Geografie 1996, 101, 82-91

Geography of Societal Transformation: General Questions of Study

Martin Hampl

Department of Social Geography and Regional Development, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Albertov 6, 128 43 Praha 2, Czechia

The paper is devoted both to empirical generalization of contemporary transformation in the Czech Republic and to the theoretical discussion of selective problems of geographical cognition. Stress is put upon the question of geographical regularities, relation between social and geographical structures and the problem of uneven development.


The author would like to thank Grant Agency of Czech Republic for support of the grant no. 30258 (Theory of regional differentiation of Societal Development) under which this contribution was prepared.