Acorn House Revisited: ‘Think Family, Up and Down and Side to Side’

  • Ben RaikesEmail author
  • Kelly Lockwood
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology book series (PSIPP)


Acorn House is an overnight visiting facility at Askham Grange women’s open prison near York in the North of England which is operated in partnership with the children’s charity Barnardo’s.



The authors would like to acknowledge the generosity of all those who kindly gave their time to support this research. This includes imprisoned mothers, their children, their children’s carers and the prison staff, both uniformed and non-uniformed who contributed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of HuddersfieldHuddersfieldUK
  2. 2.University of SalfordSalfordUK

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