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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
Sanctions and payment delays major cause of hunger: Kayleigh Garthwaite in the Guardian

Sanctions and payment delays major cause of hunger: Kayleigh Garthwaite in the Guardian

25 Apr 2016
In a Guardian article, out last week, Kayleigh Garthwaite reveals that sanctions and delays in payments are a major cause of hunger, as she discovered during research for her new book: Hunger Pains: Life inside foodbank Britain. Keep reading
First Catch Your Publisher

First Catch Your Publisher

8 Apr 2016
In today’s guest blog post Eileen and Marianne tell us in their experience why you must never give up in your hunt for the perfect publisher, you should get a contract in place BEFORE you start writing and how important it is to nail the proposal writing part of the process…. Keep reading
#PanamaPapers: Beyond naming names

#PanamaPapers: Beyond naming names

8 Apr 2016
In today’s guest blog post, author and academic Andrew Sayer warns against seeing tax havens as anomalies and asks us to look beyond the current focus on naming and shaming the users of Mossack Foneseca’s services… Keep reading
New clauses in grant agreements set to muzzle the voluntary sector

New clauses in grant agreements set to muzzle the voluntary sector

5 Apr 2016
Academic Debra Morris specialises in charity law and today she shares her insights into the evolving, and eroding, rights of charities to campaign and lobby politically. Keep reading
Shortlisted for the Bookseller Academic, Educational & Professional Publisher of the Year

Shortlisted for the Bookseller Academic, Educational & Professional Publisher of the Year

1 Apr 2016
We are very proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Bookseller Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year award for 2016. Keep reading