The Political Quarterly

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Edited By: Tony Wright and Deborah Mabbett

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 103/157 (Political Science)

Online ISSN: 1467-923X

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PQ Books

The Political Quarterly publishes an annual book, alongside journal issues. Recent books in the series include:

 Retrieving The Big Society Retrieving The Big Society - Jason Edwards (Editor)
 Reassessing New Labour Reassessing New Labour: Market, State and Society under Blair and Brown - Patrick Diamond (Editor), Michael Kenny (Editor)
 The Progressive Tradition: Eighty Years of The Political Quarterly The Progressive Tradition: Eighty Years of The Political Quarterly - Andrew Gamble (Editor), Tony Wright (Editor)
  Options for Britan II Options for Britain II: Cross Cutting Policy Issues - Changes and Challenges- Varun Uberoi (Editor), Adam Coutts (Editor), Iain McLean (Editor), David Halpern (Editor)

For details about all books in the PQ series, click here

Recent PQ news

Bernard Crick Prize presented at the Orwell Awards

The Political Quarterly are delighted to announce the winner of the Crick Prize. Deborah Mabbett's piece The Second Time as Tragedy? Welfare Reform under Thatcher and the Coalition which appeared in issue 84:1 was awarded the prize at the Orwell Awards in Malet Street Gardens on 22 May 2014.

Virtual Issues

On the anniversary of the birth of Leonard Woolf on 25 November 1880, the Political Quarterly has made available for free twelve of his most famous essays written during his long association with the journal.

Click here to read Leonard Woolf at the Political Quarterly

In the latest virtual issue from PQ, we felt it fitting to follow on from our first collection ’Reading the Thirties: The Rise of Fascism and Totalitarianism’, by republishing several articles from the period 1939 to 1945, ensuring that this valuable resource might be freely available to anyone who is interested in politics, history and social change. We hope you find this collection interesting and useful.

Click here to read PQ at War 1939-1945

Recent key articles

We are pleased to offer FREE online access to two recently published articles in PQ:

Leveson Past, Present and Future: The Politics of Press Regulation
Steven Barnett

Better Government
Gus O'Donnell

Annual Lecture Series

2013: Professor John Kay - The Future of Capitalism
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2012: Shami Chakrabati - Citizens' Privileges or Human Rights? The Great Bill of Rights Swindle
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2011: David Miliband - Why is the European Left Losing Elections?
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2010: Ian Blair - Policing: Continuity, consensus and controversy
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2009: Tony Wright - Is there a way forward to bridge the divide between politician and voter?
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