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Local planning attitudes: Comparative content analysis of municipal director plans of shrinking Portuguese cities

to converge. The analysis of these 13 regulations of the PDMs of 14 shrinking cities is just a sample but shows that population decrease and shrinkage in relation to housing development is slowly entering local planning practice, though there is not an overall coherent strategy ( Fig. 1 and Fig. 2 ). Eight cities maintained their urban perimeters, three augmented them and only two decreased them. Fig. 1 Strategy towards population urban and expansion areas for housing Fig. 2 Strategy towards population decrease These changes in urban

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Demographic changes in Polish cities in the years 1950-2016

- Regionalism in the globalizing approach Russian Peoples' Friendship University 11–12 November 2010 Moscow Szymańska, D. and Biegańska, J. (2011a). Fenomen urbanizacji i procesy z nim związane (The phenomenon of urbanisation and processes connected with it. in Polish). Studia Miejskie 4, 13-38. Szymańska D. Biegańska J. 2011a Fenomen urbanizacji i procesy z nim związane (The phenomenon of urbanisation and processes connected with it. in Polish) Studia Miejskie 4 13 – 38 http

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How to assess quality of life. Theoretical and methodological research aspects in cross-border regions

References Andráško, I., 2005: Dve dimenzie kvality života v kontexte percepcií obyvateľov miest a vidieckych obcí (Two dimensions of life quality as perceived by rural and urban populations - in Slovak). In: Vaishar, A. and Ira, V. editors, Geografická organizace Česka a Slovenska v současném období, Brno (Ústav geoniky AV ČR), pp. 6-13. Andráško, I., 2006a: Percepcia kvality života v mestských štvrtiach Bratislavy (The perception of the quality of life in Bratislava city Wards - in Slovak). In: Geografická revue, Vol. 2, No 2

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The impact of economic crisis on regional disparities and the allocation of economic branches in Greek regions

]} \\ \end{align}$$ A: the variable, i: the branch of economic activity, r: the spatial unit (region or prefecture), n: the country, t: the last year of the period of analysis, and o: the first year of the period of analysis. In this framework, through the implementation of the above methods we explore the spatial allocation of economic branches among the 13 NUTS II regions ( Fig. 1 ) in two separate time periods – the pre-crisis period (2000–2007) and the crisis period (2008–2014). Fig. 1 The Greek NUTS II Regions The variable used is the

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Geographical mobility among retired US migrants living in the Northwestern region of Mexico bordering California, US

References BBVA, 2012. Los “Baby Boomers” de EEUU en México: un grupo creciente de migrantes (The “Baby Boomers” from the U.S. in Mexico: a growing group of migrants - in Spanish). In: Análisis Económico, No. 21, March, Mexico, Foundation BBVA Bancomer. Available at:, DoA: 15 February 2016. Benson, M. and O’Reilly, K., 2009: Migration and the search for a better way of life: a critical exploration of lifestyle migration. In: The

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Capacities of African-oriented Polish NGOs: a quantitative approach

World - 0.93 0.39 0.13 0.50 0.39 18 Navegadores Society 0.14 0.42 0.06 0.05 0.50 0.24 19 Polish Medical Mission 0.12 0.90 0.29 0.37 0.50 0.44 20 Alliance of Associations Polish Green Network - 0.55 0.01 0.06 0.50 0.22 Source Own elaboration on the basis of data sources described in Table 1 . [a] Leadership [b] Structures and procedures [c] Resources [d] Stakeholder relations [e] Products [f] Synthetic indicator. Fig. 1 Polish non-governmental organisations involved in

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Post-industrial university towns and the triple helix concept: case studies of Bristol, Sheffield, Novosibirsk and Tomsk

, intellectual property protection, etc. A resident company of the business incubator, 50ohm Technologies, has become an official partner of National Instruments Applied Wave Research, a world leader among solutions providers for test, measurement and control systems ( Portal TUSUR University, 2017 ). A special economic zone of the technical innovation type “Tomsk” has been created in the city. In 2015, the number of its residents reached 63. It includes 10 offices of scientific development commercialisation, 13 business incubators, and more. One of the aims of the strategic

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Bojkovice: Transformation of a peripheral micro-region at the Czech-Slovak border

. Available at:, 15 March 2015. Woods, M, 2013: Regions engaging globalization: A typology of regional responses in rural Europe. In: Journal of Rural and Community Development, Vol. 8, Issue 3, Brandon University, pp. 113-126. Yoder, J.A., 2003: Bridging the European Union and Eastern Europe: Cross-border cooperation and the euroregions. In: Regional & Federal Studies, Vol. 13, Issue 3, Taylor & Francis, pp. 90-106. DOI:

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The determinants of travel mode choice: the case of Łódź, Poland

życia a status społeczno-ekonomiczny. Na przykładzie mieszkańców Łodzi (Subjective quality of life and socio-economic status. The case of Lodz inhabitants – in Polish) Przegląd Socjologiczny 63 2 143 – 161 Schwanen, T. and Mokhtarian, P. L. (2005). What affects commute mode choice: Neighborhood physical structure or preferences toward neighborhoods? In: Journal of Transport Geography (13)1, 83-99, DOI: 10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2004.11.001 Schwanen T. Mokhtarian P. L. 2005 What affects commute mode

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A multidimensional analysis of spatial order in public spaces: a case study of the town Morąg, Poland

areas, 11. Playground, 12. Playground, 13. Playground, 14. Urban interior, 15. Playground with public green space, 16. Playground with public green space, 17. Municipal square, 18. Urban interior, 19. Public green space, 20. Municipal square 2.4 Questionnaire survey A questionnaire survey was carried out to collect the views of local community members in the Old Town district. In the questionnaire, the respondents were asked to voice their opinions about public spaces in the district. The direct survey method was selected based on a review of the

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