Karen has been writing about her research with the British on the Costa del Sol since the late 1990s! Here’s a selection of the things she has published:
O’Reilly, K., 2011, “Children’s moving stories: how the children of British lifestyle migrants cope with super-diversity” in Waldren, J., I.M. Kaminski (eds.), Learning from the children: culture and identity in a changing world, Berghahn Books.
O’Reilly, K., 2010, “Hosts and Guests, Guests and Hosts: British residential tourism in the Costa del Sol”, in Obrador Pons, P., P. Travlou, M. Crang (eds.) Doing Tourism: A Cultural Approach of Mediterranean Mass Tourism, Ashgate.
O’Reilly, K., C. Oliver, 2010, A Bourdieusian Analysis of Class and Migration: habitus and the individualising process, Sociology, 44(1): 49-66.
O’Reilly, K., 2007, Intra-European Migration and the Mobility-Enclosure Dialectic, Sociology, 41: 277-293.
O’Reilly, K., 2003, When is a tourist? The Articulation of Tourism and Migration in Spain’s Costa del Sol, Tourist Studies, 3(3): 301-317.
O’Reilly, K., 2002, Britain in Europe/The British in Spain. Exploring Britain’s changing relationship to the other, Nations and Nationalism, 8(2): 179-194.
O’Reilly, K., 2000, The New Europe/ Old Boundaries: British migrants in Spain, Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 22 (4): 477-491.
O’Reilly, K., 2000, The British on the Costa del Sol: transnational identities and local communities, London: Routledge.