Peer-Reviewed Articles

Abji, Salina. 2020. “Punishing Survivorship and Criminalizing Survivors: A feminist
intersectional approach to migrant justice in the crimmigration system.” Studies in
Social Justice 14(1), 67-89. doi:

Bergen, Heather and Salina Abji. 2020. “Facilitating the carceral pipeline: Social work’s role in funnelling newcomer children from the child welfare system to jail and deportation.” Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work 35 (1): 34–48.

Abji, Salina, Anna C. Korteweg and Lawrence Williams. 2019. “Culture Talk and the Politics of the New Right: Navigating Gendered Racism in Attempts to Address Violence against Women in Immigrant Communities.” Signs: Women in Culture and Society. 44(3): 797-822.

Abji, Salina. 2018. “Postnational Acts of Citizenship: How an Anti-Border Politics is Shaping Feminist Spaces of Service Provision in Toronto, Canada.International Feminist Journal of Politics. DOI: 10.1080/14616742.2018.1480901.

Abji, Salina. 2016. “‘Because Deportation is Violence Against Women’: on the Politics of State Responsibility and Women’s Human Rights.” Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society, 23 (4): 483-507. doi: 10.1093/sp/jxw004

Abji, Salina. 2013. “Post-nationalism re-considered: a case study of the ‘No One Is Illegal’ movement in Canada.” Citizenship Studies, 17 (3-4): 322-338.

Book Chapters

Abji, Salina. 2017. “On the Role of Race and Gender in the Study of Migrant Adaptation in Canada” in Immigration and the Future of Canadian Society. Robert Brym (ed). University of Toronto.

Abji, Salina. 2007. “Springing Up a Revolution: media education for tweens” in Re-Thinking Media Education: critical pedagogy and identity politics. Anita Nowak, Sue Abel and Karen Ross (ed.), Hampton Press, pp. 113-130.

Policy Paper

Korteweg, Anna C., Salina Abji, Lisa Barnoff, and Deepa Mattoo. 2013. “Citizenship, Culture, and Violence Against Women: social service provision in the South Asian communities of the Greater Toronto Area.” CERIS Research Report. Access PDF on-line

Book Reviews

Abji, Salina. 2018. “In the Name of Women’s Rights: The Rise of Femonationalism” by Sara R. Farris. Contemporary Sociology 47(6): 704-706.

Abji, Salina. 2006. “Performing Femininity:  Rewriting Gender Identity” reviewed in Canadian Woman Studies/Les cahiers de la femme.  Volume 25, Numbers 3, 4, Summer/ Fall p. 211.

Articles Under Review

Abji, Salina and Lindsay Larios. “Migrant Justice as Reproductive Justice: Birthright Citizenship and the Politics of Immigration Detention for Pregnant Women in Canada.”

Abji, Salina and Anna C. Korteweg. “‘Honour’ Based Violence and the Politics of Culture in Canada: Advancing a cultural analysis of multi-scalar violence.”

Manuscripts In Progress

Abji, Salina. “Postnational Feminism: How activists against borders are shaping the feminist politics of migration” Book Prospectus.

Abji, Salina and Daiva Stasiulis. “Shades of Postnationalism and Transnationalism: Revisiting an Old Debate.”