Associate Professor, Applied Social Sciences
Sharapov, K. (in press). Public Understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings in Great Britain, Hungary and Ukraine. Anti-trafficking review, 13,
This article provides a summary of research undertaken to investigate public awareness and understanding of human trafficking in Great Britain, Ukraine, and Hungary. Respondin...
Maycock, M., Pratt, D., & Morrison, K. (2018). What does publicly available research submitted to the Scottish Prison Service Research Access and Ethics Committee (2012-2016), tell us about the distinct nature of Imprisonment in Scotland?. Prison Service Journal, 238, 46-52
The criminal justice system in Scotland is in many ways distinct from criminal justice systems both within the UK and Europe, which is reflected in the institutions, processes...
O'Neill, M., & Aston, E. (2018). Changing Stop and Search in Scotland. European Journal of Policing Studies, 5, ISSN 2034-760X
Compared to other areas in the UK, stop and search in Scotland was on a disproportionately large scale prior to 2015 and targeted children and young people. Scottish police of...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
This research project consists of an exploratory qualitative study on the provision of restorative justice (RJ) services in Scotland at the level of local authorities. RJ is a process of facilitated d...
Scottish Institute for Policing Research
This project will entail a systematic literature review of police methods in visible policing to establish the current evidence base in relation to how these affect public confidence. This review will...
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 ...
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 mista...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Morrison, K. (2018). Why penal reform should care about prison officers
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Botterill, K., Sanghera, G., & Hopkins, P. (2017). Muslim Youth in Scotland: politics, identity and multicultural citizenship. In P. Hopkins (Ed.), Scotland’s Muslims: Society, Politics and IdentityEdinburgh University Press
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
Morrison, K. (2016). Tagging more offenders can’t just be quick fix for prison numbers
Morrison, K. (2015). Redesigning Community Justice in Scotland?