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Personal profile

Biography

  • 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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correctional institution Social Sciences
prisoner Social Sciences
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Trinidad and Tobago Social Sciences
Romania Social Sciences
family member Social Sciences
Ghana Social Sciences

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Research Output 2012 2019

A Comparison of the Position of Grandmother Carers for Children with Parents in Prison in the UK, Trinidad and Tobago, Romania and Ghana

Raikes, B., Asiminei, R., Nathaniel, K-A., Ochen, E. A., Pascaru, G. & Seruwagi, G., 9 Aug 2019, The Palgrave handbook of Prison and the Family . Hutton, M. & Moran, D. (eds.). 1st ed. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, p. 229 -250 22 p. (Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology ).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Trinidad and Tobago
Romania
Ghana
correctional institution
parents

Acorn House Revisited: ‘Think Family, Up and Down and Side to Side’

Raikes, B. & Lockwood, K., 9 Aug 2019, The Palgrave Handbook of Prison and the Family. Hutton, M. & Dominique, M. (eds.). 1st ed. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 295-315 21 p. (Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

correctional institution

“It’s Not a Case of He’ll Be Home One Day.” The Impact on Families of Sentences of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP)

McConnell, M. & Raikes, B., 10 Apr 2018, In : Child Care in Practice. 25, 4, p. 349-366 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
imprisonment
Fathers
father
Hope
secrecy

Exploring care leavers’ journeys through care

Golding, B., Turner, L., Percy-Smith, B., Raikes, B., Gallagher, B., Molloy, J. & Bluff, B., 2017

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Metadata
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Activities 2010 2010

  • 1 Oral presentation

Picturing Diversity: A Resource for Student Police Officers

Ben Raikes (Speaker), Robin Kiteley (Speaker)
18 Mar 2010

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation