Geographia Polonica (1995) vol. 64

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Restructuralization, deindustrialization and unemployment in Poland. Case study of Warsaw

Alina Potrykowska

Geographia Polonica (1995) vol. 64, pp. 19-36

Abstract

The transition towards the market economy in Poland has already influenced the development of Warsaw capital city and its region. In the present phase of the development, the restructuralization of the economy and deindustrialization processes are very important. This paper focuses on social, demographic, economic changes, and environment in the city and the urban region of Warsaw.

Keywords: Restructuralization, deindustrialization, unemployment, environmental pollution, Warsaw, Poland

Alina Potrykowska, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences Krakowskie Przedmieście 30, 00-927 Warszawa, Poland