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Transnational conceptions: displacement, maternity, and onward migration among Somalis in Nairobi, Kenya
(The University of Edinburgh, 2015-07-01)
This thesis provides an anthropological account of the relationship between experiences of migration and reproduction among Somalis living in Nairobi, Kenya, specifically the complex relationship between motherhood and ...
Migrant narratives, chronicity and HIV in London
(The University of Edinburgh, 2014-11-26)
This thesis explores chronicity amongst a small group of migrants living with HIV and other illnesses in London. It elucidates their engagements and experiences with self-care, particularly in light of tenuous ...
Kinship and belonging in the ʻland of strangersʼ : an ethnography of Caithness, North Scotland
(The University of Edinburgh, 2009)
This thesis is concerned with the heart of Caithness, the northernmost region of mainland Scotland. Based on 18 months participant observation in the coastal village of Lybster and the surrounding area, it explores ...
Ethnographic investigation of the impact of type 2 diabetes among Indian and Pakistani migrants
(The University of Edinburgh, 2013-11-27)
This thesis explores the impact of type 2 diabetes among Indian and Pakistani migrants. Indians and Pakistanis living in the UK have a high incidence of type 2 diabetes and associated complications. Research is needed in ...
Irregular sub-Saharan migrants in Morocco: illegality, immobility, uncertainty and ‘adventure’ in Rabat
(The University of Edinburgh, 2016-11-28)
As a result of European externalization of the politics of migration, Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries like Morocco are increasingly co-opted to deter asylum-seekers and other migrants. These latter, criminalized ...