Useful Resources

Criminal justice

Amnesty International (2014): “We ask for justice” Europe’s failure to protect Roma from racist violence.

Peter J Aspinall, Centre for Health Services Studies, University of Kent: Hidden Needs, Identifying Key Vulnerable Groups in Data Collections: Vulnerable Migrants, Gypsies and Travellers, Homeless People, and Sex Workers

BBC News [online] (2003): ‘Boys guilty of killing ‘Gypsy’.

Chakraborti, N. and Garland, J. (2015): Hate Crime. Impact, causes & responses. Los Angeles: Sage.

The College of Policing (2014): Hate Crime Operational Guidance.

Corcoran, H., Lader, D. and Smith, K. (2015): Hate Crime, England and Wales, 2014/15. Home Office.

Cottrell-Boyce, Joseph (2014): Too many Gypsies and Travellers end up in prison –this must be addressed. The Guardian. [online].

Crofts-Gibbons, K. (2013): We’re not racist, but those gypsies… The Oxonian Globalist [online].

Donnelly-Drummond, A. (2015): Becoming Visible: Gypsy Roma Travellers in
Prison. Prison Service Journal 219, 19-24.

Equality and Human Right Commission (2015): Is Britain Fairer? The state of equality and human rights 2015.

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (2012): Data in Focus Report. Minorities as Victims of Crime.

Friends, Families and Travellers [online]: Discrimination. Reporting hate crime.

Green, C. (2015): Eric Pickles illegally discriminating against Gypsies and Travellers, the High Court rules. The Independent [online].

Greenfields, M., Watson, M. and Davies, J. (2015): Review of Thames Valley Police Gypsy, Traveller and Roma Policies & Procedures. Thames Valley Police.

Greenfields, M., James, Z. and Berlin, J. (2015): “Crime and Punishment: Gypsies, Travellers and Roma in the criminal justice system”. Thematic meeting report. Council of Europe / European Academic Network of Romani Studies.

Gypsy Roma Traveller Police Association (GRTPA) (2015): “Our testimonials”.

HM Government (2012): ‘Challenge it, Report it, Stop it – The Government’s Plan to Tackle Hate Crime’.

HM Inspectorate of Prisons (2014): People in prison: Gypsies, Romany and Travellers. A findings paper. London: Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons.

The Irish Chaplaincy in Britain (2015): Travellers in Prison newsletters (2011-2014)

The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IRPT) (2014): Travellers in the Irish Prison System: A qualitative study.

James, Z. (2013): Offenders or Victims?: An exploration of Gypsies and Travellers as a policing paradox: Phillips, Coretta (ed.) New Directions in Race, Ethnicity and Crime. London: Routledge.

James, Z. (2014): Hate Crimes against Gypsies, Travellers and Roma in Europe. In Hall, N., Corb, A., Giannasi, P., Grieve, J.: The International Handbook of Hate Crime. London: Routledge.

James, Z. (2014): Policing Hate Against Gypsies and Travellers: Dealing with the Dark Side: Chakraborti, N. (ed.) Responding to Hate Crime: The Case for Connecting Policy and Research. Bristol: Policy Press.

Lane, P., Spencer, S. and Jones, A. (2014): Gypsy, Traveller and Roma: Experts by Experience. Reviewing UK Progress on the European Union Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies. Anglia Ruskin University.

Mac Gabhann, C. (2011): Voices Unheard: A study of Irish Travellers in Prison. London: Irish Chaplaincy in Britain.

Mac Gabhann, C. and Cottrell-Boyce, J. (2014): Gypsy and Traveller Prisoners: A Good Practice Guide. London: Irish Chaplaincy in Britain.

McGarry, A. (2013): Romaphobia: the last acceptable form of racism. Open Democracy [online].

Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) [online]: Hate Crime reporting. Bias against Roma and Sinti. Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Quarmby, K. (2014): Calls for Barry Smith murder to be recognised as race hate crime. The Travellers’ Times [online].

Shubber, K. (2014): Who is the number one target of hate speech on Twitter? Wired.co.uk.

The Traveller Movement (2016): Inclusion of Gypsies and Travellers in ethnic monitoring systems of Police forces in the UK.

Van Baar, H. (2014): The Emergence of a Reasonable Anti-Gypsyism in Europe. In Agarin (ed.) When Stereotype meets Prejudice: Antiziganism in European Societies. Stuttgart: Ibidem Verlag, pp 27-44.

Van Baar, H. (2011): Europe’s Romaphobia: Problematization, Securitization, Nomadization. In Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 29(2): 203-212

Wallengren, S. & Mellgren, C. (2015): ‘The role of visibility for a minority‘s exposure to (hate) crime and worry about crime -a study of the Traveller community’. International Review of Criminology, 21(3).

Equality and human rights

Acton, T., ed., (1997): Gypsy Politics and Traveller Identity. Hatfield: University of Hertfordshire Press.

Bancroft, A. (2005): Roma and Gypsy-Travellers in Europe. Modernity, Race, Space and
Exclusion. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Limited.

Bhopal, K. and Myers, M. (2008): Insiders, Outsiders and Others: Gypsies and
Identity. Hertfordshire: UHP.

Cemlyn, S. (2008): Human Rights and Gypsies and Travellers. An Exploration of the Application of a Human Rights Perspective to Social Work with a Minority Community in Britain. British Journal of Social Work, 38(1), pp. 1-21.

Cemlyn, S., Greenfields, M., Burnett, S., Matthews, Z. and Whitwell, C. (2009): Inequalities Experienced by Gypsy and Traveller Communities: A Review. London: Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Clark, C. and Greenfields, M. (2006): Here to Stay. The Gypsies and Travellers of Britain. Hatfield: University of Hertfordshire Press. Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) (2004): Gypsies and Travellers. A Strategy for the CRE 2004-2007. London: CRE.

Coxhead, J. (2007): The Last Bastion of Racism? : Gypsies, Travellers and Policing. Institution of Education Press.

Commissioner for Human Rights (2012): Human rights of Roma and Travellers in Europe. Council of Europe.

Department for Communities and Local Government (2011): Council Conclusions on an EU Framework Strategy for Roma Integration up to 2020: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Department for Communities and Local Government (2012): Progress report by the ministerial working group on tackling inequalities experienced by Gypsies and Travellers. London.

Equality and Human Rights Commission (2016): England’s most disadvantaged groups: Gypsies, Travellers and Roma. An Is England Fairer? review spotlight report (1 of 4).

European Commission (2014): COM(2014) 209. Report on the implementation of the EU framework for National Roma Integration Strategies. Brussels: European Union.

GOV.UK (2012): Reducing inequalities for Gypsies and Travellers: progress report.

Office for National Statistics (2014): What does the 2011 Census tell us about the Characteristics of Gypsy or Irish Travellers in England and Wales?

Powell, R. (2008): Understanding the Stigmatization of Gypsies: Power and the Dialectics of (Dis) identification. Housing, Theory and Society 25(2), 87-109.

Ryder, A., Acton, T., Alexander, S., Cemlyn, S., Greenfields, M., Richardson, J., Smith, D. and Van Cleemput, P. (2011): Big or Divided Society? Final Recommendations and Report of the Panel Review into the Coalition Government Policy on Gypsies and Travellers. [online]

Economic Inclusion

Brown, P., Scullion, L. and Martin, P. (2013): Migrant Roma in the UK:
Population size and experience of local authorities and partners. Salford: University of Salford.

Council of the European Union (2013): Council recommendation on effective Roma integration measures in the member states.

Greenfields, M. (2007): “A Good Job for a Traveller?” Exploring Gypsy and Travellers’ Perceptions of Health and Social Care Careers: Barriers and Solutions to Recruitment, Training and Retention of Social Care Students. London: BucksNewUni.

Office for National Statistics (2014), ‘What does the 2011 Census tell us about the Characteristics of Gypsy or Irish Travellers in England and Wales?’ Available from:

Power, C. (2004): Room to Roam, England’s Irish Travellers. London: Community Fund

Ryder, A. and Greenfields, M. (2010): Roads to success: Economic and Social Inclusion for Gypsies and Travellers. London: A Report by the Irish Traveller Movement in Britain.

Ryder, A., Acton, T., Alexander, S., Cemlyn, S., Van Cleemput, P., Greenfields, M., Richardson, J. and Smith, D. (2011): Big or Divided Society? Final Recommendations and Report of the Panel Review into the Coalition Government Policy on Gypsies and Travellers. [online]

Smith, D. and Greenfields, M. (2012): Housed Gypsies and Travellers in the UK: work, exclusion and adaptation. Race & Class, 53(3), 48-64.

Planning & accommodation

Berlin, J. (2015): Assimilated Individuals and Segregated Communities. A comparative study of housing and living related well-being of Finnish Roma and housed Gypsies and Travellers in England. Kuopio: University of Eastern Finland.

Brown, P. and Niner, P. (2009): Assessing local housing authorities’ progress in meeting the accommodation needs of Gypsy and Traveller communities in England. Equality and Human Rights Commission. Available from:

Brown, P., Henning, S. and Niner, P. (2011): Assessing local housing authorities’ progress in meeting the accommodation needs of Gypsy and Traveller communities in England and Wales: 2010 update. Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Cullen, S., Hayes, P. and Hughes, L. (2008): Good practice guide: Working with housed Gypsies and Travellers. London: Shelter.

Equality and Human Rights Commission (2009): Gypsies and Travellers: simple solutions for living together.

Greenfields, M. (2009): Gypsies, Travellers and accommodation. Better Housing Briefing Paper, 10. London: Race Equality Foundation (REF).

Greenfields, M. and Smith, D. (2010): Housed Gypsy/Travellers, Social Segregation and the Recreation of Communities. Housing Studies, 25(3), pp. 397-412.

Greenfields, M. and Smith, D. (2011): A question of identity: the social exclusion of housed Gypsies and Travellers. Research, Policy and Planning 28(3), pp. 65-78.

GOV.UK (2015): Government planning policy for traveller sites.

Leeds Gate (2016): Negotiated Stopping vs Transit Sites – What is the difference?

Richardson, J. (2007): Providing Gypsy and Traveller sites: contentious spaces. Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Richardson, J. and Ryder, A. (2009): New Labour’s Policies and Their Effectiveness for the Provision of Sites for Gypsies and Travellers in England: Sigona, N. and Trehan, N. (eds.) Romani Politics in Contemporary Europe. Poverty, Ethnic Mobilization, and the Neoliberal Order. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan. Chapter 12.

Richardson, J. and Ryder, A. (2012): Gypsies and Travellers: Accommodation, Empowerment and Inclusion in British Society. Bristol: Policy Press.

Smith, D. and Greenfields, M. (2012): Housed Gypsies and Travellers in the UK: Work, Exclusion and Adaptation in a Post-Industrial Economy. Race and Class (53)3, pp. 48-65.

Smith, D. and Greenfields, M. (2013): Gypsies and Travellers in Housing. Bristol: The Polity Press.

Media
Advertising Standards Authority ruling against Channel Four Television Corporation (2012).

Amnesty International (2012): Caught in the Headlines. Scottish Media Coverage of Scottish Gypsy Travellers.

Ansted, A. (2010): What do we think of Romani people? A report on the relationship between the news media and an ethnic group. Equality.

Children’s Commission for Wales guide for challenging the negative media reporting of Gypsies and Travellers. [online].

European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) (2016): General Policy Recommendation No. 15 on Combating Hate Speech.

Friends, Families and Travellers [online]: Media. Available from:

The Leveson Inquiry (2012): An Inquiry into the Culture, Practices and Ethics of the Press. Volume 2.

Morris, R. (2000): Gypsies, Travellers and the Media: Press regulation and racism in the UK Communications Law 5(6).

NET-KARD Project (2014): Practical Guide for Media professionals to prevent discrimination against the Roma communities.

Richardson, J. (2014): Roma in the News: an examination of media and political discourse and what needs to change. People, Place and Policy (8)1, 51-64.

René Cassin (2015): GRT Representation: Media Response Toolkit.

Shubber, K. (2014): Who is the number one target of hate speech on Twitter? Wired.co.uk.

Education

Allen, D. and Adams, P. (2013): Social work with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children. British Association for Adopting and Fostering (BAAF).

Bhopal, K. (2004): Gypsy Travellers and Education: Changing Needs and Changing Perceptions. University of Greenwich. British Journal of Educational Studies, 52(1), pp. 47-64.

Bingham, C. (2010): Child Poverty Relating to Gypsy and Traveller Children and Young People in Sussex. Friends, Families and Travellers. Available from:

Cemlyn, S. (1998): Policy and Provision by Social Services for Traveller Children and Families. Report on Research Study. Bristol: University of Bristol.

Cemlyn, S. (2000a): Assimilation, control, mediation or advocacy? Social work dilemmas in providing anti-oppressive services for Traveller children and families. Child and Family Social Work, 5(4), pp. 327-41.

Children’s Commissioner (2012), “They never give up on you”. Office of the Children’s Commissioner School Exclusions Inquiry, p. 71.

Cudworth, D. (2008): `There is a little bit more than just delivering the stuff’: policy, pedagogy and the education of Gypsy/Traveller children. Critical Social Policy, 28(3), 361-377.

Derrington, C. and Kendall, S. Gypsy Traveller Students in Secondary Schools: Culture, Identity and Achievement. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books.

Department for Children, Schools and Families (2008): Attendance Advice: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children.

Fargas, L. (2007): Segregation of Roma Children in Education. Addressing Structural Discrimination through the Race Equality Directive. Luxembourg: European Commission.

Foster, B. and Norton, P. (2012): Educational Equality for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Children and Young People in the UK. The Equal Rights Review 8.

Lane, P., Spencer, S. and Jones, A. (2014): Gypsy, Traveller and Roma: Experts by Experience. Reviewing UK Progress on the European Union Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies. Anglia Ruskin University.

Office for the Children’s Commissioner (2012):‘They never give up on you’.

Penfold, M. (2015): Improving education outcomes for pupils from the new Roma communities. British Council.

Tyler, C. (ed.) (2005): Traveller Education: Accounts of Good Practice. Stoke-on Trent: Trentham Books Limited.

Wilkin, A., Derrington, C., White, R., Martin, K., Foster, B., Kinder, K. and Rutt, S. (2010): Improving the outcomes for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils: final report. Department for Education.

Health

Allen, M. (2012): Domestic violence within the Irish Travelling community: the challenge for social work. British Journal of Social Work, 42(5), 870-886.

Aspinall, P.J. (2014): Hidden Needs. Identifying Key Vulnerable Groups in Data Collections: Vulnerable Migrants, Gypsies and Travellers, Homeless People, and Sex Workers. Inclusion Health.

Carr S.M., Lhussier M., Forster N., Goodall D., Geddes L., Pennington, M., et al. (2014): Outreach programmes for health improvement of Traveller Communities: a synthesis of evidence. Public Health Res, 2(3). Available from: https://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/phr/phr02030/#/abstract

Cohuet, S., Morgan, O., Bukasa, A., Heathcock, R., White, J., Brown, K., Ramsay, M. and Gross, R. (2007): Outbreak of measles among Irish Travellers in England, March to May 2007. Euro Surveillance, 12(24).

Department of Communities and Local Government (2012): Progress report by the ministerial working group (MWG) on tackling inequalities experienced by Gypsies and Travellers.

European Commission (2014): Roma Health Report: Health status of the Roma population. Data collection in the Member States of the European Union. European Union.

European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) (2014): Health in the 2014 National Roma Integration Strategies.

Gill, P., Macleod, U., Lester, H. and Hegenbarth, A. (2013): Improving access to health care for Gypsies and Travellers, homeless people and sex workers. An evidence-based commissioning guide for Clinical Commissioning Groups and Health & Wellbeing Boards. The Royal College of General Practitioners.

Greenfields, M. with Lowe, L. (2013): Bath and North East Somerset Gypsy, Traveller, Boater, Showman and Roma Health Survey 2012-2013. Buckinghamshire: IDRICS.

Greenfields, M. & Brindley, M. (2016): Impact of insecure accommodation and the living environment on Gypsies’ and Travellers’ health. The Traveller Movement.

Ipsos MORI (2009): Research to achieve actionable insight and intervention recommendations for Gypsy and Travelling communities. NHS Mid Essex.

Jesper, E., Griffiths, F. and Smith, L. (2008): A qualitative study of the health experience of Gypsy Travellers in the UK with a focus on terminal illness. Primary Health Care Research & Development, 9(2), 157-165.

Maduma-Butshe, A. and McCarthy, N. (2012): The Burden and Impact of Measles among the Gypsy–Traveller communities, Thames Valley, 2006–09. Journal of Public Health [online].

Mathews, Z. (2008): The Health of Gypsies and Travellers in the UK. A Race Equality Foundation Briefing Paper.

O’Brien, F. (2013): Dying fifteen years early –what can Traveller men and relevant agencies do? University of Ulster.

Our Geels (2010): The All-Ireland Traveller Health Study. Available from:
https://www.ucd.ie/t4cms/AITHS_SUMMARY.pdf

Parry, G., Van Cleemput, P., Peters, J., Moore, J., Walters, S., Thomas, K. and Cooper, C. (2004): The Health Status of Gypsies & Travellers in England Report of Department of Health Inequalities. Sheffield: The University of Sheffield.

Ruston, A. and Smith, D. (2013): Gypsies/Travellers andhealth: risk categorisation versus being at ‘risk’. Health, Risk & Society, 15(2), 176-193.

Thompson, N. (2013): Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Community Health Needs Assessment. Leeds: Leeds Gate.

Twiselton I. and Huntington F. (2009): Health needs assessment: Gypsies and Travellers. Cumbria NHS.

Van Cleemput, P., Parry, G., Thomas, K., Peters, J. and Cooper, C. (2007) ‘Healt-related beliefs and experiences of Gypsies and Travellers: a qualitative study’. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 61.

Van Cleemput, P. (2012): Providing Healthcare to Gypsy and Traveller communities. Nursing in Practice, 66, p. 26-28.

Welsh Government (2015): Travelling to Better Health. Policy Implementation Guidance for Healthcare Practitioners on working effectively with Gypsies and Travellers.

Wemyss, R., Matthews, Z. and Jones, H. (2015): The National Gypsy and Traveller Health Inclusion Project 2012-15.