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Imaginative Geographies, Dracula and the Transylvania ‘Place Myth’

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Author Affiliations Department of Geography, Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Liverpool L16 9JD United Kingdom Email: duncan_light@yahoo.com Abstract Imaginative geographies have become a central concept in Anglo-American cultural geography in recent years. We all form knowledge, ideas and beliefs in our

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Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, 2008

Socio-economic Restructuring of the Mining Areas of Gorj County

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Author Affiliations Department of Geography, Bucharest University, Nicolae Bălcescu Av. 1, 010041, Bucharest, Romania Email: cristibraghina@yahoo.com, peptenatu@yahoo.fr, cristi7772001@yahoo.com Abstract Gorj County is lying on a surface of 5, 602 km² (about 2, 5% of the Romanian territory), on the banks of

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Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, 2008

A Toponomical Approach to the Agrarian History of the Pătârlagele Depression (Buzău Subcarpathians, România)

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| Full text .pdf | Author Affiliations Nicolae Muică †(a), David Turnock (b) (a) Institute of Geography, Bucharest, România (b) Geography Department, University of Leicester, U.K. Email: dt8@leicester.ac.uk Abstract The Subcarpathians are well-known as a relatively well-settled region since early

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Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, 2008

Geographic Distribution of Sanitary Resources in Romania and its Consequences on Individual and Public Health

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The paper is aiming to analyze the distribution of sanitary resources in Romania and the consequences of its features on individual and public health. The main objectives of the study are being: to overall asses the sanitary activity in Romania; to analyze through an evolutionary and comparative perspective the Health Care delivery components, mainly the medical personnel and medical units; to identify the territorial inequalities in the distribution of sanitary resources and to evaluate the consequences derived from the present inequalities existing at the level of sanitary resources.

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Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, 2008

Urban (In)security: Between Appearance and Reality in Bucharest

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Author Affiliations University of Bucharest, Department of Geography, Bucharest, Romania Email: mirellanae@yahoo.com | Full text .pdf | Abstract Social disorganization has become a significant issue for social geography. In addition, the territoriality of urban space is deeply embedded in social relations.

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Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, 2008

The Recent Development of Commercial Services in the Context of Globalization. Case Study: Bucharest

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Author Affiliations Institute of Geography, Dimitrie Racoviţă St 12, 023993, Bucharest, Romania Email: radusageata@yahoo.com Abstract The fall of the communist regime and the demise of the bipolar political order have been factors for the development of globalizing connections on the

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Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, 2008