Who Are Prisoners’ Family Members? Towards an Holistic and Intersectional Framework

  • Johnna ChristianEmail author
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology book series (PSIPP)


Terms like “hidden” and “forgotten” victims, and “people in the shadow of the prison” have all been applied to the family members of incarcerated individuals (Codd in In the shadow of prison: Families, imprisonment and criminal justice, Willan, Cullompton, 2013; Hairston in Federal Probation 52:48–52, 1988).


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  1. 1.Rutgers UniversityNewarkUSA

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