Regional development in Slovakia – developmental trends and social-spatial impacts
P. Gajdošhttps://doi.org/10.17221/5105-AGRICECONCitation:Gajdoš P. (2005): Regional development in Slovakia – developmental trends and social-spatial impacts. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 51: 257-264.
The study deals with the problems of regional development in Slovakia, with the emphasis on presentation and critical reflexion of specific features and basic developmental tendencies characterizing the regional development in the transformation period (after 1990). The regional development is presented in broader social contexts of the development of the Slovak society, with the emphasis on its modernization stage, as well as the social-economic and social-spatial changes, characterizing the society development in the transformation period. The social and social-spatial implications and impacts of this development on social segments of the society, territorial and regional units and their social potentials are pointed out. In the conclusion, the dispositions of the regions and the developmental trends of the regional development of Slovakia are confronted with the conditions for the information society development.Keywords:
society, regional development, disparity, transformation, social-spatial impacts