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(University of St Andrews, 2020-07-27) - ThesisDrawing on ethnographic research conducted from September 2016 to September 2017 in a county on the east coast of Scotland, this thesis explores heroin and poly-substance use in relation to time, temporality, and memory. ...
Wandering becomings : free movement, farm labouring and desires of becoming amongst Romanian migrants in the Danish countryside (University of St Andrews, 2020-07-27) - ThesisThis thesis explores the everyday implications of labour migration within the European Union. Every year many people from Romania travel to work in Danish agriculture to gain a better livelihood. Due to issues of corruption ...
Partnerships and understanding between Kazakh pastoralists and golden eagles of the Altai mountains : a multi-species ethnography (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - ThesisThis thesis is a study of the Kazakh tradition of hunting in partnership with golden eagles in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia. It represents a unique relationship among the spectrum of human-animal interactions – here ...
Weaving through life : an ethnographic study of the significance of pandanus work to the people of Futuna Island, Vanuatu (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - ThesisThis thesis investigates how workers of pandanus on Futuna Island engage with and navigate the world around them through their work. Pandanus work is integral to social life: it nurtures, sustains, creates meaning and ...
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-20) - Thesis