Senior Lecturer, Senior Teaching Fellow
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. doi: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...
Botterill, K. (2018). Rethinking “community” relationally: Polish communities in Scotland before and after Brexit. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, doi:10.1111/tran.12249. ISSN 0020-2754
Community is a nebulous, contested concept in geography spanning research on social networks, encounters, mobilities, citizenship and belonging. However, its use as a discursi...
Macfarlane, L. (in press). Rethinking Childhood Contributory Negligence: 'Blame', 'Fault' - but what about Children's Rights?. Juridical Review, ISSN 0022-6785
Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child provides that the child’s ‘best interests… shall be a primary consideration’ in all actions concerning th...
Arshad, R., Botterill, K., Hopkins, P., & Sanghera, G. (2017). Minority ethnic young people: Confident negotiators. Race Equality Teaching, 34(2), (5-9). doi:10.18546/RET.34.2.02. ISSN 1478-8551
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Brown, S. (2015). Teenage pregnancy, parenting and intergenerational relations. Palgrave Macmillan
Drawing on interviews and focus groups with young mothers and fathers, their parents and other relatives, this book provides a rich exploration of the experience of being a te...
Brown, S. (2015). The wrong type of mother: moral panic and teenage parenting. In V. E. Cree, G. Clapton, & M. Smith (Eds.), Revisiting Moral Panics: Book 1 Gender and the FamilyPolicy Press
We live in a world that is increasingly characterised as full of risk, danger and threat. Every day a new social issue emerges to assail our sensibilities and consciences. Dra...
Brown, S. (2013). Using focus groups in naturally occurring settings. Qualitative Research Journal. 15, 86-97. doi:10.1108/QRJ-11-2013-0068. ISSN 1443-9883
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to reflect on the experiences of conducting focus groups amongst acquaintances in naturally occurring settings, where participants were ...
Botterill, K. (2014). Family and Mobility in Second Modernity: Polish Migrant Narratives of Individualization and Family Life. Sociology, 48(2), (233-250). doi:10.1177/0038038512474728. ISSN 0038-0385
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 Polan...
Train, S., Kydonaki, K., Rattray, J., Stephen, J., Weir, C. J., & Walsh, T. S. (in press). Frightening and Traumatic Memories Early After Intensive Care Discharge. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, doi:10.1164/rccm.201804-0699LE