Selected publications

Below is a selection of some of Plymouth University’s top-quality publications in the areas of social, policy and enterprise research since 2015, including links to the abstracts, and full texts on the journal websites. Please note that you may require a subscription to the relevant journal to access to full text for many of these articles. 


Awartani, B., Belkhir, M., Boubaker, S., & Maghyereh, A. (2016). Corporate debt maturity in the MENA region: Does institutional quality matter?. International Review of Financial Analysis, 46, 309-325.

Haupt A, Krieger T & Lange T (2016), 'Competition for the International Pool of Talent', Journal of Population Economics 29 (4), pp 1113-1154.

Raymen, T. (2016) 'Designing-in Crime by Designing-Out the Social? Situational Crime Prevention and the Intensification of Harmful Subjectivities'. British Journal of Criminology. 56 (3) 497-514 10.1093/bjc/azv069

Saundry, R., Antcliff, V. and Hollinrake, A. (2016) ‘Union Learning Representatives in the UK: Activity, Impact and Organization’, Work Employment & Society, published online before print March 14, 2016, doi: 10.1177/0950017016630247

Smith, O. and Raymen, T. ‘Deviant Leisure: A Criminological Perspective’, Theoretical Criminology, published online before print August 11, 2016, doi:10.1177/1362480616660188

Wight, A.C. (2016) ‘Lithuanian Genocide Heritage as Discursive Formation’, Annals of Tourism Research, Vol. 59, July 2016, 60–78 

Abou-Shouk, M. A., Lim, W.M. and Megicks, P. (2016) ‘Using Competing Models to Evaluate the Role of Environmental Pressures in Ecommerce Adoption by Small and Medium Sized Travel Agents in a Developing Country’, Tourism Management, Vol. 52, February 2016, 327–339

Gomaa, A.M. and El-Masry, A.A. (2016) ‘Why Do Consumers Trust Online Travel Websites? Drivers and Outcomes of Consumer Trust toward Online Travel Websites’, Journal of Travel Research, published online before print April 15, 2016, doi:10.1177/0047287516643185

Einarsdóttir, A., Hoel, H., and Lewis, D. (2016) ‘Fitting the bill? (Dis)embodied disclosure of sexual identities in the workplace’ Work Employment & Society Vol. 30 no. 3 489-505


Al-Dajani, H., Carter, S., Shaw, E., and Marlow, S., (2015), ‘Entrepreneurship Among the Displaced and Dispossessed: Exploring the Limits of Emancipatory Entrepreneuring’, British Journal of Management, Vol 26 (4), 713-730 DOI: 10.1111/1467-8551.12119

Anderson, A. (2015) 'Reflections on Environmental Communication and the Challenges of a New Research Agenda', Environmental Communication, Vol 9, No. 3, 379-383

Roh, S., Pettit, S., Harris, I. and Beresford, A. (2015). The pre-positioning of warehouse at regional and local levels for a humanitarian relief organisation. International Journal of Production Economics. 170 (B), pp. 616-528.

Sheaff, R., Halliday, J., Øvretveit, J., Byng, R., Exworthy, M., Peckham, S., & Asthana, S. (2015). Integration and Continuity of Primary Care: Polyclinics and Alternatives, an Organisational Analysis. Health Services and Delivery Research, 3(35).

Thrasher, M., Borisyuk, G., Rallings, C. and Webber, R. (2015) ‘Candidate Ethnic Origins and Voter Preferences: Examining Name Discrimination in Local Elections in Britain’, British Journal of Political Science, published online: 2 June 2015

Wang, P. and Brand, S. (2015) ‘A New approach to Estimating Value–Income Ratios with Income Growth and Time-Varying Yields’ European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 242, Issue 1 182–187

Wang, P., Zhang, B. and Zhou, Y. (2015) ‘Asymmetries in Stock Markets’, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 241, Issue 3, 749–762

Gómez, M., Lopez, C. and Molina, A. (2015) ‘A model of tourism destination brand equity: The case of wine tourism destinations in Spain’, Tourism Management, Vol. 51, 210–222

Einarsdóttir, A., Hoel, H., and Lewis, D. (2015) ‘It’s Nothing Personal’: Anti-Homosexuality in the British Workplace’, Sociology, Vol. 49 no. 6 1183-1199