Selected publications since 2008:
Johns, R. (forthcoming), "Experiments", in Arzheimer, K., Evans, J. and Lewis-Beck, M. (eds.), The Sage Handbook of Electoral Behaviour, London: Sage.
Davies, G. and Johns, R. (forthcoming), "The Domestic Consequences of International Over-Cooperation: An Experimental Study of Micro-Foundations", Conflict Management & Peace Science, in press.
Davidson, S., Elstub, S., Johns, R. and Stark, A. (forthcoming), "Rating the Debates: The 2010 Leaders' Debates and Political Communication in the Deliberative System", British Politics, in press.
Johns, R. and Mitchell, J. (2016), Takeover: Explaining the Extraordinary Rise of the SNP, London: Biteback.
Davies, G. and Johns, R. (2016), "R2P from below: Does the British public view humanitarian interventions as ethical and effective?" International Politics, 53(1), 118-38.
Johns, R. and Davies, G. (2014), "Coalitions of the willing? International backing and British public support for military action", Journal of Peace Research, 51(6), 679-95.
Carman, C., Johns, R. and Mitchell, J. (2014), More Scottish than British: The Scottish Parliament Election of 2011, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Brandenburg, H. and Johns, R. (2014), "The declining representativeness of the British party system, and why it matters", Political Studies, 62(4), 704-25.
Johns, R. and Brandenburg, H. (2014), “Giving voters what they want? Party orientation perceptions and preferences in the British electorate”, Party Politics, 20(1), 89-104.
Davies, G. and Johns, R. (2013), “Audience costs in the British public: The impact of escalation, crisis type and Prime Minister’s rhetoric”, International Studies Quarterly, 57(4), 725-37.
Johns, R., Mitchell, J. and Carman, C. (2013), "Constitution or competence? The SNP's re-election in 2011", Political Studies, 61(S1), 158-78.
Davies, G. and Johns, R. (2012), "British public confidence in MI6 and government use of intelligence: The effect on support for preventive military action", Intelligence & National Security, 27(5), 669-88.
Johns, R. and Davies, G. (2012), "Democratic peace or clash of civilisations? Target states and support for war in Britain and the USA", Journal of Politics, 74(4), 1038-52.
Johns, R., Bennie, L. and Mitchell, J. (2012), “Gendered nationalism? The gender gap in support for the Scottish National Party”, Party Politics, 18(4), 581-601.
Denver, D., Carman, C. and Johns, R. (2012), Elections and Voters in Britain (3rd edn.), Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Shephard, M. and Johns, R. (2012), “A face for radio? How viewers and listeners reacted differently to the third leaders' debate in 2010”, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 14(1), 1-18.
Mitchell, J., Bennie, L. and Johns, R. (2011), The Scottish National Party: Transition to Power. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Johns, R. and Shephard, M. (2011), “Facing the voters: The potential impact of printing candidate photographs on ballot papers”, Political Studies, 59(3), 636-58. Johns, R., Winters, K. and Campbell, R. (2011), “'My heart says one thing but my head says another'? Men, women and the psychology of partisanship in Britain”, Politics & Gender, 7(2), 193-222.
Pattie, C., Denver, D., Johns, R. and Mitchell, J. (2011), “Raising the tone? The impact of 'positive' and 'negative' campaigning on voting in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election”, Electoral Studies, 30(2), 333-43.
Johns, R. (2011), “Credit where it's due? Valence politics, attributions of responsibility, and multi-level elections”, Political Behavior, 33(1), 53-77.
Johns, R., Denver, D., Mitchell, J. and Pattie, C. (2010), Voting for a Scottish Government: The Scottish Parliament Elections of 2007. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Carman, C. and Johns, R. (2010), “Linking coalition attitudes and split-ticket voting: The Scottish Parliament elections of 2007”, Electoral Studies, 29(3), 381-91.
Johns, R. (2010), "Measuring issue salience in British elections: Competing interpretations of 'most important issue'", Political Research Quarterly, 63(1), 143-58.
Padgett, S. and Johns, R. (2010), “How do political parties shape public opinion? Britain in a European perspective”, in Park, A., Curtice, J., Thomson, K., Phillips, M., Clery, E. and Butt, S. (eds.), British Social Attitudes: The 26th Report, London: Sage.
Johns, R. (2009), “Tracing foreign policy decisions: Citizens’ use of heuristics”, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 11(4), 574-92.
Johns, R., Denver, D., Mitchell, J. and Pattie, C. (2009), "Valence politics in Scotland: Towards an explanation of the 2007 election", Political Studies, 57(1), 207-33.
Denver, D., Johns, R. and Carman, C. (2009), “Rejected ballot papers in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election: The voters” perspective”, British Politics, 4(1), 3-21.
Johns, R. (2009), "Behaviouralism", in Gamble, A., Hay, C., Flinders, M., and Kenny, M. (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of British Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Johns, R. and Carman, C. (2008), "Coping with coalitions? Scottish voters under a proportional system", Representation, 44(4), 301-15.
Carman, C., Mitchell, J. and Johns, R. (2008), "The unfortunate natural experiment in ballot design: The Scottish Parliamentary Elections of 2007", Electoral Studies, 27(3), 442-59.
Shephard, M. and Johns, R. (2008), "Candidate image and electoral preference in Britain", British Politics, 3(3), 324-49.
Adamson, K., and Johns, R. (2008), "The Vlaams Blok and the ideological rearticulation of 'Europe'", Journal of Political Ideologies, 13(2), 133-56.