The evolution of social and spatial inequalities during transition and stabilization periods in the post-socialist "winner" city of Cluj, Romania

Gyöngyi Pásztor
2016 Belvedere Meridionale  
Th is paper deals with spatial processes linked to social inequalities in the city of Cluj, Romania during the past twenty-fi ve years from the collapse of communism. Th e article is based on diff erent methods (statistical data analysis for segregation indexes, qualitative data for interpretation) and argues that the forced urbanization process specifi c to the socialist period "made the foundation" for the spatial and social segregation developed during transition and economic restructuration
more » ... aft er the post-Fordist turn reached the Transylvanian major city, Cluj. Th e author presents the spatial patterns of segregation through social variables like education, ethnicity, type of residence and district in tables and illustrative visual maps.
doi:10.14232/belv.2016.2.7 fatcat:jyxtcprzibfbnn2gthgrect5jm