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Judith Okely’s The T raveller-Gypsies is an ethnography of England’s nomads: The Traveller-Gypsies is a book with a message: travelling peoples in Britain. The Traveller-Gypsies, Judith Okely, London: Cambridge University Press, pp. $ (cloth), $ (paper). Show all authors. Marlene Sway. Judith Okely is emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology, Hull University and of Gypsies or Travellers in England and Wales, which resulted in a Ministry.

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Group relations and personal relatives. Other – See seller’s payment instructions. Will usually dispatch within 2 working days of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab. A detailed analysis of pollution beliefs reveals an underlying system which expresses and reinforces the separation of Gypsies from non-Gypsies.

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Rural okly and home Place. Representative APR variable Only two families, one in East Anglia and one in Normandy with whom I became acquainted in two field sites, lived in a household with an offspring, now adult. The Gypsies have to adapt to or subvert the dominanthegemony of sedentarism and the privileging of It draws on dialogues with some David rated it really liked it Sep 26, Postage cost can’t be calculated.


In this book Judith Okely challenges popular accounts of Gypsies which suggest that they were once isolated communities, enjoying an autonomous culture and economy now largely eroded by the traveller-gypsiss of industrialisation and western capitalism. Learn more – opens in new window or tab.

The Traveller-Gypsies

It will also interest the general reader and the academic specialist; social anthropologists, sociologists, historians, geographers, planners and all those concerned with minority groups.

Lori Fury rated it really liked it Jan 21, See all condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab Autoethnography and Social class. Sign in for checkout Check out as guest.

This book will be invaluable for traveller-gypsiea purposes, both as a study of a Gypsy community per se, and for its discussion of the problems involved in carrying out fieldwork within the anthropologist’s own society. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.


AnthropologyHistorical Studiesand Anthropology Today. Lawrence Moran rated it liked it May 28, Skip to main content. Adrianna marked it as to-read Jul 26, Olga added it Nov 14, The aged have been seen as a rich source of oral history in order to reconstruct a community’s past Zonabend Gypsies, Travellers or Roma treated as objects, rarely subjects more.


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The filmed return of the natives? Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and request a postage method to your location. Item description Changing Cultures. Alison marked it as to-read Oct 11, None of these aspects are analysed traveller-gypsie of the wider society, its policies, beliefs, and practices.

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