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Dec 28 2013

Free journal articles from Policy Press

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Sep 25 2013

Read online journal articles from Policy Press

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, with the Centre for Science and Policy at the University of Cambridge, ran a democratic, transparent, consensual exercise involving 45 participants from government, non-governmental organisations, academia and research to identify 100 important research questions that, if answered, would help to reduce or prevent poverty.

Read the free journal articles for September:

Click here to download the article “100 Questions: identifying research priorities for poverty prevention and reduction”, Journal of Poverty and Social Justice.  HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4376299

 

 

 

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Apr 18 2013

Free topical journal articles from Policy Press

Free journal articles For April:

  1. Persistent poverty and children’s development in the early years of childhood - Policy & Politics
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  3. Evidence, policy and pragmatics: a case study on the development of a national research and data strategy on children’s lives and the role of knowledge exchange - Evidence & Policy
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  5. Poor and dissatisfied? Income poverty, poverty transitions and life satisfaction in Chile - Journal of Poverty & Social Justice
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  7. Building better neighbourhoods? Insights into the contributions of local faith-based organisations - Voluntary Sector Review
  8. Still a woman’s job: the division of housework in couples living with dementia - Families, Relationships & Societies

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Feb 14 2012

Free topical journal articles from Policy Press

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

  1. Press Coverage of Social Work - Policy & Politics (Volume 7, Number 4, October 1979)
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  3. From concept to implementation: challenges facing evidence-based social work - Evidence & Policy (Volume 1, Number 1, January 2005)
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  5. Child maintenance and child poverty: a comparative analysis - Journal of poverty and social justice (Volume 19, Number 3, October 2011)
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  7. UK government policy and ’social investment’ - Voluntary sector review (Volume 1, Number 1, March 2010)
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Dec 06 2011

The Latest News from Routledge Social Work

  • Free access:
  • Did you miss the Council on Social Work Education APM? You can still get FREE ACCESS to more than 45 key articles in the areas of social work, social welfare, and social justice. You will also find current content that is useful to your practice, your research work, or that can be integrated into your classroom.  Click here to access and download these articles for FREE from now until December 31 2011.

     

  • Anti-Bullying Week Article Collection:
  • Routledge supported Anti-Bullying Week (14th-18th November) by showcasing some of the influential and engaging content from Pastoral Care in Education and its wider Education portfolio. The campaign’s slogan ‘Stop and think – words can hurt’ is an important message to remember as the campaign this year focuses strongly on tackling verbal bullying. This theme is becoming increasingly more important in academic circles as there is a rising amount of interest and research around the theme of Anti-Bullying. Click here to view the Article Collection.

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Nov 28 2011

New publications are available at the Scout Report!

Design with the Other 90%: Cities 

For the first time in history, the majority of the earth’s population lives in cities. How can we think about creating meaningful change in the developing world’s cities? Organized by Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, this project (on view at the United Nations) brings together 60 projects, proposals, and solutions that address these complex issues. Th is website brings together some of these projects with an interactive “Solutions” map on the homepage.

You can click on the various locations to learn about the projects in each major urban area, some of which include water reclamation projects and low-cost housing units. Also, the homepage includes some featured themes such as “Access“, “Adapt“, and “Exchange“. You also can learn about solutions that improve access to water, sanitation, electricity, health, transportation, and education. Besides, you can join the discussion of such issues via the forums here, or also offer your comment on the blog.

[Source: The Scout Report, Volume 17, Number 47, November 24, 2011]

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Nov 17 2011

Free topical journal articles from Policy Press

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

  1. What works to promote evidence-based practice? A cross-sector review - by Isabel Walter, Sandra Nutley and Huw Davies, from Evidence & Policy (Volume 1, Number 3).
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  3. UK higher education policy and the ‘global Third Way’ - by David Jary, from Policy & Politics (Volume 33, Number 4).
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  5. Social justice: meanings and politics - by Ruth Lister, from Journal of Poverty & Social Justice (Volume 15, Number 2).
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  7. Exploring gender and social entrepreneurship: women’s leadership, employment and participation in the third sector and social enterprises - by Simon Teasdale, Stephen McKay, Jenny Phillimore and Nina Teasdale, from Voluntary Sector Review (Volume 2, Number 1).

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Oct 12 2011

Free topical journal articles from Policy Press

Each month Policy Press offers a free topical article available from each of their four journals, this month on an economics theme reflecting the current climate of concern for Europe. The articles free for October are: 

  1. Implementing Economic Policy: An analytical framework - by Colin Thain (Policy & Politics, Vol. 15, No. 2)
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  3. The policy implications of economic reasoning: what we do not know about moral hazard in health policy  - by Andrew B Whitford (Evidence & Policy, Vol. 4, No.1)
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  5. For love or money? Couples’ negotiations of credit and debt in low-income families in the UK - by Jackie Goode (from Benefits, now The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, Vol. 17, No. 3)
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  7. Thinking beyond borderlines: a ‘German gaze’ on a changing interface between society and the voluntary sector - by Ingo Bode (from Voluntary Sector Review, Vol. 1, No. 2) 

 

[Source: The Policy Press]

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Aug 31 2011

Psychology Headlines Around the World from Socialpsychology.org

  1. Illinois college becomes first to ask undergrads if they’re gay
  2. Census: More same-sex couples in more places
  3. Last of the pink-triangle wearers survived deadly Nazi homophobia
  4. Anti-aging Techniques Not Yet Viewed As Acceptable According To U Of T Research
  5. The Cost of Mental Health in Europe
  6. Being Right Is Not Enough For Four-Year-Olds
  7. East-West Differences In Romantic Love
  8. Mass Media Messages And Fat-Stigma   

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

 

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