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

Session: The Place and Role of Small Towns in Complex Urban Systems 2

Chairperson: Agnieszka Kwiatek-Sołtys

Social capital as a factor of small towns' resilience in Hungary      

Gábor Pirisi, András Trócsányi, Bernadett Makkai, Institute of Geography, University of Pecs


Endogenous capital of small towns in the Poznań agglomeration

Barbara Konecka-Szydłowska, Barbara Maćkiewicz, Institute of Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań


The role of Special Economic Zones in the development of small towns in Poland

Krzysztof Wiedermann, Radosław Uliszak, Faculty of Geography and Biology, Pedagogical University of Cracow


Distinguishing between layers of functional urban space in South Africa: Selective migration to smaller towns and cities   

Hermanus Geyer, Hermanus Geyer Jr, Department of Geography, CRUISE Stellenbosch University


Small towns and postal logistics in Brazil: A study in southern Bahia state

Igor Venceslau, Universidade de Sao Paulo