The Romani ethnic minority reflected in historical discourse and

Olga Grosariu

Abstract


The present article proposes an analysis of the Romani minority, starting from the historic discourse, which offers an image of their lifestyle and traditions, continuing with media discourse, a real mirror of current mentality with respect to this minority. The first part of the study underlines the problems faced by the Romani during their travelling throughout the world and living almost exclusively at the edge of the society, which, for more or less subjective reasons, did not offer them a real chance of rehabilitation. The second part focuses on the huge role of the media in changing our perception upon the Romani minority. The first step is done: the media have dropped its negative stereotypes, emphasizing positive actions and presenting the Romani from an angle unparalleled before

Keywords


Romani, ethnic minority, media discourse, scientific discourse, culture, identity.

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ISSN: 2065-3247

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