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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0-9
Health status of Gypsies and Travellers in England
Author(s): Parry G, Van Cleemput P, Peters J, Walters S, Thomas K, Cooper C
Abstract:

To provide the first valid and reliable estimate of the health status of Gypsies and Travellers in England by using standardised instruments to compare their health with that of a UK resident non-Traveller sample, drawn from different socioeconomic and ethnic groups, matched for age and sex.

Reaching Gypsies and Travellers
Author(s): Margaret Greenfields
Abstract:

An innovative partnership with members of the Romany Gypsy community living in South Bukinghamshire aims to improve physical and mental health and wellbeing. If it is successful it will be extended to other communities. 

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
A question of identity: the social exclusion of housed Gypsies and Travellers
Author(s): Greenfields M, Smith D
Abstract:

This article draws upon a series of survey-based and qualitative studies in the UK to examine the experiences of Gypsies and Travellers resident in ‘bricks and mortar’ accommodation.