Roma People in Slovakia: Building a Wall Around an Ethnic Minority

Neven Andjelic

Abstract


Slovakia, as multiethnic state, is home to significant Roma population making them third largest ethnic group in the
country. Widespread discrimination in the society and inadequate state policies put many Roma in position of
unemployment, bad or no education, horrendous housing condition with no running water or electricity and other
infrastructure, segregation and walled off communities. Europeanization of state policies might have changed
legislation but the practice is in many ways not affected.


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