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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
Voluntary Sector Review FREE to read throughout #volunteersweek

Voluntary Sector Review FREE to read throughout #volunteersweek

1 Jun 2016
To celebrate #volunteersweek - 1st - 12th June - we've made all issues of Voluntary Sector Review totally free for you to read! Keep reading
On the blog: Volunteering and the Voluntary Sector Review #volunteersweek

On the blog: Volunteering and the Voluntary Sector Review #volunteersweek

1 Jun 2016
Bernard Harris, co-editor of Voluntary Sector Review (VSR) shares his thoughts how the Voluntary Sector Review has offered a crucial space for analysis and review of the sector in the six years since it first published...#volunteersweek Keep reading

#volunteersweek SALE on voluntary sector books

1 Jun 2016
Tt's Volunteers' Week (1st - 12th June) so here's a list of our top selling books on volunteering and the voluntary sector at a very special #volunteersweek price - SALE ENDS 12th June!! Keep reading
Who’s to blame for Leicester’s success? #Championes

Who’s to blame for Leicester’s success? #Championes

31 May 2016
Today’s guest blog post by author and academic Tim Hillier looks at our reactions to success and failure and why we need to be cautious about rushing to apportion blame when things go wrong… Keep reading
International Journal of Care and Caring coming in 2017

International Journal of Care and Caring coming in 2017

20 May 2016
The International Journal of Care and Caring (IJCC) is a new multidisciplinary journal designed to advance scholarship and debate in the important and ever-expanding field of care and caring. Keep reading
Launch of All our welfare

Launch of All our welfare

20 May 2016
Peter Beresford's 'All our welfare' was launched last week at One Great George Street in London. The impressive panel of speakers featured (left to right in the photo) John McDonnel MP, Suzy Croft, Peter himself, Natalie Bennett, Chris Goulden and David Brindle. In a guest post on our blog, Peter shares his thoughts on why he felt 'All our welfare' was a book that needed to be written... Keep reading
Blog: Manufactured Excellence Everywhere: but what about the human cost?

Blog: Manufactured Excellence Everywhere: but what about the human cost?

13 May 2016
Educational excellence has been in the news a lot of late – from the row over seven year old testing through to the latest government U-turn on school academisation. In today’s guest blog, author of recently published Pushed to the edge: Inclusion and behaviour support in schools, Val Gillies provides her insights into a system that falls far short of providing quality education to a large number of children in its care… Keep reading
Launch of Patrick Ainley's 'Betraying a generation' at UCL Institute of Education

Launch of Patrick Ainley's 'Betraying a generation' at UCL Institute of Education

10 May 2016
LLAKES Seminar and Book Launch will take place on Tuesday 17 May 2016, 17.15-19.45, UCL Institute of Education, Clarke Hall. Interested in attending? The seminar and launch are free to attend, but prior registration would be helpful: please contact ioe.llakesevents@ucl.ac.uk to book a place. Keep reading
Police and Crime Commissioners: have new elections intensified the political colouring of the role?

Police and Crime Commissioners: have new elections intensified the political colouring of the role?

9 May 2016
Author and Policing and Criminal Justice academic Bryn Caless asks whether the evident politicisation of the PCC role along party lines may alienate already limited public support in time… Keep reading
Launch of 'Exploring the production of urban space' by Dr Michael Leary-Owhin

Launch of 'Exploring the production of urban space' by Dr Michael Leary-Owhin

5 May 2016
On 5 May London South Bank University hosted the launch of Michael Leary-Owhin’s new book Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities. Keep reading

Want to be a Production Editor at Policy Press?

29 Apr 2016
We are looking to recruit a Production Editor for our busy production department who will ensure that our books and journals are published to time, to budget and to Policy Press quality standards. Deadline for applications is the 15 May 2016. For more information, see the University of Bristol website.
New website special offer: 20% off all books

New website special offer: 20% off all books

28 Apr 2016
Welcome to the new Policy Press website, launched to celebrate our 20th anniversary. To mark the occasion we are offering 20% off all books purchased here. If you'd like even more, sign up to our newsletter using the link above to receive a huge 35% discount. Back to our homepage to start browsing