Academic Publications

Bob has written many substantial academic articles with a focus upon joint working across the public sector. These are shown below in three categories – books/monographs’ chapters in books, and refereed journals.

(1) Books/Monographs

B. Hudson (1993) The Busy Person’s Guide to Care Management. Social Services Research Monographs. Community Care/University of Sheffield.

B, Hudson (1994), Making Sense of Markets in Health and Social Care. Business Education Publishers.

Hawley, K., Hudson, B. (1996) Community Care and the Prospects for Service Development. King’s Fund Monograph.

Hudson, B., (ed), The Changing Role of Social Care, Research Highlights in Social Work, Jessica Kingsley Publishers (2000).

2. Chapters in Books

Barton, L. (ed) (1989),‘Michael Lipsky and street-level bureaucracy: a neglected perspective’ in Disability and Dependency, London : Falmer Press pp:42-45. [reprinted in Hill, M. (ed) (1993) The Policy Process: A Reader Harvester Wheatsheaf pp:393-403.]

Harrison, A. (ed) (1991) ‘Inter-Agency Collaboration: can care management fix it?’, Health Care UK , 1991. London. King’s Fund Institute, pp:104-112..

Light, D. and May. A. (eds) (1993) ‘Mental Health Policy: Problems and Prospects’ Britain’s Health System: from welfare state to managed markets. Faulkner and Gray, New York, pp:131-140.

Malin, N. (ed) (1994) ‘Management and Finance’, Implementing Community Care. Open University Press, pp:31-44.

Malin, N. (ed) (1994), ‘Is a Coordinated Service Available?’, Services for People with Learning Disabilities. Routledge274-284.

Harrison, A. and Bruscini, S. (eds) (1993/94),‘Community Care One Year on: an implementation deficit?’, Health Care UK 1993/94 , London, King’s Fund Institute, pp:57-62.

Hill, M. (ed) (1993) ‘Collaboration in Social Welfare: A Framework for Analysis’, The Policy Process: A Reader, pp:340-352. (Harvester Wheatsheaf ).

Philpot, T. and Ward, L. (eds) (1995), ‘Securing Collaborative Working’, Values and Visions: changing ideas in services for people with learning difficulties (Butterworth Heinemann)106-122.

Bourne, Sir. J. (ed) (1995), ‘Quasi-Markets in Health and Social Care: can the public sector respond?’ Public Sector Management (Dartmouth Publishing Company), pp:61-74..

Merry, P. and Ham, C. (eds) (1994), ‘Local Authorities and Community Care’, The NHS Handbook (National Association of Health Authorities and Trusts) pp:226-232.

Sanderson, D. and Brown, J. (1997), Developments in Commissioning and Contracting in the NHS’, ‘Managing Medicine: a survival guide’. FT Healthcare, pp:13-22.

Harrison, A. and New, B. (1997), Housing Health & Community Care: the inter-agency dimension, Health Care UK 1996/7. King’s Fund, pp:155-166.

Dean, H. and Woods, R. (1999), Social Policy Review 11, Partnership: A Third Way’ for Health and Social Care?

Brechin, A., Brown, H. and Eby, M. (1999), Critical Practice in Health and Social Care. Inter-Agency Collaboration: A Sceptical View, pp:253-274. Open University/Sage.

Hudson, B. (ed), The Changing Role of Social Care (1999). Modernising Social Services: a blueprint for the new millennium? pp:219-238.

Hill, M. (ed), Local Authority Social Services (2000) ' Adult Care'. Harvester Wheatsheaf.

Glasby, J. and Peck, E. (2003), Care Trusts: Partnership Working in Action. Oxford: Radcliffe Medical Press, Chapter 7, Care Trusts: a sceptical view.

Conceptual Issues in Inter-Agency Collaboration [with Ranade, W] in Snape, S. and Taylor, P (2004), Partnerships between Health and Local Government, London: Frank Cass.

3. Refereed Journals.

‘In Pursuit of Coordination: Housing and the Personal Social Services’, Local Government Studies, Vol.12, No.2. 1986. pp:53-66.

‘Collaboration in Social Welfare: A Framework for Analysis’, Policy and Politics, Vol.15, No.3. 1987. pp: 175-183.

‘Do People with a Mental Handicap have Rights?’, Disability, Handicap and Society. Vol.3. No.3. 1988. pp: 227-237.

‘Social Policy and the New Right: the Strange Case of the Community Care White Paper’. Local Government Studies. Vol.16. No.6. 1990. pp: 15-34.

‘Deinstitutionalisation: what went wrong?’, Disability, Handicap and Society. Vol.6. No.1. 1991. pp: 21-36.

‘Quasi-Markets in Health and Social Care: can the public sector respond?’, Policy and Politics, Vol.20. No.2. 1992. pp: 131-142.

‘Community Care Planning: incrementalism to rationalism’, Social Policy and Administration, Vol.26, No.3. 1992. pp: 185-201.

‘Inspecting Social Care: the new evaluative local state?, Local Government Studies, Vol.19. No.1. 1993. pp: 1-8.

‘Independent Living for People in Britain with a Severe Disability’, Critical Social Policy. Issue 40. Summer 1994.

‘General Practice and Community Care: developing the links’, Health and Social Care in the Community, 2. 1994. pp: 309-312.

‘Locality Commissioning in Health Care’, Health and Social Care in the Community. 4. 1994. pp: 373-378.

‘Joint Commissioning: organisational revolution or misplaced enthusiasm?. Policy and Politics, (1995), Vol.23, No.3. pp: 233-250.

‘Children’s Services Plans: what can we learn from Community Care Plans?’. Community Care Planning and Management, Vol.5, No.3. 1997), pp: 77-86.

‘Another Rebuilding Job: Local Government and the NHS’. Care Plan, Vol.3, No.3. 1997, pp: 25-32.

‘Circumstances Change Cases: Local Government and the NHS’. Social Policy & Administration, Vol.32, No.1, 1998. pp: 71-100.

‘Working Across Professional Boundaries: Primary Health Care and Social Care’ (with Hardy, B., Henwood, M., and Wistow, G.), Public Money and Management, Vol.17 No.4, 1997, pp: 25-30.

Primary Care Groups: A Paradigm Shift for the NHS? Policy and Politics, 27(2), pp: 159-172. 1999.

In Pursuit of Inter-Agency Collaboration in the Public Sector: what is the contribution of theory and research? Public Management 1 (2), pp: 238-262. 1999. [with Hardy, B., Henwood, M. and Wistow, G.]

Joint Commissioning Across the Primary Health Care – Social Care Boundary: can it work? Health & Social Care in the Community, 7(5) pp:358-366, 1999.

Localisation and Partnership in the ‘New NHS’: England and Scotland Compared. Public Administration [with Hardy, B], 79 (2), pp 315-335, 2001.

Social Services and Primary Care Groups: a window of collaborative opportunity. Health & Social Care in the Community, 8 (4), pp:242-250, 2001.

Inter-Professionality in Health and Social Care: the Achilles' heel of partnership? Journal of Inter-Professional Care, 16(1), pp7-18, 2002.

Social Care and the NHS: The Final Countdown? Policy and Politics, 30(2), pp:153-66, 2002. [with Melanie Henwood]

Integrated Care and Structural Change in England: The Case of Care Trusts. Policy Studies, 23(2), pp:77-95, 2002.

From Adolescence to Young Adulthood: the partnership challenge for learning disability services in England, Disability & Society, 18(3), pp259-276, 2003.

Transition from Adolescence to Young Adulthood: Is Partnership Working Up To The Task?, Journal of Integrated Care, 11 (4), 2003, pp43-6.

Conceptual Issues in Inter-Agency Collaboration [with Ranade, W], Local Government Studies, 29.3 (2003).

Trust: Towards Conceptual Clarification, Australian Journal of Political Science, 39(1), 2004.

Networks and Partnerships: Benson Re-Visited, Public Management Review, 6(1), 2004, pp:75-94.

 Working Together in Children’s Services: a time to be bold?, Journal of Integrated Care, 11(5), 2003, pp3-13.