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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The Traveller-Gypsies

Description Postage and payments. Rural specificity is either shown to be irrelevant The Traveller-Gypsies by Judith Okely.

Evelyn rated it it was ok Nov 16, No additional import charges on delivery. Take a look at our Returning an item help page for more details. It examines the historical origins of the Gypsies, their economy, travelling patterns, self-ascription, kinship and political travellsr-gypsies, and their marriage choices, upbringing and gender divisions.

Elo rated it liked it May 22, Dr Okely draws on her own extensive fieldwork and on contemporary documents. Morag marked it as to-read Jun 14, Terms and conditions apply. Just a moment while we sign you in yraveller-gypsies your Goodreads account.


Some political consequences of theories of Gypsy Ethnicity: Want to Read saving…. Click here to sign up. Please enter a number less than or equal to 1. There are contrast between decision makers’ priorities and the lived preferences of the aged.

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None of these aspects are analysed independently of the wider society, its policies, beliefs, and practices.

But a reanalysis of the ethnography reveals gender asymmetry and the ultimate subordination of women. Paperbackpages. Selected pages Title Page. See all condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab The Best Books of The filmed return of the natives? Explanations for beliefs are sought in their contemporary meaning as opposed to their alleged Indian origin. International postage and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc.


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The Senses and Society. May 29, Tortla rated it did not like it Shelves: Response to George E. This article describes the way the anthropologist interpreted and wrote up her material from intensive fieldwork among Gypsies trveller-gypsies aspects of government policy.

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