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Positive changes and appreciation of life among economic immigrants in Scotland.

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Bak-Klimek, A., Karatzias, T., Elliott, L., Dickson, A., & MacLean, R. (2020)
Positive changes and appreciation of life among economic immigrants in Scotland. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 21, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12134-019-00669-w
Objectives: Existing qualitative studies focussed predominantly on exploring immigrants’ stress, distress and coping aimed at reducing stress. Little attention has been paid t...

Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”

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Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Bacon, L., & Mackinnon, L. (2019)
Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 40(3), 324-339. https://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2018.1489219
A recent UK Government commissioned study found concerning levels of unemployment among computing students from disadvantaged, black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The study...

Hands

Journal Article
Disherholt, A. (2018)
Hands. Ology: Reviews in Applied Sciences, 1, 6-7. https://doi.org/10.14297/ras.v1i1.1
An omnipresent and commonsensical idea today is that we are constantly preoccupied with a gadget in our hands-be that a phone, tablet or laptop-at the cost of social interacti...

‘Living Rights’, rights claims, performative citizenship and young people – the right to vote in the Scottish independence referendum

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Sanghera, G., Botterill, K., Hopkins, P., & Arshad, R. (2018)
‘Living Rights’, rights claims, performative citizenship and young people – the right to vote in the Scottish independence referendum. Citizenship Studies, 22(5), 540-555. https://doi.org/10.1080/13621025.2018.1484076
This paper examines the rights claims-making that young people engaged in during the 2014 Scottish independence referendum when the right to vote was extended to 16- and 17-ye...

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

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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...

Discombobulations and Transitions: Using Blogs to Make Meaning of and From Within Liminal Experiences

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MacLaren, J., Georgiadou, L., Bradford, J., & Taylor, L. (2017)
Discombobulations and Transitions: Using Blogs to Make Meaning of and From Within Liminal Experiences. Qualitative Inquiry, 23(10), 808-817. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077800417731088
We live in a digitalized world, where social media have become an integral part of scholarly life. Digital tools like blogs can facilitate various research-related activities,...

A study of the relationship between personalised 3D printed 'Souvenirs of Place' and public perception of modern architectural heritage

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Vettese, S., Anastasiadou, C., & Vones, K. (2017)
A study of the relationship between personalised 3D printed 'Souvenirs of Place' and public perception of modern architectural heritage. Design Journal, 20(Supp. 1), S3683-S3695. https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352874
At present, there is a disconnection between academic and public perception of Modern heritage, particularly Brutalist architecture. This research utilises the processes and e...

Assessing the Sheltering Response in the Middle East: Studying Syrian Camps in Jordan

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Alshawawreh, L., Smith, R. S., & B. Wood, J. (2017)
Assessing the Sheltering Response in the Middle East: Studying Syrian Camps in Jordan. Proceedings of the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 4(8), 1881-1887
This study focuses on the sheltering response in the Middle East, specifically through reviewing two Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, involving Zaatari and Azraq. Zaatari camp ...

Minority ethnic young people: Confident negotiators

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Arshad, R., Botterill, K., Hopkins, P., & Sanghera, G. (2017)
Minority ethnic young people: Confident negotiators. Race Equality Teaching, 34(2), 5-9. https://doi.org/10.18546/RET.34.2.02
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Introduction: Modernism and the First World War

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Frayn, A. (2017)
Introduction: Modernism and the First World War. Modernist Cultures, 12(1), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.3366/mod.2017.0153
Introduction to special issue of Modernist Cultures on Modernism and the First World War. Surveys recent critical issues at the intersection of First World War and Modernist ...