Awareness of the cittaslow network among students in Olsztyn and Gdańsk cities

Izabela Lewandowska , Adam Drzewicki , Jan Andrzej Wendt

Abstract

This study is based on an analysis of a questionnaire answered by 400 students which aimed at demonstrating the awareness of the notion of Cittaslow. The questions pertained to issues connected with environmental protection, knowledge of national heritage, participation in cultural events, and ideas how to promote Cittaslow-networked towns better. The results show that the awareness of the Cittaslow movement among students is poor. Most respondents had not heard of Cittaslow cities before the survey. According to the distinguished subgroup of students living in Cittaslow cities, the most severe environmental problem was the air pollution caused by incineration of prohibited fuel materials in household furnaces. The respondents suggest that it would be desirable to build alternative energy installations, mainly solar power facilities, in or near Cittaslow cities.
Author Izabela Lewandowska
Izabela Lewandowska,,
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, Adam Drzewicki
Adam Drzewicki,,
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, Jan Andrzej Wendt (FOG / IG / DRDG)
Jan Andrzej Wendt,,
- Department of Regional Development Geography
Journal seriesPolish Journal of Natural Sciences, [POLISH JOURNAL OF NATURAL SCIENCES], ISSN 1643-9953, (N/A 20 pkt)
Issue year2019
Vol34
No4
Pages559-573
Publication size in sheets0.7
Keywords in EnglishCittaslow cities, awareness, culture, promotion, environmental issues
ASJC Classification1100 General Agricultural and Biological Sciences; 2303 Ecology
URL http://www.uwm.edu.pl/polish-journal/sites/default/files/issues/articles/8-lewandowska_drzewicki.pdf
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)20
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 20.0, 19-02-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2018 = 0.345
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