Policy & Politics: Aims and Scope
Policy & Politics is a leading international journal in the field of public and social policy. It spans the boundaries between theory and practice and links macro-scale debates with micro-scale issues. It seeks to analyse new trends and advance knowledge by publishing research at the forefront of academic debates.
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publishes articles that demonstrate rigour, originality and significance and that have relevance both within and beyond academe. The journal welcomes manuscripts that are empirical, conceptual or theoretical as long as the broader international and comparative relevance of the argument being made is explicit. One of the hallmarks of the journal is the manner in which its articles generally shift from the micro to the macro (or vice versa) by addressing the link between ‘policy’ and ‘politics’. The Journal aims to provide accessible content for academic scholars, policy makers and practitioners across different academic disciplines around the world.
Current topic areas include:
- Governance and democracy
- Policy making and implementation
- State and civil society
- Globalisation and internationalization
- Comparative and international policy
- Accountability and regulations
- Theorising the policy process
- Crisis management
- The future of the state
- Partnerships and multi-agency working
is published in January, April, July and October by Policy Press.