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Peter Wedge

Peter Wedge is Emeritus Professor in the School of Health at the University of East Anglia and Visiting Professor in the Department of Social and Community Studies at De Montfort University. He was previously Dean of the School of Economic and Social Studies and founding Dean of the School of Health and Social Work at UEA.

JKP publications by Peter Wedge

  1. Imprisoned Fathers and their Children

    Imprisoned Fathers and their Children

    Gwyneth Boswell and Peter Wedge

    More than 125,000 children in the UK alone are 'sentenced' to separation from their imprisoned parents. This book draws on extensive research and experience to examine the effect this kind of separation can have on the emotional development of a child and on family relationships. They make suggestions for work with prisoners and families. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.06in / 232mm x 154mm, 176pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-972-1
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 176pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-303-1
  2. Children in Adversity

    Children in Adversity

    The National Children's Bureau reports on Britain's disadvantaged 11-16 year olds

    Peter Wedge and Juliet Essen

    In 1973, Born to Fail? studied the life-chances of a sample of children born in one week in March 1958. lt exposed the alarming deprivations of a group of 11-year-olds suffering substantial social disadvantage. Learn More
    1982, Ebook, PDF, 100pp, £6.00
    ISBN: 9781905818693
  3. Born to Fail?

    Born to Fail?

    The National Children's Bureau reports on striking differences in the lives of British

    Peter Wedge and Hilary Prosser

    Based on the National Child Development Study, this ebook is about children and about Britain. Learn More
    1973, Ebook, PDF, £6.00
    ISBN: 9781905818587