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).
In December 2009 a British Academy Forum considered what steps might be taken by government agencies to anticipate and prepare for any future shocks to the financial system and the global economy. The two convenors of the Forum, Professor Tim Besley FBA and Professor Peter Hennessy FBA, summarised the discussion in a letter sent to Her Majesty The Queen on 8 February 2010.
Dr Kieran McEvoy, Reader in Criminology at The Queen’s University Belfast, reports on a British Academy supported research trip to the USA in the summer of 2001 and how it relates to ongoing attempts at finding peaceful alternatives to paramilitary punishments in Northern Ireland.