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Title The Roma : a minority in Europe : historical, political and social perspectives / edited by Roni Stauber and Raphael Vago
Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 185 pages)
Contents Religious minorities, vagabonds, and gypsies in early modern Europe / Shulamith Shahar -- The campaign against the restless : criminal biology and the stigmatization of the gypsies, 1890-1960 / Peter Widmann -- Jews, gypsies, and Soviet prisoners of war : comparing Nazi persecutions / Michael Zimmermann -- Nazi and postwar policy against Roma and Sinti in Austria / Erika Thurner -- Story, history, and memory : a case study of the Roma at the Komarom camp in Hungary / Katalin Katz -- Romanian public reaction to the deportation of gypsies to Transnistria / Viorel Achim -- Gypsies in Germany, German gypsies? : identity and politics of Sinti and Roma in Germany / Gilad Margalit and Yaron Matras -- The politics of memory : Jews and Roma commemorate their persecution / Roni Stauber and Raphael Vago -- Human rights and Roma policy formation in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Poland / Eva Sobotka -- Central European Roma policy : national minority elites, national states, and the EU / Pál Tamás
Summary The situation of the Roma in Europe, especially in the former communist states, is one of the more important human rights issues on the agenda of the international community, especially in the Euro-Atlantic bodies of integration. Within European states that have Roma populations there is a growing awareness that the matter must be confronted, and that there is a need for a concentrated effort to solve social problems and ease tensions between the Roma and the European nations among which they dwell. This volume is the result of an international conference held at Tel Aviv University in December 2002. The conference, one of the largest held among the academic community in the last decade, served as a unique forum for a multidisciplinary discussion on the past and present of the Roma in which both Roma and non-Roma scholars from various countries engaged
Notes Papers from a conference held in Dec. 2002 at Tel Aviv University
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Romanies -- Nazi persecution -- Congresses.
Romanies -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Europe -- Ethnic relations -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
History.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Stauber, Roni.
Vago, Raphael.
LC no. 2007001304
ISBN 1429462531 (electronic bk.)
6155211213 (electronic bk.)
9781429462532 (electronic bk.)
9786155211218 (electronic bk.)