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American Roma : a modern investigation of lived experiences and media portrayals / Melanie R. Covert.

Author/Creator:
Covert, Melanie R., author.
Publication:
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xxv, 231 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
United States
Romanies -- United States -- Social conditions.
Romanies in mass media.
Romanies in motion pictures.
Romanies -- United States -- Ethnic identity.
Romanies -- Ethnic identity.
Romanies -- Social conditions.
Contents:
Introduction: the Roma: who they are
Roma media representations: fantasy and fiction
Discrimination and prejudice in the daily lives of the Roma
Roma lives and attitudes: a look into the past and the present
The price of Roma prejudice: structural and personal marginalization
Roma and education
Roma identity and traditional lifestyles: protective barriers in a hostile world
Roma activism and final thoughts.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Other format:
Online version: Covert, Melanie R. American Roma.
ISBN:
9781498558396
1498558399
OCLC:
1027733087
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