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13 Jun 2019

Instead of teaching violence, I teach football

Haitham Deeb who is a 30-year-old Palestinian, a farmer, a football player for the Palestinian team Jabal Al Mukaber and a teacher at the Ahmad Sameh Peace School in East Jerusalem. Haitham acts as a role model for students, sharing opportunities and showing that an alternative to violence is possible. Read more on our blog
Instead of teaching violence, I teach football

12 Jun 2019

Care workers need care too #CarersWeek

Ana Paula Gil, winner of the International Journal of Care and Caring/Transforming Care Conference Best Paper 2018, looks at how important it is to provide care, support and recognition to those who work in the care industry. Read more on our blog
Care workers need care too #CarersWeek

11 Jun 2019

Being an activist is about caring, having a voice and using it

Paul Sng’s Invisible Britain reveals untold stories from people who are often marginalised in the media, neglected by politicians and ignored within society. Here, Karen Passmore tells her story. Read more on our blog
Being an activist is about caring, having a voice and using it

6 Jun 2019

Launching the new journal Emotions and Society – why now?

This week Bristol University Press proudly launches the first issue of Emotions and Society. Editors in Chief Mary Holmes and Åsa Wettergren, and Co-Editor Nathan Manning introduce the inaugural issue out now. Read more on our blog
Launching the new journal Emotions and Society – why now?

4 Jun 2019

The Football Sharer

Sharing means saving future generations; if we offer better education, children can grow up to be good human beings, making a positive contribution to the world. Read more on our blog
The Football Sharer

31 May 2019

Policy Press Scholarship Online May 2019 upload is now live

This month we have added eighteen new titles to our ever-expanding digital collection, Policy Press Scholarship Online. Keep reading
Policy Press Scholarship Online May 2019 upload is now live

29 May 2019

Alabama’s abortion ban, it’s not so far from home

The clocks are going back in the US and it’s not their version of daylight saving. A series of court decisions in the last month threaten to overturn a fundamental right that women in the US won 45 years ago, the right to have an abortion. Read more on our blog
Alabama’s abortion ban, it’s not so far from home

28 May 2019

PODCAST: Futures of Economics

Huw Thomas, co-editor of Futures of Work, talks with Katherine Trebeck, co-author of The Economics of Arrival, about how most developed countries have arrived, and instead of enlarging the economy they should focus on improving it. Listen on our blog
PODCAST: Futures of Economics

24 May 2019

Crowdfunding for refugees

We crowdfund rent though reoccurring micro donations for people who are denied access to housing because of their immigration status. Some people are forced to cross borders regularly; they arrive in this country and are not entitled to work or get housing benefit, their access to housing is non-existent. Read more on our blog
Crowdfunding for refugees

23 May 2019

Facing the reality of the housing cost crisis

In 1973, Horst Rittel and Melvyn Webber published a paper in Policy Sciences contrasting the ‘tame’ problems of science (resolvable through the calm application of scientific rationality) with the ‘wicked’ problems of the social world. Read more on our blog
Facing the reality of the housing cost crisis

21 May 2019

What do you do with a BA in English?

Following the publication of The End of Aspiration by Duncan Exley, Alice Harper, a recent graduate, speaks about her experience of expectation, aspiration and finding a job after graduation. Read more on our blog
What do you do with a BA in English?

16 May 2019

Come dine with us! Urban #foodsharing in the 21st Century

In May 2019, The Guardian reported that a third of adults in the UK regularly eat alone; a figure which rises to almost half of all adults within London. This pattern of eating marks a radical departure from the bulk of human history Read more on our blog
Come dine with us! Urban #foodsharing in the 21st Century

15 May 2019

There is still social mobility, it’s just that most of it is downward

The UK, in the post-war decades, saw a remarkable degree of upward social mobility, with large numbers of people getting higher-status jobs than their parents had at the same age. The decline of social mobility since then has prompted some to say that it has ‘ground to a halt’, which isn’t at all true: there is still substantial social mobility, it’s just that most of it is downward. Read more on our blog
There is still social mobility, it’s just that most of it is downward

9 May 2019

Generation Share: the generation that is saving the planet

Greta Thunberg is a change-maker. When, on 20th August 2018, she skipped school and took her position outside the Swedish parliament building holding a handmade sign ‘skolstrejk för klimatet’ (school strike for climate), she had no idea that she would spark a global youth movement to shame the world’s leaders into taking action on climate change. Read more on our blog
Generation Share: the generation that is saving the planet

7 May 2019

Connecting evidence to policy and practice: what works now?

How has the role of evidence in policy and practice changed in the last 20 years? Recent events such as Michael Gove’s claim that we have “had enough of experts” and the prevalence of fake news create a sense that decision makers apparently choose not to take academic research into account. Read more on our blog
Connecting evidence to policy and practice: what works now?

6 May 2019

2019 Christine M Alder Book Award Nomination

We are pleased proud to announce that Climate Change Criminology has recently been nominated for the 2019 Christine M Alder Book Award of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology. Keep reading
2019 Christine M Alder Book Award Nomination

3 May 2019

VIDEO: 7 ways employers can tackle the class ceiling

Discover 7 ways employers can help tackle the class ceiling in this short video, taken from The Class Ceiling by Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison. Watch on our blog
VIDEO: 7 ways employers can tackle the class ceiling

1 May 2019

Running for Charity

Two members of our team are running the Bristol 10k this Sunday to raise money for The Green House. Keep reading
Running for Charity

30 Apr 2019

A publishing masterclass

Last night, Jo Greig, our Sales and Marketing Director, spoke at a publishing masterclass in Bristol. Keep reading
A publishing masterclass

26 Apr 2019

Segregated play spaces: an unpleasant symptom of a much bigger problem

Occasionally a story is reported in the news that provokes a public response, stimulating discussion, particularly on social media, and prompting other similar follow up news stories. Read more on our blog
Segregated play spaces: an unpleasant symptom of a much bigger problem