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Leading expert on women and prison to help inform policy debate

Professor Azrini Wahidin, one of the UK’s leading figures in the study of women in prison, has been invited to offer expert insight to a conference exploring women’s experience of the criminal justice system. Professor Wahidin will be the keynote speaker at ‘Offending Women? Women's Journeys Through the Criminal Justice System,’ taking place in Manchester on Saturday 6th April.


Women’s experiences of prison and the emotions of punishment explored in new book

At a time when prisons in England and Wales are undergoing significant challenges, and when levels of harm remain unprecedently high, a new book by Dr Anastasia Chamberlen, Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, offers a comprehensive, feminist critique of punishment that looks at an often unseen population – women prisoners and women former prisoners.


European Society of Criminology 2018 Young Criminologist Award awarded to Dr Anastasia Chamberlen of Warwick Sociology

Dr Anastasia Chamberlen has received the European Society of Criminology 2018 Young Criminologist Award in recognition of her work on women’s experiences of prison.

Tue 04 Sep 2018, 13:59 | Tags: Awards, sociology, society, Faculty of Social Science, prisons