Personal profile


  • Senior Lecturer within the Department of Social Work since September 2010
  • Project Manager / Mediator NCH Family Mediation Service (Greater Manchester) (2002-2007)
  • Deputy Manager / Mediator NCH Family Mediation Service (Greater Manchester) (1999-2002)
  • 3 years working as Court Welfare Officer in Rochdale / Oldham (1996-99)
  • 4 years working as Probation Officer in Greater Manchester (1992-96)

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Imprisoned mothers and how they maintain contact with their children.

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Research Output 2014 2016

2 Citations

A difficult disclosure: The dilemmas faced by families affected by parental imprisonment regarding what information to share

Lockwood, K. & Raikes, B. 8 Jan 2016 Experiencing Imprisonment: Research on the Experience of Living and Working in Carceral Institutions. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 230-247 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Breaking down barriers: Understanding the experience of British Pakistani families affected by imprisonment

Abass, T., Reeves, C. & Raikes, B. 1 Sep 2016 In : Probation Journal. 63, 3, p. 256-272 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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The benefits of prisoner participation in interdisciplinary learning

Raikes, B. & Balen, R. 16 Nov 2016 In : Social Work Education. 35, 8, p. 933-944 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Prisons without walls

Raikes, B. 21 May 2014 Every Child Journal, 4, 3, p. 40-47 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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