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Fox, S. & Pearce, S. (2016) Did the EU Referendum boost youth engagement with politics? (Stuart Fox and Sioned Pearce) in Jackson, D. Thorsen, E. & Wring, D. (Eds) EU Referendum Analysis 2016: Media, Voters and the Campaign Early reflections from leading UK academics. Political Studies Association.

Chaney, P. (2016 forthcoming) Comparative analysis of State and Civil Society Discourse on Human Rights Implementation and the Position of Roma in the former Yugoslav Space, Ethnopolitics, Routledge T & F, ISSN  1744-9057 (Print), 1744-9065 (Online) 

Chaney, P. (2016) Civil Society Organizations’ Experiences of Participative Environmental Mainstreaming: A Political Systems Perspective of a Regional European Polity, Environmental Policy and Governance, Impact Factor: 1.614, ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 40/100 (Environmental Studies), Online ISSN: 1756-9338, Wiley.

Chaney, P. (2016) Participatory governance or deliberative disjuncture? Exploring the state-civil society policy nexus in the gender mainstreaming programmes of seven Middle Eastern states 2005-15. British Journal of Middle East Studies. 

Jones, M. (2016) with R. Davies and H. Lloyd-Williams. 'Age and Work-related Health: Insights from the UK Labour Force Survey', British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol 54(1), p. 136-159.

LANGFORD, M., HIGGS, G. and FRY, R. (2016) ‘Multi-modal Two-Step Floating Catchment Area Analysis of Primary Health Care Accessibility’, Health and Place, 38, 70-81.  

Quinn, C., Jones, I.R., & Clare, L. (2016). Illness representations in caregivers of people with dementia. Aging & Mental Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2015.1128882 (Open Access)

Jones, M. (2016) 'Disability and Perceptions of Work and Management', British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol 54(1), p. 83-113.

Chaney, P. 2016. How does single party dominance influence civil society organisations’ engagement strategies? Exploratory analysis of participative mainstreaming in a ‘regional’ European polity. Public Policy and Administration, April 2016   vol. 31, no. 2, 122-146

Chaney, P. (2016 forthcoming) Gendered Political Space: Civil Society, Contingency Theory and the Substantive Representation of Women, Journal of Civil Society, T & F, Routledge,   ISSN: 1744-8689 1744-8697.

Chaney, P. (2016 forthcoming) Mind the gap? Gender equality and civil sphere in Africa: analysis of policy discourse on the Beijing Declaration 2003-15. Review of African Political Economy, T & F, Routledge, Impact Factor of 0.762.

Chaney, P. (2016) Civil Society and Gender Mainstreaming: Empirical Evidence and Theory-building from Twelve Post-conflict Countries 2005-2015, World Development, Elsevier, Impact Factor: 1.965, 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.71. Available here.

Jones I.R. et al (2016) "I Don't Think of It As An Illness": Illness Representations in Mild to Moderate Dementia", Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, IOS Press, ISSN: 13872877.

Taylor, C. et al (2016) The impact of attaining the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma on academic performance in bioscience higher education, International Journal of Science Education, Taylor & Francis Routledge, ISSN: 0950-0693.


Chaney, P. 2015. Organized out of politics? Parliamentary scrutiny of the substantive representation of women in UK governments' legislative programmes 1945-2012. Women's Studies International Forum 50(May/Ju), pp. 57-67.

Chaney, P. 2015. Popularism and punishment or rights and rehabilitation? electoral discourse and structural policy narratives on youth justice: Westminster elections, 1964-2010. Youth Justice 15(1), pp. 23-41. (10.1177/1473225414541176)

Chaney, P. 2015. 'Post-feminist' era of social investment and territorial welfare? Exploring the issue salience and policy framing of child care in U.K. elections 1983-2011. SAGE Open 5(1), pp. 1-14. (10.1177/2158244015574299)

Chaney, P. 2015. Exploring political parties’ manifesto discourse on tourism: Analysis of Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish elections 1998–2011. Annals of Tourism Research 50, pp. 113-127. (10.1016/j.annals.2014.11.012)

Chaney, P. 2015. Electoral discourse and the party politicization of sport in multi-level systems: analysis of UK elections 1945-2011. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics 7(2), pp. 159-180. (10.1080/19406940.2014.921230)

Chaney, P. 2015. Manifesto discourse and the substantive representation of ethnic minorities: analysis of UK state-wide and meso elections, 1964-2011. Parliamentary Affairs 68(1), pp. 154-181. (10.1093/pa/gst010)

Chaney, P. 2015. Institutional ableism, critical actors and the substantive representation of disabled people: Evidence from the UK Parliament 1940-2012. The Journal of Legislative Studies 21(2), pp. 168-191. (10.1080/13572334.2014.975512)

Chaney, P. (2015) The 'complementarity conjecture' - does civil society engagement strengthen input legitimacy and shape policy delivery? The case of gender mainstreaming in India and Nepal 2005-15. Journal of Comparative Asian Development 14(3), pp. 377-413.

Higgs, G., Langford, M., Norman, P. (2015) Accessibility to sport facilities in Wales: A GIS-based analysis of socioeconomic variations in provision, Geoforum 62, 105 - 120


Chaney, P. and Wincott, D. 2014. Envisioning the third sector's welfare role: Critical discourse analysis of 'post-devolution' public policy in the UK 1998-2012. Social Policy and Administration 48(7), pp. 757-781. (10.1111/spol.12062)

Chaney, P. 2014. Exploring the pathologies of one-party-dominance on third sector public policy engagement in liberal democracies: Evidence from meso-government in the UK. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 26(4), pp. 1460-1484. (10.1007/s11266-014-9493-7)

Chaney, P. 2014. Party politicisation and the formative phase of environmental policy-making in multi-level systems: Electoral discourse in UK meso-elections 1998-2011. Political Studies 62(2), pp. 252-272. (10.1111/1467-9248.12028)

Chaney, P. 2014. The substantive representation of women - does issue-salience matter? Party politicization and UK Westminster elections 1945-2010. The British Journal of Politics & International Relations 16(1), pp. 96-116. (10.1111/1467-856X.12007)

Chaney, P. 2014. Electoral politics and the party politicisation of human rights: the case of UK Westminster elections 1945-2010. Parliamentary Affairs 67(1), pp. 209-231. (10.1093/pa/gss042)

Chaney, P. 2014. Instrumental Europeans? Minority nationalist parties' discourse on the European Union: the case of UK meso-elections 1998-2011. Perspectives on European Politics and Society 15(4), pp. 464-482. (10.1080/15705854.2014.900987)

Chaney, P. 2014. Mixed-methods analysis of political parties' manifesto discourse on rail transport policy: Westminster, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish elections 1945-2011. Transport Policy 35, pp. 275-285. (10.1016/j.tranpol.2014.06.002)

Chaney, P. 2014. Public policy for non-humans: exploring UK state-wide parties' formative policy record on animal welfare, 1979-2010. Parliamentary Affairs 67(4), pp. 907-934. (10.1093/pa/gss108)

Chaney, P. 2014. Multi-level systems and the electoral politics of welfare pluralism: Exploring third-sector policy in UK Westminster and regional elections 1945-2011. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 25(3), pp. 585-611. (10.1007/s11266-013-9354-9)

Chaney, P. 2014. Using mixed-methods analysis of election manifestos to explore the party politicisation of policy issues: Older people's policy in UK elections 1945-2011. SAGE Research Methods Cases (10.4135/978144627305014528625)


Chaney, P. 2013. An electoral discourse approach to state decentralisation: state-wide parties' manifesto proposals on Scottish and Welsh devolution, 1945-2010. British Politics 8(3), pp. 333-356. (10.1057/bp.2012.26)

Chaney, P. 2013. Electoral competition, issue salience and public policy for older people: the case of the Westminster and regional UK elections 1945-2011. The British Journal of Politics & International Relations 15(3), pp. 456-475. (10.1111/j.1467-856X.2011.00488.x)

Chaney, P. 2013. Electoral competition, issue salience and public policy for disabled people: Westminster and regional UK elections 1945-2011. Parliamentary Affairs 66(2), pp. 364-383. (10.1093/pa/gsr062)

Chaney, P. 2013. Unfulfilled mandate? Exploring the electoral discourse of international development aid in UK Westminster elections 1945-2010. The European Journal of Development Research 25(2), pp. 252-270. (10.1057/ejdr.2012.34)

Chaney, P. 2013. Equality and territorial (in-)justice? Exploring the impact of devolution on social welfare for older people in the UK. Critical Social Policy 33(1), pp. 114-139. (10.1177/0261018312449806)

Chaney, P. 2013. Institutionally homophobic? Political parties and the substantive representation of LGBT people: Westminster and regional UK elections 1945-2011. Policy & Politics 41(1), pp. 101-121. (10.1332/030557312X645793)

Chaney, P. 2013. Mainstreaming intersectional equality for older people? Exploring the impact of quasi-federalism in the UK. Public Policy and Administration 28(1), pp. 21-42. (10.1177/0952076711432579)

Chaney, P. 2013. Electoral discourse analysis of civil conflict resolution: the case of Northern Ireland in UK statewide elections 1970-2010. Irish Political Studies 28(1), pp. 1-19. (10.1080/07907184.2012.688033)

Chaney, P. 2013. Electoral discourse and formative structural narratives of welfare divergence in multi-level systems: homelessness policy in UK elections 1970-2011. Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy 29(1), pp. 28-47. (10.1080/21699763.2013.802989)

Chaney, P. 2013. Electoral discourse analysis of state foreign policy development: exploring the party politicization of the Commonwealth in UK Westminster elections 1945-2010. Contemporary Politics 19(2), pp. 203-220. (10.1080/13569775.2013.785831)


Ayres S, Stafford I, 2012, ‘Managing complexity and uncertainty in regional governance networks: A critical analysis of state rescaling in England’ Regional Studies

Berry R, Higgs G, 2012, ‘Gauging levels of public acceptance to the use of visualisation tools in promoting public participation; a case study of wind farm planning in South Wales, UK’ Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 55(2) pp 229-551

Beynon H, Davies R, Davies S, 2012, ‘Sources of variation in trade union membership across the UK: the case of Wales’ Industrial Relations Journal 43(3) pp 200-221

Cole, A, 2012, ‘Serving the nation: Devolution and the civil service in Wales’ The British Journal of Politics and International Relations14(3) pp 458-476

Evans R, Holland, S, 2012, ‘Community parenting and the safeguarding of children at neighbourhood level’ Families, Relationships and Societies 1(2)

Fry R, Berry R, Higgs G, Orford S, Jones S, 2012, ‘The WISERD Geoportal: A tool for the discovery, analysis and visualisation of socio-economic (meta-) data for Wales’ Transactions in GIS 16(2) pp 105-124

Hall T, Smith RJ, 2012, ‘Stop and go: a field study of pedestrian practice, immobility and urban outreach work’ Mobilities

Heley J, Moles K, 2012, ‘Partnership working in Regions: reflections on local government collaboration in Wales’ Regional Science: Policy and Practice 4(2) pp 139-153

Heley J, Watkin S, Gardner G, 2012, ‘Cultures of local economy in a Celtic fringe region’ European Urban and Regional Studies

Heley J, Jones L, 2012, ‘Relational Rurals: some thoughts on relating things and theory in rural studies’ Journal of Rural Studies 28(3) pp 208-217

Heley J, Watkin S, Gardner G, 2012, ‘Cultures of local economy in a Celtic fringe region’ European Urban and Regional Studies.

Higgs G, Fry R, Langford M, 2012, 'Investigating the implications of using alternative GIS-based techniques to measure accessibility to green space’ Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 29(2) pp 326-343 

Ivinson G, 2012, ‘The body and pedagogy: beyond absent, moving bodies in pedagogic practice’ British Journal of Sociology of Education 12

Ivinson G, 2012, ‘Skills in motion: boys' trail bike activities as transitions into working class masculinity’ Sport, Education and Society

Jones L, 2012, ‘The common-place geopolitics of conspiracy’ Geography Compass 6(1) pp 44-59

Langford M, Fry R, Higgs G, 2012, ‘Measuring transit system accessibility using a modified two-step floating catchment technique’ International Journal of Geographical Information Science 26(2) pp 193-214

Long H, Li Y, Liu Y, Woods M, Zou J, 2012, ‘Accelerated restructuring in rural China fuelled by ‘increasing vs decreasing balance’ land use policy for dealing with hollowed villages’ Land Use Policy 29 pp 11-21

MacKay R, Davies R, 2011, 'Collective learning, effective demand, loss of work and loss of direction: The growing regional divide' Journal of Regional Studies 45 (Available here)

Mann R, 2012, ‘Out of the shadows? Grandfatherhood, age and masculinities’ Psychotherapie im Alter 33(1)

Merriman P,  Jones M, Olsson G, Sheppard E, Thrift N, Tuan Yi-Fu, 2012, ‘Space and spatiality in theory’ Dialogues in Human Geography 2(1) pp 3-22

Rees G, 2012, ‘A crisis in Welsh education? New approaches in harsh times’ Education Review 24(2) pp 40-49

Smith RJ, 2012, ‘How far does mobility get us?’ Sociology 46(3) pp 555-561

Woods M, 2012, ‘Rural Geography III: Rural futures and the future of rural geography’ Progress in Human Geography 36 pp 125-134

Woods M, 2012, ‘New directions in rural studies?’ Editorial Journal of Rural Studies 28 pp 1-4


Burdack J, Kriszan M, Woods M, ‘Regional resilience and the global environment: multiple scales of environmental discourse in rural development’ European Countryside (Forthcoming)

Blackaby D, Robinson C, ‘The Productivity Gaps in Wales: Evidence from Firm Level Data’ Contemporary Wales (Forthcoming)

Drinkwater S, Robinson C, ‘Welfare Participation by Immigrants in the UK’ International Journal of Manpower (Forthcoming)

Heley J, ‘Soft spaces, fuzzy boundaries and spatial governance in post-devolution Wales’ International Journal of Urban and Regional Research (Forthcoming)

Jones M, Woods M, ‘New localities’ Regional Studies (Forthcoming)

Parhi M, Mishra T, ‘Democracy and Economic Growth in an interdependent world’ Review of International Economics (Forthcoming)

Holland S, ‘Trust in the community: understanding the relationship between formal, semi-formal and informal child safeguarding in a local neighbourhood’ British Journal of Social Work (Forthcoming)

Saunders A, Moles K, ‘The Spatial Practice of Public Engagement: ‘doing’ geography in the South Wales valleys’ Social and Cultural Geography (Forthcoming)

Wang C-M, Woods M, ‘The role of guanxi in rural social movements: two case studies from Taiwan’ Journal of Agrarian Change 25 (Forthcoming)

Woods M, Anderson J, Guilbert S, Watkin S, ‘Rhizomic radicalism and arborescent advocacy: a Deleuzian reading of rural protest’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space (Forthcoming)

Woods M, Anderson J, Guilbert S, Watkin S, ‘The country(side) is angry’: emotion and explanation in protest mobilization Social and Cultural Geography (Forthcoming)

Woods M, ‘Rural development, globalization and European regional policy’ Geographia Polonica (Forthcoming)

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