On the social construction of "otherness" identifying "the Roma" in post-socialist communities

@inproceedings{Kligman2001OnTS,
  title={On the social construction of "otherness" identifying "the Roma" in post-socialist communities},
  author={Gail Kligman},
  year={2001}
}
Gysies, or Roma, are simultaneously among history's most romanticized and relived of peoples. Stereotypically racialized and eroticized as „other” wherever they are located, prejudice and discrimination against Roma are currently heightened. This paperseeks to illustrade processes of identification by which Roma in post-socialist countries are classified as „other”, as „different”. Drawing on interview and observational data from the commjunity studies of the project on „Poverty, Ethnicity, and… CONTINUE READING

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