Brannelly, P M and Matthews, B (2010), 'When Practical Help is Valued so Much by Older People, Why do Professionals fail to Recognise its Value?, Journal of Integrated Care, Volume 18, Issue 2, April 2010: 33-40.
Matthews, B and Ross, L (2010), Research Methods: A Practical Guide for the Social Sciences, Harlow, Longman.
(2007) ‘Health Policy in the UK: Past, Present, Future’, Conference Proceedings, 50th International Anniversary Conference of the Korean Academy of Social Welfare, Seoul, S Korea.
(2006), ‘The Future of Health Care in South Korea and the UK’, Social Policy & Society, 5:3, 375-385 (with Yoonsoon Chung).
(2004) (Book Review) ' Health Inequalities: Lifecourse Approaches', Journal of Social Policy Vol 33 (3).
(2004), Welfare and the State, Routledge, London (a 5-volume edited collection with Nicholas Deakin and Catherine Jones Finer).
(2003) The Virtual Focus Group Conference paper prsented to the 4th International Conference on Advances in Qualitative Methods, Banff, Canada.
(2002) Research Methods Distance/Supported Learning Handbook, Community Justice, University of Birmingham, with Emma Weyell.
(2002), Writing and Referencing Handbook, Community Justice, University of Birmingham.
(2001), 'Current Themes and Issues in Britain's National Health Service' in Jones Finer, C, Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan, Ashgate, Aldershot.
(2001), The Human Face of Information Technology: a practical guide, Human City Institute Futures Paper C6, Human City Institute, Birmingham.
(2001)(Book Review) 'Evaluating Probation Work with Offenders', Vista Perspectives on Probation, Vol; 6, No. 3, Autumn