Aspects of Social- Economical Status of the Roma Population in in Republic of Macedonia (Research Report)

Ananiev, Jovan and Ivanovska, Hristina and Shumkovski, Aleksandar (2004) Aspects of Social- Economical Status of the Roma Population in in Republic of Macedonia (Research Report). In: Roma Economic Forum. Roma International Center in Macedonia, Skopje.

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The Roma are one of the most marginalized ethnical groups with many economical, social and cultural problems. These are even bigger if it is about the Central and Eastern European countries, including the Republic of Macedonia. All these living aspects are to be examined deeper in order to get a real image about them. Different researches are done in this sphere, but this was mainly done on the total population in Macedonia, without making research on the Roma population as ethnic group with specific and rooted problems. The Institute for sociological political and juridical researches continues the several-decade continuity of researching this area and with the conducted inquiry tries to open up only one part of the problems that they are faced with and this represents initiative step in the effort to get precise image about what represents economical-social aspect of the Roma life. Main goals of the research to explore the economical potential among the Roma in RM and to register the most characteristic problems in the economical and the social sphere that the different Roma categories are faced with (firm owners, the ones who are selling at the open markets, the ones who are making different services, the unemployed etc.) - to make an image about this sphere specifications in different regions in Macedonia - to point on the most characteristic specifications related with the demographical structures of the Roma community (gender, religious, educational, age, incomes etc.) - to make an image about the situation of the Roma community in order to serve as an empiric material in the process for developing strategy for its improving - to enable the international and domestic organizations to use the results from the empiric research for implementation of their activities for intervention at this population

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Social Sciences > Economics and business
Social Sciences > Political Science
Social Sciences > Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Law
Depositing User: Jovan Ananiev
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2012 19:11
Last Modified: 15 May 2013 13:52

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