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New in Resources: Mother of a prisoner shares advice

30 September 2019

A mother of a prisoner approached us with some reflections and advice for staff supporting prisoners' families. You can read it here .

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FAIR team publish two chapters in The Palgrave Handbook of Prison and the Family

FAIR team publish two chapters in The Palgrave Handbook of Prison and the Family

30 September 2019

The FAIR team have published two chapters in the new Palgrave Handbook of Prison and the Family. One discusses the recent developments, debates and directions in prisoners' families' research (click here ). The other questions the 'caring' stereotypes of partners of imprisoned men (click here ).

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FAIR presents findings on childrens' resilience to paternal imprisonment at European Society of Criminology annual conference 2019

30 September 2019

FAIR Study PI, Caroline Lanskey presented findings from the FAIR Study about childrens' resilience to paternal imprisonment over time. Click here to view the slides.

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FAIR Conference 2019 presentations now available!

29 July 2019

Presentations from the FAIR Conference 2019 now available! If you couldn't attend the FAIR Conference - or you did and liked it - our presentations are now available to view. You can also access slides from the day. Presentations cover a wide range of findings from the FAIR Study, as well as excellent talks from other...

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FAIR Conference is now fully booked!

17 June 2019

Following a high level of interest, the FAIR Conference on the 25th of June is now fully booked! However, we are still running a waiting list in case of cancellations. If you or a colleague want to get on this then please email Sophie Ellis on sle43@cam.ac.uk

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Further speakers announced for the FAIR Conference, 25th June 2019

16 May 2019

We are pleased to announce further speakers for the upcoming Families and Imprisonment Research conference. In addition to our keynote speakers and the FAIR research team, we are delighted to be hosting: Dr. Daniel McCarthy and Dr. Maria Adams, University of Surrey Dr. Daniel McCarthy is currently a Reader in Criminology...

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Second keynote speaker at the FAIR Conference 2019

1 May 2019

We are pleased to announce further details of the talk by our second keynote speaker for the upcoming Families and Imprisonment Research conference on 25 th June 2019! Professor Nancy Loucks will be speaking on the challenges and opportunities in supporting prisoners’ families. Prof. Nancy Loucks is the Chief Executive of...

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FAIR team publish chapter on familial pains of imprisonment

14 April 2019

As we approach the FAIR conference on the 25th of June, you can check out some work recently published by the research team in a new book entitled Prisons, Punishment and the Family: Towards A New Sociology of Punishment? (Edited by Rachel Condry & Peter Scharff Smith). Launched at the American Society of Criminology...

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Date confirmed for the Families and Imprisonment Research conference - Tuesday 25th June 2019

31 January 2019

We are pleased to confirm that the Families and Imprisonment Research conference will take place on Tuesday 25th June 2019 . The conference will present key findings from the FAIR Study, alongside a range of expert contributors to the field of families and imprisonment. The conference is free to attend, and we warmly...

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Early findings from FAIR Study at ESC and ASC 2018

Early findings from FAIR Study at ESC and ASC 2018

20 December 2018

It’s been a busy year for the FAIR team! We have presented some of our early findings at the European Society of Criminology annual conference in Sarajevo and the American Society of Criminology annual conference in Atlanta. Topics included patterns of stability and change in ex-prisoners’ families; the relationship...

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