Hek, R, Hughes, N and Ozman, R. (2012) ‘Safeguarding the needs of young refugees and asylum seekers: addressing past failings and meeting future challenges’, Child Abuse Review, 21 (5): 335–348.
Hughes, N. (2011), 'Young people 'as risk' or young people 'at risk': comparing discourses of anti-social behaviour in England and Victoria', Critical Social Policy.
Clarke, H. and Hughes, N. (2010), 'Whole Family Approaches: understanding and responding to complex needs', Social Policy and Society, 9(4): 527-531, doi:10.1017/S1474746410000242
Hughes, N. (2010) 'Models and approaches in family-focused policy and practice', Social Policy and Society, 9(4): 545-555, doi:10.1017/S1474746410000266.
Galvani, S. and Hughes, N. (2008) 'Working with Alcohol and Drug Use: Exploring the Knowledge and Attitudes of Social Work Students', British Journal of Social Work, Advance Access published on 20 October 2008; doi:10.1093/bjsw/bcn137.
Selected book chapters
Hughes, N. (2012) ‘Antisocial youth and asocial communities: are British youth intolerant or intolerable?’ in Pickard, S. Nativel, C. and Portier-Le Cocq (eds) Les Politiques de jeunesse en mutation : désaffection, répression et accompagnement à la citoyenneté au Royaume-Uni et en France, Paris: Presses de la Sorbonne Nouvelle.
Hughes, N. (2011) 'Intolerant or intolerable? Antisocial youth in asocial communities' in Doolin, K, Child, J, Raine, J and Beech, A (eds) Whose Criminal Justice? Regulatory State or Empowered Communities? Winchester: Waterside Press.
Hughes, N. (2009) 'Managerialism Subverted: exploring the activity of the 'street level bureaucrat' in Barnes, M. and Prior, D. (eds) Subversive Citizens. Bristol: Policy Press.
Reports and other publications
Hughes, N, Williams, H, Chitsabesan, P, Davies, R. and Mounce, L. (2012) Nobody Made the Connection: The prevalence of neurodisability in young people who offend. London: Office of the Children’s Commissioner.
Prior, D, Farrow, K, Hughes, N, Kelly, G, Manders, G, White, S and Wilkinson, B (2011) Maturity, young adults and criminal justice: A literature review. London: Transition to Adulthood Alliance/Barrow Cadbury Trust.
Morris, K. Hughes, N. Clarke, H. et al (2008) Think Family: a review of whole family approaches. London: Cabinet Office.