Employment Discrimination of Romani People in Bosnia and Herzegovina

CICKUSIC, Emir and TANDIR, Natasa (2013) Employment Discrimination of Romani People in Bosnia and Herzegovina. International Conference on Economic and Social Studies, 10-11 May, 2013, Sarajevo, 1 (1). ISSN 2303-4564

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Abstract

The Romani are an ethnic group living mostly in Europe originating from the northwestern Indian Subcontinent. Romani are widely known in the English-speaking world by the exonym "Gypsies". There are no certain data about total population of the Romani people all around the world but it is assumed it estimates from 2 million to more than 12 million. In Bosnia and Herzegovina approximately there are 80,000 of Romani people which were faced with much discrimination during their life mostly on field of education, employment and health care. This research should provide insight how much Romani people are discriminated when applying to a job. Research has been undertaken with the survey which was shared among the Romani people groups, relevant NGOs, and representatives of local communities who are dealing with the problems of minorities. Results can be used to show how largest minority in Bosnia and Herzegovina is facing discrimination in any aspect each day, especially in professional life. Keywords: Romani People, Employment Discrimination, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
Divisions: Faculty of Economics > Management Department
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Date Deposited: 14 May 2013 13:45
Last Modified: 14 May 2013 13:45
URI: http://eprints.ibu.edu.ba/id/eprint/1454

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