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Gypsy–Traveller communities in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands: socially and digitally excluded?

Townsend, L., Salemink, K. & Wallace, C. D., Jul-2020, In : Media, Culture & Society. 42, 5, p. 637-653 17 p.

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Townsend, L., Salemink, K., & Wallace, C. D. (2020). Gypsy–Traveller communities in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands: socially and digitally excluded? Media, Culture & Society, 42(5), 637-653. https://doi.org/10.1177/0163443718807381

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Townsend, Leanne ; Salemink, Koen ; Wallace, Claire Denise. / Gypsy–Traveller communities in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands : socially and digitally excluded?. In: Media, Culture & Society. 2020 ; Vol. 42, No. 5. pp. 637-653.

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Townsend, L, Salemink, K & Wallace, CD 2020, 'Gypsy–Traveller communities in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands: socially and digitally excluded?', Media, Culture & Society, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 637-653. https://doi.org/10.1177/0163443718807381

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Gypsy–Traveller communities in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands : socially and digitally excluded? / Townsend, Leanne; Salemink, Koen; Wallace, Claire Denise.

In: Media, Culture & Society, Vol. 42, No. 5, 07.2020, p. 637-653.

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Townsend L, Salemink K, Wallace CD. Gypsy–Traveller communities in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands: socially and digitally excluded? Media, Culture & Society. 2020 Jul;42(5): 637-653. https://doi.org/10.1177/0163443718807381


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