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001-es BibID:BIBFORM086867
Első szerző:Csomós György (geográfus)
Cím:Access to urban green spaces and environmental inequality in post-socialist cities / Csomós György, Farkas Jenő Zsolt, Kovács Zoltán
ISSN:2064-5031 2064-5147
Megjegyzések:Access to urban green spaces and environmental inequalities are increasingly on the agenda in contemporary cities due to increasing density of people, widening social inequalities, and limited access to Urban Green Spaces (UGS). This is even so in post-socialist cities where recent urban sprawl and suburbanisation could be strongly linked to the scarcity of adequate green spaces in the inner-parts of cities. This paper examines the provision and accessibility of public green spaces in Debrecen, a second tier city in post-socialist Hungary, with applying a walking distance approach. Using GIS technology and socio-demographic data of residents the study assesses the availability and accessibility of green spaces in the city, and their social equity. According to research results the geographical distribution of UGS is very uneven in the city, some neighbourhoods lack public green spaces, while others are well-supplied. This is partly due to the natural environment and the post-WWII development of the city. Research findings show that the quality of residential green spaces is generally poor or very poor. Research also confirmed the widening environmental inequalities within the local society. New upmarket residential areas, where the wealthiest section of population reside are rich in high-quality (private) green spaces. Other lower-status neighbourhoods, including some of the socialist housing estates, suffer from the lack of good quality green spaces. Authors argue that environmental justice should be a core concept of city-planning considering not only the officially designated public green spaces, but also other forms of urban green (institutional, private etc.).
Tárgyszavak:Természettudományok Földtudományok idegen nyelvű folyóiratközlemény hazai lapban
urban green spaces
post-socialist city
residential well-being
environmental inequality
environmental justice
fixed walking distance
Megjelenés:Hungarian Geographical Bulletin. - 69 : 2 (2020), p. 191-207. -
További szerzők:Farkas Jenő Zsolt Kovács Zoltán
Pályázati támogatás:K119710
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001-es BibID:BIBFORM012936
Első szerző:Csomós György (geográfus)
Cím:Homogenized classification of developing economies : different countries behind general indices / György Csomós, Balázs Kulcsár
Megjegyzések:Countries in the world can be classified into different groups regarding their geographical location, historical background, economic and social environments, and even demographic conditions. It is obvious that decision makers need exact and general indices in order to identify country groups. On the basis of the evaluations by some international organizations (e.g. International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, United Nations) countries in Southeast Asia and in Eastern Europe belong to the same group - to that of developing countries - however they are quite diff erent regarding their fundamental characteristics. The key elements of the comparison of countries are diff erent indicators and indices (GDP, GDP PPS, HDI and HPI) and those used to form groups of nations. But do these indicators have suffi cient validity? The main aim of this article is to compare the fundamental characteristics of the Philippines (Southeast Asia) and Hungary (Eastern Europe) to answer this question.
Tárgyszavak:Természettudományok Földtudományok idegen nyelvű folyóiratközlemény hazai lapban
developing countries
Eastern Europe
egyetemen (Magyarországon) készült közlemény
Southeast Asia
economic indices
Megjelenés:Hungarian geographical bulletin = Földrajzi Értesítő. - 59 : 4 (2010), p. 411-427. -
További szerzők:Kulcsár Balázs (1975-) (geográfus)
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