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Oxford University Press

Policy Press Scholarship Online

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Established in 1996, the aim of Policy Press has always been to try to improve social conditions with publications that will make a positive difference to learning and research, policy and practice. In essence, Policy Press is a publisher with a purpose.

Based at the University of Bristol, UK, Policy Press is now well-known as a leading international publisher of high quality books and journals across a wide range of subjects including: sociology, social policy and social welfare, childhood studies and family policy, ageing, social work and social care, public policy, criminology and criminal justice, health, housing and urban studies.

Policy Press currently publishes around 80 new titles each year, all of which are rigorously peer-reviewed and provide key international research material in a wide range of social science disciplines. Key Policy Press series include Ageing and the Lifecourse, Policy and Politics in the 21st Century and Studies in Poverty, and Inequality and Social Exclusion. Key authors include Stephen J Ball, Ann Oakley, Bill Jordan, Sheila B Kamerman, Naomi Eisenstadt and Peter Townsend.

Policy Press Scholarship Online (PPSO) makes available the best of Policy Press's scholarly studies in a cross-searchable library that offers quick and easy access to the full text of hundreds of books and is available through the University Press Scholarship Online platform.

Key user features:

- Provides the high quality scholarly content in one platform

- XML-based platform provides increased discoverability and usage of scholarly materials

- Fully cross-referenced and cross-searchable, with clickable citations from bibliographies and footnotes, including OpenURL and DOI-linking support, and more

- Consistent and timely updates keep the pace with physical book publishing and provide a reliable schedule for new content

The following individual modules are available:

- Policy Press Scholarship Online - Earth Sciences and Geography

- Policy Press Scholarship Online - Education

- Policy Press Scholarship Online - Law

- Policy Press Scholarship Online - Political Science

- Policy Press Scholarship Online - Psychology

- Policy Press Scholarship Online - Public Health and Epidemiology

- Policy Press Scholarship Online - Social Work

- Policy Press Scholarship Online - Society and Culture

- Policy Press Scholarship Online - Sociology

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