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Critical Reflections on Women, Family, Crime and Justice

Isla Masson, Lucy Baldwin, and Natalie Booth


Drawing on original research from the Women, Family, Crime and Justice research network, this book sheds new light on the challenges and experiences of women and families who encounter the criminal justice system in the UK. Each chapter demonstrates how these groups are often ignored, oppressed and repeatedly victimised. The book addresses crucial issues including short-term imprisonment, trauma-specific interventions, schools supporting children affected by parental imprisonment and visibility and voice in research. Bringing together contemporary knowledge from both research and practice, the ... More

Keywords: women, family, crime, justice, criminal justice system, UK criminal justice, short-term imprisonment, parental imprisonment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781447358688
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447358688.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Isla Masson, editor
University of Leicester

Lucy Baldwin, editor
De Montfort University

Natalie Booth, editor
Bath Spa University

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