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

8 August 2014


Free journal articles for September


Policy & Politics
Bourdieu and the Big Society: empowering the powerful in public service provision?

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.  

Voluntary Sector Review: Editorial Board

Editorial Management Board:


Peter Halfpenny, Editor (University of Manchester, UK)

Pete Alcock, Chair of Editorial Boards and Assistant Editor
(University of Birmingham, UK)

Cathy Pharaoh, Vice Chair, Assistant Editor and Policy Review Editor (Cass Business School, City University, London, UK)

Rob Macmillan, Book Review Editor (University of Birmingham, UK)

Linda Milbourne, Practice Papers Editor (Birkbeck, University of London, UK)

Mike Aiken, Practice Papers Editor (Open University, UK) 

Nick Acheson (University of Ulster, UK)

Chris Cornforth (The Open University Business School, UK)

Margaret Harris (Birkbeck College, University of London, UK)

James Rees (University of Birmingham, UK)


International Editorial Advisory Board:


Helmut Anheier (UCLA, USA)

Rene Bekkers (VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Carlo Borzaga (University of Trento, Italy)

Jacques Defourny (University of Liege, Belgium)

Alnoor Ebrahim (Harvard Business School, USA)

Wendy Earles (James Cook University, Australia)

Adalbert Evers (Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany)

Ben Gidron (Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)

Michael Hall (Imagine Canada, Canada)

Ewa Les (Warsaw University, Poland)

Kym Madden (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)

Lucas Meijs (Erasmus University, The Netherlands)

Marthe Nyssens (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)

Steven Rathgeb Smith (University of Washington, USA)

Filip Wijkström (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden)

Annette Zimmer (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany)

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