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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...

Encountering Misrecognition: Being Mistaken for Being Muslim

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 mista...

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...

Young people’s everyday securities: pre-emptive and pro-active strategies toward ontological security in Scotland

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 ...

Muslim Youth in Scotland: politics, identity and multicultural citizenship

Book Chapter
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
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Antisemitism and Homophobia in Polish Liberal Discourses: The Cultural Logic of Comparison and a Proposal for Intersectionality

Book Chapter
Kulpa, R. (2020)
Antisemitism and Homophobia in Polish Liberal Discourses: The Cultural Logic of Comparison and a Proposal for Intersectionality. In M. van den Berg, & M. Derks (Eds.), Public Discourses About Homosexuality and Religion in Europe and Beyond (147-169). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-56326-4_7
This chapter examines the discursive mechanism of drawing comparisons between antisemitism and homophobia in Polish (Catholic) culture that were popular among the left and lib...

National menace: mediating homo/sexuality and sovereignty in the Polish national/ist discourses

Journal Article
Kulpa, R. (2020)
National menace: mediating homo/sexuality and sovereignty in the Polish national/ist discourses. Critical Discourse Studies, 17(3), 327-343. https://doi.org/10.1080/17405904.2019.1584578
The bio-political discourses of nationhood and homo/sexuality burgeon geo-culturally and historically, and this article presents a case-study of Poland post-2004 EU enlargemen...

Western Leveraged Pedagogy of Central and Eastern Europe: Discourses of Homophobia, Tolerance, and Nationhood

Journal Article
Kulpa, R. (2014)
Western Leveraged Pedagogy of Central and Eastern Europe: Discourses of Homophobia, Tolerance, and Nationhood. Gender, Place and Culture, 21(4), 431-448. https://doi.org/10.1080/0966369X.2013.793656
This article focuses on the relations between the two geo-temporal categories – Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and West/Europe – in discussions about sexual politics, homoph...

On Attachment and Belonging: Or Why Queers Mourn Homophobic President?

Journal Article
Kulpa, R. (2014)
On Attachment and Belonging: Or Why Queers Mourn Homophobic President?. Sexualities, 17(7), 781-801. https://doi.org/10.1177/1363460714531431
In this article I ask why gay and lesbian people in Poland mourned their infamously homophobic president Lech Kaczynski, and, in turn, what it means to mourn one's own enemy. ...