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Nenechali se vyloučit: Sociální vzestupy Romů v české společnosti (kvalitativní studie)
They didn’t Allow Their Exclusion: Social Rise of the Roma in Czech Society

Author(s): Laura Fónadová
Contributor(s): Petr Pirožek (Editor), Petr Suchánek (Editor), Milan Viturka (Editor), Vladimír Hyánek (Editor), Eva Hýblová (Editor), Daniel Němec (Editor), Markéta Matulová (Editor)
Subject(s): Social development, Social differentiation, Family and social welfare, Ethnic Minorities Studies
Published by: Masarykova univerzita
Keywords: Roma people; ethnic minorities; Czech society; social barriers; socio-economic position of Roma;
Summary/Abstract: The aim of this book is to present the circumstances and life strategies that contributed in that some Roma people have managed to cross the ethnically conditioned social barriers and achieve higher socioeconomic positions. in a social context where most Roma people remain tied to lowest social classes. Based on qualitative surveys and the qualitative analysis, the book offers and answer how some Roma people included in the study managed to overcome ethnically defined social barriers and reach a higher social position (such as the advancement within the education system or the success in the job market) compared to that of their parents.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-80-210-8176-5
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-80-210-6574-1
  • Page Count: 134
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Language: Czech