Stephanie J. Silverman

Centre for Refugee Studies

4700 Keele St.

York Lanes

Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Immigration Detention in America: A History of Its Expansion and a Study of Its Significance

COMPAS Working Paper No. 80
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jun 2011
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
Downloads 1,136 (36,228)
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immigration detention, United States of America, legislative history, citizenship, immigration policy, criminalization, deportation

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Introduction: Understanding Immigration Detention

Immigration Detention: The Migration of a Policy and Its Human Impact, Routledge, 2015, Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2544083
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Jan 2015
Stephanie J. Silverman and Amy Nethery
Centre for Refugee Studies and Deakin University
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detention, immigration detention, immigration policy, global governance, globalization, public policy, deportation, protection, human rights, UNHCR, asylum policy, refugee studies, refugee rights

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In the Wake of Irregular Arrivals: Changes to the Canadian Immigration Detention System

Refuge: Canada's Journal on Refugees, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2014, Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2544079
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Jan 2015
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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detention, Canada, immigration, public policy, mandatory detention, deportation, justice, values, normative theory

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How Long is Too Long? A Preliminary Examination of the Practice of Protracted Immigration Detention in Canada

4th Annual Ethnic and Pluralism Studies Graduate Research Conference, January 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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immigration detention, detention, Canada, ethics, practical ethics, security

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Migration Observatory Briefing: Immigration Detention in the UK

The Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford, 2012
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Jul 2012
Stephanie J. Silverman and Ruchi Hajela
Centre for Refugee Studies and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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detention, immigration, child migrants, United Kingdom, irregular migration, statistics

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The EU's Hotspot Approach: Questionable Motivations and Unreachable Goals

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 May 2018
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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detention, immigration detention, European Union, Common European Asylum System, Greece, courts, law, prison, incarceration, Europe, Mediterranean Sea, migration, immigration, refugees, Syria, Afghanistan, deterrence, punishments

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Detaining Immigrants and Asylum Seekers: A Normative Introduction

Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, Vol 17, Issue 5, pp. 600-617, Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2464239
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Jul 2014
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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normative theory, immigration policy, detention, ethics, public policy, containment, border control, deportation

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Key Academic Research on Detention and Asylum

Detention and Asylum Research Cluster Publications, 2013, Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2413148
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Mar 2014
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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detention, immigration policy, literature review, deportation, gender, political theory, Agamben, geography, law, legal theory, race, class, USA, European Union

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Redrawing The Lines of Control: Political Interventions by Refugees and the Sovereign State System

Dead/Lines: Contemporary Issues in Legal and Politics Theory, May 2008
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Jun 2011
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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immigration detention, refugee theory, Giorgio Agamben, UK detention, state power

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Down that Wrong Road: US Immigration Detention Electronic Monitoring ‘Alternatives’ as Net-Widening

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Jun 2022
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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immigration; detention; Department of Homeland Security; Alternatives to Detention; Intensive Supervision and Appearance Program; immigrants; e-carceration; probation

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Families in US Immigration Detention: What Does It Mean to Do ‘The Right Thing’?

Contemporary Readings in Law and Social Justice 9(2), 2017, pp. 95–115
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Oct 2018
Stephanie J. Silverman and Ben J. Lewis
Centre for Refugee Studies and United Nations - Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
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Immigration Detention; Family Detention; Normative Ethics; Asylum Governance; American Policy; Northern Triangle; American Refugee Law

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Caged at the Border: Immigration Detention and the Denial of Human Rights to Asylum Seekers and Other Migrants

"Caged at the Border: Immigration detention and the denial of human rights to asylum seekers and other migrants". The Routledge History of Human Rights, Ed. J Quataert, L Wildenthal (2019)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Apr 2021
Stephanie J. Silverman and Petra Molnar
Centre for Refugee Studies and Independent
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Detention; Immigration; Obama; Law; Immigration Law; Personal Histories; Methodologies; USA; Trump; ICE; Golden Triangle; Immigration Policy

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How Canada’s Immigration Detention System Spurs Violence Against Women

The Conversation Canada, 2018
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Oct 2018
Petra Molnar and Stephanie J. Silverman
Independent and Centre for Refugee Studies
Downloads 111 (458,183)
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Immigration Detention; Canada; Newcomer Communities; Gender-Based Violence; Trauma; Violence Against Women

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Detention-as-Spectacle

International Political Sociology 11, No. 1 (March 1, 2017): 21-38
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Oct 2018
Stephanie J. Silverman and Cetta Mainwaring
Centre for Refugee Studies and University of Glasgow
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immigration detention; migration crisis; spectacle; European politics; Malta; United Kingdom; islands; Fortress Europe; asylum policies

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Detention in Canada

Detention and Asylum Research Cluster Publications, 2013
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 24 Mar 2014
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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detention, asylum seekers, refugees, Canada, public policy

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Return to the Isle of Man: The Implications of Internment for Understanding Immigration Detention in the UK

University of Oxford, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society Working Paper No. 102, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Feb 2013
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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internment, immigration detention, immigration policy, United Kingdom

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The Monster in the Closet: Why It Matters that Normative Theorists Fail to Reckon With Immigration Detention

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jul 2021
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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immigration; detention; normative theory; political theory; ethics; morality; citizenship; borders; violence; liberalism; Canada; territory

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'Regrettable but Necessary'? A Historical Study of the UK Immigration Detention Estate and Its Opposition

Politics & Policy, Vol. 40, No. 6, 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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immigration policy, immigration detention, United Kingdom, discourse, public policy, immigration politics, UK politics

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Internment in the United Kingdom During the Twentieth Century and Its Links to the Evolution of Immigration Detention

International Journal of Criminology and Sociology, 2014, 3, 168-174, Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2464237
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 Jul 2014
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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detention, internment, England, history, public policy, immigration policy, asylum

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Questions Over Alternatives to Detention Programmes

Forced Migration Review, Issue 44, September 2013, Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2413147
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 24 Mar 2014
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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detention, immigration policy, alternatives to detention, asylum seekers, absconding

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Springing Amir

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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detention; abolition; immigration; immigration detention; methodology; ethics; research ethics; discrimination; racism; prisons; imprisonment; Canada; Canadian politics; habeas corpus; law; sociolegal studies; narrativity;

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detention; prisons; racism; law; evidentiary law

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A World Without Cages: Bridging Immigration and Prison Justice

in Aiken & Silverman, eds., A World Without Cages: Bridging Immigration and Prison Justice (Routledge, 2022), Queen's University Legal Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Jun 2023
Sharryn J. Aiken and Stephanie J. Silverman
Queen's University (Canada) - Faculty of Law and Centre for Refugee Studies
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carceral abolitionism, immigration detention, incarceration, citizenship, intersectionality

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Why Immigration Detention is Unique

Population, Space and Place (2012)
Posted: 23 Jul 2012
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies

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detention, immigration, punishment, United Kingdom, undocumented immigration

Other Papers (3)

Total Downloads: 52
1.

Changes to the Canadian Immigration Detention System

Border Criminologies Blog, 2013
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 24 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2018
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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detention, deportation, Canada, public policy, law, immigration, asylum seekers

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The Illegalization of Maribel Trujillo-Diaz

Canadian Association of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies Blog Series, 2017
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2021
Stephanie J. Silverman
Centre for Refugee Studies
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Immigration, Deportation, Detention, Crimmigration, USA, Refugee Politics, Mexico

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Editors’ Introduction: Detention, Prison, and Knowledge Translation in Canada and Beyond

In Introducing De-Carceral Futures: Bridging Prison and Migrant Justice. Edited by Sharry Aiken and Stephanie J. Silverman. 2020 http://carfms.org/introducing-de-carceral-futures/
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Jun 2023
Sharryn J. Aiken and Stephanie J. Silverman
Queen's University (Canada) - Faculty of Law and Centre for Refugee Studies
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immigration detention, abolition, migrant justice, knowledge translation