Dr Liz Walker received a British Academy Small Research Grant to study the experiences of fathers who had spent time in prison. Here she reveals that it is a complex picture.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 15 (March 2010).
Professor Ruth Mace FBA argues that evolutionary influences on human family patterns cannot be ignored. This article is based on a paper given by Professor Mace at the June 2009
Darwin Conference, jointly organised by the British Academy, the Royal
Society and the American Philosophical Society.
Professor David d’Avray, Professor of History at University College London, has been studying aspects of medieval marriage for some years. Here, he describes two cases that illustrate the close connection between marriage symbolism and law in the Middle Ages.