Skip Content

While you’re here, can you help support our work by making a donation?

Donate close-circle

Publications · Prisons

The experience of fatherhood post–imprisonment

Emma Young, 2014 Sunley Prize Winner, examines the social cost of mass imprisonment on father – child relationships and the effect of imprisonment on fatherhood identity.

Using qualitative, semi-structured interviews, the experiences of three fathers and their relationships with their children during and after imprisonment are explored.

The John Sunley Prize celebrates excellence and the impact of post graduate research into penal issues.

  • Join us

    Add your voice to our movement for change. Every voice counts and we hope that you will add yours.

    Join us today
  • Support our work

    Everything we do is focused on achieving less crime, safer communities, fewer people in prison. We need you to act now for penal reform.

    Ways to support