Information for Students
At the beginning of a course you’re given a reading list and it can be hard to know where to start. We know your student budget probably means you can’t buy all the texts, so how do you choose the vital few books to get you through your course?
Policy Press textbooks are designed to help you find the information you need quickly and easily, with learning features such as chapter summaries, key points, full bibliographies and comprehensive indices. They also contain the latest research and thinking from key academics so you can be sure that your work is relevant and up-to-date. We have highlighted our latest titles below but use the navigation on the left to find more books in your subject.
New textbook companion websites! Some of our key textbooks are now supported by companion websites featuring students and lecturer resources. Click on the links below to explore.
Social theory for beginners companion website
Voyage to Utopias companion website
Understanding disability policy companion website
Research and evaluation for busy practitioners companion website
An introduction to political crime companion website
What works in reducing inequalities in child health? companion website
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Student highlight this month
Understanding crime and social policy encourages readers to reflect upon the close connections, and sometimes tensions, between crime reduction and social policy agendas.
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