The Elgar Handbook of Security and Development, February 2015 (as editor and also two chapters)
Securing Sierra Leone, 1997–2013: Defence, Diplomacy and Development in Action, Royal United Services Institute Whitehall Papers No. 82. With Co-author, Peter Albrecht. December 2014. This is also available as a special issue of a journal: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rwhi20/current#.VJGFUE0cRMs
Conflict, Security and Development, Routledge, with co-author, Danielle Beswick. (1st Edition 2011). 2nd Edition, October 2014.
Reconstructing Security after Conflict: Security Sector Reform in Sierra Leone, with Co-author, Peter Albrecht. Palgrave, 2011.
Security Sector Reform in Sierra Leone 1997 - 2007: Views from the Front Line, (Edited book), Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces, Lit Verlag, Berlin, July 2010
‘Whose justice in Sierra Leone? Power and justice in the countryside’, Air and Space Power Journal-Africa and Francophonie (ASPJ-A&F) Issue 1, 2015. http://www.au.af.mil/au/afri/aspj/apjinternational/aspj_f/article.asp?id=144
‘State-Building through Security Sector Reform: The UK intervention in Sierra Leone’, Peacebuilding, Volume 2 (1), 2014. Pp. 83-99. With Peter Albrecht.
‘Decentralised authorities, decentralised power and who gets access to justice in Sierra Leone’, Journal of Legal Pluralism, No.63, 2011, Pp.207-231
‘What are we Talking about when we Talk about Fragile States?’, Sicherheit und Freiden (Security and Peace), 4, 2011, Pp.225-231
‘SSR and the UK Approach to State Building’, Third World Quarterly, 32:10, 1803-1822, November 2011
‘The Civil War Roots of Military Domination in Zimbabwe: The Integration Process Following the Rhodesian War and the Road to ZANLA Dominance’, The Journal of Civil Wars volume 13, issue 4, November 2011: 371-395
Jackson, P (2009) ‘'Negotiating with ghosts’: Religion, conflict and peace in Northern Uganda’, The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, Issue 402, June 2009. Pp.319-332
Jackson, P (2009) ‘Mars, Venus or Mercury: AFRICOM and America’s Ambiguous Intentions’, Contemporary Security Policy, Volume 30, Issue 1, April 2009, Pp. 1-4.
Jackson, P (2009) ‘Mission and Pragmatism in US security policy in Africa’, Contemporary Security Policy, Volume 30, Issue 1, April 2009. Pp. 45-49.
Jackson, P (2007) ‘Reshuffling the deck? The politics of decentralisation in Sierra Leone’, African Affairs, January 2007, 106: 95-111. African Affairs is the premier journal on African and is the journal of the Royal African Society and African Studies Association. This is a high prestige article that has led to further research funding, along with article 4, below.
Jackson, P (2007) ‘Are Africa’s wars part of a fourth generation of warfare?’ Contemporary Security Policy, August 2007, 28 (2): 267-285. This article is one of a series of three articles being published during 2007 on the links between African conflicts and theories of warfare. CSP is the leading Journal in this field and is published in the US, so has a global impact. The editor described my piece as ‘an important theoretical contribution to bringing Africa back in to debates about war’.
Jackson, P (2005) ‘Chiefs, Money and Politicians: Rebuilding Local Government in Sierra Leone’, Public Administration and Development, 25, 2005. Pp.49-58. PAD is a high-impact journal and is in the top rank of journals in development. It is the main journal dealing with public administration. This article is in the top 50 downloaded articles of the journal between January 04 and August 06.
Jackson, P (2002) Business Development in Asia and Africa, Palgrave (2002). This book remains the only comprehensive study of business development agencies in Africa and Asia and their influence on economic development. The book was described by DFID’s head of industrial development as ‘the most useful book in the field’.