Hope, Max A. (2014) Developing active citizenship in schools: a case study of democracy in practice. In Handbook of Progressive Education. (forthcoming – in print).

Messiou, K., Ainscow, M., Echeita, G., Goldrick, S., Hope, M., Paes, I., Sandoval, M., Simon C. and Vitorino, T. (2014) Learning from differences: a strategy for teacher development in respect to student diversity.School Effectiveness and School Improvement (forthcoming – in print)

Hope, M.A. & Stevens, R. (2014) State schools in England, 1944-2014: Why social segregation and inequality still thrives in a ‘comprehensive’ system. Scuola Democratica. Online. DOI: 10.12828/77687. Available at:

Adderley, R.J., Hope, M.A., Hughes, G.C., Jones, L., Messiou, K., and Shaw, P.A. (2014) Exploring inclusive practices in primary schools: focusing on children’s voices. European Journal of Special Needs Education.DOI: 10.1080/08856257.2014.964580

Hope, Max A. (2013) Conceptions of Person-Centered Education in the 21st Century: developing a position statement for ways of being in educational organizations. Person-Centered & Experiential Psychotherapies (forthcoming).

Hope, Max A. (2012) The Importance of Belonging: Learning from the Student Experience of Democratic Education. Journal of School Leadership. Volume 22, Issue 4. Pages 733-750.

Hope, Max A. (2012) Localism, Decentralisation and Free Schools – is there a green light for a radical alternative within England’s state education system? International Studies in Educational Administration.Volume 40, Issue 1. Pages 89-102.

Hope, Max A. (2012) Small and perfectly formed? Is democracy an alternative approach to school leadership?  School Leadership and Management. Volume 32. Issue 3. Pages 291-305.

Hope, Max A. (2012) Becoming citizens through school experience: a case study of democracy in practice.International Journal of Progressive Education. Volume 8. Issue 3. Pages 94-109.

Hope, Max A. (2012) Youth Work and State Education. Should Youth Workers apply to set up a Free School?Youth and Policy. Number 109. Pages 60-70.

Fitzsimons, A., Hope, M., Cooper, C. & Russell, K. (2011) Empowerment and Participation in Youth Work. Exeter: Learning Matters.

Hope, Max (2006) Learning the Lessons: how young people taught us everything we needed to know. Hull: University of Hull and The Warren. Download the pdf version here … Dr_Max_Hope_Learning_the_Lessons_