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Publications and media


  • (2016) Turnbull, S. Parole in Canada: Gender and Diversity in the Federal System. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Book Chapters

  • (forthcoming 2018) Turnbull, S. ‘The Challenges and Opportunities of Researching Life After Immigration Detention’ in A. Fili, R. Powell, and S. Jahnsen (eds.) Criminal Justice Research in an Era of Mass Mobility. Abingdon: Routledge.
  • (2018) Turnbull, S. 'Starting Again: Life After Deportation from the United Kingdom' in S. Khosravi (ed.) After Deportation: Ethnographic Perspectives, 37-61. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
  • (2017) Turnbull, S. 'Immigration Detention and Punishment' in Pontell, H.N. (ed.) Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice [online]. Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • (2016) Bosworth, M., Hasselberg, I & Turnbull, S., 'Imprisonment in a Global World: Rethinking Penal Power' in Y. Jewkes, Y., Bennett, J & Crewe, B. (eds.) Handbook on Prisons, Second Revised Edition, 698-711. Abingdon: Routledge.
  • (2015) Bosworth, M & Turnbull, S., 'Immigration Detention and the Expansion of Penal Power in the United Kingdom' in Reiter, K & Koenig, A (eds.) Extreme Punishment: Comparative Studies in Detention, Incarceration and Solitary Confinement, 50-67. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • (2015) Bosworth, M & Turnbull, S., 'Immigration Detention, Punishment, and the Criminalization of Migration' in Pickering, S & Ham, J (eds.) The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration, 91-106. Abingdon: Routledge.


  • (2017) Turnbull, S., ‘Immigration Detention and the Racialized Governance of Illegality in the United Kingdom’, Social Justice 44(1): 142-164.
  • (2017) Turnbull, S & Hasselberg, I.,  'From Prison to Detention: The Carceral Trajectories of Foreign-national Prisoners in the United Kingdom', Punishment & Society 19(2): 135-154.
  • (2016) Bosworth, M., Hasselberg, I & Turnbull, S., 'Punishment, Citizenship and Identity: An Introduction', Criminology & Criminal Justice 16(3): 257-266.
  • (2016) Turnbull, S., '‘Stuck in the Middle’: Waiting and Uncertainty in Immigration Detention', Time & Society 25(1): 61-79.
  • (2014) Turnbull, S., 'Aboriginalising the Parole Process: ‘Culturally Appropriate’ Adaptations and the Canadian Federal Parole System', Punishment & Society 16(4): 385-405.
  • (2011) Mopas, M & Turnbull, S., 'Negotiating a Way In: A Special Collection of Essays on Accessing Information and Socio-legal Research', Canadian Journal of Law and Society 26(3): 585-590.
  • (2009) Hannah-Moffat, K., Maurutto, P & Turnbull, S., 'Negotiated Risk: Actuarial Illusions and Discretion in Probation', Canadian Journal of Law and Society 24(3): 391-409.
  • (2009) Turnbull, S & Hannah-Moffat, K., 'Under These Conditions: Gender, Parole and the Governance of Reintegration', British Journal of Criminology 49(4): 532-551.
  • (2004) Fischer, B., Turnbull, S., Poland, B & Haydon, E., 'Drug Use, Risk and Urban Order: Examining Safe Injection Sites (SISs) as ‘Governmentality.’', International Journal of Drug Policy 15(5): 357-365.

Other Publications

  • (2016) Chak, T & Turnbull, S., 'Migrant Detention: Stories from the United Kingdom' , The Funambulist Magazine 4 (March-April): 22-27.

Book Reviews

  • (2016) Turnbull, S. 'To Right Historical Wrongs: Race, Gender, and Sentencing in Canada by C. Murdocca', Punishment & Society 18(4): 507-509.
  • (2015) Turnbull, S. 'The Liberty of Non-citizens: Indefinite Detention in Commonwealth Countries by R. Thwaites', International Journal of Migration and Border Studies1(4): 419-420.
  • (2014) Turnbull, S. 'Racialized Correctional Governance: The Mutual Constructions of Race and Criminal Justice by C. Spivakovsky', Criminology & Criminal Justice 14(4): 527-529.
  • (2014) Turnbull, S. 'Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment by T. Anthony', Theoretical Criminology 18(1): 119-121.
  • (2007) Turnbull, S. 'Imprisoning Our Sisters: The New Federal Women’s Prisons in Canada by S. Hayman', Punishment & Society 9(4): 429-431.
  • (2007) Turnbull, S. 'Race and Probation by S. Lewis, P. Raynor, D. Smith and A. Wardak (eds.)', Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice 49(3).
  • (2005) Turnbull, S. 'Dark Threats and White Knights: The Somalia Affair, Peacekeeping, and the New Imperialism by S. Razack', Women & Environments International Magazine 68/69: 54.

Other Writing

  • (2016) Turnbull, S. 'Visualising Immigration Detention Data: A Collaborative Approach. Border Criminologies' . Available at:
  • (2015) Turnbull, S. 'Is it Ethical to Carry Keys for Research in Immigration Detention Centres?' Border Criminologies. Available at:
  • (2015) Turnbull, S. 'Visualising Immigration Detention and Deportation. Border Criminologies' . Available at:
  • (2015) Turnbull, S. 'Gender, Race, and Immigration Detention. Border Criminologies'. Available at:
  • (2015) Turnbull, S. 'Waiting and Uncertainty in Immigration Detention. Border Criminologies'. Available at:
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