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A contemporary history of exclusion : the Roma issue in Hungary from 1945 to 2015 / Balázs Majtényi and György Majtényi.

Author/creator Majtényi, Balázs author.
Other author/creatorMajtényi, György.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Budapest ; New York : CEU Press,Central European University Press, 2016.
Descriptionvii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Uniform titleCigánykérdés Magyarországon, 1945-2010. English
Contents Introduction: Contexts of Gypsy/Roma identity and history -- On the sources of Gypsy/Roma history -- Who (what) is (was) Hungarian or Gypsy/Roma? -- "Comrades, if you have a heart" : the history of the Gypsy issue, 1945-1961 -- The construction and spread of the state socialist system -- Policy and Gypsies -- Modernization and Gypsy communities -- Disciplinary state -- The impossibility of self-organization -- Minority issue -- Discourses on social policy and equality -- "Life goes on" : the Hungarian party-state and assimilation -- Social policy and the Gypsies -- Wage work -- Housing -- Social system -- Education -- Scientific approaches -- Gypsy images -- The transformation of discourse -- Disciplinary power, disciplinary society -- Police and agents -- "Health supervisors" -- The national minority issue -- National movement -- The "ethnic interpretation" of history -- Roma policy after the regime change -- Minority issue -- Prospects for multiculturalism -- Minority (self-)government? -- Divide at Impera : the opportunities and impossibilities of self-organization -- Movement -- National minority culture, national culture -- Questions of equal treatment and equal opportunity -- Anti-discrimination -- Equal opportunity -- Roma programs -- Education -- Employment -- Social policy and the Roma -- Aid -- Segregation -- Disciplinary society -- The transformation of discourses -- Research methods -- Panopticon : Roma policy, 2010-2015 -- The Hungarian National Cooperation System -- The anti-egalitarian character of the system -- Changing minority legislation -- New social policy? -- Violence -- The shift -- Summary: Decades of exclusion.
General note"The first version of this volume was published in 2012 under the title The Gypsy Issue in Hungary, 1945-2010 (Cigánykérdés Magyarországon, 1945-2010)"--Acknowledgments.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LanguageTranslated from the Hungarian.
LCCN 2015036022
ISBN9789633861226 (hardbound : alkaline paper)
ISBN9633861225 (hardbound : alkaline paper)

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