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About this book
Topics featured in this handbook include:
- Findings from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study.
- How parental incarceration contributes to racial and ethnic disparities and inequality.
- Parent-child visits when parents are incarcerated in prison or jail.
- Approaches to empowering incarcerated parents of color and their families.
- International advances for incarcerated parents and their children.
The second edition of the Handbook on Children with Incarcerated Parents is an essential reference for researchers, professors, clinicians/practitioners, and graduate students across developmental psychology, criminology, sociology, law, psychiatry, social work, public health, human development, and family studies.
“This important new volume provides a cutting-edge update of research on the impact of incarceration on family life. The book will be an essential reference for researchers and practitioners working at the intersections of criminal justice, poverty, and child development.”
Bruce Western, Ph.D., Columbia University
“The comprehensive, interdisciplinary focus of this handbook brilliantly showcases the latest research, interventions, programs, and policies relevant to the well-being of children with incarcerated parents. This edition is a ‘must-read’ for students, researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers alike who are dedicated to promoting the health and resilience of children affected by parental incarceration.”
Leslie Leve, Ph.D., University of Oregon