versión impresa ISSN 0250-7161
CARAVACA, Inmaculada y MENDEZ, Ricardo. Trayectorias industriales metropolitanas: nuevos procesos, nuevos contrastes. EURE (Santiago) [online]. 2003, vol.29, n.87, pp. 37-50. ISSN 0250-7161. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0250-71612003008700003.
Urban and industrial reality has undergone a strong process of restructuring during the last decades. In the first half of the 80s, concepts like de-industrialization or post-industrialization were associated with those of de-urbanization or counter-urbanization. Only a few years later the argument became to be radically different after the confirmation of strong positive urban-metropolitan externalities, and urban areas turned back to be considered as winning spaces. The following pages will try to summarize some of these transformations, which metropolitan firms and industrial areas have experimented in the last years
Palabras clave : industrial location; metropolitan areas; urban growth.