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6 Jul 2017

The importance of the advice sector in the context of legal aid cuts

Originally published by PolicyBristol on the 19th June 2017. Dr Moore is the co-author of Legal aid in crisis. Assessing the impact of reform (Policy Press, 2017) and offers here her insightful views on the need to boost the activities and funding of the legal advice sector. Read more on our blog
The importance of the advice sector in the context of legal aid cuts

6 Jul 2017

One size does not fit all: the problem of extended working life policy

Áine Ní Léime and Debra Street, co-editors of Gender, ageing and extended working life, launching today at the British Society of Gerontology conference, discuss problematic extended working life policies, and their potential consequences for both women and men in later age. Read more on our blog
One size does not fit all: the problem of extended working life policy

4 Jul 2017

Taxation, inequality and post-industrial society

In this blog post, Sally Ruane, co-author of Paying for the Welfare State in the 21st Century, explains why we need to challenge the political culture surrounding taxation to effectively tackle inequality. Read more on our blog
Taxation, inequality and post-industrial society

27 Jun 2017

Impressive Impact Factor result for Policy & Politics

We are delighted to announce that Policy & Politics has achieved an impressive result in this year’s Journal Citation Reports with an Impact Factor of 1.939. Keep reading
Impressive Impact Factor result for Policy & Politics

27 Jun 2017

Policy Press partners with Enago to offer Manuscript Preparation Services

Policy Press announced today their partnership with Enago, a leading author service provider that specifically caters to the large section of the global research community for whom English is a second language (ESL). Keep reading
Policy Press partners with Enago to offer Manuscript Preparation Services

23 Jun 2017

Launch of the Journal of Gender-Based Violence

A successful launch of this exciting new journal was held in Bristol on 21 June after the Justice, Inequality and Gender-Based violence conference. Keep reading
Launch of the Journal of Gender-Based Violence

16 Jun 2017

A new kind of democracy: anti-politics and the funnelling of frustration

“It’s not easy being a professor of politics. Everyone expects me to know what’s going on and what’s going to happen. But I’m just as bamboozled as everyone else by the outcome of the UK’s recent general election." Read more on our blog
A new kind of democracy: anti-politics and the funnelling of frustration

15 Jun 2017

If not a hard Brexit, then what?

Now that a ‘hard’ Brexit seems less likely, Janice Morphet – author of Beyond Brexit? – looks at alternative options for the UK’s relationship with the EU. Read more on our blog
If not a hard Brexit, then what?

14 Jun 2017

What now for Brexit?

Danny Dorling, Dimitris Ballas and Benjamin Hennig – authors of The human atlas of Europe – look at the reasons behind Labour’s success and ask… what now for Brexit? Read more on our blog
What now for Brexit?

13 Jun 2017

Compromise, sacrifice and confusion: why I didn’t vote

“I didn’t vote in this election, which for me was the right choice, and a choice that is seldom given debate to within the national media." Read more on our blog
Compromise, sacrifice and confusion: why I didn’t vote

12 Jun 2017

A seismic shift has occurred in British politics

The 2017 general election was a once-in-a-generation opportunity that the Tories fumbled and Labour exploited to remarkable effect. The Tories managed to spook older voters and thereby alienate a core constituency; Labour, meanwhile, both connected with younger people and somehow got them to actually vote in large numbers. Read more on our blog
A seismic shift has occurred in British politics

7 Jun 2017

Policy Press Social Atlases on the Exact Editions platform

Policy Press is delighted to announce that it has licensed its seven Social Atlases as a collection through the Exact Editions platform. Read more on our blog
Policy Press Social Atlases on the Exact Editions platform

7 Jun 2017

Indigenous peoples and a liberal politics of potential

Following last month’s call for a new formal body to represent Australia’s indigenous peoples in parliament, Dominic O’Sullivan, author of Indigenity: a politics of potential – out today – examines indigeneity and what it can achieve. Read more on our blog
Indigenous peoples and a liberal politics of potential

2 Jun 2017

A General Election to challenge – or intensify – neoliberalism?

Bryn Jones and Michael O’Donnell, authors of Alternatives to neoliberalism, argue that a ‘hard Brexit’ under a Tory government would strengthen, not challenge, the neoliberal agenda. Read more on our blog
A General Election to challenge – or intensify – neoliberalism?

31 May 2017

Of and for society: Thinking the prosocial

What would it take to make society better? Rowland Atkinson, Lisa McKenzie and Simon Winlow, co-editors of the new book Building better societies, discuss some of the obstacles we face in trying to improve society. Read more on our blog
Of and for society: Thinking the prosocial

30 May 2017

Introducing the new Journal of Gender-Based Violence

Co-Editor Emma Williamson introduces the new Journal of Gender-Based Violence, an international journal committed to social justice and to lending a voice to those who work in or have experienced gender-based violence in their lives. Read more on our blog
Introducing the new Journal of Gender-Based Violence

26 May 2017

50% off selected titles until 9 June

We are giving you the opportunity to buy books that address the key policy issues that all parties should be focusing on, offering the latest research, alternatives and solutions. Browse books on offer here
50% off selected titles until 9 June

26 May 2017

The Lady is not for Wobbling: Mrs May, social care and spending political capital

When is a wobble not a wobble? This might not seem the most obvious question to be asking in the context of the current General Election campaign but that’s exactly what makes it so important. Read more on our blog
The Lady is not for Wobbling: Mrs May, social care and spending political capital

24 May 2017

Election focus: Missing the point – education in the #GE2017 manifestos

Stephen Ball, author of the best-selling The education debate (third edition out in August) gives a passionate take on how the party manifestos are missing what should be at the heart of education policy. Read more on our blog
Election focus: Missing the point – education in the #GE2017 manifestos

22 May 2017

Election focus: Avoiding Another Failed NHS Experiment

In the next post in our Election Focus series, David Hunter, author of The health debate, explains that the election must not become an excuse for shelving much needed health system transformation. Read more on our blog
Election focus: Avoiding Another Failed NHS Experiment