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The Redemption of Europe- Fighting our own sins? Society's battle against the isolation of the Roma people

Nyman, Sophie LU (2010) MRSG20 20092
Human Rights Studies
Centre for Theology and Religious Studies
Abstract
The Roma people’s isolation has been a major concern for the population in Europe for many years. Programs and legal frameworks are created for the protection for this underprivileged group; however the isolation continues to exist. The purpose of this paper is to explain why many of the measures taken are shown to be inadequate. The outlining and the examination of the history in this matter will point to certain aspects which have contributed to the appearance of the situation today, and give a hint about the possible origin. The leading theory for this study derives from the conviction that it is the attitudes of people whom play the main part in this game. The result of these attitudes will show by the evaluation and comparison of two... (More)
The Roma people’s isolation has been a major concern for the population in Europe for many years. Programs and legal frameworks are created for the protection for this underprivileged group; however the isolation continues to exist. The purpose of this paper is to explain why many of the measures taken are shown to be inadequate. The outlining and the examination of the history in this matter will point to certain aspects which have contributed to the appearance of the situation today, and give a hint about the possible origin. The leading theory for this study derives from the conviction that it is the attitudes of people whom play the main part in this game. The result of these attitudes will show by the evaluation and comparison of two very different EU countries in relation to specific legal and social areas; and explain why the change lies at a more abstract than procedural level. (Less)
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author
Nyman, Sophie LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSG20 20092
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
Sweden, Discrimination, Romania, The Framework Convention on the Protection of National Minorities, Minorities, Diskriminering, Roma, EU, Rumänien, Sverige, Ramkonventionen för skydd av nationella minoriteter, romer, minoriteter
language
English
id
1525105
date added to LUP
2010-02-26 14:03:28
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2014-09-04 08:27:48
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  abstract     = {The Roma people’s isolation has been a major concern for the population in Europe for many years. Programs and legal frameworks are created for the protection for this underprivileged group; however the isolation continues to exist. The purpose of this paper is to explain why many of the measures taken are shown to be inadequate. The outlining and the examination of the history in this matter will point to certain aspects which have contributed to the appearance of the situation today, and give a hint about the possible origin. The leading theory for this study derives from the conviction that it is the attitudes of people whom play the main part in this game. The result of these attitudes will show by the evaluation and comparison of two very different EU countries in relation to specific legal and social areas; and explain why the change lies at a more abstract than procedural level.},
  author       = {Nyman, Sophie},
  keyword      = {Sweden,Discrimination,Romania,The Framework Convention on the Protection of National Minorities,Minorities,Diskriminering,Roma,EU,Rumänien,Sverige,Ramkonventionen för skydd av nationella minoriteter,romer,minoriteter},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The Redemption of Europe- Fighting our own sins? Society's battle against the isolation of the Roma people},
  year         = {2010},
}