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Policentrismo Funcional em Portugal: Uma avaliação

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  • Goretti Nunes


    (INE and Faculdade de Economia, Universidade do Porto)

  • Isabel Mota


    (CEF.UP and Faculdade de Economia, Universidade do Porto)

  • Pedro Campos


    (LIAAD – INESC,LA, INE and Faculdade de Economia, Universidade do Porto)

Este artigo tem como objectivo a avaliação do policentrismo funcional dos municípios do continente Português. Para a concretização deste propósito, desenvolveu-se uma análise crítica dos conceitos de policentrismo e de policentrismo funcional cujos pressupostos orientam grande parte das políticas de ordenamento do território, e apresentaram-se as principais metodologias para a sua avaliação. Em seguida, procedeu-se à avaliação do policentrismo em Portugal, recorrendo-se à Social Network Analysis e à Análise Classificatória. O estudo efectuado considerou as redes de commuting da função “movimentos pendulares casa-trabalho” e os resultados obtidos sugerem que, de 1991 para 2001, o sistema urbano do continente Português apresenta uma rede de commuting mais densa, menos centralizada, mais dispersa e mais clusterizada.

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Paper provided by Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto in its series FEP Working Papers with number 412.

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Length: 25 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2011
Handle: RePEc:por:fepwps:412
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