Lecturer in Human Geography
Associate Professor, Applied Social Sciences
Botterill, K. (in press). Rethinking community relationally: Polish communities in Scotland before and after Brexit. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 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...
Stones, R., Lee, M., O'Reilly, K., & Botterill, K. (2018). One world is not enough: the structured phenomenology of lifestyle migrants in East Asia: One world is not enough. British Journal of Sociology, doi:10.1111/1468-4446.12357. ISSN 0007-1315
The paper is based on original empirical research into the lifestyle migration of European migrants, primarily British, to Thailand and Malaysia, and of Hong Kong Chinese migr...
Sharapov, K. (2017). Trafficking in Human Beings and the Informal Economy. In B. Heide Uhl, C. Rijken, & R. Piotrowicz (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Human TraffickingLondon, UK: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
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Botterill, K., Hopkins, P., & Singh Sanghera, G. (2017). Young people’s everyday securities: pre-emptive and pro-active strategies toward ontological security in Scotland. Social and Cultural Geography, (1-20). doi:10.1080/14649365.2017.1346197. ISSN 1464-9365
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 ...
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). doi:10.1016/j.polgeo.2016.09.002. ISSN 0962-6298
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. (2015). Discordant lifestyle mobilities in East Asia: privilege and precarity of British retirement in Thailand. Population, Space and Place, 23(5), (n/a-n/a). doi:10.1002/psp.2011. ISSN 1544-8444
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...