Policy Press publishes nine highly prestigious journals in the fields of public and social policy. Policy Press is a leading specialist social science publisher committed to journals that will have an impact on research, learning, policy and practice at an international level.
- Social policy
- Social welfare
- Family policy
- Social work
- Public policy
- Criminal justice
- Urban policy
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Policy & Politics was awarded an impact factor of 1.200 in the 2015 Journal Citation Reports. It is also ranked 53 out of 163 in Political Science and 19 out of 47 in Public Administration.
Evidence & Policy was awarded the impact factor of 1.056 in the 2015 Journal Citation Reports. It is also ranked 31 out of 93 journals in its category of Social Science, Interdisciplinary.
Famillies, Relationships and Societies was awarded its first impact factor of 0.356 in the 2015 Journal Citation Reports.
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Institutions in the following countries can register for access to Policy Press through the process below:
- Burkina Faso,
- Congo (The Democratic Republic of the),
- El Salvador,
- Marshall Islands,
- Papua New Guinea,
- Sierra Leone,
- Solomon Islands,
- South Sudan,
- Tanzania (United Republic of),
- West Bank and Gaza,
Registration and Access
Registration for Policy Press
Each developing country institution eligible for access is required to register to use Policy Press. If you have not used this resource before you may need to check if your institution is registered and identify the contact person who has your access details. To do this, please go to the subscribed resources registration and select your country and institution.
Before registering for Policy Press you need to get a CID publisher number and add it to your institution. If your institution does not have a CID publisher number you can register for it here.
Access by fixed, external IP address with username and password access for remote users.
Joan Dargan at Publishing Technology: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Further information is available on the Policy Press website: http://policypress.co.uk/journals
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