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Dejected, disgruntled and divided: Britain’s EU referendum

Dejected, disgruntled and divided: Britain’s EU referendum

27 Jun 2016
As the UK continues to reel in shock at the outcome of the EU referendum, Nathan Manning shares his thoughts on what it has revealed about the state of the country and the implications for democracy… Britain’s referendum on EU membership has been an ugly affair. Jo Cox MP was brutally murdered in the street en route to her constituency surgery. Both sides of the campaign routinely reduced public debate to sloganeering and sustained misinformation, half-truths and flat-out lies. Keep reading
David Cameron’s `Welfare’ Legacy. Thatcher’s Son or Macmillan’s Heir?

David Cameron’s `Welfare’ Legacy. Thatcher’s Son or Macmillan’s Heir?

23 Jun 2016
As voters go to the polls today to decide whether Britain should #remain in Europe or #brexit, today’s guest blogger Robert M Page considers Prime Minister Cameron’s legacy in terms of social policy… Keep reading

Policy Press 20th anniversary – interview with the original ‘dream team’

22 Jun 2016
Tonight we’ll be celebrating 20 years of Policy Press at our party with many people from the past, present and future of Policy Press. To get the spirit of nostalgia just right for the day we interviewed three Policy Pressers who’ve been part of the organisation from its basement beginnings – Ann Moore, Sales Manager (now retired), Dave Worth, Production Manager and Julia Mortimer, Assistant Director – to find out what they remember from way back when and how times have changed… Keep reading

Launch of 'Transparency and the open society' by Roger Taylor and Tim Kelsey

20 Jun 2016 18:00:00
Imperial College London will host a guest lecture to launch Roger Taylor & Tim Kelsey's new book, 'Transparency and the open society' tonight. Keep reading
Do you challenge everyday misogyny and ‘rape culture’?

Do you challenge everyday misogyny and ‘rape culture’?

15 Jun 2016
In today’s guest blog post Miriam David explains why the need to challenge every day misogyny and ‘rape culture’ is more relevant and necessary than ever… . Keep reading
Do YOU know how the EU really shapes British public policy?

Do YOU know how the EU really shapes British public policy?

13 Jun 2016
With the EU Referendum just over a week away we turned to author and academic Janice Morphet to educate ourselves on how the EU really shapes British public policy… Keep reading
Why England won’t make it past the quarter finals in Euro 2016

Why England won’t make it past the quarter finals in Euro 2016

11 Jun 2016
As a nation prepares to feel the glory and despair of England vs Russia in their first match of #euro2016, author and academic Clare Bambra explains why, if it were down to health stats, we wouldn’t make it past the quarter finals. (On the bright side, we would certainly beat Russia and win our group…) Keep reading
Unseen: What we do for our chosen charity #volunteersweek

Unseen: What we do for our chosen charity #volunteersweek

10 Jun 2016
In the spirit of #volunteersweek, we thought it would be a good idea to let people know about the great charity work that Policy Press get involved in. Keep reading
How is the activity of volunteering changing? #volunteersweek

How is the activity of volunteering changing? #volunteersweek

9 Jun 2016
In today’s guest blog post Sue Kenny shares findings from research about the changing nature and shape of voluntary action and active citizenship is taking with the next generation… Keep reading
FREE EXTRACT: John Mohan on Third sector delivering public services

FREE EXTRACT: John Mohan on Third sector delivering public services

8 Jun 2016
As part of our Volunteers Week celebrations we thought we’d give you a sneak preview of the forthcoming book Third sector delivering public services edited by James Rees and David Mullins by letting you read the foreword by John Mohan, editor of our new series Third Sector Research. Keep reading
What I learned from volunteering for Policy Press….

What I learned from volunteering for Policy Press….

3 Jun 2016
Jennifer Bell, English Literature MA student at the University of Bristol, has just spent the past eight months volunteering at Policy Press as part of the Editorial Commissioning team. Today is (sadly!) her last day with us. Keep reading