Cosmopolitan citizenship under construction. A structural-cultural approach to the implementation process of human rights of Roma and Gypsy travellers.

01 October 2013 → 30 September 2017
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Applied sociology
    • Policy and administration
    • Social psychology
    • Social stratification
    • Social theory and sociological methods
    • Sociology of life course, family and health
    • Other sociology and anthropology
human rights Roma and Gypsy travellers discourse cosmopolitan citizenship
Project description

An analysis of the human rights practice for Roma and Gypsy travellers, aiming to understand the implementation process of human rights, using a multi-actor- and multilevel approach and discourse analysis. The findings will be framed within the debate on cosmopolitan citizenship, focusing on themes as inclusion vs. exclusion, and the tensions between global, national and local level.