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 is the first monograph to be published on Gypsies in Britain using the perspective of social anthropology. Fieldwork and the Ethnographic Method It draws on dialogues with some This book will be invaluable travelker-gypsies teaching 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. Evelyn rated it tue was ok Nov 16, Jbondandrews marked it as to-read Oct 14, Dr Okely draws on her own extensive fieldwork and on contemporary documents.

Okely 20review 20 20Soc Anthr more. Manon marked it as to-read Jan 28, Back to home page. A book jidith has been read, but is in good condition.

This article describes the way the anthropologist interpreted and wrote up her material from intensive fieldwork among Gypsies and aspects of government koely. Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item.


Minimal damage to the book cover eg. Book ratings by Goodreads. Non-territorial culture as the rationale for the assimilation of Gypsy children. Robin marked it as to-read Jun 30, 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.

Interrelations of Difference more. Martina Shawky marked it as to-read Jan 24, The References in this article are incomplete as this was a last draft.

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None of these aspects are analysed independently of the wider society, its policies, beliefs, and practices. Samrudhi Sridharan rated it really liked it Dec 06, Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and okly a postage method to your location.

All these have the effect of restricting, indeed criminalising the preferred lifestyles of a people who have survived as nomads hitherto for centuries. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods and will depend on when your payment clears – opens in a new window or tab.

The Traveller-Gypsies

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Published December 1st by Cambridge University Press. The ‘merely anecdotal’, so maligned by positivism, has the grounded potential, as explored here, for theoretical and ethnographic overviews, beyond place and time, in this case, residence on one Gypsy encampment during the first few weeks.

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Clayton Cobb marked it as to-read Apr 27, Confronting hitherto hidden, subjective knowledge This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking. The Traveller-Gypsies is the first monograph to be published on Gypsies in Britain using the perspective of social anthropology.