Bristol University Press

Bristol University Press

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Bristol University Press, and its imprint Policy Press, are committed to publishing the highest quality scholarship in the social sciences and aligned disciplines.

Bristol University Press will strive to publish world-class scholarship that advances theory, knowledge and learning, within and beyond academia.

To achieve this, Bristol is actively seeking quality academic and professional scholarship that questions the status quo, disrupts current thinking and reframes ideas in a global context.
Bristol University Press' vision is to join the first-rank of internationally respected university presses through a commitment to world-class scholarship, global impact and impeccable author care.
Areas of interest for Bristol University Press include:

  • Politics and International Relations
  • Economics and Society
  • Human Geography
  • Law
  • Business and Management
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Policy Press (Imprint)


Policy Press has its roots in social policy and social justice, and is committed to progressive social change. Over more than twenty years, has built a reputation for publishing scholarship that focuses on improving individual lives and reaches beyond academia to government, professionals and the wider public to inform policy and practice.

Since its launch in 1996, Policy Press has provided an important route for journalists, politicians and professionals in the UK to make their work visible to the scholarly community and accessible to wider society. It was with great pride that founder and current CEO Alison Shaw and her team accepted the award for the IPG Independent Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year in 2016. Policy Press looks forward to carrying the same values and focus into a new era as an imprint of Bristol University Press, remaining a champion for tackling social issues – in essence, publishing with a purpose.

Areas of interest for Policy Press include:

  • Social Policy
  • Social Work
  • Health Policy and Social Care
  • Education
  • Poverty

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