Building partnerships in Spanish and Italian regeneration processes

Iván Tosics, Stephen Hall, Silvia Mugnano, Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway and Teresa Tapada-Berteli

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe

Published by Policy Press

Published in print November 2005 | ISBN: 9781861347756
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303237 | DOI:
Building partnerships in Spanish and Italian regeneration processes

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This chapter evaluates the role of partnership in housing-regeneration initiatives, focusing on four housing estates in Spain and Italy. It examines the theoretical issues related to governance, paying special attention to the implementation of the governance concept in the urban arena, and describes the specific practices of urban governance in the partnership process related to the four case-study estates. The chapter highlights the importance of the local dimension in relation to the mechanisms and strategies of building and maintaining partnerships.

Keywords: partnership; housing regeneration; housing estates; Spain; Italy; urban governance

Chapter.  6676 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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