Parents in Prison :Fair doesnt have to mean same .
This article explores the interpretation of 'equal ' treatment and proportionality of punishment in relation to mothers and fathers sentenced to custody . It argues that 'punishment' is often disproportionate in relation to women , specifically mothers as many - even on very short sentences will lose their homes and their children - in greater number than when their male counterparts are sentenced to custody.
Citation : Baldwin L (2015) Parents in Prison: Fair Doesn't have to Mean Same. Jail Mail, May pp. 28-29
Research Institute : Institute for Research in Criminology, Community, Education and Social Justice
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