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Sociology and International Women’s Day

Read collection of free online articles in association with International Women’s Day. Featuring research from selected Sociology titles and centered around the exploration of women in industry, the collection is available here until the end of April.

Explore the latest Sociology open access articles

The latest Sociology open access articles are now available to download and read online. Explore the entire Social Sciences portolio or access the latest Sociology research today.

Free Access – Special Issue of European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of Hannah Arendt’s On Revolution, this free access Special Issue has been compiled to explore the legacy of On Revolution and assess its continuing relevance for contemporary social and political thought.

Please click here for free access.

Free Access to Virtual Issue – International Journal of Social Research Methodology

This first Virtual Issue of International Journal of Social Research Methodology is themed Mixed Methods – chosen as this approach has been a perennial and popular focus of articles since the Journal’s beginning. Articles included in this virtual issue are free to access until end of February 2016.

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HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2120792

Explore Socialism and Democracy’s latest Special Issue

The latest special issue from Socialism and Democracy focuses on the crisis of mass incarceration in the U.S. The issue focuses on locking up black dissidents and punishing the poor, visiting the roots of the problem stemming from the days of the black power movement.

Read the introduction with FREE ACCESS here.

Editor’s Choice – Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory

Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory is a key journal for both world-leading and emergent social theorists. To give new readers and prospective authors a sense of this, free access is available to a number of articles published over the past couple of years.

Begin reading featured articles today.

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Mar 06 2013

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. The Inside Story of How the White House Let Diplomacy Fail in Afghanistan
  2. What Went Wrong in Afghanistan?
  3. What Went Right in Afghanistan?
  4. Think Again: The Pentagon
  5. One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
  6. ‘Homeland’ in the Holy Land
[Source: Foreign Policy, March/April 2013]

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Nov 17 2011

Best-Selling Graduate Works Published by ProQuest Dissertation Publishing

ProQuest Dissertation Publishing publishes nearly 80,000 new dissertations and masters theses each year. These graduate works are available in a variety of formats (hardcover, paperback, unbound, microfiche) and in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database, which has citations to more than 2.7 million dissertations and theses, and more than 1.4 million dissertations in full-text format.

Best-selling graduate works are based on an analysis of sales results, search queries, and customer service inquiries of the chosen titles. Each spring the best-selling dissertations from the previous year are announced to the scholars, libraries, and researchers. This year the list has expanded to include the best selling master’s theses.

You may click here to view a list of best-selling graduate works of 2010.


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Oct 26 2011

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. The Qaddafi Family Scrapbook
  2. Mogadishu on the Mediterranean?
  3. Gripping and Grinning with the Colonel
  4. The Qaddafi Files
  5. Der Pizza-Präsident
  6. The Most Notorious Names in the Shalit Prison Swap

 [Source: Foreign Policy, 19th – 20th Octorber 2011]


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Oct 13 2011

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. 10 Years of War – An FP Roundtable
  2. Will the Real Benjamin Netanyahu Please Stand Up?
  3. The Price of Failure
  4. From Tahrir Square to Wall Street
  5. The IgNobels
  6. Are You So Mad at Pakistan You Can’t Feel Sorry for Them?
  7. South Africa’s Dictator Dance
  8. Ten Years in Afghanistan
  9. The America Issue
  10. America’s Pacific Century
  11. The Myth of American Exceptionalism
  12. America Really Was That Great
  13. Written on the Wall
  14. America at Dusk
  15. Think Again: Nuclear Power


[Source: Foreign Policy, 5th – 12th October 2011]


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Sep 19 2011

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. A Dictator’s Handbook for the President
  2. Think Again: The Two-State Solution
  3. Rebel Rupture
  4. The Land of Gas and Honey
  5. Victory Lap
  6. How do you post bail to the Iranian government?
  7. Asia’s New Silk Road


[Source: Foreign Policy, 13th-15th September 2011]


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Aug 23 2011

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. The Future is Now
  2. Think Again: War
  3. The South China Sea Is the Future of Conflict
  4. The Shape of the Global Economy Will Fundamentally Change
  5. Huge in Asia
  6. Epiphanies from Bob Woodward
  7. The FP Survey: The Internet
  8. Megatrends That Weren’t


[Source: Foreign Policy, Sept/Oct 2011]


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Aug 16 2011

News from Policy Press

Policy & Politics fast track articles are available before the published issues allowing you access to the latest research as soon as possible. The following are the 8 articles identified for this journal:

  1. Whatever happened to local democracy? – David Sweeting and Colin Copus
  2. Clouds, clocks and policy dynamics: a path-(inter)dependent analysis of EU cohesion policy – Carlos Mendez
  3. Modernising the other: assessing the ideological underpinnings of the policy discourse on forced marriage in the UK – Aisha Gill and Trishima Mitra-Kahn
  4. A kingdom united? Devolution and welfare reform in Northern Ireland and Great Britain – Jay Wiggan
  5. Active citizenship: navigating the Conservative heartlands of the New Labour project – Jonathan S. Davies
  6. The rise and fall of neighbourhood in the New Labour era – Catherine Durose and James Rees
  7. 21st-century public leadership within complex governance systems: some reflections – Joyce Liddle
  8. Europeanisation of territorial policies in Portugal and Italy: a cross-national comparison – Carlos Oliveira and Isabel Breda-Vázquez


Each month Policy Press offers a free topical article available from each of their four journals. The articles free for August are: 

  1. Engendering politics and policy: the legacy of New Labour’ by Claire Annesley, Francesca Gains and Kirstein Rummery. (Policy & Politics, Vol. 38, No. 3)

    HKUL users can continue to access Policy & Politics.

  3. The absorption of research knowledge by public civil servants’ by Mathieu Ouimet…[et al.] . (Evidence & Policy, Vol.5, No.  4)

    HKUL users can continue to access Evidence & Policy.

  5. The Second Peter Townsend Memorial Conference: measurement issues and emerging concepts’ by Lorenza Antonucci and Marco Pomati. (The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, Vol. 19, No. 2)
    HKUL users can continue to access The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice.

  7. Volunteers who manage other volunteers and the professionalisation of volunteer management: implications for practice’ by Matthew Hill and Daniel Stevens. (Voluntary Sector Review, Vol. 2, No. 1)


[Source: The Policy Press]


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Feb 01 2011

Latest Articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. Egypt Burning [An FP Slide Show]
  2. The latest scenes from the angry Arab Street.
    Plus: Are the Arab Revolutions Spreading? – By Marc Lynch

  3. The Arab World’s Youth Army – By Ellen Knickmeyer
  4. A dispatch from the epicenter of Middle East rage.

  5. Can Governments Really ‘Block’ Twitter? – By Joshua E. Keating [An FP Explainer]
  6. Not really. The domain name is inaccessible, but it’s not that hard to get around.

  7. Get Real, Obama – By David J. Rothkopf
  8. America can’t invent its way out of this mess.

    Plus: What Kind of President Is Barack Obama Anyway? – By Joshua E. Keating

  9. Whispering at Autocrats – By Tom Malinowski
  10. In one fell swoop, the candor of the cables released by WikiLeaks did more for Arab democracy than decades of backstage U.S. diplomacy.

  11. NastyLeaks – By Robert M. Danin
  12. Why the Palestine Papers are bad for everyone.

  13. Berlusconi’s Worst Nightmare – By Philip Willan
  14. The decades-long battle between Silvio Berlusconi and Italy’s most famous prosecutor is entering its final round. The prime minister’s career and Italy’s democracy hang in the balance.

  15. More Sudans, More Problems? – By Maggie Fick [An FP Dispatch]
  16. If and when Southern Sudan becomes independent, it may mean two troubled Sudans instead of just one.


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Nov 15 2010

New publications are available at the Scout Report!

  1. BBC: Democracy Live  
  2. Poverty in the suburbs: Mortgage or food 
  3. A Culture of Poverty
  4. Reconsidering the ‘Culture of Poverty’

[Source: The Scout Report, Volume 16, Number 42, October 22, 2010]


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