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Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

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'Organizational Challenges of Community Associations: Applying Nonprofit Research to Real-World Problems' Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 2015, 44,4 796-813 Published online before print May 7, 2014, doi: 10.1177/0899764014533996

(with G. Morgan, L. Baker, and R. Moran) ‘The Public Benefit Requirement for Charities in England and Wales: A Qualitative Study of its Impact’ Charity Law and Practice Review 2013 15, 107-124

'London’s Olympic Ambassadors: A Legacy for Public Policy Implementation? Voluntary Sector Review 2012, 3(3)  577-584

'Nonprofits and Business: Toward a Subfield of Nonprofit Studies’ Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 2012, 20(10) 1-11 (DOI: 10.1177/0899764012443735)

(with Ben Cairns)  Local Cross-Sector Partnerships: Tackling the Challenges Collaboratively'Nonprofit Management and Leadership 2011, 21, 3 311-324

(with Patricia Young) ‘Building Bridges: The Third Sector responding locally to Diversity’ Voluntary Sector Review 2010 1, 1  41-58

(with Patricia Young) ‘Developing Community and Social Cohesion through Grassroots Bridge-Building: An Exploration’ Policy and Politics 2009, 37, 4 517-534.

(with J. Andrews and H. Cameron) ‘All Change? Managers’ Experience of Organizational Change in Theory and Practice’ Journal of Organizational Change Management 2008, 21, 3, 300-314

(with J. Andrews) 'Postgraduate study and managers’ subsequent work experience: An exploratory evaluation' Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education 2008, 1-11 (

(with H. Schlappa) 'Hoovering up the Money? Delivering government-funded capacity-building programmes to voluntary and community organisations' Social Policy and Society 2007, 7,2  135-146

(with B. Cairns and R. Hutchison) 'Sharing God’s Love or Meeting Government Goals? Local Churches and Public Policy Implementation'  Policy and Politics 2007, 35, 3  413-432

(with B. Cairns, R. Hutchison and M. Tricker) ‘Improving Performance? The Adoption and Implementation of Quality Systems in UK Nonprofits’ Nonprofit Management and Leadership 2005, 16,2 135-151

(with B. Cairns and R. Hutchison) ‘Community-Wide Planning for Faith-Based Service Provision:  Practical, Policy and Conceptual Challenges’ Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 2005, 34, 1 88-109

(with B. Cairns and R. Hutchison) ‘So many tiers, so many agendas, so many pots of money’: The Challenge of Regionalisation for Voluntary and Community Organisations’ Social Policy and Administration 2004, 38, 5  525-540

(with B. Cairns and P. Young) ‘Building the Capacity of the Voluntary Nonprofit Sector: Challenges of Theory and Practice’ International Journal of Public Administration 2005, 28  1-17

(with P. Halfpenny and C. Rochester) ‘An Expanded Role for Faith-Based Organisations? Lessons from the UK Jewish Voluntary Sector’  Journal of Social Policy 2003, 32,1  93-112

(with J. Harris, R. Hutchison and C. Rochester) ‘Merger in the British Voluntary Sector: The Example of HIV/AIDS Agencies’  Social Policy and Administration 2002, 36, 3  291-305

'Civil Society and the Role of UK Churches: An Exploration’ Studies in Christian Ethics 2002  15, 2, 45-59

(with J. Harris) ‘Achieving Organisational Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector: An Action Research Approach’ Organization Development Journal  2002, 20,1 28-35

'Organising Modern Synagogues: A Case of Multiple Models’ European Judaism 2001, 34, 2 123-131

‘This Charity Business: Who Cares?’ Nonprofit Management and Leadership 2001, 12, 1  95-109  

The Place of Self and Reflexivity in Third Sector Scholarship: An Exploration’ Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 2001, 30, 4  747-760