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Discordant lifestyle mobilities in East Asia: privilege and precarity of British retirement in Thailand (2016)
Journal Article
Botterill, K. (2016). Discordant lifestyle mobilities in East Asia: privilege and precarity of British retirement in Thailand. Population, Space and Place, 23(5), e2011. https://doi.org/10.1002/psp.2011

This paper explores the lifestyle mobilities of British retirees in Thailand, drawing on empirical research conducted in 2012. Thailand is a host to a significant number of British retirees motivated by a search for a better lifestyle in Asia. This p... Read More about Discordant lifestyle mobilities in East Asia: privilege and precarity of British retirement in Thailand.

Family and Mobility in Second Modernity: Polish Migrant Narratives of Individualization and Family Life (2013)
Journal Article
Botterill, K. (2014). Family and Mobility in Second Modernity: Polish Migrant Narratives of Individualization and Family Life. Sociology, 48(2), 233-250. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038038512474728

This article revisits the individualization debate in the context of Polish migration to the UK. Drawing on empirical research with young Polish migrants in Scotland and Poland, I argue that as new opportunities for migration have shaped Polish famil... Read More about Family and Mobility in Second Modernity: Polish Migrant Narratives of Individualization and Family Life.

Lifestyle Migration in East Asia: Integrating Ethnographic Methodology and Practice Theory (2014)
Book
O'Reilly, K., Stones, R., & Botterill, K. (2014). Lifestyle Migration in East Asia: Integrating Ethnographic Methodology and Practice Theory. SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013509192

This project was designed to study the lifestyle migration of British migrants in Thailand and Malaysia and Hong Kong Chinese migrants to mainland China. With a focus on the meanings, motivations and outcomes of lifestyle migration in Asian contexts,... Read More about Lifestyle Migration in East Asia: Integrating Ethnographic Methodology and Practice Theory.

Securing Disunion: young people’s nationalism, identities and (in)securities in the campaign for an independent Scotland (2016)
Journal Article
Botterill, K., Hopkins, P., Sanghera, G., & Arshad, R. (2016). Securing Disunion: young people’s nationalism, identities and (in)securities in the campaign for an independent Scotland. Political Geography, 55, 124-134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2

This paper explores ethnic and religious minority youth perspectives of security and nationalism in Scotland during the independence campaign in 2014. We discuss how young people co-construct narratives of Scottish nationalism alongside minority eth... Read More about Securing Disunion: young people’s nationalism, identities and (in)securities in the campaign for an independent Scotland.

Jumping Through Hoops: Families' Experiences of Pre-birth Child Protection (2019)
Book Chapter
Critchley, A. (2019). Jumping Through Hoops: Families' Experiences of Pre-birth Child Protection. In L. Murray, L. McDonnell, T. Hinton-Smith, N. Ferreira, & K. Walsh (Eds.), Families in Motion: Ebbing and Flowing through Space and Time (135-154). Emerald

This chapter considers the mobilities of families subject to child protection involvement at the threshold of the birth of a new baby. The author presents data arising from an ethnographic study of child protection social work with unborn babies. Thi... Read More about Jumping Through Hoops: Families' Experiences of Pre-birth Child Protection.

Encountering Misrecognition: Being Mistaken for Being Muslim (2017)
Journal Article
Hopkins, P., Botterill, K., Sanghera, G., & Arshad, R. (2017). Encountering Misrecognition: Being Mistaken for Being Muslim. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 107(4), 934-948. https://doi.org/10.1080/24694452.2016.1270192

Exploring both debates about misrecognition and explorations of encounters, this paper focuses upon the experiences of ethnic and religious minority young people who are mistaken for being Muslim in Scotland. We explore experiences of encountering mi... Read More about Encountering Misrecognition: Being Mistaken for Being Muslim.

Public Understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings in Great Britain, Hungary and Ukraine (2019)
Journal Article
Sharapov, K. (2019). Public Understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings in Great Britain, Hungary and Ukraine. Anti-trafficking review, 13, 30-49. https://doi.org/10.14197/atr.201219133

This article provides a summary of research undertaken to investigate public awareness and understanding of human trafficking in Great Britain, Ukraine, and Hungary. Responding to the lack of reliable empirical data on this issue, the research relies... Read More about Public Understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings in Great Britain, Hungary and Ukraine.

Young people’s everyday securities: pre-emptive and pro-active strategies toward ontological security in Scotland (2017)
Journal Article
Botterill, K., Hopkins, P., & Sanghera, G. S. (2017). Young people’s everyday securities: pre-emptive and pro-active strategies toward ontological security in Scotland. Social and Cultural Geography, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649365.2017.1346197

This paper uses a framework of ‘ontological security’ to discuss the psycho-social strategies of self-securitization employed by ethnic and religious minority young people in Scotland. We argue that broad discourses of securitization are present in t... Read More about Young people’s everyday securities: pre-emptive and pro-active strategies toward ontological security in Scotland.

Getting In Getting On In Construction: Experiences of women and men studying construction in Scotland (2008) (2008)
Report
Sharapov, K., & Tizard, J. (2008). Getting In Getting On In Construction: Experiences of women and men studying construction in Scotland (2008). Edinburgh: ConstructionSkills

This report explores the findings of a study into factors affecting the progression of undergraduates from built environment programmes into employment in the Scottish construction industry. It focuses on the following questions: - - Why had studen... Read More about Getting In Getting On In Construction: Experiences of women and men studying construction in Scotland (2008).

Research Briefing No.10: Getting In, Getting On in Construction Experiences of women and men studying Built Environment in Scottish Universities (2008) (2008)
Report
Sharapov, K., & Tizard, J. (2008). Research Briefing No.10: Getting In, Getting On in Construction Experiences of women and men studying Built Environment in Scottish Universities (2008). Edinburgh: UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and

Experiences of women and men studying Built Environment in Scottish Universities 2008.

“Where are we going to go now?” European Union migrants' experiences of hostility, anxiety, and (non-)belonging during Brexit: EU migration, belonging and Brexit (2018)
Journal Article
Guma, T., & Dafydd Jones, R. (2019). “Where are we going to go now?” European Union migrants' experiences of hostility, anxiety, and (non-)belonging during Brexit: EU migration, belonging and Brexit. Population, Space and Place, 25(1), Article e2198.

This paper examines the impact of the 2016 European Union (EU) referendum and its aftermath from the perspective of European migrants living in Wales. Drawing on interviews conducted with EU nationals in 2016 and 2017, the article highlights various... Read More about “Where are we going to go now?” European Union migrants' experiences of hostility, anxiety, and (non-)belonging during Brexit: EU migration, belonging and Brexit.

Getting in, Getting on...in Construction Modern Apprentices in Scotland (2011)
Report
Sharapov, K., & Tizard, J. (2011). Getting in, Getting on...in Construction Modern Apprentices in Scotland. Edinburgh: ConstructionSkills

This report describes research supported by ConstructionSkills, the Scottish Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering & Technology, Edinburgh Napier University, the European Social Fund and the Scottish Funding Council.

Giving us the ‘Biggest Bang for the Buck’ (or Not): Anti-trafficking government funding in Ukraine and the United Kingdom (2014)
Journal Article
Sharapov, K. (2014). Giving us the ‘Biggest Bang for the Buck’ (or Not): Anti-trafficking government funding in Ukraine and the United Kingdom. Anti-trafficking review, 3, 16-40. https://doi.org/10.14197/atr.20121432

The focus of this paper is on government anti-trafficking policies and funding allocations in two case-study countries, Ukraine and the United Kingdom (UK). The paper discusses specific ways, or ‘vectors’, in which human trafficking has been discursi... Read More about Giving us the ‘Biggest Bang for the Buck’ (or Not): Anti-trafficking government funding in Ukraine and the United Kingdom.