TRADITION AND HISTORICAL CONTINUITY OF ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS IN THE FORMER PROVINCIAL CITIES IN POLAND

Journal Title: Revista Romana de Geografie Politica - Year 2016, Vol 18, Issue 1

Abstract

The tradition of the function of an administrative center in terms of historical background on the various territorial divisions is essential for understanding the formation of the culture of the organization and management of the city, for making its development and for creating a sense of civic identity. These factors may condition the socio-economic development and the functioning of the city despite the loss of prestigious positions in certain historical periods. The speech will discuss the historical conditions and the tradition of performing administrative functions according to its rank in the currently degraded provincial cities. Retrospective analysis will address the 31 urban centers, since their formal establishment. The aim of the study is to identify the differences and similarities of the former provincial cities by the time the highest performing administrative functions and administrative functions according to the rank of the center in a historical perspective. Consequently, the attempt is made to identify opportunities for further development of these degraded administratively cities due to the factor of administrative traditions.

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SZYMAŃSKA Wioletta

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SZYMAŃSKA Wioletta (2016). TRADITION AND HISTORICAL CONTINUITY OF ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS IN THE FORMER PROVINCIAL CITIES IN POLAND. Revista Romana de Geografie Politica, 18(1), 5-17. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-184248