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Julia Downes discusses the increase in domestic violence during the COVID-19 lockdown and how transformative justice and mutual aid can help to address this harm in our communities. Includes a link to a resource kit with information, tools and practical tips to help individuals and mutual aid groups.…Read more

by Catherine Casson Mark Casson John Lee and Katie Phillips  |  4th May 2020

Katie Phillips, John S. Lee, Mark Casson and Catherine Casson, authors of 'Compassionate Capitalism', show how entrepreneurs in medieval Cambridge were practising social responsibility, offering lessons we can learn in relation to contemporary challenges.…Read more

by Sue Cohen  |  1st May 2020

Sue Cohen, a long time community development worker, reflects on her time working on co-produced research projects and the different opinions often held by academics and community practitioners.…Read more

by Alison Shaw  |  4th July 2019

It is that time of year again when we are out at conferences, meeting our authors, editors, readers and making new connections. At these events, we’re often asked about becoming Bristol University Press and where Policy Press now fits. When we launched Policy Press (PP) in 1996, our very first conference was the Social Policy Read More

by Henry Tam  |  26th February 2019

Bristol University Press talks to Henry Tam, a leading expert on the threats against democracy and what should be done to counter them. …Read more

To celebrate the 10 year collaboration between Voluntary Sector Review, the Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham and the Voluntary Sector Studies Network, key articles are free to read until April 2019.…Read more

by Aksel Ersoy  |  24th May 2018

Aksel Ersoy, editor of The Impact of Co-production, discusses the debate around the ways public engagement can go beyond a simple consultation and how it can be ‘relevant’ in academia.…Read more