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Highly Cited Collection

To celebrate our Impact Factors posted in the 2020 Journal Citation Reports we have created a free collection of highly cited articles. This collection features papers which have contributed to our 2020 Impact Factor and more recent papers we feel will promote our journals' future impact.

All of the articles below are free to access until 31 August 2021:

Policy & Politics
Evidence & Policy
Longitudinal and Life Course Studies
Families, Relationships and Societies
Journal of Poverty and Social Justice

Policy and Politics

Impact Factor: 3.75

2020 Journal Citation Report's highest cited articles
The lessons of policy learning: types, triggers, hindrances and pathologies [Open Access]
Claire A. Dunlop and Claudio M. Radaelli  

Three habits of successful policy entrepreneurs [Open Access]
Paul Cairney  

Can experience be evidence? Craft knowledge and evidence-based policing
Jenny Fleming and Rod Rhodes

Matching policy tools and their targets: beyond nudges and utility maximisation in policy design
Michael Howlett  

Why advocacy coalitions matter and practical insights about them
Christopher M. Weible and Karin Ingold  

Public deliberation in an era of communicative plenty
Selen A. Ercan, Carolyn M. Hendriks and John S. Dryzek  

Ones to watch

When design meets power: design thinking, public sector innovation and the politics of policymaking [Open Access]
Jenny M. Lewis, Michael McGann and Emma Blomkamp  

Policy labs: the next frontier of policy design and evaluation? [Open Access]
Karol Olejniczak et al.  

Policy windows and multiple streams: an analysis of alcohol pricing policy in England [Open Access]
Benjamin Hawkins and Jim McCambridge  

Brokering behaviour change: the work of behavioural insights experts in government Joram Feitsma  

Can the governance paradigm survive the rise of populism?
Gerry Stoker  

Rethinking the role of experts and expertise in behavioural public policy
Peter John and Gerry Stoker  

Co-experience, co-production and co-governance: an ecosystem approach to the analysis of value creation
Kirsty Strokosch and Stephen P. Osborne  

Designing institutions for designing policy
B. Guy Peters

Evidence and Policy

Impact Factor: 1.836

2020 Journal Citation Report's highest cited articles

Drawing straight lines along blurred boundaries: qualitative research, patient and public involvement in medical research, co-production and co-design [Open Access]
Louise Locock and Annette Boaz  

Reflections on the Researcher-in-Residence model co-producing knowledge for action in an Integrated Care Organisation: a mixed methods case study using an impact survey and field notes [Open Access]
Felix Gradinger et al.

Deep experiential knowledge: reflections from mutual aid groups for evidence-based practice
Tehseen Noorani, Magnus Karlsson and Thomasina Borkman

Co-creative approaches to knowledge production: what next for bridging the research to practice gap?
[Open Access]Allison Metz, Annette Boaz and Glenn Robert

Building trust and sharing power for co-creation in Aboriginal health research: a stakeholder interview study 
[Open Access]Simone Louise Sherriff, Hilary Miller et al.

Building the concept of research impact literacy
Julie Elizabeth Bayley and David Phipps

A recipe for impact? Exploring knowledge requirements in the UK Parliament and beyondMarc Geddes, Katharine Dommett and Brenton Prosser

EKLIPSE: engaging knowledge holders and networks for evidence-informed European policy on biodiversity and ecosystem services [Open Access]Allan Watt, Gill Ainsworth et al. 

What can feminist theory offer policy implementation challenges?Gemma Carey, Helen Dickinson and Sue Olney

Ones to watch 

Key issues in co-creation with stakeholders when research problems are complex [Open Access]
Gabriele Bammer

Rethinking knowledge translation for public health policy [Open Access]
Patrick Fafard and Steven J. Hoffman

Longitudinal and Life Course Studies

Impact Factor: 1.104

2020 Journal Citation Report's highest cited articles

The Russian panel study 'Trajectories in Education and Careers'
Valeriya Malik

Young people and the Great Recession: Variations in the school-to-work transition in Europe and the United States
Ingrid Schoon and John Bynner

Reconstructing the mixed mechanisms of health: the role of bio- and sociomarkers
Virginia Ghiara and Federica Russo

Generations and Gender Survey study profile [Open Access] 
Anne H. Gauthier, Susana Laia Farinha Cabaço and Tom Emery

MatCH (Mothers and their Children's Health) Profile: Offspring of the 1973-78 Cohort of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health [Open Access]
Gita D. Mishra et al.

Timing and duration of social assistance receipt during childhood on early adult outcomes [Open Access]
Tiina Ristikari, Marko Merikukka and Mia Hakovirta 

Disability and the transition to early adulthood: A life course contingency perspective [Open Access]
Gina Allen Erickson and Ross MacMillan

Ones to watch 

How have women's employment patterns during young adulthood changed in Chile? A cohort studyIgnacio Madero-Cabib, Rosario Undurraga and Cristian Valenzuela

Social inequalities in educational attainment: The changing impact of parents' social class, social status, education and family income, England 1986 and 2010
Nicola Pensiero and Ingrid Schoon

Families, Relationships and Societies

Impact Factor: 0.759

2020 Journal Citation Report's highest cited articles

Let's stop feeding the risk monster: towards a social model of 'child protection'
Brid Featherstone et al.

Migrant mothers: performing kin work and belonging across private and public boundaries
Tracey Reynolds, Umut Erel and Erene Kaptani

Relationships and boundaries between provider and recipient families following embryo adoption
Eric Blyth, Steve Lui and Lucy Frith

How do young people 'do' family where there is a diagnosis of dementia? [Open Access]
Mel Hall and Pat Sikes

People try and police your behaviour': the impact of surveillance on mothers and grandmothers' perceptions and experiences of infant feeding [Open Access]
Aimee Grant, Dawn Mannay and Ruby Marzella

The personal life of Facebook: managing friendships with social media
Verónica Policarpo

Ones to watch 

Revisiting the use of 'counselling' as a means of preparing prospective parents to meet the emerging psychosocial needs of families that have used gamete donation
Marilyn Crawshaw and Ken Daniels

Parallels and ruptures in the neoliberal intensive parenting regime
Val Gillies

Adult-child relations in neoliberal times: insights from a dialogue across childhood and parenting culture studies
Rachel Rosen and Charlotte Faircloth

Who gets custody of the friends? Online narratives of changes in friendship networks following relationship breakdown
Gaëlle Aeby and Jenny van Hooff

Resisting the commodification of intimate life? Paternal love, emotional bordering and narratives of ambivalent family consumerism from Scottish and Romanian fathers
Alexandra Macht

Helicopter parenting and female university students' anxiety: does parents' gender matter?
Hayley Love et al. 

Enemies, allies or citizens? The subject positions of men in the making of birth leave for fathers in Israel
Nadav Perez-Vaisvidovsky

Journal of Poverty and Social Justice

Impact Factor: 0.83

2020 Journal Citation Report's highest cited articles

Children in jobless households across Europe: evidence on the association with medium- and long-term outcomes
Lindsey Macmillan et al.

British public employment service reform: activating and civilising the precariat? [Open Access]
Del Roy Fletcher

Is there evidence of households making a heat or eat trade off in the UK?
Carolyn Snell, Hannah Lambie-Mumford and Harriet Thomson

Extreme child poverty and the role of social policy in the United States
Zachary Parolin and David Brady

Ones to watch 

Poverty in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and two-spirit (LGBTQ2S+) populations in Canada: an intersectional review of the literature
Hannah Kia et al.

Much ado about poverty: the role of a UN Special Rapporteur
Philip Alston, Bassam Khawaja and Rebecca Riddell

Discretion as blame avoidance: passing the buck to local authorities in 'welfare reform'
Jed Meers

The solo self-employed person and intrinsic financial security: does the promotion of self-employment institutionalise dualisation?
Mia Tammelin

The moral maze of food bank use
David Beck and Hefin Gwilym

'We've got a file on you': problematising families in poverty in four periods of austerity
Nicola Horsley, Val Gillies and Rosalind Edwards

Timing it right or timing it wrong: how should income-tested benefits deal with changes in circumstances?
Jane Millar and Peter Whiteford

Retheorising the relationship between electricity scarcity and social injustice: evidence from Zimbabwe
Ellen Fungisai Chipango

The influence of poverty on children's school experiences: pupils' perspectives
Lynn Naven et al.

Mind the gaps: Universal Credit and self-employment in the United Kingdom
Kevin Caraher and Enrico Reuter