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History of Romanies

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  • Gypsies and Travellersby Joanna Richardson; Andrew Ryder

    Policy Press 2012; US$ 42.95

    This topical book examines and debates a range of themes facing Gypsies and Travellers in British Society, including health, social policy, employment and education. more...

  • A minority and the stateby Becky Taylor

    Manchester University Press 2008; US$ 95.00

    A minority and the state' is a much needed history of Britain's travelling communities in the twentieth century, drawing together detailed archival research at local and national level to explore the impact of state and legislative developments on Travellers, as well as their experience of missions, education, war and welfare. It also covers... more...

  • Exploring Gypsinessby Ada I. Engebrigtsen

    Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 27.95

    Romania has a larger Gypsy population than most other countries but little is known about the relationship between this group and the non-Gypsy Romanians around them. This book focuses on a group of Rom Gypsies living in a village in Transylvania and explores their social life and cosmology. Because Rom Gypsies are dependent on and define themselves... 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...

  • Insiders, Outsiders and Othersby Kalwant Bhopal; Martin Myers

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2008; US$ 23.99

    Examining the contributing factors in the shaping of Gypsy identity in the United Kingdom, this study evaluates both recent and historic tendencies that now misrepresent or overlook Gypsy culture. From examining the implications of skin color to demystifying the often confused history of nomadic settlements, this resource presents an insightful and... 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...

  • Questioning Gypsy Identityby Brian A. Belton

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 29.99

    Questioning Gypsy Identity: Ethnic Narratives in Britain and America critically examines stories of Gypsy lives against the framework of social theories that illustrate how identity arises out of the cultural complexity of individual biographies, families, and communities. Growing up in an English Gypsy family, Brian Belton offers readers a unique... more...

  • Minority Rights Protection in International Lawby Helen O?Nions

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 134.95

    Despite forming Europe's largest non-territorial minority, the Roma continue to experience routine discrimination and marginalization. This book examines the theoretical debate concerning the most appropriate way of protecting the Roma's fundamental human rights, which also illuminates ways in which the rights of other minority groups can be... more...

  • Foreigners, Refugees or Minorities?by Didier Bigo; Sergio Carrera; Elspeth Guild

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    This book examines the relationship of citizenship, ethnicity and international relations and how these three aspects of the State, its people and its neighbours relate to one another. It studies the wide issue of international relations, citizenship and minority discrimination through the lens of the case study of European Roma who seek refugee status... more...

  • Romani Movement, Theby Peter Vermeersch

    Berghahn Books 2006; US$ 29.95

    The collapse of communism and the process of state building that ensued in the 1990s have highlighted the existence of significant minorities in many European states, particularly in Central Europe. In this context, the growing plight of Europe's biggest minority, the Roma (Gypsies), has been particularly salient. Traditionally dispersed, possessing... more...