C12.39 Urban Commission: Urban Challenges in a Complex World

Session: The Labyrinth of Social Changes: New Theoretical and Methodological Approaches 1

Chairpersons: Magdalena Górczyńska, Caroline Bouloc

Mechanisms of transformation of post socialist-cities, conceptualization of the changes involved, related research practice and explanatory concepts

Grzegorz Węcławowicz, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences


How diverse are metropolitan areas in Poland? Social differentiation in chosen Polish metropolitan areas

Sylwia Dudek-Mańkowska, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw


New pattern of social segregation in post-socialist cities: The case of Budapest     

Zoltan Kovacs, University of Szeged


Recent dynamics in the social and ethnic division of urban space in Northern Italy: Case studies of Milan and Turin           

Petros Petsimeris (1), Stefania Rimoldi (2)

(1) Géographiecités UMR 8504 CNRS, Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

(2) Dipartimento di Statistica e Metodi Quantitativi, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca