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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

[Source: Policy Press]

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Jun 18 2014

Free journal articles from Policy Press

Read the following free journal articles for June 2014:

 

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:

         HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b3023100

         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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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
  2. HKUL users can continue to access Policy & Politics.

  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
  4. HKUL users can continue to access Evidence & Policy.

  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)
  2. HKUL users can continue to access Policy & Politics.

  3. From concept to implementation: challenges facing evidence-based social work - Evidence & Policy (Volume 1, Number 1, January 2005)
  4. HKUL users can continue to access Evidence & Policy.

  5. Child maintenance and child poverty: a comparative analysis - Journal of poverty and social justice (Volume 19, Number 3, October 2011)
  6. HKUL users can continue to access Journal of Poverty & Social Justice.

  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.

    HKUL users can access Pastoral Care in Education via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2074355

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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).
  2. HKUL users can continue to access Evidence & Policy.

  3. UK higher education policy and the ‘global Third Way’ - by David Jary, from Policy & Politics (Volume 33, Number 4).
  4. HKUL users can continue to access Policy & Politics.

  5. Social justice: meanings and politics - by Ruth Lister, from Journal of Poverty & Social Justice (Volume 15, Number 2).
  6. HKUL users can continue to access Journal of Poverty & Social Justice.

  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).

[Source: The Policy Press]

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