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Hearing the voice of Gypsies and Travellers: the history, development and challenges of Gypsy and Traveller Tenants and Residents’ Associations

Ryder, Andrew (2012) Hearing the voice of Gypsies and Travellers: the history, development and challenges of Gypsy and Traveller Tenants and Residents’ Associations. Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.


URL of Published Version: http://www.tsrc.ac.uk/Research/BelowtheRadarBtR/HearingthevoicesofGypsiesandTravellers/tabid/954/Default.aspx


This paper seeks to give an overview of the origins and development of Tenants and residents’ associations (TRAs) amongst Gypsies and Travellers. As well as identifying good practice it outlines recent legal events which may stimulate further TRA development on Gypsy and Traveller sites. This Working Paper aims to contribute to a wider debate between the tenants and residents of Traveller sites, those involved in their management and others active in the promotion of tenants empowerment in the wider housing sector.

Type of Work:Monograph (Working Paper)
School/Faculty:Colleges (2008 onwards) > College of Social Sciences
Department:Third Sector Research Centre

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Date:01 August 2012
Series/Collection Name:TSRC Working Paper Series
Keywords:Gypsy and Traveller; tenants and residents’ associations; community development; social inclusion; empowerment.
Subjects:H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
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Funders:Economic and Social Research Council, Office for Civil Society, Barrow Cadbury Trust
Copyright Holders:Third Sector Research Centre
ID Code:1783

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