The Conversation: As we imprison more adults, what’s happening to the children?

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Description

Research into children's experiences of visiting a parent in prison discussed in an article written for The Conversation.

Period21 Feb 2014

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Media contributions

  • TitleAs we imprison more adults, what’s happening to the children?
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Conversation
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date21/02/14
    DescriptionAs Victoria's prison numbers soar, one important point – which has not been raised in any discussion so far – is that when we imprison adults, we are more often than not imprisoning parents. This article foregrounds children and discusses research into their experiences of prison visiting.
    URLhttps://theconversation.com/as-we-imprison-more-adults-whats-happening-to-the-children-22979
    PersonsCatherine Flynn

Keywords

  • parental imprisonment
  • children
  • visiting