Policy Press

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Our monographs, multi-authored and edited works include original scholarly research, thorough and structured reviews of important subjects and engaging works that push forward the boundaries of the disciplines in which we publish.

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Schooling, Conflict and Peace in the Southwestern Pacific

Becoming Enemy-Friends

Bringing concepts from critical transitional justice and peacebuilding into dialogue with education, this book examines the challenges youth and their teachers face in the post-conflict settings of Bougainville and Solomon Islands. The findings illustrate novel ways to think about the potential for education to assist post-conflict recovery.

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Feminist Foreign Policy Analysis

A New Subfield

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Science Societies

Resources for Life in a Technoscientific World

Scientific and technical expertise, now largely understood as the ultimate source of authoritative knowledge, are vital to how our societies operate. This punchy introduction to thinking about science-society relations draws on research and concepts to argue for the importance of knowing.

Bristol Uni Press
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Social Determinants of Health in Europe

Direct and Indirect Consequences of War

Edited by Adrian Bonner

Drawing on the perspectives of women and children displaced from Ukraine, as well as local authority policy makers and service providers, this book provides a unique view of the direct and indirect consequences of war in Europe and identifies the best responses to these ‘wicked issues’.

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Reimagining the International

Chinese World Ordering before the West

This book shows how engaging China’s history can contribute to our search for global foundations of international thought. It examines international thought in ancient China, Chinese international relations in deep world history, and the evolution of contemporary Chinese academic IR as intellectual history.

Bristol Uni Press
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Enduring Austerity

The Uneven Geographies of the Post-Welfare State

This book reflects on the spatially and socially uneven impacts of austerity and considers its future impacts on individuals, families and areas. In doing so, it offers a new critical analysis of the uneven geographies created by austerity in the post-welfare age.

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Behind the Science

The Invisible Work of Data Management in Big Science

Available Open Access digitally under CC-BY-NC-ND licence.

Examining the data processes at the European Spallation Source facility in Sweden, this book sheds light on the often underestimated, yet essential, contributions of those involved in the design and development of data management systems.

Bristol Uni Press
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Rethinking Financial Behaviour

Rationality and Resistance in the Financialization of Everyday Life

UK and US pension policy expects consistently informed decision-making in finance. Deviating from this is often deemed “irrational”, ignoring uncontrollable factors in individuals’ lives.

Challenging existing policy approaches, this book proposes a fresh perspective on rationality when it comes to financial policy and practices.

Bristol Uni Press
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Platform Politics

Corporate Power, Grassroots Movements and the Sharing Economy

This book charts the rise and fall of the ‘sharing economy’, the controversial lobbying tactics used by the central companies and the backlash seen so far. It offers key policy recommendations and presents state-of-the-art knowledge around the past, present and future of the platform economy.

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Adult Social Care Law and Policy

Lessons from the Pandemic

Available Open Access digitally under CC-BY-NC-ND licence.

The pandemic exposed weaknesses in adult social care, putting people who draw on services in more precarious positions. This book explores the impact of emergency laws and operational changes, providing solutions for improving laws and regulations going forwards.

Bristol Uni Press
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The Trouble with Speculation

Natures, Futures, Politics

Bringing together contributors from Europe, North America and Australia, this book questions the purpose and outcomes of speculation in practical settings. Through these discussions, the book explores the potential of speculation in addressing issues such as climate change, urban futures and new political practices.

Bristol Uni Press
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Education for Sustainable Development in an Unequal World

Biopolitics, Differentiation and Affirmative Alternatives

Bristol Uni Press
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