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Humanities and Social Science

Dr Una Barr

Dr Una Barr

Telephone: 0151 231 3389

Publications

Chapters

Barr UM. 2017. Are Neoliberal, Patriarchal Societies Compatible with Desistance? A consideration of the experiences of a group of English women caught up in the criminal justice system Emerging Voices EG Press. Bristol

Barr UM. 2017. Motherhood and Desistance: A gateway to social bonds and identity transformation? Voices of Resistance: Subjugated Knowledge and the Challenge to the Criminal Justice System EG Press. Bristol

Journal Articles

Barr U. Gendered Assisted Desistance: A Decade from Corston Safer Communities,

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

Barr UM. Ontological theory and women’s desistance: Is it simply a case of 'growing up'? Early Career Academics Network Bulletin, The Howard League for Penal Reform Justice and Penal Reform Conference 30 :3-13 >Link

Engagement & Impact

Conference presentation:

Title of presentation: Desisting Sisters: Criminal (In)justice and Narratives of Resistance, Conference title: European Group for the Study of Deviance & Social Control, Uncovering Harms: States, corporations and organizations as criminals, Place/location of conference: Mytilene, Lesbos, Greece, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Voicing Desistance: Female Experiences of Giving up Crime, Conference title: Feminist Reflections on Law, Society and Care Conference 2017, Place/location of conference: Manchester Metropolitan University, Sylvia Pankhurst Research Centre, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Voicing Desistance: Female Experiences of Giving Up Crime, Conference title: British Society of Criminology Conference 2017, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Membership of professional bodies:

Fellowship, Higher Education Academy

Teaching qualification:

Title of qualification gained: Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education