Gypsies and Travellers in Housing: The Decline of Nomadism

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This book examines the increasing—and increasingly enforced—settlement of Gypsies and Travellers into conventional housing. The authors evaluate a range of Gypsy- and Traveller-related policies in areas such as social housing, community cohesion and regeneration, and race relations and equality.  Analyzing the impact of these policies, they offer an unprecedented look into the changing culture and dynamics of ethnic Gypsy and Traveller communities. Ultimately, this volume demonstrates the tenacity and ...
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Overview


This book examines the increasing—and increasingly enforced—settlement of Gypsies and Travellers into conventional housing. The authors evaluate a range of Gypsy- and Traveller-related policies in areas such as social housing, community cohesion and regeneration, and race relations and equality.  Analyzing the impact of these policies, they offer an unprecedented look into the changing culture and dynamics of ethnic Gypsy and Traveller communities. Ultimately, this volume demonstrates the tenacity and adaptability of cultural formations in the face of policy-driven constraints that are antithetical to traditional lifestyles. 
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847428738
  • Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
  • Publication date: 8/15/2013
  • Pages: 260
  • Product dimensions: 9.20 (w) x 6.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


David Smith is a principal lecturer in sociology at the University of Greenwich. He is the author of On the Margins of Inclusion. Margaret Greenfields is the director of the Institute for Diversity Research at Buckinghamshire New University. 
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Table of Contents

List of tables

Acknowledgements

Foreword

1 Introduction

2 Space, surveillance and modernity

3 Gypsies, nomads and urbanisation: a social history

4 The research sites and population sample

5 Routes into housing

6 Housing transitions

7 Gypsies, travelers and gorjers: conflict and cooperation

8 Recreating community

9 Young people in housing: aspirations, social relations and identity

10 Conclusion

Appendix A: Methodologies

Appendix B: Glossary of words and terms

References

Index

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