Below is a list of publications produced by WISERD staff over the course of the WISERD project. This list includes all the relevant Books, Book Chapters, Journal Articles and Reports produced by staff working for the project.

Books (Edited)


Ivinson G, Davies B, Fitz J (editors), 2010 Knowledge and Identity: Concepts and applications in Bernstein’s sociology (Routeledge, London)


Martsin M, Wagoner B, Aveling EL, Kadinanaki I, Whittaker L, 2011 Dialogicality in focus: Challenges to theory, method and application


Jones M, Orford S, (editors) (forthcoming 2012) People/Places/Policy: Knowing Contemporary Wales (Routledge)


Smith R, Hetherington K, (editors) (forthcoming 2013) Urban Rhythms: the socio-temporal organisation of the contemporary city (Wiley-Blackwell)

Woods M, McDonagh J, Nienaber B, (editors) (forthcoming 2013) Globalization and Rural Development in Europe (Ashgate)



Plows A, 2010 Debating human genetics: contemporary issues in public policy and ethics (Routeledge, London)

Woods M, 2010 Rural (Routledge, London)


Goodwin M, Jones M, Jones R, 2012 Rescaling the State: Devolution and the Geographies of Economic Governance (Manchester University Press)

Book Chapters


Cheshire L, Woods M, 2009, ‘Rural Citizenship and Governmentality’ in International Encyclopaedia of Human Geography Ed(s) R Kitchin, N Thrift (Elsevier)

Davies R, Elias P, 2009, ‘The application of ESEC to three sources of harmonised european data’ in Social Class in Europe: An Introduction to the European Socio-Economic Classification Ed(s) D Rose, E Harrison (Routeledge, London)

Davis H, 2009, ‘Revisiting the concept of the public intellectual’ in Intellectuals and their Publics Ed(s) C Fleck, A Hess, ES Lyon (Ashgate, London)

Drinkwater S, Levine P, Lotti E, 2009, ‘The Labour Market and Investment Effects of Remittances’ in Development macroeconomics Ed(s) S Ghatak, P Levine (Routledge, London)

Fenton S, Mann R, 2009, ‘Introducing the majority to ethnicity: Do they like what they see?’ in Citizenship Acquisition and National Belonging: Migration, Membership and the Liberal Demo Ed(s) G Calder, J Seglow, P Cole (Houndmills, Palgrave)

Moles K, 2009, ‘Landscape of Memories: Layers of Meaning in a Dublin Park’ in Heritage and Identity: Engagement and Demission in the Contemporary World Ed(s) M Anico, E Peralta  (Routledge, London)

Mishra T, Parhi M, 2009, ‘Age-structured Human Capital Dynamics and Economic Growth: A Note on Interdependence, Coordination and Welfare’ in Human Development: Dimensions and Strategies Ed(s) H Rout, P K Panda (New Century Publications, New Delhi)

Woods M, 2009, ‘The political economies of place in the emergent global countryside: Stories from rural Wales’ in The Next Rural Economies: Constructing Rural Place in a Global Economy Ed(s) G Halseth, S Markey, D Bruce (CABI, Wallingford)

Woods M, 2009, ‘Rural Geography’ in International Encyclopaedia of Human Geography  Ed(s) R Kitchin, N Thrift (Elsevier)

Woods M, 2009, ‘Rural Protest’ in International Encyclopaedia of Human Geography  Ed(s) R Kitchin, N Thrift (Elsevier)


Davis H, Day G, Drakakis-Smith A, 2010, ‘Attitudes to language and culture among English immigrants to north Wales’ in Welsh in the Twenty-first Century Ed(s) D Morris (University of Wales Press, Cardiff)

Day G, 2010, ‘Place and Belonging’ in Contemporary Wales Ed(s) H Mackay (University of Wales Press, Wales)

Drinkwater S, Eade J, Garapich M, 2010, ‘What’s behind the Figures? An Investigation into Recent Polish Migration to the UK’ in A Continent Moving West? EU Enlargement and labour Migration from Central and Eastern Europe Ed(s) R Black, M Engbersen, M Okolski (Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam)

Drinkwater S, 2010, ‘Self-employment amongst ethnic and migrant groups in the United Kingdom’ in Open for Business – Migrant Entrepreneurship in OECD Countries (OECD, Paris)

Hall T, 2010, ‘Urban outreach and the polyrhythmic city’ in Geographies of Rhythm Ed(s) T Edensor (Ashgate, Farnham)

Ivinson G, 2010, ‘From Monasteries to Markets: Will universities survive?’ in Knowledge and Identity: concepts and applications in Bernstein’s sociology of knowledge Ed(s) G Ivinson, B Davies, J Fitz

Jones M, MacLeod G, 2010, ‘Territorial/relational: Conceptualizing spatial economic governance’ in Handbook of Local and Regional Economic Development Ed(s) A Pike, J Tomaney, A Rodrigues-Pose (Routeledge, London)

Märtsin M, 2010, ‘The business of unfinished business: reflections on co-construction of meanings in research encounters’ in S. Salvatore,  J. Valsiner, A. Gennaro, J. Traves (Eds) Yearbook of Idiographic Science, Vol 3, (Firera Publishing Group, Rome)

Rees G, 2010, ‘Adult education, economy and society, political economy of adult education’ in International Encyclopedia of Education Ed(s) E Baker, P Peterson, B McGaw (Elsevier, Oxford)

Rees G, 2010, ‘The Political Economy of Adult Education’ in International Encyclopedia of Education Ed(s) E Baker, P Peterson, B McGaw (Elsevier, Oxford)

Rees G, Keep E, Payne J, 2010, ‘Devolution and strategies for learning and skills: the Leitch Report and its alternatives’ in Devolution in Practice Ed(s) G Lodge, K Schmuecker (IPPR, London)

Watkin S, 2010, ‘Rural welfare to work in wales: Young people’s experiences’ in Research in Rural Sociology and Development Welfare Reform in Rural Places: Comparative Perspectives Ed(s) P Milbourne (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, UK)

Woods M, 2010, ‘Representing Rural America: the reconstruction of a political space’ in Geographical Perspectives on Sustainable Rural Change Ed(s) D Winchell, D Ramsay, R Koster, G Robinson (Rural Development Institute, Brandon)

Woods M, 2010, ‘Rural protests in Britain and the enigmatic significance of globalization’ in Globalization and Rural Transitions in Germany and the UK  Ed(s) D Schmied, G Wilson, C Verlag


Day G, 2011, ‘The Englishing of Rural Wales? Migration, conflict and integration in community life.’ in Rural Wales in the Twenty First Century: Society, economy and environment Ed(s) P Milbourne (University Wales Press, Cardiff)

Doring H, 2011, ‘The Uses of Militancy in Regeneration: Negotiating Deindustrialisation’ in Rethinking Work: Global Historical and Sociological Perspectives Ed(s) R Behal, A Mah, B Fall (Tulika Books, New Dehli) 

Doring H, 2011, ‘The Importance of Place: Restructuring as Local Central Negotiation’ in The Recession and Beyond: Local and Regional Responses to the Downturn Ed(s) C Chapain, D Bailey (Routledge, London)

Hodgson A, Rees G, 2011, ‘Moving from managed divergence to a new period of uncertainty’ in Post-compulsory Education and Lifelong Learning across the United Kingdom Ed(s) A Hodgson, K Spours, M Waring (IOE, London)

Ivinson G, 2011, ‘Bernstein, Codes and Social Class’ in The Sage Handbook of Sociolinguistics Ed(s) R Wodak, B Johnstone, P Kerswill  (Sage, London)

Ivinson G, 2011, ‘School curriculum as a developmental resource; gender and knowledge’ in Children, Development and Education: Cultural, Historial, Anthropological Perspectives Ed(s) M Kontopodis, C Wulf, B Fichtner (Springer)

Jones M, 2011, ‘The local in the global’ in The Sage Handbook of Economic Geography Ed(s) R Lee, A Leyshon, L McDowell, P Sunley (Sage, London)

Mann R, Fenton S, 2011, ‘Our own people: Ethnic majority orientations to nation and country’ in Migration and Citizenship: The UK Experience Ed(s) T Modood, J Salt (Palgrave Macmillan, Palgrave)

Martsin M, 2011, ‘The business of unfinished business: Reflections on co-construction of meanings in research encounters’ in Yearbook of Idiographic Science Ed(s) S Salvatore, J Valsiner, A Gennaro, J (Firera & Liuzzo Publishing,)

Moles K, Radcliffe J, 2011, ‘Deep rural communities: Exploring service provision in rural Wales’ in Rural Wales in the Twenty First Century: Society, economy and environment Ed(s) P Milbourne (University of Wales Press, Cardiff)

Plows A, Reinsborough M, 2011, ‘Encountering the ‘politics of technology’: social movement linkage and frame emergence’ in Quantum Engagements: Social reflections of nanoscience and emerging technologies Ed(s) B Zülsdorf, C Coenen, U Fiedeler, A Ferrari, C Milburn, M Wienroth (IOS Press, Heidleberg)

Rees G, 2011, ‘Devolution, policy-making and lifelong learning: the case of Wales’ in Post-compulsory Education and Lifelong Learning across the United Kingdom Ed(s) A Hodgson, K Spours, M Waring (IOE, London)

Woods M, 2011, ‘Market towns in rural Wales: a differentiated geography’ in Rural Wales in the Twenty First Century: Society, Economy and Environment Ed(s) P Milbourne (University of Wales Press)

Woods M, 2011, ‘Poles Apart? Migrant workers in Rural Wales’ in Rural Wales in the Twenty First Century: Society, Economy and Environment Ed(s) P Milbourne (University of Wales Press)

Woods M, 2011, ‘Policing rural protest’ in Rural Policing and Policing the Rural Ed(s) R Mawby, R Yarwood (Ashgate, Aldershot)


Davis H, Day G, Baker S, Eichsteller M, 2012, ‘International Education in the Life Course’ in The Evolution of European Identities: Biographical
Ed(s) R Miller, G Day (Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke)

Heley J, Jones M, 2012, ‘Devolution and Wales – fiddling with spatial governance while the economy burns’ in Changing gear – is localism the new regionalism Ed(s) M Ward, S Hardy (The Smith Institute, London)

Ivinson G, 2012, ‘Boys, skills and class: educational failure or community survival? Insights from Vygotsky and Bernstein’ in Sociology and Vygotsky Ed H Daniels (Routelege, Oxford) (Forthcoming)

Lin W-C, Ivinson G, 2012, ‘Ethnic cultural legacies and learning English as a foreign language: a social-cultural study’ in Taiwan in Learning, social interaction and diversity – exploring school practices Ed(s) E Hjorne, G van der Aalsvoort, G de Abreu (Sense Publishers, Rotterdam)

Märtsin M, Mahmoud H, 2012, ‘Never at home? Migrants between societies’ in J. Valsiner (Ed) Oxford handbook of culture and psychology (Oxford University Press, Oxford)

Smith RJ, 2012, ‘Landscapes of fiction and fictional landscapes: Dr Who, Torchwood, and the mundane interpretation of Cardiff Bay’ in New Dimensions of ‘Doctor Who’: Exploring Space, Time and Television Ed(s) D Mellor, B Earl, (I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd, London)

Woods M, 2012, ‘Rurality’ in The Encyclopaedia of Global Studies Ed H Anheier M Juergensmeyer (Sage)

Woods M, Heley J, Richards C, Watkin S, 2012 ‘Rural people and the land’ in Making Sense of Place Ed(s) I Convery, T Dutson, P Davis, G Corsane (Boydell and Brewer)


Hall T, Smith RJ, ‘No time out: exploring the real twenty-four hour city’ in Urban Rhythms: The socio-temporal organisation of the contemporary city Ed(s) RJ Smith, K Hetherington (Wiley, Chichester) (Forthcoming)

Heley J, Jones L, Watzin S, ‘Locating the Mid Wales Economy: Narratives of rurality and resilience’ in People/Places/Policy: Knowing Contemporary Wales Ed(s) M Jones, S Orford (Routledge, London) (Forthcoming)

Jones L, Heley J, Watkins S, ‘Rural West Wales in Europe’ in Globalization and Europe’s Rural Regions Ed(s) McDonagh, B Nienaber, M Woods (Ashgate, UK) (Forthcoming)

Mann R, Plows A, 2012, ‘East, West and the Bit in the Middle: Localities in North Wales’ in People/Places/Policy: Knowing Contemporary Wales Ed(s) M Jones, S Orford (Routledge, London)

Woods M,  ‘Regions engaging globalization: a typology of regional responses in rural Europe’ in Rural Development: Theories and Applications Ed(s) D Ramsay, N Evans (Rural Development Institute) (Forthcoming)

Woods M, ‘Economic entanglements and the reshaping of place in the global countryside’ in Regional Resilience, Economy and Society Ed(s) J Revilla Diez, C Tamasy (Ashgate) (Forthcoming)

Woods M, ‘The elite countryside: shifting rural geographies of the transnational super-rich’ in Geographies of the Super-rich Ed(s) I Hay (Edward Elgar) (In Press)

Journal Issues

Jones M, Paasi A, (eds) (forthcoming) Renewing World(s), special issue of Regional Studies

Journal Articles (Peer Reviewed)


Ayres S, Stafford I, 2009, ‘Deal-making in Whitehall: Competing and complementary motives behind the Review of Sub-national Economic Development and Regeneration’ International Journal of Public Sector Management 22(7) pp 605-622

Brunsdon C, Corcoran J, Higgs G, Ware A, 2009, ‘The influence of weather on local geographical patterns of police calls for service’ Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 36(5) pp 906-926

Clark K, Drinkwater S, 2009, ‘Dynamics and diversity: Ethnic employment differences in England and Wales, 1991 ? 2001’ Research in Labour Economics 29(5) pp 299-333

Coffey A, Hall T, Lashua B, 2009, ‘Steps and stages: rethinking transitions in youth and place’ Journal of youth studies 12(5) pp 547-561

Davies R, Jones P, Nunez I, 2009, ‘The impact of the business cycle on occupational injuries in the UK’ Social Science and Medicine 69(2) pp 178-182

Drakeford M, Scourfield J, Holland S, Davies A, 2009, ‘Welsh children’s views on government and participation’ Childhood 16(2) pp 247-264

Etherington D, Jones M, 2009, ‘City regions: New geographies of uneven development and inequality’ Journal of Regional Studies 43(2) pp 247-265

Hall T, Coffey A, Lashua B, 2009, ‘Steps and stages: Rethinking transitions in youth and place’ Journal of Youth Studies 12(5) pp 547-561

Higgs G, 2009, ‘The role of GIS for health utilization studies: Literature review’ Health Services and Outcome Research Methodology 9(2) pp 84-99

Higgs G, Langford M, 2009, ‘GIScience, environmental justice, & estimating populations at risk: The case of landfills in Wales’ Applied Geography 29(1) pp 63-76

Holland S, 2009, ‘Listening to children in care: A review of methodological and theoretical approaches to understanding looked after children’s perspectives’ Children and Society 23(3) pp 226-235

Housley W, Moles K, Smith RJ, 2009, ‘Identity, brand or citizenship: The case of post devolution Wales’ Contemporary Wales 22(1) pp 196-210

Jones M, 2009, ‘Phase space: Geography, relational thinking and beyond’ Progress in Human Geography 33(4) pp 487-506

Leslie D, Blackaby D, Murphy P, O’Leary N, 2009, ‘The employment and earnings of Britain’s senior citizens’ Economic Issues 14(2) pp 1-26

Mann R, Fenton S, 2009, ‘The personal contexts of national sentiments’ Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 35(4) pp 517-534

Orton M, Davies R, 2009, ‘Exploring neglected dimensions of social policy: The social division of welfare, fiscal welfare and the exemplar of local taxation in England’ Social Policy and Administration 43(1) pp 33-53 

Ross NJ, Renold E, Holland S, Hillman A, 2009, ‘Moving stories: Using mobile methods to explore the everyday lives of young people in public care’ Qualitative Research 9(5) pp 605-623

Sukarieh M, Tannock S, 2009, ‘Putting School Commercialism in Context: A global history of junior achievement worldwide’ Journal of Education Policy 24(6) pp 769-786

Tommis Y, Robinson CA, Seddon D, Woods RT, Perry JK, Russell IT, 2009, ‘Carers with chronic conditions: Changes over time in their physical health’ Chronic Illness 5(3) pp 155-164

Woods M, 2009, ‘Exploring the uneven geographies of ‘rural geography’: commentary on M. Kurtz and V. Craig, ‘Constructing rural geographies in practice’, ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies 8(2) pp 394-413

Woods M, 2009, ‘Rural Geography: Blurring boundaries and making connections’ Progress in Human Geography 33(6) pp 849-858


Ayres S, Stafford I, 2010, ‘The effectiveness of legislative mechanisms for the devolution of powers in the UK:  the case of transport devolution in Wales’ Public Money and Management 30(2) pp 97-102

Berry R, Fry R, Higgs G, Orford S, 2010, ‘Building a Geo-portal for enhancing collaborative socio-economic research in Wales using open source technology’ Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education 2(1) pp 77-92

Clark K, Drinkwater S, 2010, ‘Patterns of ethnic self-employment in time and space: Evidence from British Census microdata’ Small Business Economics 34(3) pp 323-338

Clark K, Drinkwater S, 2010, ‘Recent trends in minority ethnic entrepreneurship in Britain’ International Small Business Journal 28(2) pp 136-146

Clark K, Drinkwater S, 2010, ‘The labour market impact of recent immigration on ethnic groups in the UK’ Nordic Journal of Political Economy 35(4)

Cox J, Collins A, Drinkwater S, 2010, ‘Seeders, leechers and social norms: Evidence from the market for illicit digital downloading’ Information Economics and Policy 22(4) pp 299-305

Day G, Davis H, Drakakis-Smith A, 2010, ‘There’s one shop you don’t go into if you are English; the social and political integration of English migrants into Wales’ Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 36(9) pp 1405-1423 

Diebolt C, Mishra T, Parhi M, Mohanty Asit Ranjan,, 2010, ‘A Bayesian analysis of total factor productivity persistence’ Historical Social Research: An International Journal for the Application of Formal Methods to History 35(1) pp 363-372

Diebolt C, Mishra T, Parhi M, Prskawetz A, 2010, ‘Shock persistence in output and the role of stochastic population growth’ Economics Bulletin 30(3) pp 2437-2449

Drakakis-Smith A, Day G, Davis H, 2010, ‘Inside Out: An ‘English’ dispersal into north-West Wales’ Immigrants and minorities 28(1) pp 42-69

Drinkwater S, 2010, ‘Immigration and the economy’ National Institute Economic Review 213(1) pp 1-4

Heley J, 2010, ‘The new squirearchy and emergent cultures of the new middle classes’ Journal of Rural Studies 26(4) pp 321-331

Housley W, Smith RJ, 2010, ‘Innovation and Reduction in Contemporary Qualitative Methods: The Case of Conceptual Coupling, Activity-Type Pairs and Auto-Ethnography’ Sociological Research Online 15(4) 

Huber P, Landesmann M,Robinson C, Stehrer R, 2010, ‘Migrants’ skills and productivity: a European perspective’ National Institute Economic Review 213 pp 20-33

Ivinson G, 2010, ‘Redefining masculinity: new lines of thought’ Education Review 22(2) pp 37-45

Jones M, 2010, ‘‘Impedimenta state’: Anatomies of neoliberal penality ‘Criminology and Criminal Justice 10(4) pp 393-404

Jones M, 2010, ‘Limits to thinking space relationally’ International Journal of Law in Context 6(3) pp 243-255 

Jones M, Jessop B, 2010, ‘Thinking state/space incompossibly’ Antipode 42(5) pp 1119-1149

Langford M, Higgs G, 2010, ‘Accessibility and public service provision: Evaluating the impacts of the Post Office network change programme in the UK’ Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 35(4) pp 587-601

Mann R, Leeson GW, 2010, ‘Grandfathers in contemporary families: Evidence from qualitative research’ Journal of Intergenerational Relationships 8(3) pp 234-248

Martsin M, 2010, ‘Identity in dialogue: Identity as hyper-generalized personal sense’ Theory & Psychology 20(3) pp 436-450

Martsin M, 2010, ‘Making sense of identity dialogues’ Culture & Psychology 16(1) pp 109-115

O’Mahony M, Rincon-Aznar A, Robinson C, 2010, ‘Productivity growth in the US and the EU: A sectoral analysis’ Review of Economics and Institutions 1(1)

Orford S, 2010, ‘A Primer of GIS: Fundamental Geographic and Cartographic Concepts’ International Planning Studies 15(1) pp 75-77

Orford S, 2010, ‘Towards a data rich infrastructure for housing market research: Deriving floor area estimates for individual properties from secondary data sources’ Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 37(2) pp 248-264

Orford S, Jones S, 2010, ‘Mapping Welsh neighbourhood types classified using attitudinal data in the national Living in Wales survey’ Journal of Maps 2010 pp 346-353

Parhi M, 2010, ‘Inching towards global competitiveness: Adopton of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMTs) in Indian auto components industry’ International Journal Technology and Globalisation 5(1/2) pp 93-113

Rees G, Taylor C, Power S, 2010, ‘Out-of-school learning: the uneven distribution of school provision and local authority support’ British Educational Research Journal 36(6) pp 1017-1036

Richards W, Higgs G, 2010, ‘An audit of smoking behaviours among patients attending two general dental practices in South Wales: An awareness raising exercise for the dental team and patients’ Primary Dental Care 17(2) pp 79-82

Rothwell H, Shepherd M, Murphy S, Burgess S, Townsend N, Pimm C, 2010, ‘Implementing a social-ecological model of health in Wales’ Health Education 110(6) pp 471-489

Seddon D, Robinson CA, Woods RT, Perry J, Russell ITR, 2010, ‘A Study of the Carers Strategy (2000): Supporting Carers in Wales’ British Journal of Social Work 40(5) pp 1470-1487

Sukarieh M, Tannock S, 2010, ‘The American Federation of Teachers in the Middle East: Teacher training as labor imperialism’ Labor Studies Journal 35(2) pp 181-197

Tannock S, 2010, ‘Learning to plunder: Global education, global inequality and the global city’ Policy Futures in Education 8(1) pp 82-98

Woods M, 2010, ‘Reporting an Unsettled Countryside: The news media and rural protests in Britain’ Culture Unbound 12 pp 215-239

Woods M, 2010, ‘Performing Rurality and Practising Rural Geography’ Progress in Human Geography 34(6) pp 835-846


Ayres S, Stafford I, 2011, ‘Promoting decentralized and flexible budgets in England: Lessons from the past and future prospects’ Public Policy and Administration

Berry R, Higgs G, Fry R, Langford M, 2011, ‘Web-based GIS approaches to enhance public participation in wind farm planning’ Transactions in GIS 15(2) pp 147-172

Bristow G, Pill M, Davies R, Drinkwater S, 2011, ‘Stay, Leave or Return? Patterns of Graduate Welsh Mobility’ People, Place and Policy Online 5(3) pp 135-148

Cervoni C, Ivinson G, 2011, ‘Girls in Primary School Science Classrooms: Theorizing Beyond Dominant Discourses of Gender’ Gender and Education 23(4) pp 461-475

Cole, A, Palmer R, 2011, ‘Europeanising devolution: Wales and the European Union’ British Politics 6(3) pp 379-396

Corcoran J, Higgs G, Higginson A, 2011, ‘Fire incidence in metropolitan areas: A comparative study of Brisbane (Australia) and Cardiff (United Kingdom)’ Applied Geography 31(1) pp 65-75

Corcoran J, Higgs G, Rohde D, Chhetri P, 2011, ‘Investigating the association between weather conditions, calendar events and socio-economic patterns with trends in fire incidence: An Australian case study’ Journal of Geographical Systems 13(2) pp193-226

Davis H, Erofeev S, 2011, ‘Reframing Society and Culture in Post-Soviet Russia’ Comparative Sociology 10(5) pp 710-734

Drinkwater S, Latreille P, Knight KG, 2011, ‘The Post-Application Labour Market Experiences of Employment Tribunal claims’ Human Resource Management Journal 21(2) pp 171-189

Hall T, Smith R, 2011, ‘Walking, Welfare and the Good City’ Anthropology in Action 18(3) pp 33-44 

Heley J, 2011, ‘On the Potential of Being a Village Boy: An Argument for Local Rural Ethnography’ Sociologia Ruralis 51(3) pp 219-237

Holland S, Burgess S, Grogan-Kaylor A, Delva J, 2011, ‘Understanding neighbourhoods, communities and environments: new approaches for social work research’ British Journal of Social Work 41(4) pp 1-19

Holland S, Tannock S, Collicot H, 2011, ‘Everybody’s business? A research review of the informal safeguarding of other people’s children in the UK’ Children and Society 25(5) pp 406-416

Housley W, Smith RJ, 2011, ‘Telling the CAQDAS Code: Membership Categorization and the Accomplishment of ‘Coding Rules’ in Research Team Talk’ Discourse Studies 13(4) pp 417-434

Housley W, Smith RJ, 2011, ‘Mundane Reason, Membership Categorization Practices and the Everyday Ontology of Space and Place in Interview Talk’ Qualitative Research 11(6) pp 698-715

Jones M, Blackaby D, Murphy P, 2011, ‘Childhood Obesity in Wales’ The Welsh Economic Review 22(Spring) pp 36-42

Long H, Woods M, 2011,  ‘Rural restructuring under globalization in Eastern Coastal China: What can we learn from Wales?’ Journal of Rural and Community Development  6(1)

MacLeod G, Jones M, 2011, ‘Renewing urban politics’ Urban Studies 48(12) pp 2443-2472

Mann R, 2011, ‘‘It just feels English rather than multicultural?’ Local interpretations of Englishness and non-Englishness’ The Sociological Review 59(1) pp 109-128

Mann R, Plows A, Patterson C, 2011, ‘Civilising community? A critical exploration of civil society in North West Wales’ Voluntary Sector Review 2(3) pp 317-335

Orford S, Rallings C, Thrasher M, Borisyuk G, 2011, ‘Changes in the probability of voter turnout when re-siting polling stations: A case study in Brent, UK’ Environment and Planning C, Government and Policy 29(1) pp 149-169

Ouattara B, Mishra T, Parhi M, 2011, ‘A note on shock persistence in TFP under Bayesian Setting’ Economics Bulletin 31(2) pp 1869-1893

Smith R, 2011, ‘Goffman’s Interaction Order at the Margins: Stigma, Role and Normalization in the Outreach Encounter’ Symbolic Interaction 34(3) pp 357-376

Smith RJ, Heley J, Stafford I, 2011, ‘Woolworths and Wales: A multi-dimensional analysis’ Sociological Research Online 15(5)

Stafford I, 2011, ‘Devolution in Wales and the 2011 Referendum: the beginning of a new era?’ Scottish Affairs (77) pp 28-53

Sukarieh M, Tannock S, 2011, ‘The Positivity Imperative: A critical look at the ‘New’ youth development movement’ Journal of Youth Studies 14(6) pp 675-691

Tannock S, 2011, ‘Points of prejudice: Education-based discrimination in Canada’s immigration system’ Antipode 43(4) pp 1330-1356

Wiium N, Burgess S, Moore L, 2011, ‘Brief report: Multilevel analysis of school smoking policy and pupil smoking behaviour in Wales’ Journal of Adolescence 34(2) pp 385-389

Woods M, McDonagh J, 2011, ‘Rural Europe and the World: Globalization and rural development’ European Countryside 3(3) pp 153-163

Woods M, 2011, ‘Diving in again – a response to commentaries on ‘Applied policy research and critical human geography: some reflections on swimming in murky waters’’ Dialogues in Human Geography 1(2) pp 242-245

Woods M, Gardner G, 2011, ‘Applied policy research and critical human geography: some reflections on swimming in murky waters’ Dialogues in Human Geography, 1(2) pp 198-214

Woods M, 2011, ‘The local politics of the global countryside: boosterism, aspirational ruralism and the contested reconstitution of Queenstown, New Zealand’ Geojournal 76 pp 365-381


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

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)

Other Journal Articles


Blackaby D, Murphy P, 2009, ‘The economic downturn and the Welsh economy’ The Bevan Foundation Review 12 (Summer 2009)


Day G, Evans N, Davies CA, 2010, ‘The Exchange: understanding Wales’ Planet 200 Autumn 2010 pp 36-49

Mann R, 2010, ‘Interview: In praise of grandfathers’ Ageing Horizons Bulletin (Canada)


Moles K, Renold E, Ivinson, G, Martsin M, 2011, ‘Innovating as we go: Ethnography as an evolving methodology’ Qualitative Researcher 13 (Spring 2011) pp 10-13

Rees G, 2011, ‘Can There Be a Welsh Higher Education System?’ Bevan Foundation Review 16 pp 24-25

Rees G, 2011, ‘PISA and the Politics of Welsh Education’ Agenda Summer

Smith R, Housley W, 2011, ‘Stripping out the Social: Innovation and reduction in contemporary qualitative Methods’ Qualitative Researcher 13 (Spring 2011) pp 2-4


Rees G, 2012, ‘Welsh Universities in an Era of Austerity’ Bevan Foundation Review 19 pp 20-21

Book Reviews


Mann R, 2009, ‘Book Review: Craig Calhoun Nations Matter: Culture, History, and the Cosmopolitan Dream London: Routledge, 2007, $35.95 pbk (ISBN: 978-0-415-41187-5), 248 pp’ Sociology 43(6) pp 1208-1210 


Smith RJ, 2010, ‘Book Review: Review Symposium: Martyn Hammersley Questioning Qualitative Inquiry, Sage, London, 2008’ Qualitative Research 10(6) pp 750-753

Smith RJ, 2010, ‘Book Review: Sally Galman Shane, the Lone Ethnographer: A Beginners Guide to Ethnography, Alta Mira Press, CA,  2007’ Qualitative Research 10(2) pp 275-276


Higgs G, 2011, ‘Book Review: Showalter and Lu (Eds.) Geospatial techniques in urban hazard and disaster analysis’ Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 38(2) pp 383-384

Higgs G, 2011, ‘Book Review: Skinner (Ed) GIS in Hospital and Healthcare Emergency Management’ Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy

Orford S, 2011, ‘Book Review: Singleton, A. D., Educational opportunity: the geography of access to higher education’ Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 29(3) pp 569-570


Higgs G, ‘Book Review: Nyerges et al (Eds) The SAGE Handbook of GIS and Society’ International Planning Studies (Forthcoming)

Mann R, ‘Book Review: K. Cordell and S. Wolff, 2010, Ethnic Conflict’ National Identities (Forthcoming)



Edwards A, Wilkins C, 2009, ‘Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Swansea night-time economy co-ordinator (NTEC) post in reducing alcohol related violence’ Report 1

Mann R, 2009, ‘Evolving family structures, roles and relationships in light of ethnic and social change’ Generations and Lifecourse (A report to the Future Lab on Behalf of the Department of Children, Schools and Families)

Parhi M, 2009, ‘Technical Change in Indian Automotive Industry’ India-S&T-2008 (A report to the NISTADS, Department of Science and Technology)

Tommis Y, Jones K, Robinson CA, 2009, ‘National Survey Secondary Analysis Programme 2009: Determining the health and wellbeing of children and young people living with a parent or guardian with a chronic condition.’ Determining the health and wellbeing of children and young people living with a parent or guardian with a chronic condition (A report to the Welsh Government)

Tommis Y, Robinson CA, Zinovieff F, 2009, ‘Carer interventions assessed’ (A report to the Welsh Government)


Blackaby D, Drinkwater S, Jones M, Murphy P, O’Leary N, Perman M, Souabni S, 2010, ‘Modeling and Explaining Regional Differences in Economic Prosperity within Wales’ (A report to the Welsh Government)

Clapham D, Buckley K, Mackie P, Orford S, Thomas I, 2010, ‘Young people and housing in 2020: identifying key drivers for change’ JRF’s programme on young people and housing (A report to the JRF programme)

Davies R, Max Munday, Mark Winterbotham, Gareth Williams, 2010, ‘Survey of ESF Leavers’ (A report to the Welsh European Funding Office, Merthyr)

Drinkwater S, Davies R, Orford S, Jones S, 2010, ‘Evaluation of the 2006-2011 Census Programme: Final Report for the Economic and Social Research Council’ (A report to the Economic and Social Research Council)

Edwards A, Wilkins C, 2010, ‘Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Swansea night-time economy co-ordinator (NTEC) post in reducing alcohol related violence’ Report 2

Edwards A, Wilkins C, 2010, ‘Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Swansea night-time economy co-ordinator (NTEC) post in reducing alcohol related violence’ Report 3

Jones M, Blackaby D, Murphy P, 2010, ‘An Investigation into Regional Differences in Child health and Cognitive Function’ An Investigation into Regional Differences in Child health and Cognitive Function (A report to the The Welsh Government)

Murphy P, Blackaby D, O’Leary N, Jones M, 2010, ‘An Economic Analysis of the Implications of introducing a ‘Living Wage’ in Wales’ (A report to The Welsh Government)

Tommis Y, Seddon D, Krayer A, Robinson CA, Woods RT, 2010, ‘Unified Assessment in Wales: older people with complex needs and their families’ (A report to the Wales Office of Research and Development)


Bristow G, Pill M, Drinkwater S, Davies R, 2011, ‘Welsh gGaduate Mobility’

Davies R, Drinkwater S, Joll C, Jones M, Lloyd-Williams H, Makepeace G, Parken A, Parhi M, Robinson C, Taylor C, Wass V, 2011, ‘An Anatomy of Economic Inequality in Wales’ (Report to the Equality and Human Rights Commission)

Davies R, Harrison E, Owen D, Sibley E, Wilkins C, 2011, ‘Quality of life in ethnic neighbourhoods in Europe’ (Report to European Foundation for the improvement of Living and Working conditions)

Davies R, et al, 2011, ‘Correlates of work related ill-health within the Labour Force Survey’ (Report to the Health and Safety Executive)

Orford S, Rallings C, Thrasher M, 2011, ‘Individual Electoral Registration and Electoral Administration’

Plows A, 2011, ‘The emerging politics of human genetics’ Science in Society Website

Working Papers


Mann R, Khan HTA, Leeson GW, 2009, ‘Age and gender differences in grandchildren’s relationships with maternal grandfathers and grandmothers’ Oxford Institute of Ageing Working Paper Series 209

Moles K, 2009, ‘Narrating a national space’ Cardiff University School of Social Sciences Working Paper 124 


Forth J, Harris R, Rincon Aznar A,Robinson C, 2010, ‘The impact of the National Minimum Wage on productivity and competitiveness in the UK’ Swansea University Economics Discussion Paper Series SBE-E-01

Plows A, 2010, ‘What is public engagement with human genetics and what is it for? Differentiating between policy, practice and ‘social movement’.’ The Menai Papers, Bangor University School of School of Social Sciences Working Paper 2010(1)

Smith RJ, 2010, ‘Whose Method is it Anyway? Researching space, setting and practice’ Cardiff School of Social Sciences Working Paper 135


Plows A, Mann R, 2011, ‘East, West and the Bit in the Middle: Localities in North Wales’ The Menai Paper 2011/01

Riley R, Robinson C, 2011, ‘UK Economic Performance:  How Far do Intangibles Count?’ Innodrive Working Paper Series No. 14

Riley R, Robinson C, 2011, ‘Agglomeration Spillovers from Intangible Capital: An analysis of UK City Regions’ Innodrive Working Paper Series No. 15

Rothwell H, Burgess S, Townsend N, Pimm C, Shepherd M, Murphy S, 2011, ‘Review of the Welsh Network of Healthy School Schemes, 2007-2008’ Cardiff School of Social Sciences Working Paper Series No. 137

WISERD Publication Series

WISERD Research Reports


Berry R, Higgs G, 2010 , ‘An evaluation of online GIS-based landscape and visual impact assessment tools and their potential for enhancing public participation: the example of wind farm planning in Wales‘ WISERD/RRS/ 001


Davies R, et al, 2011, ‘An Anatomy of Economic Inequality in Wales‘ WISERD/RRS/002

Davies R, et al, 2011, ‘The 2009 European Social Fund Leavers Survey‘ WISERD/RRS/003

Holland S, Tannock S, Evans R, 2011, ‘Safeguarding children and young people in local communities: A WISERD Local Knowledge in Context project’  WISERD/RSS/005

Mann R, 2011, ‘Welsh Speakers and Welsh Language Provision in the Public Sector‘ WISERD/RRS/004 


Feilzer M, Plows A, Williams K, Yates J, 2012, ‘An evaluation of the woman’s turnaround service in North Wales’ WISERD/RRS 008

Mann R, Tommis Y, 2012, ‘Public sentiments towards immigration in Wales’ WISERD/RRS 009

Miles A, 2012, ‘The social participation and identity project in Wales’ WISERD/RRS 007

Plows A, Lloyd Williams H, 2012, ‘Responses to redundancy at Anglesey Aluminum’  WISERD/RRS (Available here)

WISERD Working Paper Series


Higgs G, Langford M, Fry R, 2010, ‘The use of GIS-derived accessibility measures in mixed methods research: A research agenda WISERD/WPS/001


Bristow G, et al, 2011, ‘Stay, Leave or Return? Understanding Welsh Graduate Mobility‘ WISERD/WPS/005

Drinkwater S, 2011, ‘Informal Caring and Labour Market Outcomes Within England and Wales‘ WISERD/WPS/004

Mackay R, Davies L, Davies R, 2011, ‘Devolution and Supporting the Poorest He‘ WISERD/WPS/002

Parhi M, 2011, ‘Innovation in the Welsh Automotive Industry: Challenges and Strategies‘ WISERD/WPS/003


Robinson C, Carey J, Blackaby D, 2012, ‘Firm performance in Wales – An analysis of productivity using company accounts’  WISERD/WPS/007

WISERD Data Resources


Felstead A, 2009,‘Getting fitter for the job: Improving the quality of labour market information using individual level surveys’, WISERD/WDR 001


Davies R, Jones S, 2011, ‘Quantitative research resources within the social sciences‘ WISERD/WDR/002

Drinkwater S, Garapich M, 2011, ‘The TEMPO Survey of Recent Polish Migrants in England and Wales’ WISERD/WDR/004

Ritchie F, 2011, ‘International Access to Restricted Data – A Principles-Based Standards Approach’ WISERD/WDR 003

Ritchie F, 2011, ‘Disclosure control for regression outputs’, WISERD/WDR 005

Ritchie F, 2011, ‘Statistical disclosure detection and control in a research environment’ WISERD/WDR 006

Ritchie F, 2012, ‘Access to sensitive data: satisfying objectives rather than constraints’ WISERD/WDR 007

WISERD Methods Briefings


Drinkwater S, Garapich M, 2011,  ‘Using Survey Data to Identify Migration Patterns‘ WISERD/MBS/001

Moles K, Saunders S, 2011, ‘Audio Walks: The Purpose, Practice and Politics of Production‘ WISERD/MBS/002


Coffey A, et al, 2012, ‘Anonymisation in Social Research‘ WISERD/MBS/003

Dicks B, 2012, ‘Construction of the stakeholder matrix, planning and conduct of the interviews and analysis of the transcripts’ WISERD/MBS (Available here)

WISERD Policy Briefings


Drinkwater S, Blackaby D, Murphy P, 2011,  ‘The Welsh Labour Market Following the Great Recession‘ WISERD/PBS/002

Parhi M, Robinson C, 2011, ‘Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship and Innovation for a Prosperous Wales‘ WISERD/PBS/001

Rees G, 2011, ‘Can there be a Welsh higher education system?’ WISERD/PBS(Available here)


Rees G, 2012, ‘Combating Ignorance: Education, Social Opportunity and Citizenship in Wales’ WISERD/PBS(Available here)

Rees G, 2012, ‘Education and the New Welsh Government: Understanding the Challenges’ WISERD/PBS(Available here)

Rees G, 2012, ‘PISA and the Politics of Welsh Education’ WISERD/PBS(Available here)

Rees G, 2012, ‘A crisis in Welsh education? New approaches in Harsh Times’ WISERD/PBS