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The Education of Roma in Sweden: an interplay between policy and practice
Södertörn University, School of Culture and Education, Education.
2013 (English)In: Die Bildungssituation von Roma in Europa / [ed] Sabine Hornberg & Christian Brüggemann, Münster: Waxmann Verlag, 2013, 1, 197-214 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This article analyses the interplay between policy and practice as concerns the education of Roma in Sweden. First, the article gives a historical background to the present situation and the recognition of Roma as a national minority in the year 2000 describing the various Romani groups that migrated to Sweden during the different historical periods. Second, it offers an overview of the social, economic, and educational situation highlighting the heterogeneity of Roma in the country. Finally, the paper presents a general overview of the educational situation of the Roma giving examples of some good practices and concluding with some remarks and future prospects.

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Münster: Waxmann Verlag, 2013, 1. 197-214 p.
Studien zur International und Interkulturell Vergleichenden Erziehungswissenschaft, 16
Keyword [en]
Roma, Sweden, Education, Policy, Practice
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Educational Sciences Sociology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-19847ISBN: 978-3-8309-2841-6 (print)OAI: diva2:652353
Available from: 2013-09-30 Created: 2013-09-30 Last updated: 2015-01-12Bibliographically approved

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