Building the sanctuary city from the ground up: abolitionist solidarity and transformative reform

@article{Jeffries2020BuildingTS,
  title={Building the sanctuary city from the ground up: abolitionist solidarity and transformative reform},
  author={Fiona Jeffries and Jennifer Ridgley},
  journal={Citizenship Studies},
  year={2020},
  volume={24},
  pages={548 - 567}
}
ABSTRACT This article recounts the story of sanctuary city organizing in Ottawa, Canada to explore the politics and potential of a transformative approach to sanctuary rooted in anti-prison activism and abolitionist feminist thought. More specifically, we have adapted the abolitionist framework of reformist reform and non-reformist reform and applied it to sanctuary city organizing. Analysis of the Ottawa case draws on research with frontline service providers and migrant justice organizers, as… 
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