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Roma people in Slovakia: an article based on the research of Slovak Academy of Science
Anna Jurova – Societal Institute of the Slovak Academy of Science
Roma in Slovakia, migration to Hungarian state, manipulation and segregation with Roma population, socialistic national policy, estimated number of Roma people in Slovakia, reproductive behaviour, language, family and gender identity of Roma people, unemployment, ethnitization of poverty, education assimilation policy, housing, reasons for new emigration.
Article based on the research of Slovak Academy of Science describe the actual situation of Roma people living in Slovakia. Starts with the historical circumstances that had led Roma to migrate and settle on the territory of former Hungarian kingdom, where conditions for living were peaceful in ethnically and religiously rich societal environment. Later on situation changed through the manipulative and assimilation policy that caused exclusion of Roma communities. However the Roma population can be regarded as indigenous many of them are forced to emigrate Slovakia because of the new problems and poverty they are not able to solve.
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