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19 Oct 2016

Neon nails to support Unseen UK's #letsnailit campaign

Policy Press staff have painted their nails neon this week in support of Unseen UK's Anti Slavery Day 'Let's Nail It' campaign. Keep reading
Neon nails to support Unseen UK's #letsnailit campaign

19 Oct 2016

Do racial divides in the US explain support for Trump?

In the run-up to the US Presidential Election, Kathleen Odell Korgen, editor of Race policy and multiracial Americans, looks at why we must listen to Trump supporters, despite racial and ideological divides, to prove that a Democratic government can work for all Americans. Keep reading
Do racial divides in the US explain support for Trump?

19 Oct 2016

Rethinking sustainable cities launches at UN HABITAT III

David Simon's book, Rethinking sustainable cities: Accessible, green and fair, launched at UN HABITAT 3 in Quito this week. Keep reading
Rethinking sustainable cities launches at UN HABITAT III

13 Oct 2016

Policy Press and the University of Bristol Announce New Publishing Venture

Policy Press, IPG/Frankfurt Book Fair Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year 2016, together with the University of Bristol, one of the most popular universities in the UK, are proud to announce the creation of the University of Bristol Press. Keep reading
Policy Press and the University of Bristol Announce New Publishing Venture

10 Oct 2016

5 reasons the future for the third sector in public services doesn’t look bright

In 'The third sector delivering public services: Developments, innovations and challenges', James Rees and David Mullins look at the role of the third sector in different public service fields. Since the shock result of the EU Referendum we have entered a period of post-Brexit uncertainty for public services and the third sector. Keep reading
5 reasons the future for the third sector in public services doesn’t look bright

10 Oct 2016

Series launch: Class and inequality: Rethinking community development in the age of austerity

The new Rethinking Community Development series will be launched at an event at Goldsmiths, University of London, on Wednesday 9 November. The seminar will look at how a critical understanding of class can better enable practitioners to negotiate this contested space in the interests of communities of place, interest or identity. Keep reading
Series launch: Class and inequality: Rethinking community development in the age of austerity

7 Oct 2016

Why do you want to be published? Open Access and making a difference

In this guest blog post about the publication of her book ‘Being a scholar in the digital era‘ with Jessie Daniels, Polly Thistlethwaite reflects on why she believes information should be able to be widely accessed and shows how publishers can help to make this happen. Keep reading
Why do you want to be published? Open Access and making a difference

5 Oct 2016

Why the Government’s ‘back to the future’ approach to education won’t work

Following Justine Greening’s speech at the Conservative Party Labour conference yesterday, Patrick Ainley, author of Betraying a generation: How education is failing young people reflects on the state of English Education under Theresa May’s government. Keep reading
Why the Government’s ‘back to the future’ approach to education won’t work

29 Sep 2016

Now is the time for Social Democracy: here’s how Labour can achieve it

On his return from the Labour Party Conference, Kevin Hickson, author of Rebuilding Social Democracy: core principles for the Left, calls for Social Democracy and presents his ideas on how this should be brought about. Keep reading
Now is the time for Social Democracy: here’s how Labour can achieve it