Changes in Spatial Patterns of Urban Consumption in Post-Socialist Cities: New Large-Scale Retail Development in Warsaw

  • Karina Kreja
  • Published 2004


This paper explores the phenomenon of a post-socialist city of Central Europe seen through urban consumption. The recent history of Warsaw, the capital of Poland, exemplifies the current transformation of a production-oriented industrial city into a leisure and commerceoriented post-industrial one. New large-scale retail developments, like hypermarkets and… (More)


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