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11 Jun 2018

Great Coverage for Squaring the circle on Brexit

Squaring the circle on Brexit, by John Erik Fossum and Hans Petter Graver, was the first Bristol University Press book to be published, and since publication it has received some great media coverage we wanted to highlight. Keep reading
Great Coverage for Squaring the circle on Brexit

7 Jun 2018

Women, Peace and Welfare in Times Higher Education

Ann Oakley's Women, peace and welfare is Book of the week in Times Higher Education this week. Read the full article
Women, Peace and Welfare in Times Higher Education

5 Jun 2018

Volunteers Week: The Future of Volunteering?

This Volunteers Week, Rose Lindsey and John Mohan, co-authors of ‘Continuity and change in voluntary action’, part of the Third Sector Research Series and out now, look at the impact of political rhetoric and public attitudes on volunteering on levels of engagement. Read more on our blog
Volunteers Week: The Future of Volunteering?

1 Jun 2018

Repealed! Now we look to Northern Ireland

Originally published by the Abortion Rights blog on May 26th 2018. An uprising of activists in every city, town and village across Ireland made history yesterday and sealed the end of an era that saw women denied basic human rights. Read more on our blog
Repealed! Now we look to Northern Ireland

25 May 2018

Prestigious new journals from Bristol University Press!

Did you know that we will be expanding our journals list significantly as part of the development of Bristol University Press? Already this year we launch two exciting new titles in areas which represent the changing profile of our list more generally. And this is only the start of our mission to publish the highest quality scholarship addressing global challenges across the social sciences. Keep reading
Prestigious new journals from Bristol University Press!

24 May 2018

The role of co-production in research and practice

Aksel Ersoy, editor of The impact of co-production, discusses the debate around the ways public engagement can go beyond a simple consultation and how it can be ‘relevant’ in the academia. Read more on our blog
The role of co-production in research and practice

16 May 2018

First Bristol University Press book out today: a message from Head of Commissioning Victoria Pittman

We’re pleased to announce the publication today of Squaring the Circle on Brexit: Could the Norway model work? Written by John Erik Fossum and Hans Petter Graver, it provides the first systematic assessment of the so-called Norway model, suggested as an off-the-shelf option for the UK to ‘square the circle’ after Brexit. Keep reading
First Bristol University Press book out today: a message from Head of Commissioning Victoria Pittman

14 May 2018

Conceptual issues in welfare debates

Lee Gregory, author of Exploring welfare debates, publishing this week, discusses the ideological and conceptual issues surrounding welfare debates. Read more on our blog
Conceptual issues in welfare debates

14 May 2018

Brexit: 10 myths about the ‘Norway model’ examined

On 8 May the UK’s House of Lords passed an amendment to require the House of Commons to vote on remaining in the European Economic Area (EEA), the possibility of Britain adopting the so-called ‘Norway model’ is back on the agenda of British politics. Here the authors of Squaring the Circle on Brexit: Could the Norway Model Work?, John Erik Fossum and Hans Petter Graver, give some background to Norway’s relationship with the European Union and reveal the truth behind some common myths about the Norway model. Read more on our blog
Brexit: 10 myths about the ‘Norway model’ examined

1 May 2018

Introducing Bristol University Press: a message from Alison Shaw

May is a month of celebration for us as we publish the first books and journals under the Bristol University Press brand. Keep reading
Introducing Bristol University Press: a message from Alison Shaw

1 May 2018

Evidence & Policy: Winner of the 2017 Carol Weiss Prize announced

To mark its tenth anniversary in 2015, Evidence & Policy launched a prize in memory of Professor Carol Weiss, the journal’s first North American Editor and a pioneer in the field. Keep reading
Evidence & Policy: Winner of the 2017 Carol Weiss Prize announced

13 Apr 2018

AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize

Congratulations to Beth Breeze who has been awarded the 2018 AFP/Skystone Partners Prize for Research on Fundraising and Philanthropy! Keep reading
AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize

12 Apr 2018

Roma in a time of paradigm shift and chaos

A themed section of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice ‘Roma in a Time of Paradigm Shift and Chaos’ is available online and will be officially launched on 19 April 2018 in Budapest. Here Nidhi Trehan, Andrew Ryder and Marius Taba explain how this themed section of the journal explores ideas around Roma communities in times of austerity and change. Read more on our blog
Roma in a time of paradigm shift and chaos

4 Apr 2018

The Troubled Families Programme: changing everything, yet changing nothing

Stephen Crossley, author of Troublemakers: The construction of ‘troubled families’ as a social problem – out today – examines the most recent Troubled Families Programme Outcomes report, which published last week. Read more on our blog
The Troubled Families Programme: changing everything, yet changing nothing

21 Mar 2018

3 critical steps we need to take to save democracy

Henry Tam, author of Time to save democracy: How to govern ourselves in the age of anti-politics, discusses the decline of democracy and the three critical steps that must be taken in order to save it. Read more on our blog
3 critical steps we need to take to save democracy

14 Mar 2018

How to build houses AND save the countryside

On 5th March the UK Government announced a major overhaul of the National Planning Policy Framework, stating that it will “deliver the homes the country needs”. Shaun Spiers, author of How to build houses and save the countryside, out today, argues that although well intentioned, the measures don’t go far enough. Read more on our blog
How to build houses AND save the countryside

9 Mar 2018

Ann Oakley book launch

Ann Oakley’s book Women peace and welfare was launched last night at St George’s Church Bloomsbury. Keep reading
Ann Oakley book launch

8 Mar 2018

Launch of Regulating Police Detention: Voices from behind closed doors

Join John Kendall for the launch of his new book 'Regulating Police Detention: Voices from behind closed doors' on Tuesday 13 March 2018 at 6pm. Keep reading
Launch of Regulating Police Detention: Voices from behind closed doors

7 Mar 2018

Our inspiring women for International Women’s Day 2018

March 8 sees both the publication of Ann Oakley’s Women, peace and welfare and International Women’s Day. In the book, Ann tells the inspirational untold stories of women who’s work and vision of a more humane way of living have influenced social reform and welfare. Read more on our blog
Our inspiring women for International Women’s Day 2018

28 Feb 2018

Shared Lives: a new health and care system

Alex Fox is the author of A new health and care system – out today and launching at Nesta this evening. Here he unpicks the dehumanising tendencies of our public services to introduce a new health care model where those living with long-term conditions can achieve wellbeing in a system that looks at people’s strengths and capabilities, and their potential, not just their needs. Read more on our blog
Shared Lives: a new health and care system