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PROTOCOL: Domestic abuse interventions for mothers in or exiting prison: an evidence and gap map (2023)
Journal Article
Rogers, M., Lockwood, K., Speake, E., & Campbell, F. (2023). PROTOCOL: Domestic abuse interventions for mothers in or exiting prison: an evidence and gap map. Campbell Systematic Reviews, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1002/cl2.1313

This is the protocol for a evidence and gap map. The objectives are as follows: to identify existing research and gaps in evidence according to the types of interventions, settings, study design and outcomes; to use the EGM findings to inform subsequ... Read More about PROTOCOL: Domestic abuse interventions for mothers in or exiting prison: an evidence and gap map.

Improving outcomes for children affected by parental involvement with the criminal justice system in Scotland (2021)
Journal Article
Long, T., Lockwood, K., Loucks, N., Nugent, B., Raikes, B., Sharratt, K., & Gallagher, L. (2021). Improving outcomes for children affected by parental involvement with the criminal justice system in Scotland. Applied Research in Quality of Life, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11482-021-10012-0

With 20-27,000 children in Scotland experiencing a parent’s imprisonment and many more their parent’s involvement in the wider criminal justice system, it is vital that children’s needs and preferences are understood and acted upon. Parental imprison... Read More about Improving outcomes for children affected by parental involvement with the criminal justice system in Scotland.

“Lockdown's changed everything” : mothering adult children in prison in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic (2021)
Journal Article
Lockwood, K. (2021). “Lockdown's changed everything” : mothering adult children in prison in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic. Probation Journal, 68(4), 458-475. https://doi.org/10.1177/02645505211050855

The Covid-19 pandemic occurred at a time when families of prisoners were gaining visibility in both academia and policy. Research exploring the experiences of families of prison residents has tended to focus on intimate partners and children, despite... Read More about “Lockdown's changed everything” : mothering adult children in prison in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic.

A double-edged sword : children’s experiences of visiting a parent in prison in Scotland (2021)
Journal Article
Lockwood, K., Long, T., Loucks, N., Raikes, B., & Sharratt, K. (2021). A double-edged sword : children’s experiences of visiting a parent in prison in Scotland. Probation Journal, 69(2), 159-176. https://doi.org/10.1177/02645505211025592

Prison visits are recognised as an important feature of a humane prison system, providing important benefits for prisoners and their family in maintaining ties (McCarthy & Adams, 2017). Scotland has a history of penal welfarism and a right-based agen... Read More about A double-edged sword : children’s experiences of visiting a parent in prison in Scotland.

Preventing homelessness among women prison leavers in Wales (2020)
Journal Article
Gorden, C., Lockwood, K., Maddoc, I., Hughes, C., Washing-Dyer, K., Wilding, M., & Ahmed, A. (2020). Preventing homelessness among women prison leavers in Wales. European Journal of Criminology, 19(6), 1438-1460. https://doi.org/10.1177/1477370820980433

Under the Housing (Wales) Act 2014, prison leavers are among those who are no longer considered a priority need. This article draws on interviews conducted with 17 women prison leavers and 10 professionals that formed part of a Welsh Government funde... Read More about Preventing homelessness among women prison leavers in Wales.

The gendered nature of prison work : empathy, mothering and emotions of female prison officers in a women's prison (2020)
Book Chapter
Wood, A. (2020). The gendered nature of prison work : empathy, mothering and emotions of female prison officers in a women's prison. In K. Lockwood (Ed.), Mothering from the inside : research on motherhood and imprisonment (145-162). Emerald Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78973-343-320201011

Academic literature portrays prison officers in various ways; as insensitive figures lurking in the background (Cohen & Taylor, 1972) as brutes prone to violence (Kauffman, 1988) or more positively as noble people struggling to get the job done as be... Read More about The gendered nature of prison work : empathy, mothering and emotions of female prison officers in a women's prison.

Negotiating pregnancy, new motherhood and imprisonment (2020)
Book Chapter
Abbott, L., & Lockwood, K. (2020). Negotiating pregnancy, new motherhood and imprisonment. In K. Lockwood (Ed.), Mothering from the inside : research on motherhood and imprisonment (49-66). Emerald Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78973-343-320201006

Around 7% of the female prison population are pregnant (Albertson, O'Keeffe, Lessing-Turner, Burke & Renfrew, 2014; Kennedy, Marshall, Parkinson, Delap & Abbott, 2016; Prison Reform Trust, 2019). However, although recent years have witnessed growing... Read More about Negotiating pregnancy, new motherhood and imprisonment.

Constructive Connections : building resilience of families affected by the criminal justice system : final report (2020)
Report
Long, T., Lockwood, K., Raikes, B., Sharratt, K., Loucks, N., & Nugent, B. (2020). Constructive Connections : building resilience of families affected by the criminal justice system : final report

The Stimulus for the Study NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde had identified through previous research that there was a need to engage with families that are affected by the criminal justice system in order to improve the experience for children an... Read More about Constructive Connections : building resilience of families affected by the criminal justice system : final report.

Rethinking preventing homelessness amongst prison leavers (2019)
Journal Article
Madoc-Jones, I., Hughes, C., Gorden, C., Dubberley, S., Washington-Dyer, K., Ahmed, A., …Wilding, M. (2019). Rethinking preventing homelessness amongst prison leavers. European Journal of Probation, 10(3), 215-231. https://doi.org/10.1177/2066220318822245

The Wales (Housing) Act 2015 introduced a preventative approach to addressing homelessness which impacted on prison leavers in Wales. Since the same changes will take effect in England from October 2018, this paper provides early insight into how new... Read More about Rethinking preventing homelessness amongst prison leavers.

Disrupted identities : narratives of mothers in prison (2018)
Book Chapter
Lockwood, K. (2018). Disrupted identities : narratives of mothers in prison. In T. Taylor, & K. Bloch (Eds.), Marginalized mothers, mothering from the margins. Emerald Publishing

Imprisonment can severely alter, disrupt or even terminate mothering. Yet, often seen by society as giving up on or abandoning their children, women in prison tend to invoke less empathy or tolerance than women whose mothering is disrupted through ot... Read More about Disrupted identities : narratives of mothers in prison.

Listening to Mum : narratives of mothers in prison (2017)
Book Chapter
Lockwood, K. (2017). Listening to Mum : narratives of mothers in prison. In J. Woodiwiss, K. Smith, & K. Lockwood (Eds.), Feminist narrative research : opportunities and challenges (123-146). London: Palgrave Macmillan

The role of the family in resettlement (2016)
Other
Hazel, N., Goodfellow, P., Lockwood, K., Wright, S., McAteer, L., & Francis, V. (2016). The role of the family in resettlement

This practitioner’s guide unpicks different interpretations of ‘family’. It explores the family’s unique position to fulfil key characteristics that research has shown are associated with effective resettlement support. It highlights recommendations... Read More about The role of the family in resettlement.

Resettlement : lessons from the literature update March 2016 (2016)
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Hazel, N., & Lockwood, K. (2016). Resettlement : lessons from the literature update March 2016

This review is the most recent in a series of regular updates intended to outline the latest lessons from research, policy and practice in the resettlement of young people. It provides an overview of relevant publications and developments since Beyon... Read More about Resettlement : lessons from the literature update March 2016.

Resettlement of young people leaving custody : lessons from the literature update October 2015 (2015)
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Hazel, N., & Lockwood, K. (2015). Resettlement of young people leaving custody : lessons from the literature update October 2015

This review is the most recent in a series of regular updates intended to outline the latest lessons from research, policy and practice in the resettlement of young people. It provides an overview of relevant publications and developments since Beyon... Read More about Resettlement of young people leaving custody : lessons from the literature update October 2015.

Asylum support for children and young people living in Kirklees : stories of mothers (2015)
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Smith, K., & Lockwood, K. (2015). Asylum support for children and young people living in Kirklees : stories of mothers. Huddersfield, UK

Executive Summary The report is based on a one-year pilot study by academic practitioners at WomenCentre, Kirklees, funded by the Nationwide Children’s Research Centre. This study has taken a localised approach to the Parliamentary Inquiry (2... Read More about Asylum support for children and young people living in Kirklees : stories of mothers.

Resettlement of young people leaving custody : lessons from the literature update July 2015 (2015)
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Hazel, N., & Lockwood, K. (2015). Resettlement of young people leaving custody : lessons from the literature update July 2015. London

This review is the most recent in a series of regular updates intended to outline the latest lessons from research, policy and practice in the resettlement of young people. It provides an overview of relevant publications and developments since Beyon... Read More about Resettlement of young people leaving custody : lessons from the literature update July 2015.

Evaluation of homelessness services to adults in the secure estate
Report
Madoc-Jones, I., Hughes, C., Dubberley, S., Gorden, C., Washington-Dyer, K., Wilson, F., …Wilding, M. (2018). Evaluation of homelessness services to adults in the secure estate

This evaluation aimed to assess how changes to legislative duties towards those leaving custody since 2015 had been implemented by local authorities, prisons and probation providers; what impact the changes had on housing prison leavers; and to ident... Read More about Evaluation of homelessness services to adults in the secure estate.