Contemporary Anti-Gypsyism in European Mass Media

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the contemporary phenomenon of Anti-Gypsyism which diffused widely throughout socialrepresentations of the so called “Gypsies”. In Europe and especiallyin Italy, the media tends to reproduce racist stereotypes and prejudices through a xenophobic depiction of this ethnic group, often offering an ethnocentric point of view. From an anthropological perspective, Roma people are a minority group facing diasporicphenomena across Europe, produced by the host societies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3491-3494
Number of pages4
JournalINTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING
Volume12
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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