Urban sprawl – the legal context and territorial practices in Romania

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Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, 2012

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Urban sprawl limitations are objectives of public policy of all European Community documents referring to urban and territorial planning. Nowadays clear and stable boundaries between the areas of towns built during the communist period are replaced by their fragmentation and perpetual transformation. Presently, the strategies and instruments of urban sprawl control depend largely on the legal tools and the efficiency of the cooperation between local public administrations in urban and metropolitan areas.

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University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography, Bucharest, Romania
Email: b_suditu@yahoo.fr

References


European Environment Agency 2006, ‘Urban sprawl in Europe. The ignored challenge’, in EEA Report, no.10 www.eea.europa.eu.
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Suditu B., 2010, Urban Sprawl Characteristics and Typologies in Romania, in HUMAN GEOGRAPHIES – Journal of Studies and Research in Human Geography (2010) 4.2, 79-87.

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Title: Human Geographies - Journal of Studies and Research in Human Geography
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Prof. dr. Liliana Dumitrache
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography- Human and Economic Geography Department, 1 Nicolae Balcescu Av., 010041, Bucharest, Romania

Dr. Daniela Dumbrăveanu
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography- Human and Economic Geography Department, 1 Nicolae Balcescu Av., 010041, Bucharest, Romania

Dr. Mariana Nae
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography- Human and Economic Geography Department, 1 Nicolae Balcescu Av., 010041, Bucharest, Romania

Dr. Gabriel Simion
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography- Human and Economic Geography Department, 1 Nicolae Balcescu Av., 010041, Bucharest, Romania

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