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Issues of rurality and good practice: Gypsy Traveller pupils in schools

Issues of rurality and good practice: Gypsy Traveller pupils in schools
Issues of rurality and good practice: Gypsy Traveller pupils in schools
This chapter explores aspects of good practice in a mixed comprehensive school in a rural village. It will argue that the rural setting has an effect on anti-racist strategies, issues of segregation and integration and curriculum content for Gypsy Traveller pupils. It will highlight the need for policy makers to consider rhe racism faced by many GypsyTraveller pupils in developing innovative practice to meet the needs of pupils with nomadic lifesryles that present significant challenges to educators and local education authorities (LEAs).
gypsy travellers, social inclusion, rural racism, education
1861347952
193-216
Policy Press
Bhopal, Kalwant
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Neal, Sarah
Agyeman, Julian
Bhopal, Kalwant
5ac0970e-1c42-4757-87df-6fdb6f826314
Neal, Sarah
Agyeman, Julian

Bhopal, Kalwant (2006) Issues of rurality and good practice: Gypsy Traveller pupils in schools. In, Neal, Sarah and Agyeman, Julian (eds.) The new countryside? Ethnicity, nation and exclusion in contemporary rural Britian. Bristol, UK. Policy Press, pp. 193-216.

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This chapter explores aspects of good practice in a mixed comprehensive school in a rural village. It will argue that the rural setting has an effect on anti-racist strategies, issues of segregation and integration and curriculum content for Gypsy Traveller pupils. It will highlight the need for policy makers to consider rhe racism faced by many GypsyTraveller pupils in developing innovative practice to meet the needs of pupils with nomadic lifesryles that present significant challenges to educators and local education authorities (LEAs).

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Published date: 2006
Keywords: gypsy travellers, social inclusion, rural racism, education

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Local EPrints ID: 42012
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/42012
ISBN: 1861347952
PURE UUID: 6901dd60-a7cb-45db-a9b1-3dddffecd877

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Date deposited: 02 Nov 2006
Last modified: 13 Mar 2019 21:13

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