Academy of Strategic Management Journal (Print ISSN: 1544-1458; Online ISSN: 1939-6104)


Assessing the Viability and Resilience of Peri-Urban Areas

Author(s): Sergey Bespalyy, Lyudmila Kashuk, Akmaral Kadyrova

The aim of the study was to identify the features of the spatial development of peri-urban areas of the city of Pavlodar, which is one of the largest industrial centers of Kazakhstan, and the factors affecting the viability and sustainability. Peri-urban areas in close proximity to urban areas have many spatial characteristics. These features set them apart from other rural areas. The article analyzes and summarizes the methodological and empirical approaches of foreign authors to the study of located peri-urban areas, the mechanism of relationships in the development of urbanized areas. The necessity of studying suburban areas within the agglomeration has been substantiated. The analysis and evaluation include a review of the sources of empirical research on rural development in urban areas. Based on the analysis and assessment of peri-urban areas of Pavlodar, factors influencing the viability and sustainable territorial development are identified. The results showed that there is a significant relationship between spatial factors and the assessments of the livability of individual peri-urban areas.

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