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Dr Natasha Carver

Dr Natasha Carver

Dr Natasha Carver
MSc, PhD

Lecturer in International Criminology

Area of research

‘In here, everything is questioned’: Gender, Marriage and Migration among Bristol-based Somalis

Office 8 Priory Road, room 2.7
Social Science Complex,
8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TZ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 0971

Research summary


(forthcoming) ‘Displaying Genuineness: cultural translation in the drafting of marriage narratives for immigration applications and appeal’ in Family, Relationships and Society.

(2012) ‘”The Right Man for Bristol”: Gender, Representation and the Mayor of Bristol’, Bristol Fawcett Society.

(2004) ‘An “effectively comprehensive” analysis?’ in Yeo, C. (Ed.) Country Guideline Cases: Benign and Practical?  IAS.

(Ed.) (2004), Home Office Country Reports – an analysis, IAS. (Available from ILPA)

(Ed.) (2003), Home Office Country Assessments – an analysis, IAS.

(2002) ‘Is Iraq/Kurdistan a State such that it can be Said to Operate State Systems and thereby Offer ...

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My research looks at the legal constructions of racialised and gendered identities and how these identities are negotiated by those who are subject(ed) to their force. My current investigation explores multi-handed prosecutions of Child Sexual Exploitation and focuses on the experiences of migrant defendants and their family members. This is an ethnography originally funded by the Journal for Law and Society.

I have a long-standing research interest in asylum and immigration law and its application. I am accredited with the Law Society as a Senior Immigration Caseworker and have over ten years of experience as a practitioner. I have ...

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