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Title: Relationships between human-environment-space of place – The evolution of research paradigms in geography and the challenge of modernity

Creator:

Degórski, Marek

Date issued/created:

2014

Resource Type:

Article

Subtitle:

Geographia Polonica Vol. 87 No. 3 (2014)

Publisher:

IGiPZ PAN

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

24 cm

Abstract:

This paper presents the evolution of research paradigms in geography related to the study of relationshipsbetween humans, environment and place, and their tenacious role in functional and spatial analyses of the environmentalmegasystem. The author describes ontological, epistemological as well as axiological dimensionsof interdependencies between humans, environment, and place, understood as space in which the integrationof nature and culture takes place, influencing, among other things, human behavior and generation of thequality of human living conditions. Surveys conducted among the inhabitants of the environs of Warsaw revealedhow different the perception and valuation of environmental issues is depending on space of place, itsstructure, and function. The author also emphasized the potential of environment as a value, which presently,in connection with the quality of human life, is perceived in the category of supply and demand.

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Relation:

Geographia Polonica

Volume:

87

Issue:

3

Start page:

409

End page:

421

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File size 2,2 MB ; application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

0016-7282 ; 10.7163/GPol.2014.28 ; oai:rcin.org.pl:47372

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CBGiOS. IGiPZ PAN, call nos.: Cz.2085, Cz.2173, Cz.2406 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

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

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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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