Dr. Anita Wilson, Research Fellow, Literacy Research Centre, Institute for Advanced Studies, Lancaster University,
Lancaster, LA1 4YT

Selected Publications

(Forthcoming) Learning landscapes – European perspectives on distance learning in prison in Visser L & Y.L. Visser Trends and Issues in Distance Education-International Perspectives  (Second Edition) pub Information Age Publishing USA

2010 Interrupted Life: The criminal justice system as a disruptive force n the lives of young offenders. Pub. Prison Service Journal http://www.hmprisonservice.gov.uk

2009 Reading the Signs: Prison Officers' mindful diagnosis of potential self-harm and suicide in Ethnographies of Diagnostic. Work Dimensions of Transformative Practice. eds M. Büscher, D. Goodwin, J. Mesman. Pub. Palgrave Macmillan, UK

2009 (with J. Hurry & L. Brazier) Improving the Literacy and Numeracy of Young Offenders in Tracking Adult Literacy and Numeracy: Longitudinal Studies of Adult Education. eds. S. Reder & J. Bynner, Routledge

2007  'I go to get away from the cockroaches': Educentricity and the politics of education in prisons (2) Journal of Correctional Education Vol. 58 No.2 June 2007

2006  (with J. Hurry, L. Brazier, M. Parker) Rapid Evidence Assessment of Interventions that Promote Employment for Offenders. Research Report No. 747 DfES http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/RR747.pdf

2005 Improving the literacy and numeracy needs of disaffected people in custody and in the community: the first 18 months (co-authored with J. Hurry et al) NRDC

2004 Four Days and a Breakfast - Time, Space and Literacy/ies in the Prison Community' in Space Matters: Assertions of Space in Literacy Practice and Research, eds. Leander K. & Sheehy M., pub. Peter Lang, USA

1998 Reading a Library – Writing a Book PhD thesis available from the British Library EThoS collection http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?did=1&uin=uk.bl.ethos.250924


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