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Author McKay, Tasseli, 1978- author

Title Holding on : family and fatherhood during incarceration and reentry / Tasseli McKay, Megan Comfort, Christine Lindquist, and Anupa Bir
Published Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2019]
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Contents Returning incarcerated fathers to the family -- "Always having hope" : what we (didn't) know about fatherhood and incarceration -- "I do, but I don't, know where we are" : couple relationships during incarceration and reentry -- "None of the above" : unraveling complexity, ambivalence, and the limitations of research to understand abuse in justice-involved couples -- To be in jail for 10 years, change ain't going to happen overnight" : operationalizing reentry success -- "A breakthrough type of thing" : quantifying (and qualifying) the impact of family strengthening programs during incarceration and reentry -- On the horizon : the social science of incarceration and family life
Summary "Holding On: Family and Fatherhood during Incarceration and Reentry draws on new data from the Multi-site Family Study on Incarceration, Parenting, and Partnering to challenge long-standing boundaries between research on incarceration and on the well-being of low-income families. It proposes that the failure to recognize the centrality of incarcerated men's roles as fathers and partners has helped to justify a system that removes them from their families and hides that system's costs to parents, partners, and children"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Fathers -- Effect of imprisonment on
Male prisoners -- Family relationships -- United States
Prisoners' families
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Prisoners' families.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Bir, Anupa, author
Comfort, Megan, author
Lindquist, Christine, author
LC no. 2019000208
ISBN 0520973313
9780520973312