Ten Years After
A History of Roma School Desegregation in Central and Eastern Europe
Publication Year: 2012
Published by: Central European University Press
The Roma people of Central and Eastern Europe have long been the victims of systemic discrimination, segregation and social marginalization. A movement to . . .
The writing of this book was possible due to the support of dedicated people. I initiated this project together with Mihai Surdu and Marius Taba. Mihai and Marius . . .
About the Roma Education Fund
In the face of widespread and persistent segregation against Roma in schools, classrooms, and society at large, the Roma Education Fund offers grants, programs, . . .
The number of Roma in Europe is estimated by the Council of Europe at between eight to twelve million, most of them living in Central and Eastern Europe. Estimates . . .
CHAPTER ONE Institutional Responses to Segregation:The Role of Governments and Non-Governmental Organizations
In one of the pioneering texts on the issue of Roma education, Jean Pierre Liégeois comments on the value of education to Roma . . .
CHAPTER TWO Setting the Roma Policy Agenda:The Role of International Organizations in Combating School Segregation
One important strategy employed by Roma and human rights activists to fight against segregation and to promote desegregation in Central and Eastern Europe . . .
CHAPTER THREE Judicial Policy Making: The Role of the Courts in Promoting School Desegregation
Historically, courts played an important role in shaping public policies. Some authors define this process as “judicial policy making” consisting of “a choice . . .
Interview with Rumyan Russinov from Bulgaria
Question: Thank you very much for agreeing to an interview. We have been talking with Romani activists at the forefront of the desegregation process in . . .
The Politics and Reality of Romani School Desegregation in Bulgaria
The idea of the desegregation of Romani education in Eastern Europe originated in Bulgaria. There are at least two reasons for this: the first is the extent of . . .
Interview with Ivan Vesely from the Czech Republic
Question: Let's start with the education of Roma during communism. What was the education of Roma like . . .
Education Policies in the Czech Republic
In 1997, the de facto existence of ethnic segregation in the Czech school system was brought before the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic. This segregation . . .
Interview with Viktória Mohácsi from Hungary
Question: My first questions are about how the authorities in Hungary dealt with minority education in the transition period. Were there schools and . . .
Roma School Desegregation Policies in Hungary
The Hungarian public education system does not provide equal opportunities irrespective of race or cultural background. Moreover, the educational system is . . .
Interview with Costel Bercus from Romania
Question: Let us start the discussion with the issue of Roma education under communism and in the transition period. What was the education of Roma . . .
Roma School Desegregation Policies in Romania
In education, the best words to describe any progress are “not enough,” and, when talking about school desegregation, there is plenty of room for improvement. . . .
Interview with Klára Orgovánová from Slovakia
Question: Looking at your career, you have been involved in quite a number of . . .
This is not the history some readers may have expected. It is not focused on events, dates or characters. It is the history of a process that began ten years ago . . .
List of Contributors
Page Count: 394
Publication Year: 2012
OCLC Number: 793207169
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