Research with Children of Prisoners

Methodological Considerations for Bringing Youth in from the Margins
  • Catherine Flynn
  • Vicky Saunders
Part of the New Research – New Voices book series (NRNV)


This chapter draws from the authors’ independent experiences of two research projects1 with Australian children whose parents had experienced incarceration.2 The chapter is grounded in a discussion of current thinking and prevailing methodological approaches to research with children. Current approaches to research with children of imprisoned parents are critiqued and examined in relation to current suggested practices.


Young People Parental Incarceration Australian Capital Territory Incarcerate Parent Social Work Research 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Catherine Flynn
    • 1
  • Vicky Saunders
    • 2
  1. 1.Social Work DepartmentMonash UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Institute of Child Protection StudiesAustralian Catholic UniversityAustralia

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