Gypsy Law: Romani Legal Traditions and Culture

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Index
Absolutism, 13
Acton, Thomas, 27, 49n, 88–100, 151n
Adams, George, 200
Adams family, 200
Adaptation, 59–61, 260
Adultery, 36–37, 211, 224–25
Age: conceptions of, 31n
Alcoholism, 152, 205
Amish, 58–59, 227
Anne de Beaupré, Sainte (Canada), 206, 210
Apartment living: prohibitions against, 33n
Arzt, Gunther, 8n, 17n, 252
Assimilation, 59–61
Asylum claims of Roma: in Germany, 24n; in the U. S., 266n
Avoidance systems, 103–7, 110, 156; as a form to “plead guilty, ” 107. See also Blood feud
Bathtubs: prohibitions against use, 208
Bell, Maureen Anne, 11–87, 88–96
Benedict, Ruth, 266
Bible, 117–18
Bimbo, Tene, 188
Birth: taboo of, 31, 160–63, 256
Birth certificate: as proof of identity, 231–35
Blasphemy, 206
Block, Martin, 25n
Blood feud: avoidance of, 149–69; and kris, differences from and similarities to, 104–8;as means of settling disputes, 3, 92–94
Bride price: partial return of after divorce, 43, 212, 225; premarital sex reduces amount of, 35n
Buckley, Thomas, 263n, 264n, 265n, 268n
Caffrey, Susan, 88–100, 101–16
Canada, 209–30
Carmichael, Calum, 117–36
Cats: marimé taboo of, 38, 208
Ceaus¸escu, Nicolae, 260n. See also Romania
Celibacy, 204
Children: love of, 257n; school attendance of problematic for Roma, 58n, 256
Churara, 197. See also Vlax, Vlach
Circumcision: Jewish, 135n; of Muslim women, 264–66
Cleanliness: defined and distinguished from purity, 149n; in Gypsy law and Jewish law, 120–23
Clébert, Jean Paul, 25n, 35n, 37n
Clitoridectomy, 264–66. See also Circumcision
Clothing: of Finnish Gypsies (Kaale), 158
Collier, Charles, 75n
Computers: cultural significance of, 65n
Concentration camps, 23–24. See also Holocaust, Porrajmòs
Confidential information, 254–61. See also Fieldwork
Conflict: between Romaniya (Gypsy law) and state law, 48–55
Cornerus, Hermann, 137

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  • Title Page *
  • Contents v
  • Editor's Note on Terminology vii
  • Foreword - Angela P. Harris ix
  • One - Walter O. Weyrauch 1
  • Two - Walter O. Weyrauch and Maureen Anne Bell 11
  • Three - Thomas Acton, Susan Caffrey, and Gary Mundy 88
  • Four - Susan Caffrey and Gary Mundy 101
  • Five - Calum Carmichael 117
  • Six - Angus Fraser 137
  • Seven - Martti Grönfors 149
  • Eight - Ian Hancock 170
  • Nine - Ronald Lee 188
  • Ten - Anne Sutherland 231
  • Eleven - Walter O. Weyrauch 243
  • Contributors 277
  • Index 279
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