Zjawisko terroryzmu jako element kształtujący miejską przestrzeń publiczną
Słowa kluczowe:terrorism, public space, security
Terrorism is classified as one of the biggest global challenges. Terrorism threat significantly affects the state apparatus and the legal regulations. Moreover, it causes substantial changes in functioning and forming urban space. These kind of changes are especially observed in the largest cities, which are mostly exposed to terrorism attacks. This article is aimed at presenting connection between modern wave of international terrorism and urban public space. The paper presents the most important issues of modern terrorism characteristic, objects and strategies. Also, different concepts of terrorism including its classification have been discussed. The article shows terrorism influence not only on forming of the modern urban environment but also on the whole public space. The considerations are based on polish public space and its capacity, to take all reasonable steps to fight against real terrorist dangers, in face of the present situation in Europe.