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A literature review of the health of Gypsy/Traveller families in Scotland: the challenges for health promotion
Author(s): Smart H, Titterton M, Clark C
Abstract:

In this paper, findings from a detailed literature review (which was commissioned in March 2002 by Queen Margaret University College, UK) on Gypsy/Travellers’ health are presented as well as suggestions on where “gaps” exist in related empirical research.

Comparison of the health of Roma and non-Roma children living in the district of Teplice
Author(s): Miroslav Dostal, Jan Topinka, Radim J. Sram
Abstract:

Objectives To compare the morbidity of 66 Roma and 466 non-Roma children born and living in a diffused type of habitation in the district of Teplice.

Gendered health policies and a women's movement: the Gypsy case
Author(s): Acton T, Caffrey S, Dunn S, Vinson P
Abstract:

Health concepts depend on socially constructed hygiene practices. Many accounts of “traditional” Gypsy hygiene make gender differentiation primary, implying that traditional health practices reinforce patriarchy and emphasizing the special needs of Gypsy women.

Keywords: gender , health , hygiene , Travellers