Short but not sweet: exploring the impact of short sentences on mothers

Date

2015-12

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Children of Prisoners Europe is a non-profit organisation registered in

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Article

Peer reviewed

Yes

Abstract

This article introduces the joint research of Baldwin & Epstein in relation to short sentences of mothers. The article discusses the impact and injustice in relation to mothers and their children - the disproportionate ways in which mothers and children suffer as a result of imprisonment - and the need for change.

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mothers and sentencing, mothers and prison

Citation

Baldwin,L. and Epstein,R. (2015) Short but not sweet: exploring the impact of short sentences on mothers. European Journal of Parental Imprisonment .Winter edition 2015; pp. 20-23

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Institute for Research in Criminology, Community, Education and Social Justice