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Doing research in immigration removal centres: Ethics, emotions and impact

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Immigration Removal Centres (IRCs) are deeply contested institutions that rarely open their doors to independent research. In this article we discuss some of the complications we faced in conducting the first national British study of everyday life in them. As we will set out, research relationships were difficult to forge due to low levels of trust and unfamiliarity with academic research. At the same time, many participants had unrealistic expectations about our capacity to assist while mos...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1748895816646151

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Role:
Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Criminology and Criminal Justice Journal website
Publication date:
2016-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-03-15
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EISSN:
1748-8966
ISSN:
1748-8958
Source identifiers:
612771
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pubs:612771
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uuid:c570ba22-ca35-4bf7-9bac-d69e0cf79084
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pubs:612771
Deposit date:
2016-04-01

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