Day, A-M (2021) Children in prison during COVID-19: the new “double jeopardy”. Safer Communities. ISSN 1757-8043

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The purpose of the paper is to consider the impact on children in custody of the government response to COVID-19 in England and Wales. As the majority of children are held in young offender institutions, this forms the focus of the piece.

A review and opinion piece on the government response and the impact of decisions about the juvenile custodial estate on incarcerated children.

No specific findings as this is an opinion piece.

This paper offers a viewpoint on the government response to COVID-19 and its impact on children in custody. It considers key publications that have cited concerns since the lockdown and seeks to identify key themes emerging from the publications.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the accepted author manuscript (AAM). The final published version (version of record) is available online via Emerald at Day, A.-M. (2021), "Children in prison during COVID-19: the new “double jeopardy”", Safer Communities, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. - please refer to any applicable terms of use of the publisher.
Uncontrolled Keywords: youth justice, Covid-19, children in custody, child incarceration, young offender, young offender institution
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV7231 Criminal justice administration
K Law > KD England and Wales
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2021 13:35
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2021 14:05

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