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Involving the population in environmental change and extreme events vulnerability assessment. Theoretical remarks and case-studies

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The paper emphasizes the importance of participatory research in the assessment of vulnerability to environmental change and extreme events. The focus is on different forms of population involvement (communication, consultation and participation) and their role in obtaining primary data on

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Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, 2009

Health and agricultural sustainability in developing region

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Health of the developing region’s population is generally not good due to variety of reasons. The state of disease/illness or any other sign or problems of health is the most dynamic aspect of study. This study focuses on general health

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Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, 2009

From (self-)exclusion to integration: the case of Roma in Romania

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After providing a historical context covering the salient features of the last two centuries which have seen great changes in socioeconomic fortunes and political subordination, this article attempts aconceptualisation on Roma’s exclusion which constitutes an important part of the ‘poverty

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Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, 2009

Place branding: a challenging process for Romania

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In a world of globalization, the marketing of places has grown in importance as countries, regions and individual destinations such as cities compete with one another to attract investment and visitors. With Romania becoming a European Union country since 2007,

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Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, 2009

Romania’s revolution in telecommunications and information technology: a geographical approach

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Economic restructuring since 1989 has created an environment in which this economic branch has been able to expand through private enterprise; involving both the former state monopoly (through the creation and subsequent privatisation of Romtelecom – emerging from the communist

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Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, 2009

Urban sprawl and residential mobilities in the Bucharest area – reconfiguration of a new residential geography

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Efect direct al eliminării restricţiilor privind stabilirea domiciliului și extinderea limitele spaţiului construit al localităţilor la sfârșitul perioadeia comuniste, expansiunea urbană peste zonele rurale înconjurătoare a devenit o realitate spaţială dificil de limitat și de gestionat. Transformările socioeconomice din ultimele

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Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, 2009