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Deportation and the Confluence of Violence within Forensic Mental Health and Immigration Systems


About this book


The practices and technologies of evaluation and decision making used by professionals, police, lawyers and experts are questioned in this book for their participation in the perpetuation of historical forms of colonial violence through the enforcement of racial and eugenic policies and laws in Canada.


Critical mental health critical disability studies critical race theory postcolonial studies social work ethics confluence forensic mental health deportation attention criminal justice evaluation immigration Mental Health migration participation police violence

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  1. 1.McMaster UniversityCanada

About the authors

Ameil Joseph is Assistant Professor of the School of Social Work at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He has over ten years of direct practice experience working in the mental health field in assertive community treatment, community-based early intervention, supportive housing, crisis respite, and governance settings.

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