Practice Guidance

Gypsies and travellers: history, culture and challenges

Introduction

Quick links Introduction Who are gypsies and travellers? Gypsy and traveller culture, lifestyle and history Problems faced by the community Social work with gypsies and travellers Further information and resources Introduction From the 16th century to the present day, no ethnic groups in Britain have aroused as much curiosity, romance, hatred and fear as gypsies and travellers. Often misunderstood, maligned […]

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