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Research Profile

Dr Nick Johns 


Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Powell, M., Johns, N.R. and Green, A.J. (2013) 'Equal opportunities and diversity: exploring the relevance of Le Grand’s models of service provision’, Social Policy and Society, accepted awaiting publication details

Johns,N.R., Barton,A. Hyde,M. (2012/13) 'Rent-seeking as social policy: A UK case study, Journal of Social Research and Policy, accepted awaiting publication details

Green, A., Barton, A. and Johns, N.R. (2012) 'Religion, public policy and equalising opportunities', Critical Social Policy, Published online before print May 22, 2012, doi: 10.1177/0261018311435029 (NB this is an update of a forthcoming on the existing list)

Nick Johns, Alison Green, Martin Powell, (2012) "Diversity in the British NHS: The business versus the ‘moral’ case", Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, Vol. 31 Iss: 8

Green, A., Johns, N.R. and Rix, M. (2011) 'Liberty, National Security and the Big Society', Sociological Research Online, 16(2), 31 May.

Barton, A., Johns, N.R., Green, A., Hyde, M. & Squire, G. (2011) 'Controlling God in the UK: The vexed question of political accountability and faith-based groups', Journal of Politics and Law, 4(2): 3-12.

Green, A., Johns, N.R. and Barton, A. (forthcoming) 'Religion, public policy and equalising opportunity', Critical Social Policy

Johns, N.R., Hyde, M. & Barton, A. (2010) ' Diversity or Solidarity? making sense of the 'new' social democracy', Diversity (Open Access).

Johns, N.R. and Hyde, M. (2010) 'Brij Mohan: an Internationalist in a British Context', Journal of Comparative Social Welfare, 26(2): 189-199.

Johns, N.R., Squire, G. and Barton, A. (2009) 'Street Pastors: from Crime Prevention to Re-moralisation?', British Society of Criminology online journal, Vol.9. 

Johns, N.R. and Green, A. (2009) 'Equal Opportunity: Obfuscation as Social Justice', Equal Opportunities International, 28(4): 289-303.

Johns, N.R. and Jordan, B. (2007) 'Trust,and equal opportunities in a social work', Social and Public Policy Review, 1(1): 8-25.

Johns, N.R. (2007) 'Tourism and Sentencing: establishing status privileges', The International Journal of the Sociology of Law, 35(2): 63-74.

Johns, N.R. and Jordan, B. (2005) 'Social Work, Merit and Diversity', British Journal of Social Work, 36(8): 1271-1288.

Johns, N.R. (2005) ‘Positive Action and the Problem of Merit: Employment Policies in the National Health Service’, Critical Social Policy, 25(2): 139-163.

Barton, A. and Johns, N.R. (2005) ‘Pragmatism and the Third Way: An open door for New Racism?’, Social Policy and Society, 4(3): 283-291.

Johns, N.R. (2004) ‘Ethnic Diversity Policy: Perceptions within the NHS’, Social Policy and Administration, 38(1): 73-88.

Johns, N.R. (1999) ‘The Lawrence Report: An Old Present Newly Wrapped?’, Crime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal, 1(2): 47-50.

Iganski, P. and Johns, N.R. (1998) ‘The Problem of ‘Diversity’ and Health Care Provision for Minority Ethnic Communities’, The Journal of Contemporary Health, 7: 83-87.

 

Books

Johns, N.R. (forthcoming) Grounded Theory: Developing Your Research Project, London: SAGE.

Barton, A. and Johns, N.R. (2012) Policy-Making in the Criminal Justice System, London: Routledge.

Johns, N.R., Green, A., Barton, A. and Squire, G. (2011) Trust and Substitutes for Trust: The Case of Britain Under New Labour, New York: Nova Science.

Johns, N.R. and Barton, A. (eds.) (2009) Evaluating the Political Achievements of New Labour Since 1997: Social Policy and Public Trust, New York: Edwin Mellen.

Johns, N.R. (2006) How the British National Health Service Deals with Ethnic Diversity: Professional Problems, Patient Problems, New York: Edwin Mellen.

 

Reports

Powell, M., Johns, N.R., Mulla, A. and Smith, J. (2010) What Works in Inclusive Leadership? Developing an Evidence Base for use by the NHS. Report for NHS Institute by HSMC, University of Birmingham (Interim Report), Warwick: NHS III.

Powell, M., Johns, N.R., Mulla, A. and Smith, J. (2010) What Works in Inclusive Leadership? Developing an Evidence Base for use by the NHS. Report for NHS Institute by HSMC, University of Birmingham (Final Report), Warwick: NHS III.

Johns, N.R., Green, A. and Barton, A. (with Squire, G. & Bilek, E.) (2010) Plymouth Faith Action Audit 2010, Churches Together in Plymouth and Cornerstone Vision.

Barton, A., Squire, G. and Johns, N.R. (2010) Follow-up Report of Plymouth Prolific Violent Offenders Project, Devon and Cornwall Police.

Barton, A., Johns, N.R. and Squire, G. (2009) Evaluation of Plymouth Street Pastor Programme, Ascension Trust.

Johns, N.R., Squire, G. and Barton, A. (2009) Interim Report of Plymouth Prolific Violent Offenders Project, Devon and Cornwall Police.

Barton, A., Ellis, L. and Johns, N.R. (2009) Evaluation of the Longreach Parenting Project, Broadreach House Organisation.

Squire, G., Johns, N.R., Barton, A. and Bilek, E. (2009) Assertive Targeted Interventions and Treatment for Priority Alcohol Offenders. Interim Report, Devon Base Command Unit.

Squire, G., Johns, N.R., Barton, A. and Bilek, E. (2009) Assertive Targeted Interventions and Treatment for Priority Alcohol Offenders. Final Report, Devon Base Command Unit.

Johns, N.R., Squire, G. and Barton, A. (2009) Final Report of Plymouth Prolific Violent Offenders Project, Devon and Cornwall Police.

Johns, N.R., Barton, A. and Squire, G. (2009) Final Report of Plymouth Street Pastors Initiative, Devon & Cornwall Police, Plymouth Community Safety Unit and Plymouth Street Pastors.

Johns, N.R., Barton, A. and May, H. (2008) Strategic Review of Services to Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in the South West, NOMs SW.