Grix, J. (2016) Sport Politics: An Introduction, (Basingstoke, Palgrave).
Grix, J. and Dennis, M. (2012) Sport Under Communism: The East German Experience, Global Culture and Sport Series, (Basingstoke, Palgrave).
Grix, J. and Watkins, G. (2010) Information Skills. Finding and Using the Right Resources, (Basingstoke, Palgrave).
Grix, J. (2010) The Foundations of Research, 2nd Edition, (Basingstoke, Palgrave).
Grix, J. (2004) The Foundations of Research, (Basingstoke, Palgrave).
Grix, J. (2001) Demystifying Postgraduate Research. From MA to PhD, (University of Birmingham Press, Birmingham).
Grixj, J. (2000) The Role of the Masses in the Collapse of East Germany, (Basingstoke, Macmillan).
Edited Books (recent)
(2016) (ed.) Leveraging Mega-Event Legacies, London: Routledge.
(2016) (co-ed.) Challenges to Emerging and Established Powers, London: Routledge.
(2016) (ed.) Sport Politics. Sage Major Works. 4 Volumes. London: Sage.
Grix, J. (ed.) (2014) Leveraging Legacies from Sports Mega-Events. Basingstoke: Palgrave.
Grix, J. and Phillpots, L. (eds.) (2014) Understanding UK Sport Policy in Context. London: Routledge.
Special issues of refereed journals
(2017) Special Issue of International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, ‘State Strategies for Leveraging Sports Mega-Events’, forthcoming.
(2015) Special Issue of Leisure Studies, Ed. ‘Leveraging Legacies from Mega-Events’, 34, 6, pp. 627-766 (impact factor: 1.121).
(2015) Special Issue of Global Society, (co-ed.) ‘Challenges to Emerging and Established Powers’, 29, 3, pp. 281-479.
Grix, J. and Brannagan, P. (2016) ‘Of Mechanisms and Myths: Conceptualizing States’ ‘Soft Power’ Strategies through Sports Mega-Events’, Diplomacy and Statecraft, 27:2, 251-272, DOI: 10.1080/09592296.2016.1169791.
Nichols, G., Grix, J. and Griffiths, M. (2016) ‘How Sport Governance Impacted on Olympic Legacy: A Study of Unintended Consequences and the “Sport Makers” Volunteering Programme’, Managing Sport and Leisure, DOI: 10.1080/23750472.2016.1181984.
Postlethwaite, V. and Grix, J. (2016) ‘Beyond the Acronyms: Sport Diplomacy and the Classification of the International Olympic Committee’, Diplomacy and Statecraft, 27:2, 295-313, DOI: 10.1080/09592296.2016.1169796.
Grix, J., and Kramareva, N. (2015). The Sochi Winter Olympics and Russia’s unique soft power strategy. Sport in Society, 1-15. DOI:10.1080/17430437.2015.1100890.
Milton, K. and Grix, J. (2015) Public health policy and walking in England—analysis of the 2008 ‘policy window’, BMC Public Health, 15: 614. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/15/614.
Grix, J., Brannagan, P. and Houlihan, B. (2015) Interrogating States’ Soft Power Strategies: A Case Study of Sports Mega-Events in Brazil and the UK, Global Society, 29, 3, pp. 463-479.
Toledo, R. M. Grix, J. and M. T. S. Bega (2015) ‘Megaeventos Esportivos e seus Legados: uma análise dos efeitos institucionais da dupla condição do Brasil de país-sede’, Revista de Sociologia e Política, 23, 56, pp. 21-44.
Boardley, I., Grix, J. & Harkin, J. (2014) Doping in team and individual sports: a qualitative investigation of moral disengagement and associated processes. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise, and Health. 7, 5, p. 698–717.
Boardley, I. D., Grix, J., & Dewar, A. (2014). Moral Disengagement and Associated Processes in Performance Enhancing Drug Use: A National Qualitative Investigation. Journal of Sport Sciences, in press.
Phillpots, L. and Grix, J. (2014) New governance and Physical Education and School Sport Policy: A Case Study of School to Club Links, Journal of Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 19:1, 76-96.
Grix, J. (2013) (with Donna Lee) ‘Soft Power, Sports Mega-Events and Emerging States: The Lure of the Politics of Attraction’, Global Society, forthcoming.
Grix, J. and Houlihan, B. (2013) 'Sports Mega-Events as Part of a Nation’s Soft Power Strategy: The Cases of Germany (2006) and the UK (2012)', British Journal of Politics and International Relations, in press.
Grix, J. (2013) Commentary on ‘Culture Change in a Professional Sports Team: Shaping Environmental Contexts and Regulating Power’, International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 8, 2, pp. 297-299, in press.
Grix, J. (2013) 'The politics of the Olympics', Political Studies Review, in press.
Grix, J. (2013) '‘Image’ Leveraging and Sports Mega-Events: Germany and the 2006 FIFA World Cup', Journal of Sport and Tourism, in press.
Boardley, I. and Grix, J. (2013) 'Doping in Bodybuilders: A Qualitative Investigation of Facilitative Psychosocial Processes', Journal of Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, in press.
Dinold, M., Dikemüller, Grix, J. and Phillpots, L. (2013) ‘European Policy and the management of diversity: towards a typology for sport pedagogy’, European Journal of Sport Science, in press.
Grix, J. (2012) 'London 2012 and its legacies’, Editorial in Special Issue of International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, Grix, J. and Lesley Phillpots, eds. ‘An Assessment of UK Sport Policy in comparative context’, in press.
Grix, J. and Carmichael, F. (2012) ‘The Olympic Legacy and Participation in Sport: An Interim Assessment of Sport England’s Active People Survey for Sports Studies Research’, International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, iFirst article, pp.1-16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19406940.2012.656675.
Grix, J. and Carmichael, F. (2012) 'Why do governments invest in elite sport? A polemic', International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 4, 1, pp. 73-90; http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19406940.2011.627358.
Grix, J. (2012) 'The Politics of Sports Mega-events', Political Insight, 3, 1, pp. 4-7, April, 2012.
Grix, J. and Phillpots, L. (2011) ‘Unpacking the Paradox: Centralised Grass-Roots Policy and the “new Governance”: a Case Study of County Sport Partnerships’, International Review of Sport Sociology, (pre-published online, September 2010).
Grix, J. and Goodwin, M. (2011) ‘Bringing Structures back in: The “Governance Narrative”, the “Decentred Approach” and “Asymmetrical Network Governance” in the Education and Sport Policy Communities’, Public Administration, 89, 2, 537–556.
Grix, J. Phillpots, L. (2011) ‘Revisiting the “Governance Narrative”: “Asymmetrical Network Governance” and the Deviant Case of the Sport Policy Sector’, Public Policy and Administration, 26, 1, 3-19.
Grix, J. and Parker, A. (2011) ‘Towards an Explanation for the Decline in UK Athletics: a Case Study of Male Distance Running’, Sport in Society, 14, 5, 612–628.
Grix, J. (2010) ‘Introducing “Hard Interpretivism” and “Q” Methodology’, Leisure Studies, 29, 4, 457-467.
Grix, J. (2010) ‘The Governance Debate and the Study of Sport Policy’, International Journal of Sport Policy, 2, 2, July 2010, 159-171.
Grix, J. (2010) ‘From “Hobbyhorse” to Mainstream: Using Sport to Understand British Politics’, British Politics, 5, 1, February 2010. , 114-129.
Grix, J. and Dennis, M. (2010) ‘Behind the Iron Curtain: Football as a Site of Contestation in the East German Sports “Miracle”’, Sport in History, 30, 3, 447-474.
Grix, J. (2009) ‘The impact of UK Sport Policy on the Governance of Athletics’, in International Journal of Sport Policy, March, 2009, 1, 1, 31-49.
Grix, J. (2008) ‘The Decline of Mass Sport Provision in the German Democratic Republic’, in International Journal of the History of Sport, 25, 4, 406-420
Grix, J. (2014) 'Germany and Sport Politics' in The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary German Politics, Edited by Sarah Colvin, London: Routledge.
Grix, J. (2014) 'Political Science and Sport' in Handbook of Social Sciences in Sport and Physical Activity, Edited by Joseph Maguire, Human Kinetics.