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by Claire Ainsley  |  14th March 2019

Claire Ainsley's The New Working Class: How To Win Hearts, Minds and Votes was published by Policy Press in May 2018. It’s been especially interesting seeing how people from all over the political spectrum have seen the opportunities for their side to use the new knowledge to their own advantage.…Read more

by Michael Naef, Norman Gowar and Jefferson Frank  |  13th March 2019

Proposals for policy from the authors of 'English universities in crisis: Markets without competition'.…Read more

As the gap continues to widen between citizens and the political institutions that are meant to govern on their behalf, many people are losing faith in democracy, while large numbers are turning to authoritarian demagogues to lead the way. The only remedy for the growing distrust and discord is to rebuild cooperation between state and citizens.…Read more

by Robin Hambleton  |  22nd October 2018

Robin Hambleton reports on how Bristol’s innovations in city governance are seen abroad and on how academic analysis can contribute to policy-making.…Read more

by Kayleigh Garthwaite  |  14th July 2018

Kayleigh Garthwaite's Hunger Pains was published in 2016 by Policy Press, and won the British Academy Peter Townsend Prize 2017. Kayleigh has presented the work to cross-party MPs in a launch event in Parliament, given talks to sixth form students, spoken at the House of Lords, and to trade union groups.…Read more

by Judith Orr  |  1st June 2018

Deborah Orr celebrates the success of the Repeal the Eighth campaign to legalise abortion in Ireland, and looks at the unfinished business of the Abortion Rights campaign to do the same for Northern Ireland.…Read more

by Sharon Wright and Peter Dwyer  |  14th November 2017

The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice published Universal Credit, ubiquitous conditionality and its implications for social citizenship by Peter Dwyer and Sharon Wright which was referenced in the Universal Credit Roll-out Emergency Debate on 24 October 2017 by Neil Gray (SNP).…Read more

Sharon Wright and Peter Dwyer reflect on their experience of contributing to the UK Universal Credit debate, to argue that impact activities can be most meaningful if they are aimed at making a difference that really matters.…Read more

by Clem Henricson  |  14th March 2016

A plea for morality to be put into public policy was made by Clem Henricson when she presented her book, Morality and Public Policy, to the Intergenerational Fairness Forum of peers and MPs…Read more