(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2013)

Document title

Mono-industrialism and the struggle for alternative development : the case of the Roşia Montană gold-mining project

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

VESALON L. (1) ; CREŢAN R. (2) ;
(1) Dept. of Political Science, West Univ., Timişoara, ROUMANIE
(2) Dept. of Geography, West Univ., Timişoara, ROUMANIE


This article analyses mono-industrialism and the struggle for alternative development through the case of the Roşia Montană gold-mining project in Romania. It examines the socio-economic consequences of the mining project proposed by the multinational company and reveals the intrinsic limits of mono-industrialism and on the issue of population displacement by development. In the second part of the paper it discusses the feasibility of alternative development solutions for the area


Article of periodic

published at : Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie / ISSN 0040-747X

Editor : Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap, Amsterdam - PAYS-BAS (1948)

Millesime : 2013, vol. 104, no5 [pp. 539-555]

Bibliographic references : 5 p.

Collation : 2 cartes



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