社会空間の再編成と交錯:「リスケーリング」の時代 [in Japanese] The Restructuring of the Social Scale and Space:The Age of Rescaling [in Japanese]
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Today is an age of great transformation of human society. Human society, that has been growing and expanding for long time, is facing new trends of shrinking and declining. As a result, social spaces and scales are now being restructured and reorganized in a complex way.Such a restructuring is mainly entailed by globalization, a enormous change of scalar change in human lives. More exactly saying, having industrialization in behind, societies became massively expanded since the 19th century, but because of the deindustrialization in the 20th century many industrial cities and nations stopped to grow and even began to shrinked in terms population size as well as spatial scale. Undoubtedly, shrinkage will be a serious social issue in the 21st century. However, on the other hand, globalizing cities and nations will still growing. Crossing of the growing and shrinking of social spaces i.e., rescaling is noticeable phenomenon of this age.In this article, I examine the some different dimensions of the rescaling of social pace.
- Annals of Regional and Community Studies
Annals of Regional and Community Studies 24(0), 73-81, 2012
Japan Association of Regional and Community Studies