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Affect and authority in immigration detention

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Drawing on a long-term research project across a number of British Immigration Removal Centres (IRCs), this article considers the relationship between authority and affect. In contrast to much criminological literature on the prison, which advances a liberal political account in which power is constantly negotiated and based on mutual recognition, in detention, this article suggests, staff authority rests on an abrogation of their self rather than engagement with the other. Officers turn away...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1462474518803321

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7750-5109
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Punishment and Society Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
5
Pages:
542-559
Publication date:
2018-10-18
Acceptance date:
2018-09-06
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EISSN:
1741-3095
ISSN:
1462-4745
Source identifiers:
912122
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Pubs id:
pubs:912122
UUID:
uuid:497bf576-d284-4869-a29f-9b70eb1f7197
Local pid:
pubs:912122
Deposit date:
2018-09-06

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