Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Politics and International Studies

Contact Details

Dr Simon Lightfoot's Publications


  • Horký-Hluchá OE, Development Cooperation of the ‘New’ EU Member States Beyond Europeanization (Springer, 2015)

  • Szent-Iványi B, Lightfoot S, New Europe's new development aid ([n.pub.], 2015), 1-204
    DOI: 10.4324/9780203712351

  • Horký-Hlucháň O, Lightfoot S, Development Policies of Central and Eastern European States From Aid Recipients to Aid Donors (Routledge, 2013)

  • Gormley-Heenan C, Lightfoot S, Teaching Politics and International Relations ([n.pub.], 2012)

  • Lightfoot S, Europeanizing social democracy?: the rise of the Party of European Socialists, Routledge Advances in European Politics (Routledge, 2005), 192pp

  • Lightfoot S, Burchell J, The Greening of the European Union: Assessing the EU’s Environmental Credentials (Sheffield Academic Press, Continuum, 2001)

Journal articles

  • Lightfoot S, Szent-Iványi B, Wolczuk K, ‘Mesmerized by enlargement: The EU’s Eastern neighborhood policy and new member state transition experience’, East European Politics and Societies, 30.3 (2016), 664-684
    DOI: 10.1177/0888325416632041

  • Lightfoot S, ‘The New Member States and the European Union: Foreign Policy and Europeanization’, POLITICAL STUDIES REVIEW, 14.1 (2016), 120-121
    DOI: 10.1177/1478929915609472b

  • Brazys S, Lightfoot S, ‘Europeanisation in Aid for Trade: The impact of capacity and socialisation’, European Politics and Society, 17.1 (2016), 120-135
    DOI: 10.1080/23745118.2015.1075780

  • Lightfoot S, ‘Teaching and Learning the European Union: Traditional and Innovative Methods’, JCMS-JOURNAL OF COMMON MARKET STUDIES, 53.2 (2015), 430-431
    DOI: 10.1111/jcms.12227_4

  • Lightfoot S, Piotukh V, ‘The research-teaching nexus in politics and international relations in the UK: A survey of practices and attitudes’, Politics, 35.1 (2015), 99-110
    DOI: 10.1111/1467-9256.12045

  • Lightfoot S, ‘The EU and the 2015 year of development’, Analele Universitatii din Bucuresti, Seria Stiinte Politice, 17.2 (2015), 71-80

  • Szent-Iványi B, Lightfoot S, ‘Determinants of civil society influence: The case of international development and humanitarian NGOs in the Czech Republic and Hungary’, Comparative European Politics 2014
    DOI: 10.1057/cep.2014.50, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/91245/

  • Lightfoot S, Szent-Iványi B, ‘Reluctant Donors? The Europeanization of International Development Policies in the New Member States’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 52.6 (2014), 1257-1272
    DOI: 10.1111/jcms.12141, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/91244/

  • Lightfoot S, Maurer H, ‘Introduction: Teaching european studies - Old and new tools for student engagement’, European Political Science, 13.1 (2014), 1-3
    DOI: 10.1057/eps.2013.28

  • Kulahci E, Lightfoot S, ‘Governance, Europarties and the challenge of democratic representation in the EU: A case study of the Party of European Socialists’, ACTA POLITICA, 49.1 (2014), 71-85
    DOI: 10.1057/ap.2013.26

  • Timus N, Lightfoot S, ‘Europarties: Between the processes of 'deepening' and 'widening’, ACTA POLITICA, 49.1 (2014), 1-4
    DOI: 10.1057/ap.2013.29

  • Heard-Laureote K, Lightfoot S, ‘Teaching, learning and the profession’, Journal of Contemporary European Research, 10.4 (2014), 438-441

  • Horký O, Lightfoot S, ‘From aid recipients to aid donors? Development policies of central and eastern European states’, Perspectives on European Politics and Society, 13.1 (2012), 1-16
    DOI: 10.1080/15705854.2011.649169

  • Lightfoot S, ‘Delicious Politics"-the Use of Social Bookmarking in Politics Teaching’, Journal of Political Science Education, 8.1 (2012), 94-101
    DOI: 10.1080/15512169.2012.641400

  • Heppell T, Lightfoot S, ‘We will not balance the books on the backs of the poorest people in the world” Understanding Conservative Party Strategy on International Aid’, Political Quarterly, 83.1 (2012), 130-138

  • Lightfoot SJ, Holmes M, ‘Limited Influence? The Role of the Party of European Socialists in Shaping Social Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe’, Government and Opposition, 46.1 (2010), 32-55
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1477-7053.2010.01328.x

  • Lightfoot S, ‘Beyond the Nation State: Parties in the Era of European Integration’, PARTY POLIT, 16.4 (2010), 549-550

  • Ralph J, Head N, Lightfoot S, ‘Pol-casting: the use of podcasting in the teaching and learning of politics and international relations’, EUR POLIT SCI, 9.1 (2010), 13-24
    DOI: 10.1057/eps.2009.38

  • Lightfoot S, ‘The Europeanisation of International Development Policies: The Case of Central and Eastern European States’, EUROPE-ASIA STUD, 62.2 (2010), 329-350
    DOI: 10.1080/09668130903506854

  • Lightfoot SJ, Hussey K, ‘A new era for EU-Australia relations? Sustainable development and the challenge of climate change as litmus test’, Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs (The Round Table)., 99.410 (2010), 503-513
    DOI: 10.1080/00358533.2010.509952

  • Lightfoot SJ, geyer R, ‘The Strengths and Limits of New Forms of EU Governance: The Cases of Mainstreaming and Impact Assessment in EU Public Health and Sustainable Development Policy’, Journal of European Integration, 32.4 (2010), 339-356
    DOI: 10.1080/07036331003797547

  • Lightfoot S, Ralph J, Head N, ‘Engaging students beyond the classroom: the experience of a podcasting project’, Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences, 1.3 (2009)

  • Lightfoot S, ‘Enlargement and the challenge of EU development’, Perspectives on European Politics and Society, 9.2 (2008), 128-142
    DOI: 10.1080/15705850801999602

  • Lightfoot S, ‘Representative Politics in the European Parliament?’, The International Journal of Human Rights, 12.2 (2008), 289-296
    DOI: 10.1080/13642980801899741

  • Holmes M, Lightfoot S, ‘The Europeanisation of left political parties: Limits to adaptation and consensus’, Capital and Class, 93 (2007), 101-119

  • Lightfoot S, ‘The consolidation of Europarties? The ‘party regulation’ and the development of political parties in the European Union’, Representation, 42.4 (2006), 303-314
    DOI: 10.1080/00344890600951874

  • Lightfoot S, ‘A good international citizen? Australia at the world summit on sustainable development’, AUST J INT AFF, 60.3 (2006), 457-471
    DOI: 10.1080/10357710600865713

  • Jubb E, Lightfoot S, Jubb E, ‘Supporting Students On-line’, International Journal of Learning, 12 (2006), 343-350

  • Burchell J, Lightfoot S, ‘Leading the way? The European Union at the WSSD’, European Environment, 14.6 (2004), 331-341
    DOI: 10.1002/eet.368

  • Lightfoot S, ‘Can Blackboard help support Politics students?’, Learning and Teaching in the Social Sciences, 1.3 (2004), 169-180
    DOI: 10.1386/ltss.1.3.169/0

  • Lightfoot S, ‘The Party of European Socialists and the Treaty of Amsterdam: Really a policy-seeking party?’, Perspectives on European Politics and Society, 4.2 (2003), 217-242
    DOI: 10.1163/156802503322145689

  • Lightfoot S, ‘An Employment Union for Europe? The Role of the Swedish Government’, Politics, 17.2 (1997), 109-115
    DOI: 10.1111/1467-9256.00041

  • Lightfoot S, Wilde L, ‘The 1996 Inter-Governmental Conference: What's in it for the left?’, Contemporary Politics, 2.2, 7-17
    DOI: 10.1080/13569779608454725

  • Lightfoot SJ, Kim S, ‘Does DAC-ability matter? The emergence of Non-DAC donors’, Journal of International Development, 23.5, 711-721
    DOI: 10.1002/jid.1795


  • Szent-Iványi B, Lightfoot S, ‘Central and Eastern European transition experience: A depoliticisation of democracy aid?’, in Democratization in EU Foreign Policy: New Member States as Drivers of Democracy Promotion ([n.pub.], 2015), 37-60
    DOI: 10.4324/9781315714912

  • Lightfoot S, ‘Promoting employability and jobs skills via the political science curriculum’, in Handbook on Teaching and Learning in Political Science and International Relations ([n.pub.], 2015), 144-154
    DOI: 10.4337/9781782548485.00022

  • Lightfoot SJ, ‘The emergence of International Development Policies in Central and Eastern Europe’, in European Development Cooperation, ed. by Hoebink P (Amsterdam Univ Pr, 2011)

  • Lightfoot SJ, ‘The 2009 European Parliamentary Elections and the Party Groups’, in The 2009 Elections to the European Parliament, ed. by Lodge J (Palgrave MacMillan, 2010)

  • Lightfoot S, ‘The EU and Sustainable Development: The long road from Rio to Johannesburg’, in Europe, Globalisation and the Challenge of Sustainability, ed. by Barry J, Baxter B and Dunphy E (Routledge, 2004), 168-185

© Copyright Leeds 2016