In the Shadow of Prison by Helen Codd
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In the Shadow of Prison
By Helen Codd

In the Shadow of Prison

Families, Imprisonment and Criminal Justice

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In the Shadow of Prison by Helen Codd

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This book provides an up-to-date, accessible introduction to the relationship between families, prisons and penal policies in the United Kingdom. It explores current debates in relation to prisoners and their families, and introduces the reader to relevant theoretical approaches. Interdisciplinary in nature, the book incorporates perspectives drawn from criminology, sociology, social work and law. The book includes: * a current exploration of key aspects of the consequences of imprisonment for prisoners and their families * an assessment of the role of current prison policies and practices in promoting and maintaining family relationships * a summary of the current law in relation to prisoners and their families, with reference to the relevant legislation and recent case law.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781843922452
ISBN-10: 1843922452
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Willan Publishing
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Provides an account of the relationship between families, prisons and penal policies in the United Kingdom. This book explores debates in relation to prisoners and their families, and introduces the reader to relevant theoretical approaches. It incorporates perspectives drawn from criminology, sociology, social work and law.

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Author Biography - Helen Codd

Helen Codd is Principal Lecturer and International Co-Ordinator in the Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Central Lancashire.

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