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

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


Local EPrints ID: 42012
ISBN: 1861347952
PURE UUID: 6901dd60-a7cb-45db-a9b1-3dddffecd877

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Date deposited: 02 Nov 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:25

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Author: Kalwant Bhopal
Editor: Sarah Neal
Editor: Julian Agyeman

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