A Note on Roma Mental Health and the Statement by Géza Jeszenszky

@article{Ryder2013ANO,
  title={A Note on Roma Mental Health and the Statement by G{\'e}za Jeszenszky},
  author={Andrew G. Ryder and Be{\'a}ta Nagy and Iulius Rostas},
  journal={Corvinus Journal of Sociology and Social Policy},
  year={2013}
}
In 2005 a course text book was published which was written by Géza Jeszenszky and used for courses taught by Jeszenszky at the Corvinus University. In the text book there is a sentence which generated a great deal of debate and controversy. "The reason why many Roma are mentally ill is because in Roma culture it is permitted for sisters and brothers or cousins to marry each other or just to have sexual intercourse with each other" (Jeszenszky, 2005, 273). In November 2012 the Corvinus Rector… 

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