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The real Big Society: Gypsy Traveller Tenants and Residents' Associations and the role of social capital and empowerment in reversing exclusion

Ryder, Andrew (2012) The real Big Society: Gypsy Traveller Tenants and Residents' Associations and the role of social capital and empowerment in reversing exclusion. Discussion Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.


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This discussion paper is linked to a TSRC Working Paper which gives an overview of the origins and development of tenants and residents’ associations (TRAs) amongst Gypsies and Travellers (TSRC Working Paper 84). This TSRC discussion paper discusses the obstacles which may impede community development but outlines how these may be overcome and the valuable role TRAs could play in the empowerment, economic and social inclusion of this minority. This discussion 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 tenant empowerment in the wider housing sector.

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

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Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Needs Assessments
Cambridgeshire GTANA (2006) Principal authors: Robert Home and Margaret Greenfields - Anglia Ruskin University and Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College.
Dorset GTANA (2006) Law School, Anglia Ruskin University - Dr Margaret Greenfields, Professor Rob Home, John Loveridge, Nick McWilliam, Rory O’Hara.
East Surrey GTANA (2007) – Robert Home - Law School, Anglia Ruskin University.
Lancashire GTANA (2007) Philip Brown, Lisa Hunt, Andy Steele Salford Housing & Urban Studies Unit University of Salford & Pat Niner Centre for Urban and Regional Studies University of Birmingham.
London GTANA (2008) Fordham Research.
North East GTANA (2007) White, Green, Young Planning.
North Surrey GTANA (2007) Anglia Ruskin University.
Suffolk GTANA (2007) Philip Brown, Lisa Hunt and Andy Steele Salford Housing & Urban Studies Unit University of Salford
Yorkshire and Humber GTANA (2006) – Ryan Powell – Sheffield Hallam University.

Date:01 August 2012
Series/Collection Name:TSRC Discussion Paper
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:1794

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