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The wellbeing of Gypsies and Travellers

The wellbeing of Gypsies and Travellers

Smith, David M. and Greenfields, Margaret (2014) The wellbeing of Gypsies and Travellers. In: Knight, Anneyce, La Placa, Vincent and McNaught, Allan, (eds.) Wellbeing: Policy and Practice. Lantern Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, pp. 51-63. ISBN 9781908625229

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Abstract

Outline the social, economic and policy factors behind the increasing settlement of Britain’s nomadic communities.
 Discuss how the concepts of cultural trauma and collective resilience can aid our understanding of how minority groups respond to external change.
 Examine the relationship between accommodation and the wellbeing of Gypsies and Travellers.
 Explore some of the difficulties faced by newly housed Gypsies and Travellers and consider the impact on subjective wellbeing.
 Consider the role of locally based social networks in boosting individual and collective wellbeing.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gypsies, Travellers, Health, Accommodation
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Education & Health
Faculty of Education & Health > Centre for Applied Social Research
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2016 11:01
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/14005

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