After World War I , the Romani people in Czechoslovakia formed an ethnic community, living on the social periphery of the mainstream Czechoslovakian population. The state always focused on the Romani population not as a distinct ethnic minority , but rather perceived it as a particularly anti-social and criminal group. The communist government of — attempted to integrate the Romani into the majority population through obligatory education and employment, and the formation of Romani organizations. Romani people were forced to resettle in small groups around the country, leaving them isolated. This policy of the state was oriented toward assimilation of the Romani people. In , Law No.
Romani people in Czechoslovakia
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Equally surprising is the very high proportion of women who are employed, almost all of them full-time, although they continue to do the lion's share of homemaking. This strategy enables Czech women to have a high sense of personal efficacy and independence. This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution. Rent this article via DeepDyve.
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The years of totalitarian rule in Czechoslovakia, from to , were dark and dismal days, indeed. Bribes abounded; the presence of bugs in homes prevented people from speaking openly; there were long lines at the shops; people were imprisoned for filing complaints or signing petitions. Furthermore, the rich turned poor as owners of extravagant housing were given new accommodation in the country.