Number 10: Families of prisoners: literature review on issues and difficulties

This literature review identifies issues and difficulties for families of prisoners in Australia, especially those issues affecting prisoners' children and the children's care givers. 

The review reflects research that has been conducted over the last decade and includes studies, reports, commissions, census data and program documentation from within the areas of human services, criminology, child welfare, Indigenous perspectives and youth affairs. The research focus is primarily on Australian literature supplemented by relevant literature from the United Kingdom and United States. 

Content Updated: 10 May 2012