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Title: Evaluation of spatial categories and regional inequalities in the information age

Creator:

Jakobi, Ákos

Date issued/created:

2009

Resource type:

Text

Subtitle:

Europa XXI 19 (2009)

Publisher:

IGiPZ PAN

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

29 cm

Abstract:

By the appearance of the new innovations of information and communication technologies a transformation process has got started, which have changed our opinion on spatiality. Geographical features and inequality processes as well as the role of information fl ow and ICT infrastructure were altered modern spatial differences. This paper evaluates the spatial characteristics of the information economy and society, and emphasises new elements by the application of the terms of spatial sciences (e.g. space, place, distance etc.). It is also important to describe traditional and new features within the role that information economy and society or ICTs play in regional differences.

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Relation:

Europa XXI

Volume:

19

Start page:

93

End page:

102

Detailed Resource Type:

Article

Format:

File size 0,7 MB ; application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:55825 ; 1429-7132 ; 10.7163/Eu21.2008.19.7

Source:

CBGiOŚ. IGiPZ PAN, call nos.: Cz.6406, Cz.6407 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection. Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS

Projects co-financed by:

European Union. European Regional Development Fund ; Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure

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