Disposal of Tabor and the creation of Luník IX Cover Image

Likvidácia Tábora a vznik sídliska Luník IX
Disposal of Tabor and the creation of Luník IX

Author(s): Anna Jurová
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Politics, History, Anthropology, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Economy, Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Cultural history, Psychology, Customs / Folklore, Geography, Regional studies, Human Geography, Regional Geography, History of Law, Civil Law, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Archiving, Ethics / Practical Philosophy, Political Theory, Civil Society, Governance, Public Administration, Sociology, Ethnohistory, Local History / Microhistory, Political history, Social history, Recent History (1900 till today), Labor relations, Politics and law, Politics and society, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Culture and social structure , Social psychology and group interaction, History and theory of sociology, Applied Sociology, Social development, Social differentiation, Crowd Psychology: Mass phenomena and political interactions, Criminology, Studies in violence and power, Health and medicine and law, Family and social welfare, Demography and human biology, Nationalism Studies, Rural and urban sociology, Sociology of Culture, Radical sociology , Welfare services, Economic development, Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919), Interwar Period (1920 - 1939), WW II and following years (1940 - 1949), Post-War period (1950 - 1989), Transformation Period (1990 - 2010), Present Times (2010 - today), History of Communism, Fascism, Nazism and WW II, History of the Holocaust, Post-Communist Transformation, Migration Studies, Inter-Ethnic Relations, Public Finances, Ethnic Minorities Studies, Sociology of Politics, Socio-Economic Research, Sociology of Law
Published by: Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach
Keywords: Roma/Gypsies; Housing problems; Gypsy camp; Idea of separate settlement; Lunik IX

Summary/Abstract: The paper deals with complex problems in addressing the adverse housing situation of the Roma population in Košice. After World War II, part of the city known as the gypsy camp under Moldavská way found itself in an extremely exposed position at the entrance to the city. Arrival the amount of working class from rural areas with extensive construction and urbanization ratios further deepen. Numerous Roma growth was evident. Housing problems are addressed through an allocation of older apartments, phasing out the huts in the camp and fi nally focusing on specifi c Roma settlement. The idea of a separate settlement originated in the mid-60s, in 1970, the planned housing units was not built. Another intention of anticipated settlement was in the area Myslava with lower standard family houses. Because of the high costs the concept of prefabricated houses gallery type was born. The government in 1976 refused to deal with Roma housing in specifi c neighbourhoods. Council city national committee nevertheless approved the construction of Luník IX without a specifi c focus. The construction was carried out in late 1970s, several policies were processed recall procedure Roma families from the camp as well as the old city, according to various streets. In 1981 began the history of Luník IX, its ethnic ghettoization with disastrous consequences to the present.

  • Issue Year: 4/2015
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 30-49
  • Page Count: 20
  • Language: Slovak