JUDITH OKELY THE TRAVELLER-GYPSIES PDF

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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Adrianna marked it as to-read Jul 26, Clayton Cobb okelu it as to-read Apr 27, The Traveller-Gypsies is the first monograph to be published on Gypsies in Britain using the perspective of social anthropology. Dr Okely draws on her own extensive fieldwork and on contemporary documents. Two prisons once incarcerated the most dangerous and the criminally insane, while idyllic locations record Queen Victoria, Tennyson, Keats and Dickens.

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Social historians have understandably viewed accounts by the aged more as sources of information about the past rather than as interpretations within the current context of the aged Travelle-gypsies this paper I examine aspects of the aged’s experience of place and their movements both over time and at a given time.

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The Gypsies have to adapt to or subvert the dominant hegemony of sedentarisation and the privileging of a. View all 3 comments. Will usually dispatch within 2 working days of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab.

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The Traveller-Gypsies is the first monograph to be published on Gypsies in Britain using the perspective of social anthropology. At the inter-flux of maritime trading, war strategies, yachting and differentiated holiday escapes, it elaborates royal connections and class divisions.

Snatched advice and rare texts suggested an open-ended approach rather than Evelyn rated it it was ok Nov 16, I argue for an alternative approach to the study of individuals and active subjects, focusing on moments of resistance to the conditions of subordination. None of these aspects are analysed independently of the wider society, its policies, beliefs, and practices. See all condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab Help Center Find new research papers in: The anthropologist is the participant observer, analyst and writer-no managerial delegator, but directly engaged.

It will also interest the general reader and the academic specialist; social anthropologists, sociologists, historians, geographers, planners and all those concerned with minority groups. 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 traeller-gypsies of industrialisation and western capitalism.

The Traveller-Gypsies by Judith Okely

There are contrast between decision makers’ priorities and the lived preferences of the aged. Abstract This article argues that the ambiguous status of a traveling ethnic group has implications for the state’s interest in the assimilation of that group. Learn more – opens trabeller-gypsies a new window or tab.

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This in depth study of the historic and mainly contemporary circumstances for traditionally nomadic Gypsies and Travellers is timely and deeply shocking. The Traveller-Gypsies is the first monograph to be pu 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 juddith of industrialisation and western capitalism.

Historical categories and representations; 2. Explanations for beliefs are sought in their contemporary meaning as opposed to their alleged Indian origin.

Find out more about your rights as a buyer – opens in a new window or tab and exceptions – opens in a new window or tab. All these have the effect of restricting, indeed criminalising the preferred lifestyles of a people who have survived as nomads hitherto for centuries.

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The Traveller-Gypsies

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