Education and Gypsies/Travellers: ‘contradictions and significant silences’ 1

@article{Lloyd2008EducationAG,
  title={Education and Gypsies/Travellers: ‘contradictions and significant silences’ 1},
  author={G. Lloyd and G. McCluskey},
  journal={International Journal of Inclusive Education},
  year={2008},
  volume={12},
  pages={331 - 345}
}
  • G. Lloyd, G. McCluskey
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Inclusive Education
  • For centuries there have been strong tensions between Gypsy/Traveller communities and their nation states. Today, discrimination against Gypsies/Travellers in the UK is still so widespread that it has been described as the last ‘respectable’ form of racism. The paper argues that the experiences of Gypsies/Travellers, as they come into contact with the structures of education, reveal a continuing discrimination against one of the most disadvantaged minority ethnic groups in the UK; a… CONTINUE READING
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