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  • Vorüberlegungen, Aufbau und Analyse von Interviews mit Angehörigen der deutschen Minderheit der Sinti und Romaby Patrick Kraemer

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 49.90

    Die Geschichte der kleinsten deutschen Minderheiten, der Sinti und Roma, ist eine Geschichte der Verfolgung, Vertreibung und Vernichtung. Die stereotypen Vorurteile, die sich in der Semantik des "Zigeunerbegriffes" manifestieren und die denen sich die Angehörigen der Minderheit tagtäglich stellen müssen, verbunden mit der Konstruktion des Fremden,... more...

  • Das Projekt Europa in der Dialektik von freiem Markt und sozialer Gerechtigkeitby Christiane Dietze

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 50.64

    Die Autorin geht der Frage einer sozialen Dimension Europas nach und beschreibt die Herausforderungen, vor denen die Mitgliedstaaten und die Europäische Union bei der Koordinierung ökonomischer und sozialer Zielsetzungen zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts stehen. Die zwischen der praktischen Idee eines Europas des freien Marktes und der des sozialen Europas... more...

  • After All These Yearsby Maggie Smith-Bendell

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    Set in the context of the Gypsies? long and rich history, this autobiography secures the memories of the old ways of Gypsy life and culture at the dawn of the 21st century. Full of the author?s vivid recollections, these pages recount her experiences growing up as a Gypsy in rural England. At the heart of her story is her ?gorgie mush,? Terry, whom... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Gypsies (Romanies)by Donald Kenrick

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 97.99

    Originating in India, the Gypsies arrived in Europe around the 14th century, spreading not only across the entirety of the continent but also immigrating to the Americas. The first Gypsy migration included farmworkers, blacksmiths, and mercenary soldiers, as well as musicians, fortune-tellers, and entertainers. At first, they were generally welcome... more...

  • In Search of the True Gypsyby Wim Willems

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    In this study, contemporary notions about Gypsies are traced back as far as possible to their roots, in an attempt to lay bare why stigmatisation of gypsies, or rather groups labelled as such, has continuned from the distant past even to today. more...

  • Big Louie & Meby George Locke

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Beginning with the author?s great-grandmother?s affair with a Gypsy boy in 1869, this warmhearted memoir chronicles the Gypsy life in a very close-knit community in the UK's Black Country. From a lifetime teeming with incident, George Locke shares the best stories from the old days, including run-ins with the police, gamekeepers, and Gypsy-haters,... more...

  • The Horsiemanby Ducan Williamson

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44

    Duncan Williamson was the son, grandson and great grandson of nomadic tinsmiths, basket makers, pipers and storytellers. In this book, he describes his life as a traveller with verve, candour and intimacy, recounting a childhood spent on the shores of Loch Fyne, work on the small hill farms in the summer, walking with barrows and prams and later with... more...

  • Stichwortby Ingrid Gogolin; Harm Kuper; Heinz-Hermann Krüger; Jürgen Baumert

    Springer 2013; US$ 29.95

    Der vorliegende Band enthält die besten Stichwortbeiträge der „Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft (ZfE)“ aus den vergangenen fünfzehn Jahren und gibt damit einen exzellenten Überblick zu relevanten Forschungsgebieten und Schwerpunkten dieser Zeit. Darin enthalten sind theoretische und methodologische erziehungswissenschaftliche... more...

  • The Roma Struggle for Compensation in Post-War Germanyby Julia von dem Knesebeck

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 31.99

    Thirty years passed before it was accepted—in West Germany and elsewhere—that the Roma (Gypsies) of Germany had been Holocaust victims. Drawing upon a substantial body of previously unseen sources, this record examines the history of the Roma struggle for recognition as racially persecuted victims of National Socialism in postwar Germany. Looking... more...

  • All Change!by Damian Le Bas; Thomas Acton

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 14.99

    Offering new perspectives on the Romani experience, this volume investigates the culture?s origins, history, and identity. Written by leading Romani scholars, this authoritative account considers various topics, including how linguistics has clarified the origins of the Roma, how Gypsies have been classified in Russian research, and how the history... more...