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In Refereed Journals and Books


Marom N. and Carmon N., “Affordable Housing Plans in London and New York: Between Marketplace and Social Mix”. Accepted for publication by Housing Studies 2015, pp. 993-1015. See on line: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02673037.2014.1000832


Carmon, N. and Eizenberg E. “Neighborhood”. In: Wright J. (editor), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition. Oxford: Elsevier Science, 2015.


Carmon, N. “The Profession of Urban Planning and its Societal Mandate”. In: Carmon, N. and Fainstein S. (editors), Policy, Planning and People: Promoting Justice in Urban Development. Philadelphia: Penn Press, 2013. Available via



Carmon, N. and Palgi M. “Kibbutz”. In: A. T. Carswell (editor), Encyclopedia of Housing, 2nd Edition. Sage Publications, 2012.


Amoyal, E. and Carmon N., “Social Capital: Meaning, Measurement and Significance for Urban Planning”. Planning – Journal of the Israeli Association of Planners, Vol. 8, No 2, 2011, pp. 20-43 (Hebrew with an English abstract).


Carmon, N. “Policy Forum: Israel’s Occupation of the West Bank”. Town Planning Review, Vol. 81, No. 6, 2010, pp. 598-605.


Benchetrit, G. and Carmon N., “Mortgage Loans, Defualts and Foreclosures: An International Perspective”. Accepted for publication by The Economic Quarterly, Vol. 57, No. 4, 2010, pp. 319-355.


Jabareen, Y. and Carmon, N., “Community of Trust: A Socio-Cultural Approach for Community Planning and the Case of Gaza”. Habitat International, Vol. 34, 2010, pp.446-453.


Carmon, N. and Shamir, U., “Water-Sensitive Planning: Integrating Water Considerations into Urban and Regional Planning”. Water and Environment Journal, Vol. 24, No 3, 2010, pp. 181-191. Available via http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1747-6593.2009.00172.x/full


Carmon, N., “Housing for the Elderly: Post-Occupancy Evaluation”. In: S. Carmel (ed.), Aging in Israel: Research, Policy and Practice. London (UK) and New Brunswick (USA): Transaction Publishers, 2010.


Carmon N., “Housing Strategy for a Big City”. Planning – Journal of the Israeli Association of Planners, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2008, pp. 9-26.


Be’eri, S, Carmon, N. and Shamir U. “Water Saving in Israel’s Urban Sector: A Feasibility Study for a Renewed Policy”. Proceedings of the International Conference on Water Demand Management. Aman-Dead Sea, Jordan, 2004.


Carmon, N., “The Future of the Kibbutzim: Dissenting Opinion”. In: Ben Refael E. (editor), The Future of the Kibbutz. Jerusalem, The Prime Minister Office, 2003 (Hebrew).


Carmon, N., “The Phoenix Strategy for Updating Housing Stock: Preventing Neighborhood Deterioration and Promoting Sustainable Development”. Journal of the American Planning Association, Vol. 68, No. 4, 2002A, pp. 416-434. Available via



Carmon, N., “User-Controlled Construction and Renovation: Desirability and Feasibility”. European Planning Studies, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2002B, pp. 285 – 303.


Carmon, N., “Housing Policy in Israel: Review, Evaluation and Lessons”. Journal of
Israel Affairs
, Vol. 7, No. 4, 2001, pp. 181-208. Available via


Also published in: D. Nachmias and G. Menahem (eds.), Public Policy in Israel. London: Frank Cass. 2002, pp. 181 – 208


Carmon, N., “Neighborhood”. In: Smelser, N.J. and P.B. Baltes (eds.), International Encyclopedia for the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 15. Oxford: Elsevier Science, 2001, pp. 10490-10496.


Carmon, N., “Preventive Planning: A New Role for Planners”. In: Schmeidler, K. (ed.), Planning in a Turning Point. Brno,  2000: Proceedings of the XIV AESOP Congress. Based on a Keynote Lecture.  


Carmon, N., “Housing in Israel: The First Fifty Years”. In: D. Nachmias and G. Menahem (eds.), Public Policy in Israel. Jerusalem: The Israel Democracy Institute, 1999, pp. 381-436 (Hebrew).


Shamir U. and Carmon N., “Water-Sensitive Urban Planning: The Case of Israel’s Coastal Aquifer”. In: Ellis, B. J. (editor), Impacts of Urban Growth on Surface Water and Groundwater Quality. Oxfordshire: IAHS Press, 1999, pp. 409-418.


Carmon, N., “Three Generations of Urban Renewal Policies: Analysis and Policy Implications”. Geoforum, Vol. 30, No. 2, 1999, pp. 145-158. Available via http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016718599000123



Carmon, N. “Immigrants as Carriers of Urban Revitalization: International Evidence and an Israeli Case study”.  International Planning Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1998, pp. 207-224.


Carmon, N., “Neighborhood Regeneration: The State of the Art”. Journal of Planning Education and Research, Vol. 17, No. 2, 1997, pp. 131-144.


Carmon, N., “Urban Regeneration: Three Generations of Policy in Tel-Aviv Neighborhoods. In: D. Nachmias and G. Menahem (eds.), Tel Aviv Studies, Volume II. Tel Aviv: Ramot Press, 1997, pp.      105-137 (Hebrew).


Carmon, N., “Post-Occupancy Evaluation of a Life-Care Community for the Aged”. In: Pastalan, L.A. (editor), Shelter and Service Issues for Aging Populations: International Perspectives. Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press,1997, pp. 63-81. This chapter is a revised version of a former article in Journal of Housing for the Elderly (1996).


Carmon, N. and Shamir, U., “Water-Sensitive Urban Planning: Concept and Preliminary Analysis”. In: Chilton, J. (editor), Groundwater in the Urban Environment. Rotterdam: A.A.Balkema, 1997, pp.107-113. Available via  http://shamir.net.technion.ac.il/files/2012/04/1997-Water-sensitive-Urban-Planning-Protecting-Groudwater.pdf


Carmon, N., Shamir U. and Meiron-Pistiner, S. “Water-Sensitive Urban Planning: Protecting Groundwater”. The Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Vol. 40, No. 4, 1997, pp. 413-434. Available via http://shamir.net.technion.ac.il/files/2012/04/1997-Water-sensitive-Urban-Planning-Protecting-Groudwater.pdf


Yiftachel O. and Carmon N., “Socio-Spatial Mix and Inter-Ethnic Attitudes: Jewish Newcomers and  Arab-Jewish Issues in the Galilee “. European Planning Studies, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1997, pp. 215-237.


Amir, S. and Carmon N., “New Immigrants in an Old City Center: Transitory Station or Urban Revitalization?” Ofakim BeGeographia, No. 44-45, 1996, pp. 7-25 (Hebrew).


Carmon N., “Immigration and Integration in Post-Industrial Societies: Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis”. In: Carmon, N. (editor), Immigration and Integration in Post-Industrial Societies: Theoretical Analysis and Policy Implications. London: Macmillan, 1996, pp. 21-35.


Carmon, N., “Post-Occupancy Evaluation of a Life-Care Community for the Aged”. Journal of Housing for the Elderly, Vol. 12, No. 1&2, 1996, pp. 63-81.


Carmon, N. and Baron M., “Reducing Inequality by means of Neighborhood Rehabilitation: An Israeli Experiment and its Lessons”. Urban Studies, Vol. 31, No. 9, 1994, pp. 1465-1479.  Available via   http://usj.sagepub.com/content/31/9/1465.full.pdf+html


Carmon, N., “Achieving Population Dispersal through Tailor-Made Community Planning: An Israeli Experiment in the Galilee Region”. Environment and Planning A, Vol. 26, 1994, pp. 639-656.


Carmon, N. and Hill, M. “Neighborhood Rehabilitation: The Israeli Example”. In: Froessler, Rolf (ed.). From Planning to Practice: International Perspective on Housing and Social Renewal. Dortmund: Universitat Dortmund, West Germany, 1993, pp. 103-118.


Carmon, N., “Affordable Decent Housing: Expanding the Stock Through Assisted Upgrading by Incumbent Residents”. In: Kilmartim, L. and H. Signh (eds.), Housing in the Third World: Analysis and Solutions.  New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company, 1992, pp. 291-316.


Carmon, N., “Israel’s Project Renewal: Evaluation of Goals Achievement”. In: D.J. Elazar and Z.R. Marom (eds.), Urban Revitalization – Israel’s Project Renewal and Other Experiences. New York: University Press of America, 1992, pp. 51-83.


Carmon, N. and Czamanski, D., “Housing in Israel: From Planned Economy to Semi-Free-Market Management”. Housing Science, Vol. 16, No. 1, 1992, pp. 47-60.


Kaufman, J. B. and Carmon, N., “Encouraging Residential Revitalization: A Method for the Selection of Target Neighborhoods”. Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1992, pp. 1-18.


Carmon, N., “Housing Renovation of Moderately Deteriorated Neighborhoods: Public-Individual Partnership in Israel and its lessons”. Housing Studies, Vol. 7, No. 1, 1992, pp. 56-73.


Yiftachel, O., Carmon, N. and Rumley, D., “The Political Geography of Minority Control in Israel and Malaysia”.  In N. Kliot and S. Waterman (eds.), The Political Geography of Conflict and Peace. London: Belhaven Press, 1991, pp. 184-200.


Carmon, N. and Czamanski, D., “Housing Policy and Practice in Israel”.  In W. van Vliet (ed.), International Handbook of Housing Policies and Practices.  West Port, CT: Greenwood Press, 1990, pp. 517-536.


Carmon, N., “Israel’s Project Renewal: Describing and Explaining a Relative Success”.  In N. Carmon (editor), Neighborhood Policy and Programs – Past and Present. London: Macmillan Press, 1990, pp. 74-94.


Baron, M., Carmon, N. and Ben Zion, U., “Evaluating the Impact of Project Renewal on the Reduction of Socioeconomic Disparities in Israel”. The Economic Quarterly, Vol. 41, No. 143, 1990, pp. 440-471 (Hebrew with an English summary).


Hill, M., Alterman, R., Carmon, N., Churchman, A., and Shechter, M., “Integrated Evaluation of Israel’s Neighborhood Revitalization Project”. In Daniel Shefer and H. Voogd (eds.), Evaluation Methods of Urban and Regional Plans: Essays in Memory of Morris (Moshe) Hill. London: Pion, 1990, pp. 43-62.


Oxman, R. and Carmon, N., “The Open Form”. Open House International, Vol. 14, No. 1, 1989, 15-20.


Carmon, N. and Hill, M., “Neighborhood Rehabilitation Without Relocation or Gentrification”.  Journal of the American Planning Association, Vol. 54, No. 4,1988, pp. 470-481.

Published also in French: “Rehabilitation de quartier sans relogement ni gentrification”. Paris: Ministטre de l’יquipement, du logement, de l’amיnagement du territoire et des transports, 1987.


Carmon, N., “Planned Social Change: An Evaluation”. Megamot – Israel’s Journal of the Behavioral Sciences , Vol. 31, No. 3-4,1988, pp. 299-321 (Hebrew).


Carmon, N., “A Neighborhood Program that Works: Israel’s Project Renewal”. Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 16, No. 2, 1987/88, pp. 362-376.


Carmon, N., “Who Needs Neighborhood Policy?” Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 16, No. 2, 1987, pp. 263-278.


Carmon, N. and Gavrieli, T., “Improving Housing by Conventional versus Self-Help Methods”. Urban Studies,  Vol. 24,  No. 4, 1987, pp. 324-332. Available via



         Carmon, N., “The Current Depression in Housing Construction – A Desirable State”. The Economic Quarterly, Vol. 38, No. 132, 1987 (Hebrew).


Carmon, N. and Oxman, R., “Responsive Public Housing: An Alternative for Low-Income Families”. Environment and Behavior, Vol. 18, No. 2, 1986, pp. 258-284. Available via http://eab.sagepub.com/content/18/2/258.full.pdf+html


Carmon, N., “Poverty and Culture: Empirical Evidence and Implications for Social Policy”.  Sociological Perspectives, Vol. 28, No. 4, Oct. 1985, pp. 403-417.


Carmon, N. and Oxman, R., “Small is Beautiful, in Public Housing as well”. In Fred Lazin and Yoram Neymann (eds.), Cities, Communities and Planning in the 1980’s.  London: Gower Publishing Co., 1984, pp. 308-338.


Alterman, R., Carmon, N. and Hill, M., “Integrated Evaluation: A Synthesis of Approaches to the Evaluation of Broad-Aim Social Programs”. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Vol. 18, No. 6, 1984, pp. 381-389.  Available via http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0038012184900478



Carmon, N. and Hill, M., “Project Renewal: An Israeli Experiment in Neighborhood Rehabilitation”. Habitat International, Vol. 8, No. 2, 1984, pp. 117-132.  Available via  http://ac.els-cdn.com/0197397584900110/1-s2.0-0197397584900110-main.pdf?_tid=e640e2be-ccba-11e5-bf61-00000aacb35d&acdnat=1454754060_9f153a0f28b9bd8035bbc6836b66c826


Carmon, N., “Housing Policy in Western Countries: Toward Broader Social Responsibility”.  Social Praxis, Vol. 8, No. 3-4, 1981, pp. 53-71.


Carmon, N. and Hill, M., “Neighborhood Deterioration and Rehabilitation: The Israeli Experience”.

In D.Soen (ed.), Urban Development and Urban Renewal, London: Godwin, 1981.


Peres, Y. and Carmon, N., “The Problems and Challenges of Applied Sociology”.  Megamot –  Israel’s Journal of the Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 26, No. 4, 1981, pp. 375-389 (Hebrew).


Carmon, N., “Economic Integration of Immigrants”. The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 40, No. 2, 1981, pp. 149-163. Available via  http://www.jstor.org/stable/3486580?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents


Carmon, N. and Mannheim, B., “Reference Groups and Professional Self-Image: The Case of Architects”. The Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol. 14, No. 2, 1979, pp. 169-180. Available via  http://ac.els-cdn.com/000187917990068X/1-s2.0-000187917990068X-main.pdf?_tid=d179da38-cdba-11e5-86f1-00000aacb362&acdnat=1454863976_09bfc001989149e46d1085593b7d463a


Carmon, N. and Mannheim, B., “Housing Policy as a Tool of Social Policy”.  Social Forces, Vol. 58, No. 1, 1979, pp. 336-351.


Carmon, N. and Mannheim, B., “Reference Groups and Professional Self-Image.  Megamot –  Israel’s Journal of the Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 21, No. 2, 1975, pp. 168-178 (Hebrew).


Carmon, N., “Social Planning of Housing”. Journal of Social Policy, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1976, pp. 49-59.