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Dr John Hopton - publications

List of publications


  • John Hopton. (2010). Urban Parks and Mental Well-being. Presented at 8th Biennial Qualitative Research Conference. "Worls Connected: Perform, Involve, Participate". Bournemouth University Talbot Campus. eScholarID:95411
  • P. Beresford and J.Hopton. (2010). Violence. Openmind, 162, 18-19. eScholarID:78763 | DOI:10.1080/07399330117165


  • Peter Beresford, John Hopton, Marion Janner, Nina Quinlan. (2009). Can traditional mental health services be part of a wellbeing approach?. Presented at MIND Annual Conference. Brighton Racecourse. eScholarID:95418


  • Peter Beresford; John Hopton. (2008). Getting better? Openmind, 152, 10-11. eScholarID:95436
  • J.Hopton. (2008). Keep Off the Grass. Openmind, 153, 10-11. eScholarID:78766
  • Hopton J, Beresford P. (2008). Unhappy about Happiness. Openmind, 149, 12-13. eScholarID:1d28112


  • Hopton J, BeresfordP. (2007). Educating Psychiatrists. Openmind, May/June 2007, 16-17. eScholarID:1d27848
  • Barnes HM, Green L, Hopton J. (2007). Guest Editorial: social work theory, research, policy and practice - challenges and opportunities in health and social care integration in the UK. Health and Social Care in the Community, 15(3), 191-194. eScholarID:1d27835 | DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2524.2007.00710.x
  • Hopton J. (2007). Mixed Martial Arts and Internet Forums: A case study in treating internet sources as oral history. Oral History, 35 (2), 91-99. eScholarID:1d27849


  • Hopton J, Beresford P. (2006). Hope. Openmind, 138 (March/April), 8-9. eScholarID:1d26972
  • Hopton J. (2006). The future of critical psychiatry. Critical Social Policy, 26(1), 57-73. eScholarID:1d26918 | DOI:10.1177/0261018306059776
  • Hopton J, Beresford P. (2006). Who's normal? Openmind, 142 (November/December), 20-21. eScholarID:1d14044


  • Hopton J, Beresford P. (2005). Insight re-visited. Openmind, 134 (Jul/Aug), 12-13. eScholarID:1d26971
  • Hopton J, Beresford P. (2005). Throwing the baby out with the bathwater (*CBT*). Openmind, 131 (Jan/Feb), 10-11. eScholarID:1d26970
  • Higate Paul, Hopton J. (2005). War, militarism and masculinities. Kimmel, MS, Hearn, J, & Connell, RW. (2005) Handbook of studies on mens masculinities. Sage, Thousand Oaks. Sage. eScholarID:3d720


  • Hopton J, Beresford P, Wallcraft J, Barclay L. Recovery, Open University Course K272 - Audio Discussion. 2004.


  • Hopton J, Nolan Peter. (2003). Involving users in mental health services. Mental Health Practice, 6 (7), 14-18. eScholarID:1d25985
  • Hopton J, Beresford Peter. (2003). Recovery or independent living? Openmind, 124 (November/December), 16-17. eScholarID:1d25990
  • Hopton J. (2003). The state and military masculinity. Higate, P.R. Military masculinities: identity and the state. Chapter 8. eScholarID:3d465


  • Hopton J. (2002). A case study in community spirit and collaborative learning. Submission Fighting UK, 6 (Nov), 40-42. eScholarID:1d26973
  • (2002). Combat Sports:Validation of Male Violence or Solution to a Crisis of Masculinity?. Presented at Gender , Sexuality and The Law. Keele University. eScholarID:95445
  • Hopton J. SFUK Open Mat 5: A case study in community spirit and collaborative learning. 2002.
  • Hopton J, Beresford Peter. (2002). Our selves and biology. Openmind, 117, 20-21. eScholarID:1d25989
  • Hopton J. (2002). The limits of professionalism. Openmind, 118 (Nov/Dec), eScholarID:1d26969
  • Hopton J, Beresford Peter. (2002). What is justice? Openmind, 114, 20-21. eScholarID:1d25988


  • (2001). Oral history and myths in the history of mental health nursing. Presented at Exploring Issues in Nursing History: Cinderella Services. South Bank University, London. eScholarID:95447
  • Hopton J, Beresford Peter. (2001). Who's in danger anyway? Openmind, 108 (March/April), 20-21. eScholarID:1d25986


  • Hopton, J., V Coppock*. (2000). Critical Perspectives in Mental Health. Manchester University Press. eScholarID:4b1950
  • Hopton, J. The future of therapeutic communites in adult mental health services, Report from research funded by the Nuffield Foundation distributed to all research subjects.
  • Hopton, J. (2000). Mental Health Nursing as Human Experience. Asylum, 12:1, pp18-21. eScholarID:1b165
  • (2000). No Holds Barred/Limited Rules: An outsider's view. Combat, 26(8), 108-109. eScholarID:95437
  • Hopton, J. (2000). Therapeutic Communities: Alive and well - but hard to fin. Openmind 103, May/June, pg9. eScholarID:1b166


  • Hopton, J. (1999). Militarism, masculinism and managerialism in the British public sector. Journal of Gender Studies, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 71-82. eScholarID:1b7432
  • (1999). Missed Opportunities in Mental Health Nursing. Presented at Exploring Issues in Nursing History: Cinderella Services. South Bank University, London. eScholarID:95450
  • (1999). Nice Action! Shame about the research: The rise and fall of therapeutic communities. Presented at Critical Psychology and Action Research (An International Conference). Manchester Metropolitan University. eScholarID:95448
  • Hopton, J. (1999). Prestwich Hospital in the 20th Century: A case study of slow and uneven progress in the development of psychiatric care. History of Psychiatry, Vol 10:3, pp349-369. eScholarID:1b7456
  • Hopton, J. (1999). Whose story is it anyway? OPENMINDED 100, Nov/Dec, p20-21. eScholarID:1b164


  • Hopton, J. (1998). 'Cracker': Realistic Drama or Dangerous Myths. Asylum, Vol 10:4, pp5-7. eScholarID:1b163
  • Hopton, J., P Simic*. Inter-agency Mental Health Training in Bolton: Extending the Framework. 1998. 0-906107-89-3. Manchester University, Manchester.
  • Hopton, J. (1998). Masculinism and Managerialism in the Prison Service of England and Wales. eScholarID:2b1623
  • Hopton, J. (1998). Missed Opportunities. Nursing Management (UK), 5:8, 28-31. eScholarID:1b7463
  • Hopton, J. (1998). Post-modern management practices as surveillance strategies. eScholarID:2b15
  • Hopton, J. (1998). Risk assessment using profiling techniques - an evaluation of possibilities. British Journal of Social Work, Vol. 28:2, pp. 247-261. eScholarID:1b7430


  • Hopton, J. (1997). A blast from the past. Nursing Times, Vol. 93, No. 37, pp.36-37. eScholarID:1b7446
  • Hopton, J. (1997). Anti-discriminatory practice and anti-oppressive practice: a radical humanist psychology perspective. Critical Social Policy, 52 (17:3), pp. 47-61. eScholarID:1b7429
  • Hopton, J. (1997). Daily life in a 20th Century psychiatric hospital: an oral history of Prestwich Hospital. International History of Nursing Journal, Vol.3, No. 2, pp 27-39. eScholarID:1b7428
  • Hopton, J. (1997). The continuing relevance of existentialist psychiatry to mental health nursing. eScholarID:2b1619
  • Hopton, J. (1997). Towards a critical theory of mental health nursing. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 25:3, pp 492-500. eScholarID:1b7427
  • Hopton, J. (1997). Towards anti-oppressive practice in mental health nursing. British Journal of Nursing, Vol. 6, No. 15, P874-878. eScholarID:1b7431
  • Hopton, J. (1997). Who defines mental health nursing? Nursing Times, 93:41, pp. 44-45. eScholarID:1b7455


  • Hopton, J. (1996). Re-working Frantz Fanon's social and political psychology for the 1990s. Changes, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp.273-281. eScholarID:1b7397
  • Hopton, J. (1996). Reconceptualising the Theory-Practice Gap in Mental Health Nursing. Nurse Education Today, Vol.16 No. 3, pp. 227-232. eScholarID:1b7454
  • Hopton, J., D Glenister*. (1996). Working in Partnership: Vision or Pipedream. Critical Social Policy, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp.111-119. eScholarID:1b7453


  • (1995). Control and restraint in contemporary psychiatric nursing: some ethical considerations. Jounral of Advanced Nursing, 21(4), 110-115. eScholarID:95425
  • David Glenister, John Hopton. (1995). The Illusion of Progress. Nursing Times, 91(31), 62-63. eScholarID:95433
  • (1995). The application of the ideas of Frantz Fanon to the practice of mental health nursing. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 21(4), 723-728. eScholarID:95426
  • (1995). The political correctness debate and caring in psychiatric nursing. Nurse Education Today, 15(5), 341-345. eScholarID:95421
  • (1995). The rights and wrongs of Control and Restraint. Openmind, 73, 16-16. eScholarID:95440


  • John Hopton; Steve Williams. (1994). Counselling and Social Justice. Asylum, 8(2), 19-20. eScholarID:95442
  • (1994). Frantz Fanon Revisited. Asylum, 8(1), 16-17. eScholarID:95443
  • (1994). The contradictions of mental health nursing. Nursing Standard, 8(11), 37-39. eScholarID:95435
  • (1994). The myth of cline-centred nursing. Openmind, (69), 4-5. eScholarID:95441
  • (1994). User involvement in the education of mental health nurses: an evaluation of possibilities. Critical Social Policy, 42, 47-60. eScholarID:95429