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The Urban Review

, Volume 49, Issue 3, pp 498–509 | Cite as

Blue or Red? Why Do Categories Attract?

  • Dana Moree
  • Tereza Vávrová
  • Alena Felcmanová
Article

Abstract

A group of Roma and non-Roma participants worked on the topic of ethnicity and its influence on individuals’ lives, using the Theatre of the Oppressed method. The group process was analyzed by means of ethnographic research and was perceived by the researchers as a process of formulating the research question. Interaction between the audience and the actors was recorded and analyzed using qualitative methods and was perceived as answering this research question. The article presents a debate about the influence of ethnicity on individuals’ lives and how the difficulties it causes in society can be overcome.

Keywords

Roma Ethnicity Theatre of the Oppressed 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dana Moree
    • 1
  • Tereza Vávrová
    • 1
  • Alena Felcmanová
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of HumanitiesCharles University of PraguePragueCzech Republic

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