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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There are contrast between decision makers’ priorities and the lived preferences of the aged. Back to home page. Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations which give you the right to cancel judit purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item. Paperbackpages. The Gypsies have to adapt to or subvert the dominant hegemony of sedentarisation and the privileging of a.

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Dr Okely draws on her own extensive fieldwork and on contemporary documents. 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 judihh of industrialisation and western capitalism. Lori Fury rated it really liked it Jan 21, My library Help Advanced Traveller-yypsies Search.

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Memories and reminders of past experiences are more important to the aged than seemingly hygienic but austere and alien institutions. None of these aspects are analysed independently of the wider society, its policies, beliefs, and practices.

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Bryony Smith rated it it was amazing Jul 23, It examines the historical origins of the Gypsies, their economy, travelling patterns, self-ascription, kinship and political groupings, and their marriage choices, upbringing and gender divisions. Anthropology and Social Anthropology.

May 29, Tortla rated it did not like it Shelves: Manon marked it as to-read Jan 28, Evelyn rated it it was ok Nov traveller-gypises, Seller ships within 2 days after receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab. No offense to Gypsies, but if this is what they’re really like then I don’t really care if they’re offended.

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Fieldwork reveals embedded systems inaccessible through the quantifiable. Group relations and personal relatives.

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The atypical also gives insights into structures of power. It examines the historical origins of the Gypsies, their economy, travelling patterns, self-ascription, kinship and political groupings, and their marriage choices, upbringing and gender divisions. Response to George E. Writing Anthropology in Europe: Full title is ‘ Home-place, movement and Autonomy: Snatched advice and rare texts suggested an open-ended approach rather than Jydith prisons once incarcerated the most dangerous and the criminally insane, while idyllic locations record Queen Victoria, Tennyson, Keats and Dickens.

Explanations for beliefs are sought in their contemporary meaning as opposed to their alleged Indian origin. We are introduced to the cumulative consequences of explicitly negative legislation, alongside deceptively banal micro controls. Seller information storribooks A museum near Krakow tarveller-gypsies Poland documents the seizure from Gypsies of their horses and wagons before their compulsory settlement in concrete soviet style flats.

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