Swords, J. and Jeffries, M. (forthcoming) “A Map of Tyneside’s Skateworlds – How young people produce the city” in C. Lambio (ed) This is not an Atlas. Transcript: Bielefeld.

Swords, J. (2017) "Crowdpatronage – Intermediaries, Geographies, and Relationships in Patronage Networks." Poetics, 64, 63-73

Creative FUSE North East (2017) Initial Report. Creative FUSE North East: Newcastle upon Tyne

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Swords, J. and Carlisle, B. (2017) "A Topological Road Map of Newcastle upon Tyne" Environment and Planning A, 49(2), 245-247

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Swords, J., Jeffries, M. and Messer, S. (2016) Mapping the City 2 (as part of Juice Festival). 22nd October – 28th October, Newcastle City Library, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Pugalis, L., Swords, J., Jeffries, M. and Giddings, B. (2016) “Toonsformation: renegotiating city rights and city roles” chapter in Davoudi, S. and Bell, D. (eds) Justice and Fairness in the City . Policy Press: Bristol. pp.125-148

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Jeffries, M., Swords, J. and Messer, S. (2016) “He Catches Things in Flight: Scopic Regimes, Visuality and Skateboarding in Tyneside, England” in Lombard, K-J (ed) Skateboarding: Scenes, Sites and Shifts. Routledge: Abington. pp.57-72

Swords, J. and Liu, X. (2015) "Guest Editorial: Visualizing urban and regional worlds: power, politics and practices." Environment and Planning A, 47: 1235-1240

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Swords, J. and Jeffries, M. (2015) "Tracing Post-Representational Visions of the City – Representing the Unrepresentable Skateworlds of Tyneside." Environment and Planning A, 47: 1313-1331

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Swords, J. (2014) "UK Government Spending in Times of Austerity" Environment and Planning A, 46 (1), 2-4

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Swords, J. (2014) "Changes to UK Government Departmental Spending Limits 2009/10 – 2012/13." Environment and Planning A, 46 (2), 263-264

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Swords, J. (2014) "Opinion: Norwich skateboard ban is wrong” (28/10/14) Eastern Daily Press.

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Interview with Mike Jeffries for 'Concrete' UEA's student newspaper: McDede, H. (2014) "Flipping skateboards. flipping maps" Concrete

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Swords, J., Askins, K., Jeffries, M. and Butcher, C. (2013) "Geographic Visualisation: Lessons for Learning and Teaching." Planet, 27 (2), 6-13

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Swords, J. (2013). "Michael Porter's Cluster Theory as a Local and Regional Development Tool – The Rise and Fall of Cluster Policy in the UK." Local Economy, 28 (4), 369-383

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Jeffries, M,, Messer, S. and Swords, J. (2013) Playing Outdoors: The importance of the city as a playground for skateboarding and parkour. Bank Street Occasional Papers, 30.

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Tate, S. and Swords, J. (2013) “Please mind the gap: students’ perspectives of the transition in academic skills between A-level and degree-level geography” Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 37 (2), 230-240

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Jenson, A., Swords, J. and Jeffries, M. (2012) "The Accidental Youth Club: Skateboarding in NewcastleGateshead." Journal of Urban Design, 17 (3), 371-388

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Swords, J. (2011) "Labour's three-term spending record, 1997-2010" Environment and Planning A, 43 (2), 255-257

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Swords, J. and Wray, F. (2010) “The Connectivity of the Creative Industries in North East England - The Problems of Physical and Relational Distance” Local Economy, 25 (4), 305 – 318

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Jenson, A., Swords, J. and Jeffries, M. (2010) "Geographies of Skateboarding - Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead, UK," Human Geography, 3 (3) 147-150

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Jeffries, M., Swords, J. and Jenson, A. (2010) play:space Newcastle exhibition. June – October, Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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O'Keefe, P., O'Brien, G., Gadema, Z. and Swords, J. (2010) “Geographers and geography: making waves for the wrong reasons” Area, 42 (3), 258-261

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O'Brien, G., O'Keefe, P., Gadema, Z. and Swords, J. (2010) “Approaching disaster management through social learning”, Disaster Prevention and Management, 19 (4), 498 – 508

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Swords, J. (2009). “The Northumberland Heritage Cluster: stimulating local and regional development in North East England.” In Benneworth, P. and Hospers, G. J. The Role of Culture in the Economic Development of Old Industrial Regions Lit Verlag: Munster.

Swords, J. (2007). “Heritage led development in the Northumberland Heritage Cluster.” Regions , 266 (1), 16-18

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Exhibitions and Artworks

Swords, J., Jeffries, M. and Messer, S (2017) Mapping the City 2 (Exhibition for Juice Festival), October 2016, Newcastle City Library, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Swords, J. (2017) Walk Map [artwork] First exhibited as part of Mapping the City 2 (Exhibition for Juice Festival), October 2016, Newcastle City Library, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Jeffries, M., Swords, J. and Messer, S. (2016) En_counter. 14th May – 2nd June, Holy Biscuit Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Swords, J. (2016) Rivers [artwork]. First exhibited as part of En_counter, 13th May – 2nd June 2016, The Holy Biscuit Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Swords, J. and Carlisle, B. (2016) A Topological Road Map of Newcastle upon Tyne [artwork]. First exhibited as part of En_counter, 13th May – 2nd June 2016, The Holy Biscuit Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne   (Longlisted for ‘best data visualisation’ in the international Information is Beautifulawards)

Swords, J., Jeffries, M. and Messer, S. (2015) Mapping the City 1 (Exhibition for Juice Festival). 22nd October – 2nd November, The Core, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Jeffries, M., Messer, S. and Swords, J. (2014) Traversive. October - December, Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Jeffries, M., Swords, J. and Jenson, A. (2010) play:space Newcastle exhibition. June – October, Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne

Swords, J. and Jeffries, M., (2010) play:space [artwork]. First exhibited as part of play:space Newcastleexhibition June – October, Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne.

 

Reports

Butt, M., Cross, E., Holliman, N., Kempton, L., Legget, J., Mackenzie, E., Ross, H., Sapsed, J., Swords, J., Vallance, P. and Whitehurst, F. (2017) Creative FUSE Initial Report. Creative FUSE North East: Newcastle upon Tyne.

Barke, M. and Swords, J. (2011) The North East’s Food Heritage: A report prepared for Northumbria Larder.

Swords, J. (2010) “Bellingham All Acoustic Festival evaluation” for Northumberland National Park Authority.

Swords, J. and Wray, F. (2010) “The institutional architecture of the North East’s commercial creative industries” Report for Northern Film and Media.