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Ethnocultural Justice in East European States and the Case of the Czech Roma

Pavel Barša

in Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?: Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199248155
eISBN:
9780191602955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924815X.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This paper comments on the proposals put forth by Kymlicka’s paper. It shows that a desired reconstruction of liberalism cannot be completed unless liberal nationalism is assessed alongside the ... More


Universal Thought, Eastern Facts: Scrutinizing National Minority Rights in Romania

Gabriel Andreescu

in Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?: Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199248155
eISBN:
9780191602955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924815X.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This paper analyses minority rights in Romania. It argues that the costs of minority rights are not very high, and that many societies can pay them. Minority rights are often a matter of political ... More


Dealing with Welfare Conditionality: Implementation and Effects

Peter Dwyer (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447341826
eISBN:
9781447341864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341826.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This edited collection considers how conditional welfare policies and services are implemented and experienced by a diverse range of welfare service users across a range of UK policy domains ... More


Home-Land: Romanian Roma, Domestic Spaces and the State

Rachel Humphris

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529201925
eISBN:
9781529201963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201925.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In contemporary society, passport checks at nation-state borders are accepted. But what if these checks were happening in our own homes? This book provides an intimate ethnographic study of these ... More


The Extraordinary Career of Feketevágó Úr: Wood Theft, Pig Killing, and Entrepreneurship in Communist Hungary, 1948–1956

Karl Brown

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

From 1948 to 1956, the communist regime in Hungary sought to transform the state into a centralized command economy on the Soviet model. It was largely unsuccessful in doing so—especially in the ... More


Where I come from and where I’m going to: exploring identity, hopes and futures with Roma girls in Rotherham

Deborah Bullivant

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the ‘I come from’ project, one of the strands within the ‘Imagine’ project, which set out to work with a group of Rotherham's young women, defined as Roma by their school and ... More


Introduction

David Karmon

in The Ruin of the Eternal City: Antiquity and Preservation in Renaissance Rome

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199766895
eISBN:
9780199896745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766895.003.0000
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, World History: BCE to 500CE

The introduction outlines the objectives of the book, which seeks to reassess preservation practices as they occurred in Renaissance Rome. The vocabulary of modern conservation theory is ill suited ... More


Roma Health: Problems and Perception

Judith Healy and Martin McKee

in Accessing Healthcare: Responding to diversity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198516187
eISBN:
9780191723681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516187.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The health of Roma people is significantly worse compared to the majority European population. Lower use of health services may involve choice on the part of the Roma or unresponsiveness or ... More


Conclusion: Leverage, Visibility, and Movement Success

Conor O'Dwyer

in Coming Out of Communism: The Emergence of LGBT Activism in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479876631
eISBN:
9781479877829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876631.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter begins with a review of the book’s argument and principal findings. It then discusses theoretical and applied lessons for the study of sexual citizenship and the practice of LGBT ... More


Local Fusions: Folk Music Experiments in Central Europe at the Millennium

Barbara Rose Lange

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190245368
eISBN:
9780190245399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190245368.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Local Fusions: Folk Music Experiments in Central Europe at the Millennium explores musical life in Hungary, Slovakia, and Austria between the end of the Cold War and the world financial crisis of ... More


Sonidos Negros: On the Blackness of Flamenco

K. Meira Goldberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190466916
eISBN:
9780190466954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190466916.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

How is the politics of Blackness figured in the flamenco dancing body? What does flamenco dance tell us about the construction of race in the Atlantic world? Sonidos Negros traces how, between ... More


“We don’t rely on benefits”: challenging mainstream narratives towards Roma migrants in the UK

Philip Martin, Lisa Scullion, and Philip Brown

in Social Policy Review 29: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2017

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336211
eISBN:
9781447336235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336211.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores mainstream narratives regarding a particular EU migrant group in the UK, namely Roma from the Central and Eastern European EU member states — a group that has been particularly ... More


Romani activism and community development: are mediators the way forward?

Colin Clark

in Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter examines a particular example of ‘democratic participation’ within the diverse and heterogeneous Roma communities across Europe — the role of community and cultural mediators. It asks ... More


The Traveller colonised

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Gypsy and Traveller cultures were of particular fascination to the Gypsy Lore Society (GLS)'s members. The trope of the ‘doomed primitive’ is still a vibrant designation as attributed to many ... More


Lost in the Labyrinth

Robert C. Davis and Garry R. Marvin

in Venice, the Tourist Maze: A Cultural Critique of the World's Most Touristed City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238039
eISBN:
9780520937802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238039.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Venice is a confusing maze made up of twin grids of alleys and waterways seemingly laid down without the slightest regard for sense or reason. Tourists tend to visit two of Venice's secondary tourist ... More


Anti-Roma racism in Europe: past and recent perspectives

Špela Urh

in Race, Racism and Social Work: Contemporary issues and debates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447307082
eISBN:
9781447312123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307082.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Around 10 and 15 million Roma live in Europe, where cultural diversity is among the European Union’s officially declared values. However, the Roma are not recognised as representatives of this idea, ... More


The experience of other minorities

Richard Pugh and Brian Cheers

in Rural social work: International perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347213
eISBN:
9781447303305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347213.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines how the processes of discrimination and differentiation may operate in rural communities. It then identifies some of the minority groups who may be found in rural areas and ... More


Minority Rights in Iraq

Joshua Castellino and Kathleen A. Cavanaugh

in Minority Rights in the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679492
eISBN:
9780191758539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679492.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter seeks to examine and analyse the history and legislative provisions to protect minorities in Iraq. It situates Iraq’s minority communities (Kurds, Kaka’i, Shabak, Yezidi, Marsh Arabs, ... More


Roma and Sinti as Homo Sacer

Claudia Leeb

in The Politics of Repressed Guilt: The Tragedy of Austrian Silence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413244
eISBN:
9781474445177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413244.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes the case of the Austrian University Professor Beiglböck who led lethal medical experiments on Roma and Sinti in the Dachau concentration camp during the NS regime. It traces the ... More


CERD and discrimination against Roma

Claude Cahn

in Fifty Years of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination: A Living Instrument

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784993047
eISBN:
9781526132284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993047.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter provides a chronological account of CERD’s engagement with discrimination against Roma and its central contribution to developments which have brought about a fundamentally changed ... More


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