Geographia Polonica (2003) vol. 76, iss. 1

Selected aspects of present-day changes in Polish rural space

Jerzy Bański

Geographia Polonica (2003) vol. 76, iss. 1, pp. 73-96 | Full text

The article discusses the concept of the rural area, demographic change therein, the development of non-agricultural economic functions, transformations in agri-culture in Poland and its state of readiness for European Union accession. Most attention is thus paid to the agricultural economy.

Keywords: rural areas, agriculture, economic transformation, demographic processes, Poland

Jerzy Bański [], Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences, Twarda 51/55, 00‑818 Warszawa, Poland