Urbanization processes in the outer zone of Bialystok Cover Image

Procesy urbanizacji w strefie zewnętrznej Białegostoku
Urbanization processes in the outer zone of Bialystok

Author(s): Aldona Harasimowicz
Subject(s): National Economy, Sociology, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku
Keywords: suburbanization ; peri-urban area ; outer zone of cities

Summary/Abstract: Purpose – Presentation of selected issues connected with the urbanization of the area surrounding the city based on the literature on the subject and the analysis of the external zone of Bialystok in terms of population changes, land use and economic activity which is conducted there. Research method – The research methods adopted in the study include a descriptive research and statistical methods. Results – An indication of the functions of Bialystok suburban areas and the nature of suburbanization. Originality /value – The article exposes the issues of the external zone of cities, which is in line with the perceived need for wider analyzes of such areas.

  • Issue Year: 97/2019
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 125-150
  • Page Count: 26
  • Language: Polish