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Title Counter-hegemony and the postcolonial 'other' / edited by Michael Hayes and Thomas Acton
Published Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 140 pages) : illustrations
Contents Some problems in bringing the dialects and culture of smaller Romani groups into the school curriculum / Thomas Acton -- A hegemony of silence : the case of India's denotified tribes / Ajay Dandekar -- Obstacles to healthy living & health care for Irish Travellers / Colm Power -- Irish Travellers and images of counterculturality / Michael Hayes -- Cultural denigration : media representation of Irish Travellers as criminal / Anthony Drummond -- Romani origins and Romani identity : a reassessment of the arguments / Ian Hancock -- Irish Travellers and third-level education : some reflections / John Heneghan -- A few thoughts on the language and cultural history of the Irish-American Pavee (Travellers) / T.J. -- Parlari/Parley : Mionteanga Lucht Siúil na nAontaí = Parlari/Parley : the language of the fairground travellers / Michael Hayes -- Rokkering on the drag / by Alex Smith
Summary This volume hopes to act as a catalyst for some new and exciting areas of enquiry in the more "liminal" interstices of Irish Studies. Traveller Studies, Romani Studies and Diaspora and Migration Studies. These disciplines are all relatively new areas of enquiry in modern Ireland, a country whose society has witnessed very rapid and wide-ranging cultural and demographic change within the short space of a decade. The issue of multiculturalism is not one which is particularly new to Irish soci .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)
Multiculturalism -- Ireland.
Romanies -- Ireland.
Form Electronic book
Author Acton, T. A. (Thomas Alan)
Ó hAodha, Micheal
ISBN 1443814733
1847180477 (Trade Cloth)
Other Titles Counter-hegemony
Jacket title: Counter-hegemony and the Irish "other"