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"EU-kommissionen är inte FBI. Vad vill du att vi ska göra? Ska vi skicka en armé till Rumänien eller vad?"
Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this essay is to do a case specific examination of the EU level implementation of the integration of Romanian Roma.

The essay is divided into two parts. The first part of the essay constitutes a description of relevant European Union policy instruments and the current ambition to integrate the Romanian Roma. The second part of the essay is a qualitative text analysis based on debate articles published in the Swedish daily newspaper Dagens Nyheter. The articles are systematically categorized by different themes in order to try to analyze the reasoning and argumentation in this area. The aim of the qualitative analysis is to find the core of the debate and then try to compare it with the EU’s ambitions to integrate Romanian Roma.


The essay concludes that there are problematic aspects to the implementation of Romanian Roma integration. This essay shows one of these problematic aspects. It is a complicated problem without a single, given solution. Rather, there are a number of factors that contributes to the problem. The essay also offers some new facts that can constitute a basis for further research.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 36 p.
Keyword [en]
Roma, implementation, Romania, European Union, European instruments, Dagens Nyheter, debate
National Category
Social Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:mdh:diva-28364OAI: diva2:823032
Subject / course
Political Science
Available from: 2015-08-17 Created: 2015-06-17 Last updated: 2015-08-17Bibliographically approved

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