Welcome to our Journals pagesWe publish a number of highly prestigious journals in the social sciences - Policy & Politics, Evidence & Policy, Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, Voluntary Sector Review, Families Relationships & Societies, Critical and Radical Social Work and Journal of Playwork Practice. To find out more about each journal click on the links on the left.
New! Journal of Playwork Practice
Find out more, including details on how to submit a paper, here.
Open Access options with Policy Press journals
Policy Press journals comply with the RCUK, NIH, Wellcome Trust and other funding agency mandates for Open Access publication of work they support.
Green Open Access Archiving has already been possible for some time, for more information see our policy on self archiving and institutional repositories. Gold Open Access Publishing (making articles freely available to the reader) is also now available upon payment of an Article Processing Charge. For further details please see Open Access Options.
Access Policy Press journals online
All our journals are available online through Ingenta to institutions and individuals can also sign up for our free trials. Find out more.
Publish your journal with us
We are always interested in proposals for new journals and are pleased to hear from associations, societies and organisations who are looking for publishing partners. Please visit our 'Publish your journal with us' page for more information and see our guidance for authors on how to submit a journal proposal. If you would like to discuss a proposal for a new journal, please contact Julia Mortimer on tel: +44 (0)117 331 4098 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For some time now, Policy Press has been working with INASP, an international development charity working with a global network of partners to strengthen access to, production and use of knowledge and evidence in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The aim is to improve access, production and use of research information and knowledge, so that countries are equipped to solve their development challenges. To find out more about INASP, visit the website at http://www.inasp.info/