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H&P historian puts the marginalisation of Gypsies and Travellers under the spotlight

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Becky Taylor, of Birkbeck College, looks at the reasons why Gypsies and Travellers have become more marginalised rather than less over the last century, in the context of the site at Dale Farm in Essex - and looks at the reasons behind social prejudices againt them. Becky Taylor on the Today programme (BBC R4).

Read Becky Taylor's policy paper: Stereotypes and the state: Britain's travellers past and present

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