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Gypsies and Travellers: Empowerment and Inclusion in British Society
     

Gypsies and Travellers: Empowerment and Inclusion in British Society

by Joanna Richardson (Editor)
 

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Now more than ever the issues of accommodation, education, health care, employment, and social exclusion for British Gypsy and Traveller communities need to be addressed. This book looks at Gypsies and Travellers in British society, touching on topics such as media and political representation, power, justice, and the impact of European initiatives for inclusion.

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Now more than ever the issues of accommodation, education, health care, employment, and social exclusion for British Gypsy and Traveller communities need to be addressed. This book looks at Gypsies and Travellers in British society, touching on topics such as media and political representation, power, justice, and the impact of European initiatives for inclusion. In doing so, it offers important new insights for students, academics, policy makers, journalists, service providers, and others working with these groups.

Editorial Reviews

Llyn De Danaan

“The book is timely. . . . recommended.” 
Journal of Social Policy

“A groundbreaking investigation of the dynamic social, cultural, and political forces which have impacted on the vast majority of indigenous Gypsies and Travellers in the United Kingdom in modern times.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847428943
Publisher:
Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date:
12/01/2012
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Joanna Richardson is a principal lecturer of housing at De Montfort University in Leicester and the author of several books, including From Recession to Renewal, also published by the Policy Press. Andrew Ryder is a fellow at Bristol University, associate fellow at the Third Sector Research Centre, and a visiting professor at Corvinus University of Budapest. 

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