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"Jag tycker det går framåt med min framtid": om unga Romers självbild och framtidstro

Beldja-Sjöblom, Cecilia and Lenander, Kerstin (2001)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this paper was to get a picture of how young Roma/Gypsies look upon themselves, their culture and their future. We were also interested in knowing how they felt about the way society look upon them. The main questions of issue were in what ways are young Roma/Gypsies affected by the culture they were brought up in, if they had felt discriminated by the society and how they look upon their possibilities to get access to education and work. The methods we used to collect the data were interviews with young Roma/Gypsies and professionals as well as reading literature. The outcome of the study showed that all of the youngsters had experienced discrimination in one way or another. It also showed that despite of that they have... (More)
The purpose of this paper was to get a picture of how young Roma/Gypsies look upon themselves, their culture and their future. We were also interested in knowing how they felt about the way society look upon them. The main questions of issue were in what ways are young Roma/Gypsies affected by the culture they were brought up in, if they had felt discriminated by the society and how they look upon their possibilities to get access to education and work. The methods we used to collect the data were interviews with young Roma/Gypsies and professionals as well as reading literature. The outcome of the study showed that all of the youngsters had experienced discrimination in one way or another. It also showed that despite of that they have faith in their own capability and look upon their future with a sense of hope. (Less)
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author
Beldja-Sjöblom, Cecilia and Lenander, Kerstin
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
id
1358456
date added to LUP
2004-11-08
date last changed
2004-11-08
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this paper was to get a picture of how young Roma/Gypsies look upon themselves, their culture and their future. We were also interested in knowing how they felt about the way society look upon them. The main questions of issue were in what ways are young Roma/Gypsies affected by the culture they were brought up in, if they had felt discriminated by the society and how they look upon their possibilities to get access to education and work. The methods we used to collect the data were interviews with young Roma/Gypsies and professionals as well as reading literature. The outcome of the study showed that all of the youngsters had experienced discrimination in one way or another. It also showed that despite of that they have faith in their own capability and look upon their future with a sense of hope.},
  author       = {Beldja-Sjöblom, Cecilia and Lenander, Kerstin},
  keyword      = {Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {"Jag tycker det går framåt med min framtid": om unga Romers självbild och framtidstro},
  year         = {2001},
}