Since 2000

‘Wither manufacturing, UK?’ in Communist Review, No 35 (2001), pp 3-6

‘Some comments on the economics of the public sector with regard to the provision of public and private goods by some agency of the state, and the role of public choice theory in government decision-makers’ policies on privatisation’ in Communist Review, No 37 (2002), pp 10-16

‘Editorial’ in Federation News, vol 52(2)  Autumn 2002, page 2

‘Public choice theory, privatization and flexible employment practices in the UK’ , in Federation News, vol52(2) pages 3-5

‘The future of higher education’ in Education for Tomorrow, No 78 (2003), pp 11-12

‘Modernisation Victorian Style’ in Red Pepper, No 103, January 2003, pages 15-18

‘The consequences for the management of conflict of the reform of English local government finance and structure’, with W Gill and M Ironside, Critical Perspectives on Accounting,  vol 14, 2003, pp255-272

‘The significance  of comparability in national pay bargaining in the public services: case studies of the 1980 and 1989 Local Government White-Collar strikes’ (with M.Ironside) in Historical Studies in Industrial Relations, no 16, pages 81-116, autumn 2003

‘From poor to rich’ in The Chartist, no 206, Jan/Feb 2004, pages 14-15

‘The impact of privatisation and marketisation on employment conditions in the public services’, with M. Ironside, Radical Statistics, issue 86, 2004, pages 57-71

‘Falling into the gap’ in Police Magazine, February 2006, pp 14-15

‘The Importance of Being Permanent: a study of the North Staffordshire Miners’ Federation from 1869 to 1874’ in Midland History, vol XXXI 2006, pp. 67-90

‘Decline, defeat, and building solidarity: the North Staffordshire Miners’ Federation 1875-1888’ in Staffordshire Studies, vol 17, 2006, pp. 39-70

‘The First Major Test of a Permanent Organisation: the  Miners’  Federation of Great Britain (MFGB) in Staffordshire 1889-1894’ in Historical Studies in Industrial Relations, no 23/24 2007; pp 1-36

‘Reforming Further Education – the changing labour process for college lecturers’ in Personnel Review, 36(1): 109-127 with Mather and Worrall, 2007

‘Degrading the Labourer: the reform of local government manual work’ in Capital and Class (with Gill) vol 94 Spring 2008, pp. 1-30

‘The changing locus of workplace control in the English FE sector’ 2009, (with Mather and Worrall)  Employee Relations for vol 31(2) pp.139-157

‘Future Force’ in Police Magazine, March 2010, pp18-19


‘Solving the Labour Problem Among Professional Workers in the UK Public Sector: Organisation Change and Performance Management’ (with Mather and Worrall) in Public Organization Review, 2010, 10: 117-137

‘Communists and the trade union left revisited: the case of the UK 1964-1979’ (with Tom Sibley), June 2010, World Review of Political Economy vol 1(1): 112-126

‘English teachers’ unions and anti-communism in the 1950s: the contrasting cases of Durham and Middlesex’, 2009, Historical Studies in Industrial Relations vol 27/28 pp 79-110

‘Teacher, lecturer or labourer? Performance management issues in education’ (with Kim Mather) 2011,  Management in Education vol 25(1): 26-31

‘It’s politics, stupid: the 2002-4 UK firefighters’ dispute’ (with Tom Sibley) British Journal of Industrial Relations Vol 49(S2): 332-352, July 2011

‘Skill mix and task allocation – management of task allocation in the UK emergency services’ (with Kim Mather) Centre for Employment Studies Research, UWE, July 2011, pages 12-15.

‘Neo-Liberalism at Work: a Case Study of the Reform of the Emergency Services in the UK’ (with Kim Mather)  Review of Radical Political Economics December 2013 vol. 45 no. 4  pp.456-462

‘The close supervision of Further Education lecturers: ‘You have been weighed, measured and found wanting’’ (with Kim Mather) in Work Employment and Society, 2014, 28(1): 95-111

‘Consent and dissent: a study of the attitudes of Chinese school teachers in Guangzhou city schools to recent Chinese government educational reforms’ (with Li Yingfei) in Forum for International Research in Education vol 1(2): 58-82, June 2014

Book review (2014) of ‘Nina Fishman’s Arthur Horner: A Political Biography’ published by Lawrence & Wishart 2010. In Historical Studies in Industrial Relations, Number. 35: 203-211

‘A living wage rather than a fair wage: trade union politics and the rise of inequality’  in Radical Statistics (2014) Issue 111, pp. 37-48

‘What factors of production determine economic growth?’ (with Zou Wei-xing) in Shanghai Journal of Economics, April 2015, pp3-14

‘Public sector strikes in the Winter of Discontent: a review of John Shepherd’s book The Callaghan Government and the British Winter of Discontent’ in Histroical Stduies in Industrial Relations No. 36 2015 pp. 219-226

‘Big Bangs and Cold Wars: the British industrial relations tradition   after Donovan (1965-2015)’ in Employee Relations (2015) Vol. 37 Issue 6 pp. 746-760

‘Linking transformational leadership and core self-evaluation to job performance: The mediating role of felt accountability’ by Chun-Hsi Vivian Chen, Mei-Ling Yuan, Jen-Wei Cheng, Roger Seifert in The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Volume 35, (2016) pp. 234–246

‘Police pay … contested and contestable’ (with Kim Mather) in Industrial Relations Journal, vol 47(3) pp. 204-219 (2016)

‘Wearing the turban: the 1967-69 Sikh bus drivers’ dispute in Wolverhampton, (with Andrew Hambler) Historical Studies in Industrial Relations (2016) No. 37, pp. 83-112

‘Heading for disaster: Extreme work and skill mix changes in the emergency services of England’ (with Kim Mather), Capital & Class (2017), Vol 41, Issue 1, pp. 3 – 22



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