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Maintaining family contact during COVID-19: Describing the experiences and needs of children with a family member in prison

Flynn, Catherine; Harrigan, Susy; Bartels, Lorana; Dennison, Susan


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Background Visiting by children has been regularly investigated in research about parents and family members in prison. This has predominantly focused on three aspects of visiting: (1) describing the extent of visiting; (2) describing the barriers to visiting; and more recently (3) examining the effects of visiting on outcomes for the imprisoned person, notably recidivism. There has been limited attention to these experiences in Australia in recent years. What is indicated,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Report (Commissioned)


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