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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

26 Feb 2018

Why the UCU strikes are bound to be insufficient to ensure equality

Jan Deckers, contributor to Justice and fairness in the city, talks about the UCU strikes, currently underway. Read more on our blog
Why the UCU strikes are bound to be insufficient to ensure equality

22 Feb 2018

Exploring the quiet revolution of mission-driven millennials

An interview with Asheem Singh, author of The moral marketplace, originally published by Pro Bono News on 7th February 2018. Read more on our blog
Exploring the quiet revolution of mission-driven millennials

7 Feb 2018

Social workers crossing borders

Liz Beddoe, co-author of Transnational Social Work – out today – talks about the experiences of social workers practising in countries different to those where they gained their social work qualifications. Read more on our blog
Social workers crossing borders

6 Feb 2018

8 Women Social Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing The World

To coincide with the hundredth anniversary of some women first gaining the right to vote – and the recent release of the eagerly-awaited The Moral Marketplace: How Mission-Driven Millennials and Social Entrepreneurs are changing Our World – author and social entrepreneur Asheem Singh highlights eight women from across the globe, some well known, some flying below the radar, many of whom feature in his book, who are changing the world through fierce leadership and social entrepreneurship. Read more on our blog
8 Women Social Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing The World

5 Feb 2018

Understanding the myths that new students hold about sexual violence and domestic abuse is key...

We have made Rachel Fenton and Cassandra Jones’ article – An exploratory study on the beliefs about gender-based violence held by incoming undergraduates in England – from the Journal of Gender-Based Violence free for an extra month, until the end of February. Read more on our blog
Understanding the myths that new students hold about sexual violence and domestic abuse is key...

30 Jan 2018

Repealing the 8th: how new legislation on abortion should be designed

Fiona de Londras and Mairead Enright – authors of ‘Repealing the 8th: Reforming Irish abortion law‘ – respond to the announcement of the Irish Cabinet of its intention to hold a referendum to repeal Article 40.3.3 in May 2018. The book, now publishing on Thursday this week, looks beyond the referendum to what might come next, presenting detailed proposals for new legislation. Read more on our blog
Repealing the 8th: how new legislation on abortion should be designed

22 Jan 2018

Welcome to Evidence & Policy's new Editors-in-Chief

We are delighted to announce that Dr Katherine Smith and Dr Mark Pearson are joining the Evidence & Policy team as the Journal’s new Editors-in-Chief from January 2018. Keep reading
Welcome to Evidence & Policy's new Editors-in-Chief

18 Jan 2018

Choice Outstanding Academic Title Winner

Congratulations to Shirley Hill, and her book Inequality and African-American Health, for being named an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice! Keep reading
Choice Outstanding Academic Title Winner

15 Jan 2018

Why does public sexual harassment matter?

The announcement today that MPs are launching an inquiry into the public sexual harassment of women and girls is a welcome recognition that finally these experiences matter. Fiona Vera-Gray, author of The Right Amount of Panic, looks at how safety and freedom work together in women’s lives. Read more on our blog
Why does public sexual harassment matter?

15 Dec 2017

The centrality of poverty

By Glen Bramley, co-editor of Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK Vol. 2. Originally published by Poverty and Social Exclusion on December 8th 2017. Read more on our blog
The centrality of poverty

14 Dec 2017

The relationship between work & health in India

Martin Hyde, co-editor of Work and health in India, discusses the relationship between work and health in a country with one of the fastest growing economies in the world and with a labour force of nearly half a billion people. Read more on our blog
The relationship between work & health in India

12 Dec 2017

Congratulations Alison Shaw!

Bristol University Press and Policy Press are delighted to announce the inclusion of its CEO, Alison Shaw in the top 100 most influential people in the book trade 2017. Keep reading
Congratulations Alison Shaw!

8 Dec 2017

Policy Press journals accepted onto the Emerging Sources Citation Index

Policy Press is delighted to announce that the following journals have been accepted onto the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI): Keep reading
Policy Press journals accepted onto the Emerging Sources Citation Index

7 Dec 2017

Siblings with and without disabilities think differently to each other about the comparison...

This blog piece is based on the following article: Meltzer, A. (2017) Comparative life experiences: Young adult siblings with and without disabilities’ different understandings of their respective life experiences during young adulthood. Families, Relationships and Societies, early view. Read more on our blog
Siblings with and without disabilities think differently to each other about the comparison...

4 Dec 2017

How to start dismantling white privilege in higher education

Racism is still alive and well in US and UK academia, writes Kalwant Bhopal, author of White privilege. She argues that to dismantle it, there is a need for radical action from universities, which must start by acknowledging the existence of institutional racism and white privilege. Read more on our blog
How to start dismantling white privilege in higher education

30 Nov 2017

The extent of poverty

By Gill Main, co-editor, with Esther Dermott, of the first volume of Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK and University Academic Fellow at the University of Leeds. Originally published by Poverty and Social Exclusion on November 29th 2017. Read more on our blog
The extent of poverty

24 Nov 2017

Carers Rights Day: International Perspectives

Every year Carers UK holds Carers Rights Day to help carers find out about their rights and how to access help and support. There is overwhelming evidence that many family carers often care for many years without knowing what support they are entitled to. However, carers’ rights need to be embedded within wider health, social, and employment policies, as two articles published in the journal this year reveal. Read more on our blog
Carers Rights Day: International Perspectives

22 Nov 2017

Why the left loses: Explaining the decline of centre-left parties

Are centre-left parties across Europe facing a future of decline? Drawing on a new book, Rob Manwaring and Paul Kennedy argue that an essential element in any robust democracy is an effective centre-left. However, centre-left parties now face a number of major challenges, from the rise of new parties to the erosion of their traditional support bases, and only by addressing these challenges can their decline be halted. Read more on our blog
Why the left loses: Explaining the decline of centre-left parties