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Dec 29 2014

Free journal articles from Policy Press

Read the following free journal articles for December 2014:

Policy & Politics

Weathering the perfect storm? Austerity and institutional resilience in local government

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Evidence & Policy

Making the most of obesity research: developing research and policy objectives through evidence

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Journal of Poverty & Social Justice

Water poverty in England and Wales

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Voluntary Sector Review

The concept of ‘civil society': different understandings and their implications for third sector policies

Families, Relationships & Societies

Authenticity, work and change: a qualitative study on couple intimacy

Critical and Radical Social Work

Beyond the dichotomies of cultural and political relativism: arguing the case for a social justice

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Dec 08 2014

Access Politics articles from Routledge

Cyber Security in Focus

This collection explores the reasons and implications of cyber security and why aggression that exists only in cyberspace is being treated with such apprehension by the international security community.

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Routledge Politics & International Relations: Editors’ Choice

Read some of the most influential politics & international relations research of 2014, with a selection of articles chosen by editors.

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Special Issue Highlights

Recent special issues include Citizenship Studies: Malaysia’s new ethnoscapes and ways of belonging; Local Government Studies: Trends in the Governance of Education in the UK; and New Political Science: The Future of Higher Education and American Democracy

Please click here to read more special issues.

Access Outstanding Articles in Immigrant and Refugee Studies

A collection of articles from the Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, chosen by the editor and presented with an introduction, will be available to access for free until April 30, 2015.

Best of the Geopolitics Archive: Ukraine Trapped Between Two Geopolitical Grammars

Editor Virginie Mamadouh has compiled a collection of outstanding articles on Ukraine from the Geopolitics archive.

Please click here to enjoy free access to a selection of these articles until May 31, 2015.

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Nov 27 2014

Free journal articles from Policy Press

Read the following free journal articles for November 2014:

Policy & Politics

All tools are informational now: how information and persuasion define the tools of government

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Evidence & Policy
Public health evaluation: epistemological challenges to evidence production and use

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Journal of Poverty & Social Justice

What cost the price of a good send off? The challenges for British state funeral policy

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Voluntary Sector Review

Exploring local hotspots and deserts: investigating the local distribution of charitable resources

Families, Relationships & Societies

Secondary analysis in reflection: some experiences of re-use from an oral history perspective

Critical and Radical Social Work
Claiming immigrant cultural citizenship: applying postcolonial theories to social work practice with immigrants

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Oct 07 2014

Free journal articles from Policy Press

Read the following free journal articles for October 2014:

Policy & Politics

Bourdieu and the Big Society: empowering the powerful in public service provision?

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Evidence & Policy

Plural forms of evidence in public health: tolerating epistemological and methodological diversity

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Journal of Poverty & Social Justice

Getting back to work? claim trajectories and destinations of employment and Support Allowance claimants

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Voluntary Sector Review

Decoupling the state and the third sector? The ‘big Society’ as a spontaneous order

Families, Relationships & Societies

On the other side of couplehood: single women in Sweden exploring life without a partner

Critical and Radical Social Work

Reconciling radicalism, relationship and role: priorities for social work with adults in England

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Sep 19 2014

Free journal articles from Policy Press

Read the following free journal articles for September 2014:

Policy & Politics
All content free for September

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Evidence & Policy

Perceptions of the usefulness and use of research conducted in other countries

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Journal of Poverty & Social Justice
Social impact bonds: a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

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Voluntary Sector Review
How donors choose charities: The role of personal taste and experiences in giving decisions

Families, Relationships & Societies
Encountering ethics in studying challenging family relations

Critical and Radical Social Work
Advocating for Palestinian children in the face of the Israeli occupation

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Aug 01 2014

Free journal articles from Policy Press

Read the following free journal articles for July 2014:

Policy & Politics
Determinants of representation: an empirical assessment of the UK civil service

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Evidence & Policy
Communicating social research findings more effectively: what can we learn from other fields?

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Journal of Poverty & Social Justice
The costs of a child in a low-income household

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Voluntary Sector Review
Revisiting advocacy by non-profit organisations

Families, Relationships & Societies
An ethic of care and sibling care in older age

Critical and Radical Social Work
Radical social work in the frontline: a survival toolkit for the UK

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Jul 21 2014

Read Articles with Top Impact from Springer

Nelson Mandela Days-Articles With Top Impact

Springer honors Nelson Mandela International Day (July 18). In observance of this special day, Springer offers free access until July 31 to the Most Frequently Mentioned Articles (based on Almetric data) from Springer and BioMed Central that focus on Mandela’s values and fields of dedication.

Please go to the “Nelson Mandela Days” homepage and discover the articles with top impact.

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Jun 18 2014

Free journal articles from Policy Press

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Policy & Politics

Is everybody happy? The politics and measurement of national wellbeing.

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Evidence & Policy

Does research information meet the needs of stakeholders? Exploring evidence selection in the global management of invasive species.

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Journal of Poverty & Social Justice

Welfare reform, increased conditionality and discretion: jobcentre Plus advisers’ experiences of targets and sanctions.

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Voluntary Sector Review

Entering the lists: What can we learn about the voluntary sector in England from listings produced by local infrastructure bodies?

 

Families, Relationships & Societies

Blinded by neuroscience: social policy, the family and the infant brain.

 

Critical and Radical Social Work
The two souls of social work: exploring the roots of ‘popular social work.

 

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Apr 23 2014

Free journal articles from Policy Press

Read the following free articles for April 2014:

Policy & Politics
Does mobilisation increase family engagement with an early childhood intervention programme? A randomised controlled trial. Read the blog entry about this article on the Policy & Politics blog.

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Evidence & Policy
Plural forms of evidence in public health: tolerating epistemological and methodological diversity

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Journal of Poverty & Social Justice
The contribution of child maintenance payments to the income packages of lone mothers

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Voluntary Sector Review
All content FREE until the end of April.
 

 

Families, Relationships & Societies
All content FREE until the end of April.

 

Critical and Radical Social Work
Courageous ethnographers or agents of the state: challenges for social work

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Dec 28 2013

Free journal articles from Policy Press

Read the following free articles for December 2013:

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         HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4161889

         HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4376299

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