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Rethinking “community” relationally: Polish communities in Scotland before and after Brexit

Journal Article
Botterill, K. (2018)
Rethinking “community” relationally: Polish communities in Scotland before and after Brexit. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, https://doi.org/10.1111/tran.12249
Community is a nebulous, contested concept in geography spanning research on social networks, encounters, mobilities, citizenship and belonging. However, its use as a discursi...

Diminished Transnationalism: Growing older and practicing home in Thailand

Book Chapter
Botterill, K. (2016)
Diminished Transnationalism: Growing older and practicing home in Thailand. In K. Walsh, & L. Näre (Eds.), Rethinking Home: Transnational Migration and Older Age, (99-111). Taylor & Francis
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Securing Disunion: young people’s nationalism, identities and (in)securities in the campaign for an independent Scotland

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.2016.09.002
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 pe...

Discordant lifestyle mobilities in East Asia: privilege and precarity of British retirement in Thailand

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 Br...

"We Don't See Things as They Are, We See Things as We Are": Questioning the "Outsider" in Polish Migration Research

Journal Article
Botterill, K. (2015)
"We Don't See Things as They Are, We See Things as We Are": Questioning the "Outsider" in Polish Migration Research. Forum: Qualitative Social Research / Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung, 16(2),
This article offers a reflexive account of conducting research on Polish migration to Scotland from the perspective of the "outsider." The contribution argues for a revision t...

Mobility and Immobility in the European Union: Experiences of Young Polish People Living in the UK

Journal Article
Botterill, K. (2011)
Mobility and Immobility in the European Union: Experiences of Young Polish People Living in the UK. Studia Migracyjne – Przegląd Polonijny, 6(1),
Mobility' is a zeitgeist of the European Union. European enlargement and the removal of borders in Central and Eastern Europe has reinvigorated geographical mobility in Europe...