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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

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