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Degraded and restituted towns in Poland: Origins, development, problems

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Title: Degraded and restituted towns in Poland: Origins, development, problems
Other Titles: Miasta zdegradowane i restytuowane w Polsce. Geneza, rozwój, problemy
Editors: Krzysztofik, Robert
Dymitrow, Mirek
Issue Date: 2015
Extent: 465
Publication type: book
Publisher: Copyright 2015 by University of Gothenburg
Series/Report no.: Choros
Keywords: degraded towns, restituted towns, urbanity, rurality, formalization, Poland
Abstract: One of the less known problems in settlement geography is the issue of so-called degraded and restituted towns. This lack of reconnaissance, however, is perhaps less the result of the towns’ scarcity than their specificity of being ‘awarded’ or ‘deprived of’ an urban label by means of strictly socio-political actions. Degraded and restituted towns, hence, are spatial units made ‘rural’ or ‘urban’ instantaneously, irrespective of their de facto state along what is widely considered a gradual... more
ISBN: 91-86472-76-3
ISSN: 0347-8521
Description: The book has been peer-reviewed independently by two specialists, and presented/ discussed at an official higher seminar at the Unit of Human Geography, Department of Economy and Society, School of Business, Economy and Law, University of Gothenburg, Viktoriagatan 13, Gothenburg, Sweden, on Monday 25 January 2016, 13.00.
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