What is it about?

The aims of this article are to examine the emergence of New Right and its use of Roma stigmatization, and to consider the ways in which extreme views are normalized by appealing to beliefs and perceptions.

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Why is it important?

The findings of the article show that pre‐existing prejudices can be a powerful force that not only targets marginalized communities, but also challenges administrative practices and builds organizational support.


At the level of the city, it is possible to identify the way in which these claims can be more precisely calibrated to draw on concerns that circulate within the community.

Dr Remus Cretan
west university of Timisoara

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This page is a summary of: ‘Get out of Traian Square!’: Roma Stigmatization as a Mobilizing Tool for the Far Right in Timişoara, Romania, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, June 2019, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1111/1468-2427.12775.
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