Books published by The Policy Press

Participatory Practice

The Policy Press | July 22, 2019 | 252 pages
Ledwith and Springett's innovative approach bridges the divide between ideas and practice and allows the development of the knowledge that is needed to bring about transformative social change. Their ideas are founded on two premises: firstly, that transformative practice begins in the everyday... More Info

The Squeezed Middle

The Policy Press | February 15, 2013 | 208 pages
The issue of living standards is arguably the biggest challenge facing economists and politicians in the United States and the United Kingdom today. The product of a year-long fellowship at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, The Squeezed Middle brings together leading experts from... More Info

Social Capital, Children and Young People

The Policy Press | June 15, 2012 | 256 pages
The idea of social capital—people's relationships and networks—greatly interests policymakers, but evidence of how it actually works is scant. This unique collection explores the social capital of children and young people, and in one case parents and teachers, in a wide range of formal and... More Info