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Exploring young people's interpretations of female genital mutilation in the UK using a community-based participatory research approach (2020)
Journal Article
Ali, S., de Viggiani, N., Abzhaparova, A., Salmon, D., & Gray, S. (2020). Exploring young people's interpretations of female genital mutilation in the UK using a community-based participatory research approach. BMC Public Health, 20, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09183-6

BACKGROUND: Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a deeply-rooted cultural practice mainly undertaken in Africa, the Middle East and Asian countries. Evidence to date suggests that although first-generation migrants to the West are abandoning FGM, the c... Read More about Exploring young people's interpretations of female genital mutilation in the UK using a community-based participatory research approach.

Denuclearisation practices of Kazakhstan: Performing sovereign identity, preserving national security (2011)
Journal Article
Abzhaparova, A. (2011). Denuclearisation practices of Kazakhstan: Performing sovereign identity, preserving national security. Review of International Studies, 37(04), 1537-1553. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0260210510001270

In this article, I investigate the processes of the discursive construction of the identity of Kazakhstan as a sovereign and non-nuclear state, and show how the construction and performance of these identities are both productive and the product of N... Read More about Denuclearisation practices of Kazakhstan: Performing sovereign identity, preserving national security.


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