Article type: Original Research

PUBLISHED 1 January 1982

Volume 7 Issue 2

Prisoner Mothers

Dennis Challinger


1 University of Melbourne

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There can be few more emotional issues in penology than female prisoners’ relationships with their children. Two situations need to be considered. Firstly, when the child is an infant, say, up to three years of age, there are problems concerning mother and child living together during mother’s imprisonment.

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