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Articles


  1. Buchanan, J. (2016) “The Risky Business of Reform” Volteface Feature, Policy & Politics, July 28, 2016 (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  2. Buchanan, J. (2016) “Will Legalising Cannabis Extend Prohibition?” Volteface Feature, Policy & Politics, May 4, 2016 (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  3. Buchanan, J. (2016) “What Ever Happened to New Zealand’s Lauded Drug Regulation?” Policy & Politics Feature, Volteface Feature, April 26th 2016 (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  4. Taylor, S., Buchanan, J., &  Ayres, T. (2016) ‘Prohibition, Privilege and the Drug Apartheid: The failure of drug policy reform to address the underlying fallacies of drug prohibition’ Criminology and Criminal Justice, An International Journal, September 2016, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp.452-469
  5. Buchanan, J. (2015) ‘Ending Prohibition With a Hangover’ British Journal of Community Justice, Vol. 13, No.1 pp.55-74 (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  6. Roy, A., & Buchanan, J. (2015) ‘The Paradoxes of Recovery Policy: Exploring the Impact of Austerity and Responsibilisation for the Citizenship Claims of People with Drug Problems’ Journal of Social Policy and Administration, Vol. 50. Issue 3, pp.398-413 (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  7. Gordon, C. & Buchanan, J. (2013) A Systematic Literature Review of Doorstep Crime: Are the Crime-Prevention Strategies More Harmful than the Crime, The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. 52, Issue 5 pp.489-515
  8. Hughes, C., Dubberley, S. & Buchanan, J. (2012) ‘Girls from Wales in the Secure Estate: Sent to Coventry?’ Journal of Social Policy & Society, Vol. 11, No. 4 pp.1-13
  9. Buchanan, J., Evans, J., Hughes, G. & Williams K., (2010) Rethinking Substance Misuse Policy and Practice: An Ideas Wales discussion paper (unpublished)
  10. Buchanan, J. (2010) Drug policy under New Labour, 1997-2010: Prolonging the war on drugs, Probation Journal Special Edition, Vol. 57  No.3, pp250-262
  11. Warren, E., Parry, O., Buchanan, J. & Ifans, J. (2008 ) I’ll (not) see you in court: family dispute resolution in North Wales, Research, Policy & Planning:The Journal of the Social Services Research Group, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp143-155
  12. Buchanan, J., Wilson, S.T. & Gopal, N. (2008) A Cross Cultural Virtual Learning Environment for Students to Explore the Issue of Racism: A Case Study involving the UK, USA & SA, Social Work Education the International Journal, Vol. 27, No. 6, September 2008, pp. 671–682 Taylor and Francis
  13. Buchanan, J. (2006) Understanding Problematic Drug Use: A Medical Matter or a Social Issue, British Journal of Community Justice – Volume 4, Issue 2 pp. 387–397 (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  14. Parrott L, Buchanan, J. and Williams D (2006) Volunteers, Families and Children in Need: An Evaluation of Family Friends’ Child & Family Social Work, 2006, 11, pp147-155 Blackwell Publishing
  15. Buchanan, J. (2004) Tackling Problem Drug Use: A New Conceptual Framework, pp117-138, in Social Work in Mental in Health, Vol. 2 No 2/3, Haworth press (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  16. Buchanan, J. (Guest Ed.) (2004) Probation Journal Special Issue: Rethinking Drugs & Crime ‘The diverse nature of drug use and the challenge facing CJIP’ Editorial Vol 51 No.4 Sage Publications
  17. Madoc-Jones, I. & Buchanan, J. (2004) Indigenous people, language and criminal justice: the experience of first language Welsh speakers in Wales in Criminal Justice Studies, Volume 17, Number 4 / December 2004 pp.353-367
  18. Buchanan, J. (2004) Missing Links: Problem Drug Use and Social Exclusion, Probation Journal Special Edition on Problem Drug Use Vol 51 No.4 pp.387-397 (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  19. Madoc-Jones, I., Buchanan, J. & Senior, P. (2003) Delivering the Diploma in Probation Studies in North Wales and Dyfed Powys: On-line Learning Explored, British Journal of Community Justice, Vol. 2 Issue 2 (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  20. Madoc-Jones, I. & Buchanan, J. (2003) ‘Welsh Language, Identity & Probation Practice: The Context For Change’ in Probation Journal Special Edition on Diversity Vol 50, No. 3, 225-238
  21. Buchanan, J. & Young, L. (2000) ‘The War on Drugs – A War on Drug Users’ in Drugs: Education, Prevention Policy Vol. 7 No.4 2000 pp 409-422 (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  22. Buchanan, J. & Young, L. (1998 ) ‘Failing to Grasp the Nettle: UK Drug Policy’ Probation Journal Vol. 45 No. 4,
  23. Buchanan, J. & Millar, M. (1997) `Probation: Reclaiming A Social Work Identity’ Probation Journal Vol.44 No.1
  24. Buchanan, J. & Millar, M. (1996) Probation Placements And Social Work Education: Questions Of Quality, Social Work Education pp20-33 Vol. 15 No.3
  25. Millar M & Buchanan J (1995) `Probation: A Crisis Of Identity And Purpose’ Probation Journal Vol. 42 No.4 pp 195-198
  26. Buchanan, J. & McMullan, P. (1995) Practice Placements: ‘A Matter Of Opinion’ Community Care 15-21 June 1995 pp 22-23

  27. Buchanan J (1991) ‘Enabling Dependent Drug Users – A Cognitive Behavioural Assessment.’ Practice Vol 5 No.1, 1991 BASW, London P34-46 (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  28. Buchanan J, Collett S & McMullan P (1991) ‘Challenging Practice or Challenging Women? Female Offenders and Illicit Drug Use.’ Probation Journal, Vol.38, No.2, June 1991, pp56-62.
  29. Buchanan, J. (1988) Mothers, Drugs And Urine Testing, Strangeways, No.5, Autumn, Edge Hill College, Ormskirk pp.7-8 (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  30. Buchanan, J. & Wyke, G. (1988) ’Patterns of Drug Use: An Assessment of Sixty-Four Clients of the Sefton Probation Service’ Mersey Drugs Journal (Subsequently the International Journal of Drug Policy) , Vol 2. No.4, Liverpool, p.7
  31. Buchanan J & Wyke G (1987) ‘Drug Abuse, Probation Practice and the Specialist Worker’, Probation Journal Vol.34 No.4 pp 123-126

Book Chapters


  1. Buchanan, J. (Editor) (2012) Expert Working Group on Basic socio-economic assistance as precondition for effective drug dependence treatment and related HIV/AIDS prevention Vienna, 12-14 May, 2011  UNODC Paper: E/CN.7/2012/CRP.4  March 2012 (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  2. Buchanan, J. (2011) Drug and alcohol policy under New Labour: Pandering to populism? in Arianna Silvestri (editor) Lessons for the Coalition? New Labour and criminal justice: an end of term report, Hadley Trust,  Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, London (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  3. Buchanan, J., Wilson, S.T. & Gopal, N. (2011) Examining Race Hate Crime with students using a cross cultural international Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), in Technology for Facilitating Humanity and Combating Social Deviations: Interdisciplinary Perspectives edited by Miguel Vargas Martin, Miguel A. Garcia-Ruiz (University of Ontario) Arthur Edwards (University of Colima) IGA Publishing, Hershey.
  4. Buchanan, J. & Corby, B. (2009) Problem drug use and safeguarding children: partnership and practice issues, in R Carnwell & J Buchanan (eds) Effective Practice in Health, Social Care & Criminal Justice: A partnership approach, Open University Press, Maidenhead. (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  5. Buchanan, J. (2009) Understanding and misunderstanding problem drug use: working together, in R Carnwell & J Buchanan (eds) Effective Practice in Health, Social Care & Criminal Justice: A partnership approach, Open University Press, Maidenhead.
  6. Buchanan, J. & Carnwell R (2009) Developing best practice in partnership, in R Carnwell & J Buchanan (eds) Effective Practice in Health, Social Care & Criminal Justice: A partnership approach, Open University Press, Maidenhead.
  7. Carnwell, R. & Buchanan, J. (2009) The impact of the digital age on partnership and collaboration, in R Carnwell & J Buchanan (eds) Effective Practice in Health, Social Care & Criminal Justice: A partnership approach, Open University Press, Maidenhead.
  8. Carnwell, R. & Buchanan, J. (2009) Learning from partnerships: Themes and Issues, in R. Carnwell & J. Buchanan (eds) Effective Practice in Health, Social Care & Criminal Justice: A partnership approach, Open University Press, Maidenhead.
  9. Buchanan, J. (2008 ) ‘Drug Treatment & Testing Orders’ in Barry Goldson & John Muncie (eds) Dictionary of Youth Justice, Uffculme, Willan Publishing,
  10. Buchanan, J. (2008.) ‘Substance Misuse’ in Barry Goldson & John Muncie (eds) Dictionary of Youth Justice, Uffculme, Willan Publishing
  11. Buchanan J (2008) Understanding and engaging with problematic substance use, in Addressing Offending Behaviour – Context, Practice, Values. pp.246-264, edited by Simon Green, Elizabeth Lancaster and Simon Feasey, Willan Publishing. (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  12. Buchanan, J. (2008) ‘When Heroin Hit the Streets of Bootle’ in P. Senior (ed) Moments of Probation, Shaw & Son, London (FULL DOWNLOAD
  13. Buchanan J (2005) Problem Drug Use in the 21st Century: A Social Model of Intervention in Social Work in Health and Mental Health: Issues Developments and Actions, Heinonen T, & Metteri A (eds.), Scholars Press, Toronto (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  14. Buchanan J & Corby B (2005) Drug Misuse and Safeguarding Children: A Multi agency Approach pp 163-179 in R Carnwell & J Buchanan ‘Effective Practice in Health & Social Care: A Partnership Approach’ Open University Press, Maidenhead
  15. Carnwell R & Buchanan J (2005) Learning from Partnerships: Themes and Issues, pp261-270 in R Carnwell & J Buchanan ‘Effective Practice in Health & Social Care: A Partnership Approach’ Open University Press, Maidenhead
  16. Buchanan J & Carnwell R (2005) Developing Best Practice in Partnerships, pp271-277 in R Carnwell & J Buchanan ‘Effective Practice in Health & Social Care: A Partnership Approach’ Open University Press, Maidenhead
  17. Buchanan J (2004) Tackling Problem Drug Use: A New Conceptual Framework, pp117-138, in Social Work Approaches in Health & Mental Health From Around the Globe, A Metteri, T Kroger, A Pohjola, P-L Rauhala (Eds.) Haworth Press, New York
  18. Buchanan J & Young L (2001) ‘Child Protection and Social Work Views’ in Issues in Motherhood and Substance Misuse, Klee at al (eds.), Routledge Press (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  19. Buchanan J & Millar M (2000) ‘Defining Good Social Work: Aspects of Social Control’ in Social Work Making a Difference Paylor I & Harris J (ed), Venture Press
  20. Buchanan J & Young L (2000) ‘Problem Drug Use, Social Exclusion and Social Reintegration – the client speaks ‘Understanding and responding to drug use: the role of qualitative research Greenwood G & Robertson K (eds.) pp155-161 EMCDDA, Lisbon, ISBN 92-9168-088-5 (FULL DOWNLOAD)
  21. Buchanan J & Young L (2000) ‘Examining the Relationship Between Material Conditions, Long Term Problematic Drug Use and Social Exclusion: A New Strategy for Social Inclusion’ in Experiencing Poverty, Bradshaw J, & Sainsbury R (eds) pp. 120-143 London, Ashgate Press, ISBN 0-7546-1288-0 (FULL DOWNLOAD)

Books


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Carnwell, R. & Buchanan, J. (2009)  (eds) Effective Practice in Health, Social Care & Criminal Justice: A partnership approach, Open University Press.

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Carnwell, R. & Buchanan, J. (2005) (Eds) ‘Effective Practice in Health & Social Care: A Partnership Approach’ Open University Press.

Bates, T., Buchanan, J., Corby, B. & Young, L. (2000) Drug Use, Parenting & Child Protection, UCLAN Business Services, Preston (83 pages) ISBN 1 90192215 4

Buchanan, J. & Young, L. (1998) The Impact of the Second Chance Structured Day Programme for Recovering Drug Users: A Student Perspective Liverpool, Social Partnership Transit, (102 pages) ISBN 0 9532787 0 0

Roberts, K., Barton, A., Buchanan, J. & Goldson, B. (1996) Evaluation of Home Office Initiative to Help Offenders into Employment Home Office Research and Statistics Directorate, London (76 pages) ISBN 1 85893 733 7

Buchanan, J. & Young, L. (1995) Drug Relapse Prevention: Giving Users a Voice Bootle Maritime City Challenge, Liverpool, (89 pages) ISBN 0 95275 980 2

Joss, Fulton, Simpson, Buchanan & Kelly (1993) The Advanced Award, applicability to the Experienced Probation Officer, PAVIC, Sheffield, (104 pages) ISBN 0 86339 390 X


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