Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

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 and Anna C. Korteweg. Forthcoming. “The Politics of Culture in addressing ‘Honour’-Based Violence: the effects of public debate on service provision” in ‘Honour/Shame’ Related Violence in Canada. A Jamal, F Khan and M K Mucina (eds). Toronto: Pomegranate Tree Group.

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. Forthcoming. “In the Name of Women’s Rights: The Rise of Femonationalism” by Sara R. Farris. Contemporary Sociology.

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 – Revise & Resubmit

“Culture Talk and the Politics of the New Right: Navigating Gendered Racism in Attempts to Address Violence against Women in Immigrant Communities” First author with Anna C. Korteweg and Lawrence Williams for Signs: Women in Culture and Society.

“Postnational Acts of Citizenship: How an Anti-Border Politics is Shaping Feminist Spaces of Service Provision in Toronto, Canada” Sole-authored article under review at the International Feminist Journal of Politics.

Manuscripts In Progress

“Postnational Feminism: Foregrounding State Violence in Migrant Justice Activism” Book Prospectus.

“Between Help and Harm: On the Gendered and Racialized Politics of Alternatives to Detention” Sole-authored. Submitting to Studies in Social Justice special issue on Migration in May 2018.

“Alternatives to Detention: Feminist, Abolitionist, Intersectional Perspectives” Sole-authored journal article prepared for submission in Spring 2018.

“From Sanctuary to Solidarity: The Gendered and Racialized Politics of Designing a ‘City Without Borders’” Sole-authored journal article prepared for submission in Fall 2018.

“Fear in the Shelter: How Border Enforcement Impacts Service Providers working within the Violence Against Women Sector” Sole-authored journal article prepared for submission in Fall 2018.

“Shades of Postnationalism: Revisiting an Old Debate” First author with Daiva Stasiulis.