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Ms Liz Richardson - publications

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  • Richards, D., Purdam, K., Richardson, E., & James, O. Brexit and the Meaning of ‘Taking Back Control’: Great State Expectations?. Publication link: 672c2ace-6444-4581-bc17-56236cea9f08


  • Richardson, L., & Durose, C. (2016). Designing Public Policy for Co-production: theory, practice and change. Bristol: Policy Press/University of Chicago Press.. Publication link: 3f101b0e-cbbd-4359-b5ab-5cbbd942830f


  • Beebeejaun, Y., Durose, C., Rees, J., Richardson, J., & Richardson, E. (2015). Public harm or public value? Towards co-production in research with communities. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 33(3), 552-565. DOI: 10.1068/c12116. Publication link: 24c875ee-9a49-4c52-b854-75647f138f6d


  • Durose, C., Richardson, L., Combs, R., Gains, F., & Eason, C. The prospects for a dramatically more representative Parliament post 2015 are bleak. Publication link: 3a64301a-a625-463b-b7b8-12ee5fe7ea18
  • Richardson, L., Purdam, K., Cotterill, S., Rees, J., Squires, G., & Askew, R. (2014). Responsible Citizens and Accountable Service Providers? Renegotiating The Contract Between Citizen and State. Environment and Planning A, 46(7), 1716-1731. DOI: 10.1068/a46127. Publication link: 95abe41c-cfa6-4568-8559-df8c199dfdbc
  • Richardson, L. (2014). Engaging the Public in Policy Research: Are Community Researchers the Answer?Unknown Journal, 2(1), 31-43. DOI: 10.17645/pag.v2i1.19. Publication link: e46f3229-afbc-4ab2-9016-c863b2c0f69a


  • Cotterill, S., John, P., & Richardson, L. (2013). The Impact of a Pledge Request and the Promise of Publicity: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Charitable Donations. Social Science Quarterly, 94(1), 200-216. DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6237.2012.00896.x. Publication link: 254d339c-9044-499d-ac77-aa300569f8e7
  • Beebeejaun, Y., Durose, C., Rees, J., Richardson, J., & Richardson, L. (2013). ‘Beyond text’: exploring ethos and method in co-producing research with communities. Community Development Journal, 49(1), 37-53. DOI: 10.1093/cdj/bst008. Publication link: fe44084f-8cac-444a-b3ce-6f0839c7a614
  • Richardson, L. (2013). Putting the Research Boot on the Policymakers' Foot: Can Participatory Approaches Change the Relationship between Policymakers and Evaluation?Social Policy and Administration, 47(4), 483-500. DOI: 10.1111/spol.12031. Publication link: 9f1605da-64c8-4abc-b5d0-a4f2c4c1d5c9
  • Durose, C., Richardson, L., Combs, R., Eason, C., & Gains, F. (2013). Acceptable difference: Diversity, representation and pathways to UK politics. Parliamentary Affairs, 66(2), 246-267. DOI: 10.1093/pa/gss085. Publication link: e39bbaf6-337c-467e-9121-4a1238c05727


  • Cotterill, S., Moseley, A., & Richardson, L. (2012). Can Nudging create the Big Society? Experiments in Civic Behaviour and Implications for the Voluntary and Public Sectors.Voluntary Sector Review, 3(2). DOI: 10.1332/204080512X649405. Publication link: 8937f8fd-e6aa-45dd-a2e9-71b687e5886a
  • Richardson, L. (2012). Can we 'nudge' citizens towards more civic action? In The Big Society Debate: A New Agenda for Social Welfare?|The Big Soc. Debate: A New Agenda for Soc. Welfare?: a new agenda for social welfare?. (pp. 139-148). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. DOI: 10.4337/9781781002070.00020. Publication link: 0660d1be-174e-429e-b1a5-fcf95c9b64d0
  • Richardson, L. (2012). Book review of Public Policy in the Community (2nd Edition) by Marilyn Taylor. Voluntary Sector Review, 3(2). . Publication link: 15e9e9d9-ac14-4031-b050-bcc5e810cb2c
  • Richardson, L., & John, P. (2012). Who Listens to the Grass Roots? A Field Experiment on Informational Lobbying in the UK. British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 14(4), 595-612. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-856X.2011.00481.x. Publication link: 34cd845e-61bb-4297-a8e3-816432455062


  • Richardson, L., John, P., Cotterill, S., Moseley, A., Smith, G., Stoker, G., & Wales, C. (2011). Nudge, nudge, think, think: experimenting with ways to change civic behaviour. London: Bloomsbury Academic.. Publication link: 52a6d22b-9847-4be5-97f1-49c2c925fb40
  • Richardson, L. (2011). Cross-fertilisation of governance and governmentality in practical policy making on behaviour change. Policy & Politics, 39(4), 533-546. DOI: 10.1332/030557311X574225. Publication link: b52b87d3-dc86-4018-b203-6a7e8e5de5d4
  • Richardson, L. (2011). Working in neighbourhoods in Bradford. York: JRF.. Publication link: ec96f00b-3db7-4d22-b74d-de80a6f56347
  • Durose, C., Gains, F., Richardson, E., Combs, R., Broome, K., & Eason, C. (2011). Pathways to Politics - Research Report 65. Manchester: Equalities and Human Rights Commission.. Publication link: fa5de3b6-51db-49e7-a1ea-07cde0be1b8a


  • Cotterill, S., & Richardson, L. (2010). Expanding the use of experiments on civic behavior: Experiments with local government as a research partner. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 628(1), 148-164. DOI: 10.1177/0002716209351521. Publication link: b3eeb7f0-7bac-43e0-94c5-29d2588a6bdc
  • Richardson, E., Politicial, I. F., & Governance, E. (2010). An evaluation of the community contracts pilot programme. London: DCLG.. Publication link: 22628bd8-a50c-4881-bb08-a7c48ffe447e


  • Richardson, L., Durose, C. (Ed.), & Greasley, S. (Ed.) (2009). Changing Local Governance, Changing Citizens. Bristol: Policy Press.. Publication link: 6d6bf2e6-1381-4436-b24a-d2a0efcf8f93


  • Richardson, L. (2008). DIY Community Action: neighbourhood problems and community self help. (CASE Studies on Poverty, Place and Policy). Bristol: Policy Press.. Publication link: 32eb1a42-1dd6-4cbe-9e26-aca098844d71
  • Soteri-Proctor, A., Harries, B., & Richardson, E. (2008). Housing aspirations for a New Generation: perpetives from white and south Asian British women. (Joseph Rowntree Foundation). Coventry: JRF and Chartered Housing Institute.. Publication link: c18e7b91-85dc-4f40-81e4-db64c0bf97c9
  • Richardson, L. (2008). North West Charter Level Two on Elected Member Development: A toolkit about demonstrating community impact. Manchester: NWEO.. Publication link: a1971b2c-c4c2-4333-9d24-5bb370c96cba



  • Richardson, L., & Le Grand, J. (2002). Outsider and insider expertise: The response of residents of deprived neighbourhoods to an academic definition of social exclusion. Social Policy and Administration, 36(5), 496-515. DOI: 10.1111/1467-9515.00299. Publication link: 54128c52-e352-4f94-a8f5-4e6eaff37a2a
  • Richardson, E., Hills, . U. (Ed.), J., . U. (Ed.), Le, G. J. (Ed.), & Piachaud, D. (Ed.) (2002). Community, neighbourhood and social infrastructure. In Understanding Social Exclusion. Oxford University Press. . Publication link: 0f0db735-7f0b-48a7-a4e7-7f341e0b23bf