Identity, culture, politics
Identity – reflects attitudes of majority -
Withdrawal and separation (protect values and culture)
Internalisation of stereotypes
Romani ethnicity: ‘descent, ancestry, kinship and marriage patterns, language, social organisation, taboos, political organisation, employments and economic organisation, nomadism, codes of morality and…a particular state of mind’ (Mayall 2004: 220)
Culture & values - code of cleanlines, eating, washing up, treatment of animals, funerals, sexual behaviour etc
Romani organisations – IRU; Roma National Congress
European level ERRC, ERIO, ERF (vide links bellow)….