Swords, J. (forthcoming) "Crowdpatronage – Intermediaries, Geographies, and Relationships in Patronage Networks." Poetics.
Creative FUSE North East (2017) Initial Report. Creative FUSE North East: Newcastle upon Tyne
Swords, J. and Carlisle, B. (2017) "A Topological Road Map of Newcastle upon Tyne" Environment and Planning A, 49(2), 245-247
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.
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
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
Jeffries, M., Swords, J. and Messer, S. (2016) En_counter. 14th May – 2nd June, Holy Biscuit Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Swords, J. and Liu, X. (2015) "Guest Editorial: Visualizing urban and regional worlds: power, politics and practices." Environment and Planning A, 47: 1235-1240
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
Swords, J., Jeffries, M. and Messer, S. (2015) Mapping the City (as part of Juice Festival). 22nd October - 2 November, The Core, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Swords, J. (2014) "UK Government Spending in Times of Austerity" Environment and Planning A, 46 (1), 2-4
Swords, J. (2014) "Changes to UK Government Departmental Spending Limits 2009/10 – 2012/13." Environment and Planning A, 46 (2), 263-264
Jeffries, M., Messer, S. and Swords, J. (2014) Traversive. October - December, Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Swords, J. (2014) "Opinion: Norwich skateboard ban is wrong” (28/10/14) Eastern Daily Press.
Interview with Mike Jeffries for 'Concrete' UEA's student newspaper: McDede, H. (2014) "Flipping skateboards. flipping maps" Concrete
Swords, J., Askins, K., Jeffries, M. and Butcher, C. (2013) "Geographic Visualisation: Lessons for Learning and Teaching." Planet, 27 (2), 6-13
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
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.
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
Jenson, A., Swords, J. and Jeffries, M. (2012) "The Accidental Youth Club: Skateboarding in NewcastleGateshead." Journal of Urban Design, 17 (3), 371-388
Swords, J. (2011) "Labour's three-term spending record, 1997-2010" Environment and Planning A, 43 (2), 255-257
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
Jenson, A., Swords, J. and Jeffries, M. (2010) "Geographies of Skateboarding - Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead, UK," Human Geography, 3 (3) 147-150
Jeffries, M., Swords, J. and Jenson, A. (2010) play:space Newcastle exhibition. June – October, Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne.
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
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
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