A Paper Life: Belgrade's Roma in the Underworld of Waste Scavenging and Recycling
This book is based on interviews with over 200 scavengers, to reveal in their own words, their everyday life, the types of waste they collect, the dangers they are exposed to, the harassments they endure, as well as their desires for a cleaner and more orderly way of life. Hundreds of Thousands of people scavenge in cities throughout Serbia and the Balkans.
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