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Rolling stock: library and information services for gypsies and travellers

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Gypsies and Travellers have lived in Britain for over 500 years and yet the country’s ‘original and oldest ethnic minority’ (Pateman 2004, 42) remains the least tolerated by the majority. This paper provides a brief cultural analysis based on the Gypsy Traveller way of life and how current policies and service provision create barriers to this culture and tradition. Library and information service requirements are identified in relation to specific needs, based on the issues that directly aff...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
BDLSS
Role:
Author
Publisher:
K. G. Saur Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Libri Journal website
Volume:
55
Issue:
4
Pages:
206-215
Publication date:
2005-12-01
ISSN:
0024-2667
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:2947
Deposit date:
2009-08-21

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