Journal Articles

  1. Hoffman, S. The UN convention on the rights of the child, decentralisation and legislative integration: a case study from Wales The International Journal of Human Rights 23 3 374 391
  2. Hoffman, S., Macdonald, S. Tackling youth anti-social behaviour in devolving Wales: a study of the tiered approach in Swansea Youth Justice 11 2 150 167
  3. Hoffman, S., Mackie, P., Pritchard, J. Anti-social behaviour law and policy in the United Kingdom: Assessing the impact of enforcement action in the management of social housing International Journal of Law in the Built Environment 2 1 26 44
  4. Hoffman, S. ‘Legislative competence in housing for Wales: An assessment of likely impacts’ Journal of Housing Law
  5. Macdonald, S., Hoffman, S. Should ASBOs be civilized? Criminal Law Review 2010 6 457 473


  1. Hoffman, S., Mackie, P., Bibbings, J. ‘Housing and the Independent Older Child’, in Williams, J., (ed.), 2013, The UNCRC and the Rights of the Child in Wales, University of Wales Press

Book Chapters

  1. Hoffman, S. Collins v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2013] EWCA Civ 1865 CA Commentary: Stephen Cottle; Judgment: Simon Hoffman in 'Rewriting Children’s Rights Judgments From Academic Vision to New Practice', Stalford, Hollingsworth and Gilmore, Hart Publishing, 2017 (Ed.), 'Rewriting Children’s Rights Judgments From Academic Vision to New Practice' Hart
  2. Hoffman, S., Williams, J. Accountability (Ed.), The UNCRC and the Rights of the Child in Wales University of Wales Press.

Conference Contributions

  1. Hoffman, S., Williams, J. ‘The Beauty of Due Regard: Implementation of the UNCRC’ Child Rights Conference, Tromso Norway
  2. Hoffman, S. ‘Children’s rights in Wales’, V World Congress on Children’s Rights, San Juan, Argentina
  3. Hoffman, S. ‘When innocence requires guile: child rights research and law-making for the UNCRC in Wales’, University College Cork Child Rights Conference
  4. Hoffman, S. ‘Children’s citizenship and housing: the dilemma of property law’ COBRA, Paris

Other Research Outputs

  1. Hoffman, S. The Right to Housing in Wales Welsh Housing Quarterly On-line
  2. Hoffman, S., O'Neill, S. The Impact of Legal Integration of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in Wales
  3. Hoffman, S., Chamberlain, R. A Children's Rights Approach Statement, 2016 (Children's Commissioner for Wales)
  4. Hoffman, S. An Older People's Rights Approach (Older People's Commissioner for Wales)
  5. Hoffman, S. Evaluation of the Welsh Government’s Child Rights Impact Assessment procedure under the Children’s Rights Scheme pursuant to the Rights of Children and Young Persons (Wales) Measure 2011
  6. Hoffman, S. Championing children’s rights in times of austerity: Local and regional authorities’ responsibilities
  7. Hoffman, S., Mackie, P., Fitzpatrick, S., Stirling, T., Johnsen, S. ‘Options for Improved Legislative Framework for Homelessness in Wales’, report for WAG
  8. Hoffman, S. ‘Analysis of the Welsh Government budget to consider how the potential impact of financial decisions on equality has been assessed’, EHRC
  9. Hoffman, S., Mackie, P. ‘Homelessness Legislation in Wales: Stakeholder perspectives on potential improvements’, WISERD Cardiff
  10. Hoffman, S., Macdonald, S. ‘Evaluation of the Tiered Approach to Youth Anti-social Behaviour in Swansea’,WAG