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Journals: News & Highlights


Policy & Politics Impact Factor increases by 72% to 1.302!

8 August 2014


Free journal articles for September


Policy & Politics
All content free for September

Evidence & Policy
Perceptions of the usefulness and use of research conducted in other countries

Journal of Poverty & Social Justice
Social impact bonds: a wolf in sheep's clothing?

Voluntary Sector Review
How donors choose charities: The role of personal taste and experiences in giving decisions

Families, Relationships & Societies
Encountering ethics in studying challenging family relations

Critical and Radical Social Work
Advocating for Palestinian children in the face of the Israeli occupation

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 Journals now on Editorial Manager

We are pleased to announce that Evidence & PolicyPolicy & PoliticsVoluntary Sector Review, Families, Relationships and Societies, Journal of Poverty and Social Justice and Critical and Radical Social Work are now on Editorial Manager. Details on manuscript submission are available on individual journal pages. 


Third Sector Knowledge Portal 

Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC) have launched the Third Sector Knowledge Portal. This includes individual articles of all the papers from Voluntary Sector Review: keywords, the abstract and information on how to access the full article. There is more information here.  

Policy & Politics: Instructions for authors


All submissions should be made online at the Policy & Politics Editorial Manager website: http://policypol.edmgr.com. New users should first create an account. 
If you are interested in public policy and adjacent subjects, such as politics and social policy, we encourage you to either register at, or log in to, the Editorial Manager site and specify your areas of interest so that you can be invited to support the journal by reviewing articles relevant to their expertise.

If you have queries regarding the submission process, please email Rebecca Tomlinson at the Policy & Politics office for assistance: pp-pp@bristol.ac.uk.

Download the Policy & Politics Instructions for authors document here (PDF, 94kb)

Download the special issue guidelines here (PDF, 510kb)

Download the guidelines on acceptance here (PDF, 442kb)

Download editorial guidelines for maximising impact: ten tips (PDF, 594kb)

Download the copyright assignment agreement (PDF, 628kb)

For information on what is permissible use for different versions of your article please see our policy on self archiving and institutional repositories. If you are interesting in making your article available through Open Access, please see our Open Access options.

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