Maternal Imprisonment and Family Life

From the Caregiver’s Perspective

Natalie Booth

Maternal Imprisonment and Family Life

Natalie Booth

Distributed for Bristol University Press

160 pages | 5 x 7 3/4
Cloth $65.00 ISBN: 9781447352297 Will Publish July 2020 For sale in North and South America only
Exploring the untold experiences of family members and friends caring for the children of female prisoners in England and Wales, this book illuminates the complex ways imprisonment interferes with family life. It analyses the challenges of the 'family sentence’ they must serve and the realities of their disenfranchised status in society, policy, and practice.
Contents
Introducing the caregiving kin; Kin caregiving as a collective; Caregiving in the aftermath of the court and conviction; Renegotiating family life; Stigma and Social Support; Kin caregiving: occupying a disenfranchised status whilst serving the family sen
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