Towns Authorities' Response to Socio-economic Degradation in the Process of Systemic Transformation Cover Image
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Władze miasta wobec zagrożenia degradacją społeczno-gospodarczą w warunkach transformacji systemowej
Towns Authorities' Response to Socio-economic Degradation in the Process of Systemic Transformation

Author(s): Bohdan Jałowiecki, Grzegorz Gorzelak, Maciej Smętkowski, Marek Kozak
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: EUROREG - Uniwersytet Warszawski, Regional Studies Association - Sekcja Polska
Keywords: local development; transformation; socio-economic degradation; public authorities

Summary/Abstract: Article is devoted to identification of towns endangered by socio-economic degradation (marginalisation). Using the example of 10 selected towns it shows their weak and strong points and complex sources of developmental problems. Authors present and evaluate activities undertaken by town authorities. Town of Bilgoraj serves as a benchmark (positive example of successful local transformation after 1989).

  • Issue Year: 8/2007
  • Issue No: 29
  • Page Range: 5-31
  • Page Count: 27
  • Language: Polish