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Breaking the Exclusion Cycle – How to Promote Cooperation between Majority and Minority Ethnic Groups - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Breaking the Exclusion Cycle: How to Promote Cooperation between Majority and Minority Ethnic Groups

Ana Bracic

Abstract

Social exclusion of marginalized populations is an intractable problem of global relevance. Breaking the Exclusion Cycle develops a theory of how individual behaviors contribute to its persistence, and presents a possible solution. The book introduces the “exclusion cycle,” which consists of four parts. Antiminority culture gives rise to discrimination by members of the majority. Members of the minority anticipate maltreatment and develop survival strategies. Members of the majority often disapprove of minority’s survival strategies, ethnicize them, and attribute them to the minority as such, ... More

Keywords: Social exclusion, inclusion, discrimination, survival strategies, Gypsies, Roma/Romani, NGO, ethnic minority, majority, marginalization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190050672
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190050672.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ana Bracic, author
Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Oklahoma

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