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Introduction

  • Marie HuttonEmail author
  • Dominique Moran
Chapter
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology book series (PSIPP)

Abstract

‘Prison’ and ‘the family’ are apparently incongruous concepts. ‘Prison’ is the outcome of a sentencing decision taken about an individual who is punished through separation from mainstream society, and by extension through disconnection from prior living arrangements and companions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Law, Politics and SociologyUniversity of SussexFalmerUK
  2. 2.University of BirminghamBirminghamUK

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