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Judith Harvey

Judith Harvey - Editor

Exeter, United Kingdom

A publisher, copy-editor and proofreader with over 25 years' experience working for a wide range of publishers as well as working freelance.

Overview

A publisher, copy-editor and proofreader with experience of educational, academic and adult non-fiction publishing. I can offer everything from advice on writing book proposals, advice on publishing contracts and typescript assessment to in-depth copy-editing, proofreading, production advice and help with marketing and promotion.

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Antiques & Collectibles Arts & Architecture & Photography Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Career Guides Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Economics Education & Reference Entertainment Health & wellbeing History Home & Garden Law Life Sciences Mathematics & Statistics Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Nature Philosophy Politics & Current Affairs Psychology Publishing Social & Behavioral Sciences Technology Transportation Travel

Certifications

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Publishing

Work experience

Managing Director

RHE Media Ltd

July, 2014 – Present (over 2 years)

Managing Director of a start-up publishing company that focuses on publishing content relating to wellbeing in all its forms.

Freelance Copy-editor

n/a

October, 2013 – June, 2014 (8 months)

Freelance copy-editing academic monographs for Taylor & Francis.

Publishing Director

Amberley Publishing

April, 2013 – August, 2013 (4 months)

Publishing Director for a company publishing History titles.

Creative Arts Community Leader (12-month contract)

F&W Media International LTD

November, 2011 – November, 2012 (about 1 year)

Publisher responsible for the Creative Arts lists - Photography, Art, Design, Writing as well as the Railways, Paranormal, Weather, Nostalgia, Food and other non-Craft publishing.

Owner and MD

Reflect Press Ltd

January, 2006 – June, 2011 (over 5 years)

I set up Reflect Press and performed all job functions in order to commission, publish, promote and sell textbooks for UK Health and Social Care students and lecturers. 27 titles published. Company sold June 2011.

Operations Director

Learning Matters

January, 2004 – September, 2005 (over 1 year)

Operations Director and commissioning editor for the Further Education teacher training titles.

Editorial and Production Director

Emerald

October, 2001 – November, 2003 (about 2 years)

Director responsible for the Editorial and Production departments at the Business and Management Journals publisher Emerald.

Editorial Director (Further Education & Study Guides)

Pearson Education

January, 2000 – March, 2001 (about 1 year)

Management responsibility for 8 staff (4 direct reports).
Key Responsibilities:
• Strategic Planning
• Commissioning & List Management
• People Management
• Market Awareness
• Financial – 4-year publishing plan and annual sales & overhead budgets, business plans for new series and investment appraisal of new titles.
• External Relationships – managing existing joint ventures and partnerships, exploring opportunities for acquisitions, tenders, new joint ventures, sponsorship and co-development with potential partners.

Lecturer in Publishing

Napier University, Edinburgh

October, 1998 – December, 1999 (about 1 year)

Lecturer on the BA Publishing degree course.

List Development Manager, Humanities

Nelson Thornes

February, 1993 – September, 1998 (over 5 years)

Publisher with overall responsibility for secondary school humanities textbook publishing - Geography, History, English, RE/PSHE.

Reference Editor

Blackwell Academic

January, 1990 – February, 1993 (about 3 years)

Commissioning and editorial work on academic reference titles. Also desk editorial work on business titles, and commissioning philosophy and economics titles.

Editor - The British Isles in Old Photographs

Alan Sutton Publishing

April, 1987 – December, 1989 (over 2 years)

Commissioning titles for the series and editorial work.

Portfolio (10 selected works)

Minding the Self: Jungian meditations on contemporary spirituality

Murray Stein

Many people have an aptitude for religious experience and spirituality but don't know how to develop this or take it further. Modern societies offer little assistance, and traditional religions are overly preoccupied with their own organizational survival. Minding the Self: Jungian meditations on contemporary spirituality offers suggestions for individual spiritual development in our modern an... read more

Many people have an aptitude for religious experience and spirituality but don't know how to develop this or take it further. Modern societies offer little assistance, and traditional religions are overly preoccupied with their own organizational survival. Minding the Self: Jungian meditations on contemporary spirituality offers suggestions for individual spiritual development in our modern an... read more

Commonwealth Caribbean Criminal Practice and Procedure (Commonwealth Caribbean Law)

Dana S. Seetahal

The fourth edition of this best-selling book has been thoroughly revised to take into account recent developments in the law in criminal practice and procedure across the region. The only textbook that explores criminal practice and procedure as it relates to the Commonwealth Caribbean, the book clarifies the state law in each of 11 jurisdictions, at the same time making it clear when laws are ... read more

The fourth edition of this best-selling book has been thoroughly revised to take into account recent developments in the law in criminal practice and procedure across the region. The only textbook that explores criminal practice and procedure as it relates to the Commonwealth Caribbean, the book clarifies the state law in each of 11 jurisdictions, at the same time making it clear when laws are ... read more

Sustained Shared Thinking in the Early Years: Linking theory to practice

Kathy Brodie

Used as a measure of quality in the ground-breaking Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) project, Sustained Shared Thinking is fundamental to good early years practice. It costs nothing, yet research has shown that it improves outcomes for children by supporting their holistic development. This book clearly explains what Sustained Shared Thinking is and examines the skills and ex... read more

Used as a measure of quality in the ground-breaking Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) project, Sustained Shared Thinking is fundamental to good early years practice. It costs nothing, yet research has shown that it improves outcomes for children by supporting their holistic development. This book clearly explains what Sustained Shared Thinking is and examines the skills and ex... read more

International Trends in University Governance.: Autonomy, self-government and the distribution of authority (International Studies in Higher Education)

Governance is becoming increasingly important in universities just as it is in the wider world of commerce and banking. Historically, universities were run by their academic communities but as mass higher education has taken root, as university research has become a critical element in national economies and as the demand for more accountability both financial and in academic performance has g... read more

Governance is becoming increasingly important in universities just as it is in the wider world of commerce and banking. Historically, universities were run by their academic communities but as mass higher education has taken root, as university research has become a critical element in national economies and as the demand for more accountability both financial and in academic performance has g... read more

The Psychology of Becoming a Successful Worker: Research on the changing nature of achievement at work

Satu Uusiautti, Kaarina Määttä

What is success at work and why is it important? How do top workers describe their success? How can work, community, leadership, family, or home and school promote success? Success at work is often associated with career-oriented individuals who sacrifice other areas of life to achieve highly in the workplace, but success can also be defined in other ways. It can consist of feelings of knowled... read more

What is success at work and why is it important? How do top workers describe their success? How can work, community, leadership, family, or home and school promote success? Success at work is often associated with career-oriented individuals who sacrifice other areas of life to achieve highly in the workplace, but success can also be defined in other ways. It can consist of feelings of knowled... read more

Psychology Serving Humanity: Proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology: Volume 2: Western Psychology

This is the second of two volumes collecting the key proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology, the first to be held in Africa in the 123 years of its history. The theme of the conference was "Psychology Serving Humanity", a recognition of psychology's unfulfilled mission in the majority world and a reflection of what that world requires from psychology. Mainstream Psycholog... read more

This is the second of two volumes collecting the key proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology, the first to be held in Africa in the 123 years of its history. The theme of the conference was "Psychology Serving Humanity", a recognition of psychology's unfulfilled mission in the majority world and a reflection of what that world requires from psychology. Mainstream Psycholog... read more

Working Memory: Loss and reconstruction (Essays in Cognitive Psychology)

Pierre Barrouillet, Valérie Camos

Working memory is the cognitive system in charge of the temporary maintenance of information in view of its on-going processing. Lying at the centre of cognition, it has become a key concept in psychological science. The book presents a critical review and synthesis of the working memory literature, and also presents an innovative new theory - the Time-Based Resource-Sharing (TBRS) model. Trac... read more

Working memory is the cognitive system in charge of the temporary maintenance of information in view of its on-going processing. Lying at the centre of cognition, it has become a key concept in psychological science. The book presents a critical review and synthesis of the working memory literature, and also presents an innovative new theory - the Time-Based Resource-Sharing (TBRS) model. Trac... read more

Public Space and Relational Perspectives: New Challenges for Architecture and Planning (Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design)

Traditional approaches to understand space tend to view public space mainly as a shell or container, focussing on its morphological structures and functional uses. That way, its ever-changing meanings, contested or challenged uses have been largely ignored, as well as the contextual and on-going dynamics between social actors, their cultures, and struggles. The key role of space in enabling sp... read more

Traditional approaches to understand space tend to view public space mainly as a shell or container, focussing on its morphological structures and functional uses. That way, its ever-changing meanings, contested or challenged uses have been largely ignored, as well as the contextual and on-going dynamics between social actors, their cultures, and struggles. The key role of space in enabling sp... read more

Social Practices, Intervention and Sustainability: Beyond behaviour change (Routledge Studies in Sustainability)

In an era of dramatic environmental change, social change is desperately needed to curb burgeoning consumption. Many calls to action have focused on individual behaviour or technological innovation, with relative silence from the social sciences on other modes and methods of intervening in social life. This book shows how we can go beyond behaviour change in the pursuit of sustainability. Insp... read more

In an era of dramatic environmental change, social change is desperately needed to curb burgeoning consumption. Many calls to action have focused on individual behaviour or technological innovation, with relative silence from the social sciences on other modes and methods of intervening in social life. This book shows how we can go beyond behaviour change in the pursuit of sustainability. Insp... read more

Applied Leadership Development: Nine Elements of Leadership Mastery (LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice)

Al Bolea, Leanne Atwater

Intended for courses on leadership, practicing managers, consultants, and practitioners, this approachable guide teaches readers about how to become a leader. By blending the real-world insights of business executive Al Bolea with tested research findings provided by leadership scholar Leanne Atwater, it effectively bridges theory and practice to outline powerful leadership behaviors. Based on... read more

Intended for courses on leadership, practicing managers, consultants, and practitioners, this approachable guide teaches readers about how to become a leader. By blending the real-world insights of business executive Al Bolea with tested research findings provided by leadership scholar Leanne Atwater, it effectively bridges theory and practice to outline powerful leadership behaviors. Based on... read more

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