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Author Smith, David M.
Title Gypsies and Travellers in housing [electronic resource] : the decline of nomadism / David M. Smith and Margaret Greenfields.
Publication Info. Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL : Policy Press, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Sept. 9, 2013).
Contents GYPSIES AND TRAVELLERS IN HOUSING; Contents; List of tables; Acknowledgements; David adds:; Margaret writes:; Foreword; 1. Introduction; Cultural trauma and collective resilience; 2. Space, surveillance and modernity; Policy and settlement; Outsiders in urban society; Modernity, space and exclusion; Ethnicity, social closure and legislation; 3. Gypsies, nomads and urbanisation: a social history; Settlement in the 19th and 20th centuries; Irish nomads in Britain; The 'Metropolitan Gypsyries'; Between nomadism and settlement: the interwar 'van towns'; 4. The research sites and population sample
IntroductionThe population data; Purposive studies of housed Gypsies and Travellers; 5. Routes into housing; Site provision and 'enforced' housing; Housing officers and housing allocation; Family, responsibility and housing; 6. Housing transitions; Adapting to 'bricks and mortar'; Perceptions of neighbourhood; Gendered transitions; Authenticity and identity; Successful transitions; 7. Gypsies, Travellers and gorjers: conflict and cooperation; Settlement and discrimination; Stereotypes and social closure; Responses to racism: masculinity and solidarity
Social mixing and intergroup classifications: locals and outsiders8. Recreating community; Spatial management and residential segregation; Rebuilding community: housing exchanges and Choice Based Letting; Gender, networks and community; Self isolation; 9. Young people in housing: aspirations, social relations and identity; Gender social reproduction and transformation; Hybridisation and cultural identity; Mixed families; Neighbourhood attachment and inter-ethnic solidarities; 10. Conclusion; Social inclusion, diversity and cultural resilience; Policy responses and recommendations
Further researchAppendix A: Methodologies; Literature review; Secondary analysis of Gypsy Traveller Accommodation Assessment (GTAA) data; Focus group data; Questionnaires and individual interviews; Appendix B: Glossary of words and terms; Index
Subject Nomads -- Great Britain.
Romanies -- Great Britain.
English Travellers (Nomadic people)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)
Great Britain -- Social conditions.
Added Author Greenfields, Margaret.
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Related To Print version: Smith, David M. Gypsies and Travellers in housing. Bristol : Policy Press, 2013 9781847428745
ISBN 9781847428745 (electronic bk.)
1847428746 (electronic bk.)
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