Roma Rights and Civil Rights: A Transatlantic Comparison, by Sunnie Rucker-Chang and Felix B. Chang, was published by Cambridge University Press in March 2020.
Roma Rights and Civil Rights tackles the movements for, and expressions of, equality for Roma in Central and Southeast Europe and African Americans from two complementary perspectives: law and cultural studies. Interdisciplinary in approach, the book engages with comparative law, European studies, cultural studies, and critical race theory. Its central contribution is to compare the experiences of Roma and African Americans regarding racialization, marginalization, and mobilization for equality. Deploying a novel approach, the book challenges conventional notions of civil rights and paradigms in Romani studies.