Socio-economic Dimension in Managing the Renewal of Ancient Historic Centers

  • Carmelo M. TorreEmail author
Part of the Springer Geography book series (SPRINGERGEOGR)


The growing need to financially support the processes of the urban regeneration of city centers clashes with the limited availability of public resources. Administrations are therefore forced to prioritize the areas of intervention on one hand by trying to pursue goals of social equity and on the other to take actions to promote an efficient financial plan. Consequently, the reference institutional policy of intervention is based on regulatory frameworks that require a closer integration of programming needs of the allocation of resources and social needs. The chapter gives examples of the conciliation among programs the seek for efficiency as well as social equality in prioritizing interventions in the urban makeup of historic centers.


Cultural territorial systems Urban economy Cultural heritage evaluation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Architecture and Urban PlanningPolytechnic University of BariBariItaly

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