The Political Quarterly

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Edited By: Tony Wright and Deborah Mabbett

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 129/161 (Political Science)

Online ISSN: 1467-923X

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 Defending Politics

Defending Politics: Bernard Crick at The Political Quarterly - Stephen Ball (Editor)

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 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)

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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

David Marquand is one of the most eloquent and powerful voices in progressive politics in Britain.

This special issue, comprising eleven of his articles for the Political Quarterly, marks the retirement of Marquand from the Editorial Board and ties in with the forthcoming conference on Marquand's work PQ is organising.

Click here to read Progressive Dilemmas: A Virtual Issue in Honour of David Marquand

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

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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