Delhi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199385560
eISBN:
9780190263324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385560.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 1 lays out the political-economic foundations of the world-class city. Analyzing prominent assessments of the growth potential of India’s property market, the chapter shows how the vision of ... More


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