ERIC Number: ED167298
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Transformation of Rural Areas, Proceedings of the Polish-Yugoslav Geographical Seminar (1st, Ohrid, 24-29 May, 1975).
Kostrowicki, Jerzy, Ed.; Tyszkiewicz, Wieslawa, Ed.
Transformations of rural areas was the topic of the first Polish-Yugoslav Geographical Seminar as documented in these proceedings from the six-day meeting. Twenty of the 25 papers presented are contained here, three in French and the remainder in English, and are categorized under these major topics: influence of big urban centers on the transformation of rural areas, impact of urbanization and development of recreation, demographic changes of rural areas, transformations of agriculture, regional case studies, and the concept of rural areas from both environmental and functional viewpoints. Paper subjects include: Belgrade's influence on its environs; Warsaw's role in rural area change; urbanization of the Upper Silesia and Cracow countryside; urbanization's impact on rural population structures in Macedonia; impacts of urbanization and/or tourism on Ohrid Basin, Vrboska, and Podhale; functions of supply in the spatial organization of the Slovenska Bistrica commune; postwar population changes in Poland's rural areas; changes in Poland's agrarian structure 1945-70; changes in production orientations of individual farming in 1960, 1965, 1970; studying agricultural-geographical aspects of mountainous areas; case studies of the Lower Savinja Valley, Slovenia, Kosovo Province, and Polog Basin; environmental management in rural areas; rural areas as a multifunctional space. (RS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Poland; Yugoslavia
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