THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL RESEARCHES IN URBAN MANAGEMENT

 

Volume 7, Issue 4, November 2012

 

1. CHILD SOCIAL PROTECTION SERVICES AT URBAN LEVEL IN ROMANIA

Armenia ANDRONICEANU
Academy of Economic Studies

Romania

This paper addresses a very important issue in the area of the social public services on the urban level. Social protection as part of the public services system is a sensitive subject in every country, but it’s becoming really challenging in the developing countries. This paper is approaching the child social protection, which is one of the most relevant subjects nowadays ...

2. LOCAL GOVERNANCE, IDENTITY AND SOCIAL CAPITAL: A FRAMEWORK FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REFORM

Filipe TELES

University of Aveiro

Portugal

Local governments are increasingly seen as key facilitators of networked community governance, enabling collaborative local action. A better understanding local government’s role in enhancing citizen participation is necessary. This new agenda implies an important expansion of the notion of inclusion in political decisions and relies on the adequate institutional design ...

3. CHANGING THE PARADIGM OF LIVING IN BUCHAREST: THE ECONOMIC SEGREGATION OF THE URBAN PRIVILEGED

Viorel MIONEL

Academy of Economic Studies
Oana MIONEL
Christian University „Dimitrie Cantemir”
Romania

An important element of the geographical segregation caused by rich and very rich people consists in the creation of distinct areas having certain spatial features inside the city. This is what we usually call: gated communities or fortified enclaves. So, new forms of urban living are permanently and continuously generated by city nature ...

4. COPING WITH CONGESTION: SHARED SPACES

Oana LUCA

Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest

Florian GAMAN

Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest

Oana-Georgiana SINGUREANU

Aviz Sprint Bucharest

Romania

The paper aims to present the shared space concept and different methods of application in European cities. There are also presented practical lessons learned form shared space experience to be applied in Romanian cities and also next steps for learning and advancing shared space ... 

5. FEASIBILITY OF TRANSPORT DEMAND MANAGEMENT THROUGH A BOTTOM-UP PLANNING APPROACH

Ali SOLTANI

Shiraz University

Ahmad NAMDARIAN

University of Art, Isfahan

Nayereh DAYARIAN

Shiraz University

Iran

In order to reduce traffic congestion and the associated problems, various policies have been put forward so far. However, it is believed that Transport Demand Management (TDM) offers an effective and economical solution. Since most TDM policies have both positive and negative impacts, public participation is, therefore, an efficient way to achieve better results ...

6. A FACTOR ANALYTIC APPROACH TO USERS PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF ONDO STATE LAND REGISTRY

Babajide OJO

Michael Adedayo ADEBAYO

Federal University of Technology, Akure

Nigeria

Land registry worldwide provides best service for guaranteeing ownership of land and facilitates property transactions. The development and sustenance of effective land registry is vital for creation of free movement of interests in land ...