dr hab. Marta Smagacz-Poziemska

position: associate professor
e-mail: marta.smagacz-poziemska@uj.edu.pl

 

dr hab. Marta Smagacz-Poziemska – main research interests involve urban sociology, the sociology of space, social problems in cities and society's reactions to them. For over a decade she has been researching the processes of decline and revitalisation of the urban space, social participation, and quality of life in the urban space. Head of the National Science Centre research project "Do We Need Cities? The New Living Space of Young Urban Residents". Chair of the Board of the Polish Sociological Association's Krakow branch.

Research interests

  • urban sociology and anthropology
  • sociology and anthropology of space
  • social problems in cities and urban areas
  • social participation

Publications

Books

Co-authored books

  • 2011, Dzieci ulicy. Studium szczególnego problemu miejskiego, Kraków: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego (with Krzysztof Frysztacki and Marcjanna Nóżka).
  • 2011, Nasze problemy. Bezrobocie i bieda we współczesnym społeczeństwie polskim, Kraków: Universitas, ss. 254.(with Lucjan Miś and Marcjanna Nóżka).
  • 2007, Wykluczone sąsiedztwa. Społeczne aspekty rewitalizacji w przestrzeni wielkiego miasta, Kraków: Rabid (with Andrzej Bukowski and Barbara Jabłońska).

Edited books

  • 2018, Ferro, L., Smagacz-Poziemska, M., Gómez, M. V., Kurtenbach, S., Pereira, P., & Villalón, J. J. (eds.). Moving Cities: Contested Views on Urban Life. In Moving Cities–Contested Views on Urban Life (pp. 1-9). Springer VS, Wiesbaden.
  • Smagacz-Poziemska, M., Frysztacki, K., & Bukowski, A. (Eds.). (2017). Re-Imagining the city : municipality and urbanity today from a sociological perspective (p. 351). Kraków : Jagiellonian University Press. doi:10.4467/K9748.40/e/17.7265 [download: https://www.wuj.pl/page,produkt,prodid,3101,strona,Re_Imagining_the_City,katid,332.html]
  • 2007, Urban rehabilitation in segregated districts of central and eastern European cities, Kraków: wyd. Rabid. (with Andrzej Bukowski, Katalin Fuzer and Barbara Jabłońska)

Selected articles

  • 2018, How do parking practices structure urban territorial communities? Urban Development Issues, Vol. 59 (September 2018), pp. 5-16. [with: Bukowski A., Nóżka M.] Available at: http://www.prm-irm.com/current-issue.html
  • 2018, “Wspólnota parkingowania” : praktyki parkowania na osiedlach wielkomiejskich i ich strukturalne konsekwencje ["The parkinghood" : the car parking practices in the urban housing estates and their structural consequences]. Studia Socjologiczne, (1 (228)), pp.117–142. [with: Bukowski A., Kurnicki K.] Available at: http://journals.pan.pl/dlibra/publication/119089/edition/103629/content[Accessed April 10, 2018].
  • 2018, Parkowanie i troska : teoria praktyki w badaniach nad osiedlami wielkomiejskimi. [Car parking and care: researching urban neighbourhoods with the theory of social practices], Przegląd Socjologiczny, 67(1), pp.139–164. [with: Bukowski A., Nóżka M.,Kurnicki K.] Available at: http://cejsh.icm.edu.pl/cejsh/element/bwmeta1.element.desklight-c6ac80ed-96d1-4c52-8751-fc2e2cf1f967?q=7cbec1e1-04f1-472f-aeff-36225b481c8c$1&qt=IN_PAGE[Accessed September 3, 2018].
  • 2018, Praktyki życia codziennego w wielkomiejskim osiedlu – ku nowym formom życia wspólnotowego? [The Practices of Everyday Life in Urban Neighbourhood – Towards New Forms of Communal Life?], Miscellanea Anthropologica et Sociologica, 18(1), pp. 230-251. Available at: https://maes-online.com/resources/html/article/details?id=174722[Accessed August 5, 2018].
  • 2016, Is the City Unnecessary? New Life Spaces of Young City Inhabitants. In Public Spaces: Times of Crisis and Change (pp. 35-52). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
  • 2014, "Children And Young People In The City Extracts From Krakow Research", Youth in Central and Eastern Europe Sociological Studies, nr 2, pp. 60-77 (with Marcjanna Nóżka and Katarzyna Ornacka)
  • 2014, "The Locality and Supralocality of Models of Urban Life – a Relational Perspective", in: K. Frysztacki, A. Śliz (eds.) Open Europe: Cultural Dialogue Across Borders, vol. 4 (Culture of Cultures in the Dynamics of Social Life), Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Opolskiego, pp. 71-85.
  • 2007, „Neighbourhoods in the space of a post-industrial district od a large city. A study of exclusion and marginalisation", in: A. Bukowski, K. Fuzer, B. Jabłońska, M. Smagacz (eds.), Urban rehabilitation in segregated districts of central and eastern European cities, Kraków: Wyd. Rabid (with Andrzej Bukowski and Barbara Jabłońska)
  • 2007, „Methodological Problems of Research on Exclusion in the Urban Space of Eastern European Cities" in: A. Bukowski, K. Fuzer, B. Jabłońska, M. Smagacz (eds.), Urban rehabilitation in segregated districts of central and eastern European cities, Kraków: Wyd. Rabid (with Barbara Jabłońska)
  • 2007, "Street Children in the big city", in: Katarzyna Ornacka (ed.), Cracow – Berlin Debate on Children, Families and Poverty, Kraków: Instytut Socjologii Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego (with Marcjanna Nóżka).
  • 2006, "Frontiers and Identity: Sociological Perspective", w: Thomas Kirk, Luda Klusakova (eds.), Frontiers and Identity, Edizioni Plus (Pisa University) (with Olga Seweryn).

Ongoing projects

  • 2015-2017: „Różnice i granice w procesie tworzenia wielkomiejskich społeczności sąsiedzkich. Studium społeczno-przestrzenne" [“Differences and boundaries in the process of creating neighbourhood communities in large cities”] (NCN project, nr DEC-2014/15/B/HS6/01949) (OPUS)
  • 2011-2015: „Czy Miasto jest niepotrzebne? Nowe przestrzenie życiowe młodych mieszkańców miasta" (NCN project, nr DEC-2011/01/D/HS6/00962).

Activities

2017-2019: Coordinator of the 37. Research Network - Urban Sociology, European Sociological Association [ESA]
2015-2017: Co-coordinator of the 37. Research Network – Urban Sociology, European Socjological Association [ESA]
Since 2017 – member of the Scientific Advisory Board - JPI Urban Europe
Since 2016 – vice-coordinator of the Urban Sociology Section, Polish Sociological Association