Policy & Politics 2016 best article prizes announced!

We are delighted to announce the 2016 prizes for award winning papers published in Policy & Politics in 2015.

The winner of the Ken Young prize for the best paper overall was awarded to Michael Howlett, Ishani Mukherjee & Jun Jie Woo for their 2015 article entitled ‘From tools to toolkits in policy design studies: the new design orientation towards policy formulation research, Policy & Politics, 43 (2), 291-311(21).

The winner of the Bleddyn Davies prize for the best early career paper was awarded to Owen Corrigan for his 2015 article entitled ‘Conditionality of legal status and immigrant occupational attainment in Western Europe’, Policy & Politics, 43 (2), 181-202(22).

Brief critiques of the winning articles follow, written by Co-Editor Felicity Matthews in celebration of their contribution. Continue reading

Policy & Politics Prizes!

gold-cup-vector-483793Policy & Politics are delighted to announce the introduction of two new prizes from 2014.

The Ken Young Prize will be awarded to the best article published in Policy & Politics during the previous calendar year (2013) selected by a panel of judges. The Bleddyn Davies Prize is designed to acknowledge scholarship of the very highest standard that has been published in Policy & Politics during the previous calendar (2013) by an early career academic.

The 2014 Ken Young Prize and the 2014 Bleddyn Davies Prize will therefore be announced and awarded at the Policy & Politics Annual Conference in September 2014. Both prizes consist of free registration to the annual conference, a framed certificate and a ticket to the conference dinner.

This year’s winners are (drum roll please…): Continue reading