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Not just lucky white heather and clothes pegs : putting European Gypsy and Traveller economic niches in context

Clark, Colin (2002) Not just lucky white heather and clothes pegs : putting European Gypsy and Traveller economic niches in context. In: Ethnicity and economy. Palgrave, Basingstoke, pp. 183-198. ISBN 0333793013

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Abstract

Case study of the Gypsy ethnic group and their articulation with the economy. The nature of the connection between economic action and structure and ethnic identities receives here a long overdue and incisive re-examination. The question is addressed theoretically by revisiting the 'race and class' debate and by a wide-ranging review of the contexts in which the conjuncture of ethnicity-economy is worked out.