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Welcome Jo Greig!

Welcome Jo Greig!

28 Jul 2017
We're excited to announce, Jo Greig, previously international marketing director and western European sales director at Macmillan Education, is joining us as the sales and marketing director. Keep reading
Named and shamed: EU countries are failing to share responsibility for refugees

Named and shamed: EU countries are failing to share responsibility for refugees

21 Jul 2017
Originally published by The Conversation on 19th July 2017. There are currently an estimated 22.5m people living as refugees around the world. Read more on our blog
Ageing in a Global Context series book launch

Ageing in a Global Context series book launch

19 Jul 2017
We held a fantastic launch event on 6 July at the British Society of Gerontology Conference for the two new books in the Ageing in a Global Context series: 'Gender, ageing and extended working life' and 'Intimacy and ageing'. Keep reading
Announcing the winners of our #DemocracyIs competition

Announcing the winners of our #DemocracyIs competition

19 Jul 2017
Earlier this month we asked Twitter to tell us what #DemocracyIs to win a copy of Matt Flinders' new book, What kind of democracy is this? Read the winning answers here. Keep reading
American Tianxia: The Chinese term for American power

American Tianxia: The Chinese term for American power

19 Jul 2017
Salvatore Babones discusses the position and power of America in global politics and economics in this adapted preface of his new book, American tianxia: Chinese money, American power and the end of history. Read more on our blog
Why upward social mobility means some people move downwards

Why upward social mobility means some people move downwards

18 Jul 2017
Originally published by The Conversation on 17th July 2017. A damning report into social mobility has concluded that successive UK governments have failed to tackle the issue for the past 20 years. Read more on our blog
Co-creating impact: why universities and communities should work together

Co-creating impact: why universities and communities should work together

12 Jul 2017
Kate Pahl and Keri Facer, authors of Valuing interdisciplinary collaborative research, discuss the value of co-production and collaboration between academic researchers and community projects. Read more on our blog
What effect do sanctions & conditionality have on disabled people?

What effect do sanctions & conditionality have on disabled people?

10 Jul 2017
Guest editor Ben Baumberg Geiger introduces the new Journal of Poverty and Social Justice special issue, focusing on disability and conditional social security benefits. Read more on our blog
Three key lessons from Labour’s campaign – and how the party needs to change

Three key lessons from Labour’s campaign – and how the party needs to change

7 Jul 2017
Originally posted by Democratic Audit UK 12/06/2017 Jeremy Corbyn has confounded his critics and increased Labour’s share of the vote in the General Election. But the party is some way from being able to command a parliamentary majority, says Patrick Diamond. Read more on our blog
The importance of the advice sector in the context of legal aid cuts

The importance of the advice sector in the context of legal aid cuts

6 Jul 2017
Originally published by PolicyBristol on the 19th June 2017. Dr Moore is the co-author of Legal aid in crisis. Assessing the impact of reform (Policy Press, 2017) and offers here her insightful views on the need to boost the activities and funding of the legal advice sector. Read more on our blog
One size does not fit all: the problem of extended working life policy

One size does not fit all: the problem of extended working life policy

6 Jul 2017
Áine Ní Léime and Debra Street, co-editors of Gender, ageing and extended working life, launching today at the British Society of Gerontology conference, discuss problematic extended working life policies, and their potential consequences for both women and men in later age. Read more on our blog
Taxation, inequality and post-industrial society

Taxation, inequality and post-industrial society

4 Jul 2017
In this blog post, Sally Ruane, co-author of Paying for the Welfare State in the 21st Century, explains why we need to challenge the political culture surrounding taxation to effectively tackle inequality. Read more on our blog
Impressive Impact Factor result for Policy & Politics

Impressive Impact Factor result for Policy & Politics

27 Jun 2017
We are delighted to announce that Policy & Politics has achieved an impressive result in this year’s Journal Citation Reports with an Impact Factor of 1.939. Keep reading
Policy Press partners with Enago to offer Manuscript Preparation Services

Policy Press partners with Enago to offer Manuscript Preparation Services

27 Jun 2017
Policy Press announced today their partnership with Enago, a leading author service provider that specifically caters to the large section of the global research community for whom English is a second language (ESL). Keep reading
Launch of the Journal of Gender-Based Violence

Launch of the Journal of Gender-Based Violence

23 Jun 2017
A successful launch of this exciting new journal was held in Bristol on 21 June after the Justice, Inequality and Gender-Based violence conference. Keep reading
A new kind of democracy: anti-politics and the funnelling of frustration

A new kind of democracy: anti-politics and the funnelling of frustration

16 Jun 2017
“It’s not easy being a professor of politics. Everyone expects me to know what’s going on and what’s going to happen. But I’m just as bamboozled as everyone else by the outcome of the UK’s recent general election." Read more on our blog
If not a hard Brexit, then what?

If not a hard Brexit, then what?

15 Jun 2017
Now that a ‘hard’ Brexit seems less likely, Janice Morphet – author of Beyond Brexit? – looks at alternative options for the UK’s relationship with the EU. Read more on our blog
What now for Brexit?

What now for Brexit?

14 Jun 2017
Danny Dorling, Dimitris Ballas and Benjamin Hennig – authors of The human atlas of Europe – look at the reasons behind Labour’s success and ask… what now for Brexit? Read more on our blog
Compromise, sacrifice and confusion: why I didn’t vote

Compromise, sacrifice and confusion: why I didn’t vote

13 Jun 2017
“I didn’t vote in this election, which for me was the right choice, and a choice that is seldom given debate to within the national media." Read more on our blog
A seismic shift has occurred in British politics

A seismic shift has occurred in British politics

12 Jun 2017
The 2017 general election was a once-in-a-generation opportunity that the Tories fumbled and Labour exploited to remarkable effect. The Tories managed to spook older voters and thereby alienate a core constituency; Labour, meanwhile, both connected with younger people and somehow got them to actually vote in large numbers. Read more on our blog