Year XXI, no. 2 / 2019

 


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POST-COMMUNIST DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES IN PĂDUREA CRAIULUI MOUNTAINS

Varodi Mihaela OLĂU

(https://doi.org/10.30892/rrgp.212101-331). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35



THE GEOPOLITICS OF RELIGIONS CHRISTIAN-ISLAMIZATION OF THE PLANET BETWEEN 1900 AND 2100

Luca DIACONESCU

(https://doi.org/10.30892/rrgp.212102-327). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44



COLOSSI-CRUMBS IN THE YEAR 1900 – COLOSSI-COLOSSI IN THE YEAR 2100 TRANSFER OF DEMOGRAPHIC-ECONOMIC PREDOMINANCE FROM EURASIA TO AFROAMERICA

Luca DIACONESCU, Nicolae NICHITUȚ, Mădălin-Sebastian LUNG

(https://doi.org/10.30892/rrgp.212103-328). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50



CHANGES IN THE ACTIVE POPULATION STRUCTURE OF PETROŞANI DEPRESSION

Gabriela-Alina MUREȘAN, Mădălin-Sebastian LUNG

(https://doi.org/10.30892/rrgp.212104-332). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60






Year XXI, no. 1 / 2019

 


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ALTITUDINAL DISTRIBUTION OF POPULATION AND SETTLEMENTS IN THE CARPATHIAN MOUNTAIN SPACE. CASE STUDY: ROMANIAN CARPATHIANS

Mădălin-Sebastian LUNG, Luca DIACONESCU

(https://doi.org/10.30892/rrgp.211101-324). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1



URBAN RESILIENCE – A FIRST STEP TOWARDS THE CITY OF THE FUTURE

Liviu Bogdan VLAD

(https://doi.org/10.30892/rrgp.211102-325). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18



THE ECONOMIC CAPACITY OF THE MOST DEVELOPED NATION: NORWAY

Luca DIACONESCU

(https://doi.org/10.30892/rrgp.211103-326). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24



THE CITY IN ITS STRUGGLE AGAINST URBAN SHOCKS OR THE ROAD TOWARDS THE RESILIENT CITY

Liviu Bogdan VLAD, Eduard CEPTUREANU, Sebastian Ceptureanu

(https://doi.org/10.30892/rrgp.211104-330). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29






Year XX, no. 2 / 2018

 


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THE NATURAL DYNAMICS OF THE RURAL POPULATION IN APUSENI MOUNTAINS (2011 CENSUS)

Mădălin-Sebastian LUNG

(Article no. 202101-320). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41



GEOGRAPHICAL ASPECTS OF SPACE-TIME EVOLUTION OF INDEPENDENT STATES

Grigore Vasile HERMAN, Vasile GRAMA

(Article no. 202102-321). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49



THE APPEARANCE OF BROWNFIELD AND GREENFIELD DEVELOPMENTS IN THE INTEGRATED URBAN DEVEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES OF THE NORTHERN HUNGARY ((HUNGARY)

Marianna MARINCSÁK, Gábor KOZMA

(Article no. 202103-319). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57



POWER OF BIG CITIES

Luca DIACONESCU, Mădălin-Sebastian LUNG

(Article no. 202104-322). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67



GEOPOLITICS OF THE OCEANS: THE DEMOGRAPHIC INFLUENCE IN THE SEPARATION OF POWERS

Luca DIACONESCU

(Article no. 202105-323). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75






Year XX, no. 1 / 2018

 


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THE STRUCTURE OF MIGRATION FLOWS FROM ROMANIA TO ITALY (2008-2016)

Marius I. STUPARIU, Grigore Vasile HERMAN, Vasile GRAMA

(Article no. 201101-315). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5



THREATS IN THE SECURITY POLICY OF THE USA

Egon NAGY, Artur LAKATOS

(Article no. 201102-317). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17



THE DEVELOPMENT CENTERS AND THE PROGRESS OF THE WORLD HISTORY AND PERSPECTIVES

Luca DIACONESCU

(Article no. 201103-309). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30



URBAN REGENERATION THROUGH CULTURE

Miruna Cristina BOCA

(Article no. 201104-318). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36






Year XIX, no. 2 / 2017

 


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INTEGRATING ROMA IN MODERN EUROPEAN SOCIETY. NEW CHALLENGES, NEW OPPORTUNITIES. AN OVERVIEW OF THEIR PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE IN THE LIGHT OF AN ENLARGED EUROPE

Silviu COSTACHIE

(Article no. 192101-313). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63



THE POLISH SEJM ELECTIONS OF 2015: SPACE VARIABILITY OF THE RESULTS BASED ON SINGLE-MEMBER CONSTITUENCIES SIMULATION

Oskar SKOMSKI, Bartosz KORINTH, Tomasz WISKULSKI, Dominik WILK

(Article no. 192102-310). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78



THE UNEMPLOYMENT. EVOLUTION AND STRUCTURE DEPENDING ON THE LEVEL OF EDUCATION OF THE GRADUATED EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION IN THE PERIOD 2002-2011. CASE STUDY: DEPRESSION OF BEIUŞ

Mădălina ROPA, Lucian ROPA

(Article no. 192103-311). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92



GLOBAL COMPETITION BETWEEN NORTH AND SOUTH

Luca DIACONESCU

(Article no. 192104-312). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103






Year XIX, no. 1 / 2017

 


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MADE IN ITALY: GLOBAL TRENDS AND NEW CHALLENGES

Graziella FERRARA

(Article no. 191101-305). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5



DEVELOPMENTS FUNDED BY THE EUROPEAN UNION IN THE SERVICE OF URBAN DESIGN IN THE NORTH GREAT PLAIN REGION (HUNGARY)

Bence MONYÓK, Gábor KOZMA

(Article no. 191102-306). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13



GEOGRAPHICAL DELOCALIZATION OF ITALIAN FIRMS IN AFRICA

Graziella FERRARA

(Article no. 191103-307). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24



ISLAMIC BANKING IN TURKEY: POPULATION PERCEPTION AND DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES

István EGRESI, Rauf BELGE

(Article no. 191104-308). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30






Year XVIII, no. 2 / 2016

 


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SMART CITY: A GEOGRAPHICAL PERSPECTIVE

Graziella FERRARA

(Article no. 182101-299). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43



THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS BETWEEN GLOBALIZATION AND REGIONALIZATION. CASE STUDY: WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION

Grigore Vasile HERMAN, Vasile GRAMA, Marius I. STUPARIU

(Article no. 182102-300). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49



EVOLUTIONS OF THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF THE CHANGES ON THE WORLD POLITICAL MAP IN THE INTERWAR PERIOD

Vasile GRAMA, Ştefan MAROTI, Grigore Vasile HERMAN

(Article no. 182103-301). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60



THE INTERNATIONALIZATION OF ITALIAN COMPANIES: A GEOGRAPHICAL PERSPECTIVE

Graziella FERRARA

(Article no. 182104-302). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68



THE EXPANSION OF THE RITZ-CARLTON® ON FOREIGN MARKETS

Mihai-Răzvan DOBAI

(Article no. 182105-303). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76



EUROSCEPTISIM, AN INCREASING PHENOMENON AMONG THE MEMBER STATES. ROAD TO BREXIT

István POLGAR

(Article no. 182106-304). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83






Year XVIII, no. 1 / 2016

 


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TRADITION AND HISTORICAL CONTINUITY OF ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS IN THE FORMER PROVINCIAL CITIES IN POLAND

Wioletta SZYMAŃSKA

(Article no. 181101-297). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5



THE EMERGENCE OF LABOUR FORCE RESILIENCE. A CASE-STUDY: ROMANIA

Paul-Răzvan ŞERBAN, Ioan IANOŞ, Cristian TĂLÂNGĂ

(Article no. 181102-298). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18






Year XVII, no. 2 / 2015

 


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FOREIGN INVESTORS FROM EMERGING ECONOMIES: THE GEOGRAPHY OF TURKISH INVESTMENTS IN ROMANIA

István EGRESI, Fatih KARA

(Article no. 172101-292). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53


THE ROLE OF SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS IN PERPETUATING THE CONFLICTS IN YEMEN

Vasile POPA, Octavian COCOŞ

(Article no. 172102-296). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65



Year XVII, no. 1 / 2015

 


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TERRORISM AND ITS IMPACTS ON THE TOURISM INDUSTRY

Dorin Paul BAC, Nicoleta Georgeta BUGNAR, Liana Eugenia MESTER

(Article no. 171101-294). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5


SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC SITUATION AND SPATIAL PLANNING - THE CASE OF POLAND

Aleksandra CICHARSKA

(Article no. 171102-293). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12


ROMANIA. WHAT A COUNTRY, WHAT A DESTINY...

Ciprian-Beniamin BENEA

(Article no. 171103-295). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22


SYRIA, AN AGONIZING COUNTRY. THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC, POLITICAL AND ENVIRNOMENTAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE CONFLICT

Vasile POPA, Octavian COCOŞ

(Article no. 171104-290). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29


LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND PUBLIC SECURITY: POSITION OF THE PUBLIC SECURITY IN THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL COMMITTEES OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OF HUNGARY

Gábor KOZMA, Klára CZIMRE, Szabolcs MATYAS

(Article no. 171105-291). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38





Year XVI, no. 2 / 2014

 


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POLISH MINORITY OF ROMANIA. SOME GEO-DEMOGRAPHIC EVOLUTIONS

Silviu COSTACHIE, Ionica SOARE, Ioana-Elena IPATE

(Article no. 162101-287). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63


UKRAINIAN CROSS-BORDER SHOPPERS INFLUENCE AT THE POLISH AND ROMANIAN BORDERS. A COMPARATIVE STUDY FROM SUCEAVA AND LUBLIN

Delia BAR-KOŁELIS, Łukasz DOPIERAŁA

(Article no. 161101-278). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78


THE CORPORATIONS AND THE CHALLENGES OF THE POLITICAL RISKS

Gheorghe HURDUZEU, Liviu Bogdan VLAD, Raluca HURDUZEU

(Article no. 162103-286). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88


REGIONAL DISPARITIES AND THEIR MITIGATION IN SLOVAKIA: SELECTED FEATURES AND APPROACHES

Kvetoslava MATLOVIČOVÁ, Anna GAVAĽOVÁ, Jana KOLESÁROVÁ

(Article no. 162104-285). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99


ELECTORAL PRACTICES IN POLITICAL PARTIES IN ROMANIA AFTER THE FALL OF COMMUNISM. CASE STUDY: THE NATIONAL SALVATION FRONT AND THE DEMOCRATIC AGRARIAN PARTY OF ROMANIA

Gabriel MOISA

(Article no. 162105-281). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119


DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE IN THE PERIOD OF TRANSFORMATION

Aleksandra CICHARSKA

(Article no. 162106-283). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126


LOCAL DEVELOPMENT MODEL BASED ON TERRITORIAL IDENTITY AND HERITAGE.THE CASE OF ROMANIAN “ŢARA”/LANDS

Luminița FILIMON, Valentin NEMEŞ, Claudiu FILIMON

(Article no. 162107-279). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134


GEODEMOGRAPHIC ASPECTS OF THE REFORMED CULT IN ROMANIA (1930-2011)

Ioan MĂRCULEŢ, Cătălina MĂRCULEŢ

(Article no. 162107-284). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147


GEOECONOMICAL PRE-CONDITIONS AND FACTORS OF MARINE POTENTIAL OF UKRAINE FORMATION BEFORE THE CONFLICT OF 2013-2014

Galina KOPACHYNSKA

(Article no. 162109-280). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153


SOVIET HERITAGE AT THE ROMANIAN-UKRAINIAN BORDERLAND IN POST-SOCIALIST MARAMUREŞ LAND

Ioan VLAD, Alexandru ILIEŞ

(Article no. 162110-288). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160


TRAINING TEACHERS AND STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ORADEA IN EUROPE - A REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE AREA

Iuliana Claudia BAIAS, Horia CARŢIȘ,Ştefan BAIAS

(Article no. 162111-289). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170





Year XVI, no. 1 / 2014

 


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DETERRITORIALIZATION OF THE WORLD AS A CHALLENGE FOR CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY

Jakub POTULSKI

(Article no. 161101-278). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5


THE SETTLEMENTS FROM THE PLAIN BIRDA-MORAVIŢA. A GEOGRAPHICAL EVALUATION

Raluca COVACI

(Article no. 161102-277). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16


CAUSES AND RESPONSIBILITY SHARED IN THE SYRIA CONFLICTUAL OUTBREAK

Vasile POPA

(Article no. 161103-275). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26


THE SOUTHERN UPPER RHINE AS A EUROREGION? CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF INTRA AREA INTEGRATION

Sigrid LIPOTT

(Article no. 161104-276). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35


HOW GERMANS NEGOTIATE. LOGICAL GOALS, PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS

Ciprian-Beniamin BENEA, Adina SECARA-ONITA

(Article no. 161104-273). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50


THE NORTHERN SECTOR OF THE ROMANIAN-UKRAINIAN BORDER. POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY PARTICULARITIES REGARDING THE WAYS AND MEANS OF BORDER-CROSS TRANSIT

Alexandru ILIEŞ, Ioan VLAD

(Article no. 161106-271). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56





Year XV, no. 2 / 2013

 


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THE HISTORY OF REGIONALIZATION IN FRANCE

Tibor TŐKÉS

(Article no. 151101-267). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105


MAKING AN EUROPEAN COUNTRY IN THE CAUCASUS: THE GEORGIAN EXPERIENCE

Marianna CAPPUCCI

(Article no. 151102-268). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . .113


RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE EUROPEAN UNION AND HUNGARY

Gábor LENKEY

(Article no. 151103-270). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129


POPULATION BEHAVIOR STUDY IN GEOGRAPHY APPLYING BEHAVIORAL APPROACH

Lilia VAVRYNIV

(Article no. 151104-272). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .139


PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS IN HARGHITA, COVASNA AND MUREŞ COUNTIES (9TH DECEMBER 2012)

George-Bogdan TOFAN, Cristina TIMARIU

(Article no. 151105-266). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .144


GEOGRAPHICAL STUDY ON THE STRUCTURE BY SEXES AND AGE GROUPS IN THE PARISHES LOCATED IN THE BIRDA-MORAVIŢA PLAIN

Raluca COVACI

(Article no. 151106-265). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156


Book review - BANKRUPTING NATURE, DENYING OUR PLANETARY BOUNDARIES

Ciprian-Beniamin BENEA

(Article no. 151207-269). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .167





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ASPECTS OF NEGOTIATIONS REGARDING BIG INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS. CASE STUDY: DANUBE AND IRON GATE SYSTEM

Ciprian-Baniamin BENEA

(Article no. 151101-262). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5


STUDYING THE NUMBER OF THE GYPSY MINORITY IN HUNGARY AND THEIR INVOLVEMENT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS ON THE EXAMPLE OF THE NORTH GREAT PLAIN REGION

István Zoltán PÁSZTOR, János PÉNZES

(Article no. 151102-259). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17


ISTRO-ROMANIANS – A FADING FLAME

Ionel Călin MICLE

(Article no. 151103-260). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27


POLITICAL-GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES OF THE UKRAINIAN-ROMANIAN MARINE BORDER DEFINITION AND ESTABLISHMENT WITHIN THE BLACK SEA

Galina KOPACHYNSKA

(Article no. 151104-248). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35


DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF ROMA POPULATION IN BELGRADE AS AN INDICATOR OF THEIR SOCIAL INTEGRATION

Aleksandar KNEŽEVIĆ

(Article no. 151105-257). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43


INTEGRATION DIFFICULTIES OR THE CONSEQUENCES OF IDEOLOGICAL EXTREMISM: ORADEA 1927

Gabriel MOISA

(Article no. 151106-258). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56


URBAN PATTERNS OF A COMMUNIST INDUSTRY. CASE STUDY: THE NEW TOWNS OF BEIUS LAND, ROMANIA

Mariana PRASCA, Emil Paul OLĂU

(Article no. 151107-261). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66


MAYORAL ELECTION IN HARGHITA COUNTY, ROMANIA, JUNE 2012

George-Bogdan TOFAN

(Article no. 151108-263). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76


THE MILITARY FUNCTION OF THE RELIEF FROM CRIŞ BASIN

Ioan D. ŢARCĂ

(Article no. 151109-264). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84





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THE ABOLITION OF THE NUCLEAR WEAPONS. A GEOPOLITICAL AND GEOSTRATEGIC PROBLEM IN THE LAST FIVE DECADES

Remus PRĂVĂLIE

(Article no. 142101-247). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143


DISTRIBUTION OF MILITARY EXPENDITURES AND OIL REVENUES INTO THE ARABIC SPACE – GEOGRAPHY OF MANDATORY CORRELATIONS

Cezar TECLEAN

(Article no. 142102-246). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155


THE MILITARY ROLE OF SOMEŞ GATE

Ioan D. ŢARCĂ

(Article no. 142103-249). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164


CORRIDORS IN THE WESTERN BALKANS AND THE HUNGARIAN EXIT TO THE SEA

Norbert PAP, Péter REMÉNYI, Andor VÉGH

(Article no. 142104-254). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176


THE GEOGRAPHICAL ORGANIZATION OF PLAIN BIRDA-MORAVIŢA AS REFLECTED ON THE MAPS FROM THE HABSBURG AND CONTEMPORARY PERIOD

Raluca COVACI

(Article no. 142105-250). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189


URBAN REGENERATION IN THE CONTEXT OF CURRENT URBAN DEVELOPMENT POLICIES IN ROMANIA. CASE STUDY: ŞTEI CITY (BIHOR COUNTY, ROMANIA)

Luminiţa FILIMON, Valentin NEMEŞ, Paul OLĂU

(Article no. 142106-252). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200


THE LOBBY ACTIVITY OF LARGE CORPORATIONS

Gheorghe HURDUZEU, Liviu Bogdan VLAD, Raluca HURDUZEU, Gheorghe VLĂSCEANU

(Article no. 142107-251). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211


THE INDUSTRIAL SECTOR OF TRANSCARPATHIA AND ITS COMPARISON WITH THE NORTHERN GREAT PLAIN REGION OF HUNGARY

Gyula FODOR, István D. MOLNÁR, Lajos KURUCZ

(Article no. 142108-253). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219


THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS SLOVENE MINORITIES: RE-INTEGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN BORDER REGIONS

Matjaž KLEMENČIČ

(Article no. 142109-255). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232


TERRITORIAL DESIGN OPTIMIZATION MODEL AT NUTS 2 LEVEL IN ROMANIA

Alexandru ILIEŞ, Jan A. WENDT

(Article no. 142110-256). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250




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A VIEW ON THE INTEGRATION OF NATO HUMINT1 CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FROM ORADEA IN THE LOCAL INSTITUTIONAL LANDSCAPE

Eduard SIMION

(Article no. 239). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5


DOMAINS OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION: THE INTERACTION EUROPEAN UNION – BLACK SEA REGION

Livia RUSU

(Article no. 241). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18


PASSANGER TRAFFIC ON THE BALTIC SEA REGION IN YEARS 2000-2011

Tomasz WISKULSKI, Delia BAR-KOŁELIS

(Article no. 242). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34


THE BALTIC STATES BETWEEN THE OLD AND NEW EUROPE. THE BENEFITS OF LISBON TREATY FOR LITHUANIA, LATVIA AND ESTONIA

Ligia ISTRATE

(Article no. 238). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45


ELECTORAL PRACTICES AND BEHAVIOUR IN WESTERN ROMANIA DURING THE ELECTIONS OF NOVEMBER 19TH, 1946

Gabriel MOISA

(Article no. 240). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51


THE ROLE OF DEVELOPMENT AXES IN ROMANIA. CASE STUDY: IAŞI COUNTY

Daniela IUREA, Cristian BRAGHINĂ

(Article no. 237). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61


INTEGRATING STRATEGIC APPROACHES INTO LOCAL URBAN POLICIES. AN INSIGHT INTO THE URBAN PLANNING PROCESS IN BEIUŞ LAND, ROMANIA

Paul OLĂU, Luminiţa FILIMON, Valentin NEMEŞ

(Article no. 236). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78


THE SPATIAL-TEMPORAL DIMENSION OF THE ALLIANCES NATO & CSTO

Marian DINCĂ, Nicolae JOSAN

(Article no. 226). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88


TOURISM DEVELOPMENT BASED ON EUROPEAN AND NATIONAL FUNDING PROGRAMS IN THE BIHOR COUNTY’S DISADVANTAGED MINING AREAS

Cezar MORAR

(Article no. 243. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99


RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY IN POMERANIAN VOIVODSHIP IN 2008

Bogusław GOSZ

(Article no. 244). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109


THE CROSS-BORDER COOPERATION PROMOTED BY UNIVERSITIES. CASE STUDY: THE UNIVERSITY OF ORADEA – DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY, TOURISM AND TERRITORIAL PLANNING

Grigore Vasile HERMAN, Vasile GRAMA, Cezar MORAR, Iuliana Claudia BAIAS, Marius I. STUPARIU

(Article no. 245). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120




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STAKES IN CONTENTION AND MUTATIONS IN THE ORGANISATION OF THE URBAN AND PERIURBAN SPACE OF TIMIŞOARA

Nicolae POPA

(Article no. 232). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109


ACCESSING THE CONCEPTUAL “GOODNESS” OF GEOGRAPHIC MENTAL MAPS FOR FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS

Luis DA VINHA

(Article no. 228). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133


EUROPEAN UNION: DESTINATION AND TRANZIT AREA FOR COCAINE TRAFFICKING

Irina CAUNIC, Florin Bogdan SUCIU, Ionel MUNTELE

(Article no. 222). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149


CLASHING GEOPOLITICAL VISIONS: IRAQ FROM THE FIRST WORLD WAR TO THE 1958 REVOLUTION

Sören SCHOLVIN

(Article no. 227). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157


LOCAL FITTING AND GLOBAL PREDICTION

Paul-Răzvan ŞERBAN, Dragoş BAROIU

(Article no. 231). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171


THE ROLE OF URBAN TRANSPORT IN THE POLITICS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION AND ITS HUNGARIAN ASPECTS

Ágnes Kecskésné VÖLGYI

(Article no. 225). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184


ELECTORAL BEHAVIOR OF EUROPEAN ELECTORS IN THE EUROPEAN ELECTIONS (1979-2009)

Ionel BOAMFĂ

(Article no. 229). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198


THE EVOLUTION OF THE ROAD TRANSPORT NETWORK IN MOLDAVIA – FROM GEOGRAPHICAL COHERENCE TO PERIPHERAL DEPENDENCE

Ionel MUNTELE, Gabriel CIMPOEŞU-HAISUC

(Article no. 223). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210


ROMANIA – A FUTURE REGIONAL ENERGY HUB

Radu SĂGEATĂ

(Article no. 224). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229


THE PERMEABILITY OF THE ROMANIAN BORDER AND THE INTERNATIONAL TOURIST MOVEMENT IN THE PERIOD 1994-2008

Alexandru ILIEŞ, Dorina Camelia ILIEŞ, Cezar MORAR, Marin ILIEŞ

(Article no. 233). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237


ASPECTS OF A ''BRILLIANT ASSERTION IN THE CONSCIOUSNESS OF THE WORLD''. THE THIRD WORLD IN SOCIALIST ROMANIA''S FOREIGN POLICY

Emanuel COPILAŞ

(Article no. 230). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247


OPPORTUNITIES IN TERRITORIAL CROSS BORDER COOPERATION AT THE EU EXTERNAL BORDERS. CASE OF ROMANIA

Vasile GRAMA

(Article no. 234). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256


GERMAN SCHOOL OF GEOPOLITICS. EVOLUTION, IDEAS, PROSPECTS

Silviu COSTACHIE

(Article no. 235). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264


Les espaces de la Politique/The Spaces of Geopolitics, Armand Colin, Collection U Géographie.

Silviu NEGUŢ

(Recenzie). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .




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ICELAND AND THE CRISIS: TERRITORY, EUROPE, IDENTITY

Luca ZARRILLI

(Article no. 216). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5


BETWEEN PAST EXPERIENCES AND FUTURE POTENTIALS: AN AGENDA FOR BORDER STUDIES IN CENTRAL-EASTERN EUROPE

Milan BUFON, Alexandru ILIEŞ

(Article no. 221). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16


DIPLOMACY IN THE GAMES OF POWER. DIPLOMACY OF POWER – POWER OF DIPLOMACY II. POWER OF DIPLOMACY

Silviu NEGUŢ, Andreea GAGEA

(Article no. 220). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29


THE ATOM AND CIVILIZATION

Ciprian-Beniamin BENEA

(Article no. 213). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41


THE RISE OF BRIC, THE 21ST CENTURY GEOPOLITICS AND THE FUTURE OF THE CONSUMER SOCIETY

Liviu Bogdan VLAD, Gheorghe HURDUZEU, Andrei JOSAN, Gheorghe VLĂSCEANU

(Article no. 214). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48


LISBON: THE END OF UTOPIA?

Ionel CIOARĂ

(Article no. 217). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63


ABSENCES FROM MAP. THE PROBLEM OF BESSARABIA IN THE HISTORIOGRAPHICAL IMAGINARY OF NICOLAE CEAUSESCU'S REGIME

Gabriel MOISA

(Article no. 218). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72


19TH CENTURY ORADEA: THE REFLECTIONS OF A MULTIETHNIC CITY IN BRITISH TRAVEL LITERATURE

Marius CRIŞAN

(Article no. 219). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82