Browse publications by researchers at the Centre for Peace and Security, including books, chapters, articles, reports, theses and seminar papers.


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Adam Simpson (2017), Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma): A Critical Approach to Environmental Politics in the South, NIAS Press: Copenhagen. (Paperback version with new Postscript, pp.336, ISBN 978-87-7694-207-6)

Adam Simpson, A, N Farrelly and I Holliday (eds) (2017) Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar, Routledge, London and New York, ISBN 978-1-138-82077-7.


Elisabeth Porter (2015) Connecting Peace, Justice & Reconciliation, Lynne Rienner, Boulder, Colorado.

Brad West (2015) Re-enchanting Nationalisms: Rituals and Remembrances in a Postmodern Age. New York: Springer.


Heather Anderson, Susan Chamberlain and Kerrie Foxwell-Norton (eds) (2014) Generation Next: Becoming Socially Enterprising, Oxford Press, Melbourne.

David Chapman and Karl Jakob Krogness (2014) Japan's household registration system and citizenship: koseki, identification and documentation, Routledge, London.

Adam Simpson (2014) Energy, governance and security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma): a critical approach to environmental politics in the South, Routledge, London and New York.


Heather Anderson (2012) Raising the Civil Dead: Prisoners and Community Radio, Peter Lang AG, Switzerland.

Elisabeth Porter and Anuradha Mundkur (2012) Peace and security: implications for women, University of Queensland Press, Brisbane. Order from Penguin Books


Dale Bagshaw and Elisabeth Porter (eds) (2009) Mediation in the Asia-Pacific: transforming conflicts and building peace, Routledge, New York.
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David Chapman (2008) Zainichi Korean identity and ethnicity, Routledge, London.


Elisabeth Porter (2007) Peacebuilding: women in international perspective, Routledge, London.


Elisabeth Porter and Baden Offord (eds) (2006) Activating human rights, Peter Lang, Oxford.


DRACON International (2005), Bridging the fields of drama and conflict management: empowering students to handle conflicts through school-based programmes, Studia Psychologica et Paedagogica, School of Teacher Education, Malmo University, Sweden. (Several chapters co-authored by Dale Bagshaw.)


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Heather Anderson (2017),“Prisoners’ radio: connecting communities through alternative discourse”, in Chris Atton (ed) Routledge Companion to Alternative and Community Media, Routledge, London. 

Dale Bagshaw (2017) 'Family mediation and family law in Australia' in Mediation and its impact on legal systems in the Asia Pacific, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Adam Simpson (2017) 'The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: New Openings for Civil Society in Myanmar.' in M. Crouch (ed.) The Business of Transition: Law Reform and Commerce in Myanmar. (Melbourne, Cambridge University Press).

Adam Simpson (2017) 'Injustice, conflict and activism: The environment and Southeast Asia.' in M. Beeson and A. Ba (eds),Contemporary Southeast Asia. Third edition. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Adam Simpson (2017) 'Corruption, investment and natural resources.' in S. Alam, J. Bhuiyan and J. Razzaque (eds),International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability. London and New York: Routledge.

Adam Simpson (2017) ‘Environment and natural resources’ in Simpson, A, N Farrelly and I Holliday (eds) Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar, Routledge: London and New York.

Adam Simpson, Holliday, I, and N Farrelly (2017) ‘Myanmar Futures’ in Simpson, A, N Farrelly and I Holliday (eds) Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar, Routledge: London and New York.

C Fink and Adam Simpson (2017) ‘Civil society’ in Simpson, A, N Farrelly and I Holliday (eds) Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar, Routledge: London and New York.

Farrelly, N, I Holliday and Adam Simpson (2017) ‘Explaining Myanmar in flux and transition’ in Simpson, A, N Farrelly and I Holliday (eds) Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar, Routledge: London and New York.

Adam Simpson (2017) ‘The environment in Myanmar: Evolving governance under a regime in transition’ in Philip Hirsch (ed) Routledge Handbook of Environment in Southeast Asia, Routledge, London and New York.

Adam Simpson and Mattijs Smits (2017) ‘Transitions to climate and energy security in Thailand’ in Robert Looney (ed), Routledge Handbook of Transitions to Energy and Climate Security, Routledge: London and New York.


Elisabeth Porter (2015), 'Women in Politics in Australia', in W Hofmeister, M Sarmah & D Kaur, Women, Policy and Political Leadership: Regional Perspectives in Today's World, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Singapore, ch. 9 , pp. 73-78.

Adam Simpson (2015) 'Starting from year zero: environmental governance in Myanmar' in Sacchidananda Mukherjee and Debashis Chakraborty (eds) Environmental challenges and governance: diverse perspectives from Asia, Routledge, London.

Adam Simpson (2015) 'Democracy and environmental governance in Thailand' in Sacchidananda Mukherjee and Debashis Chakraborty (eds) Environmental challenges and governance: diverse perspectives from Asia, Routledge, London.


Adam Simpson (2014) 'Market building and risk under a regime in transition: the Asian Development Bank in Myanmar (Burma)' in Toby Carroll and Darryl Jarvis (eds) The politics of marketising Asia, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke.

Brad West and J. McKay (2014) ‘Gallipoli, Tourism and Australian Nationalism’ in T. Miller (ed) The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture, Routledge, London. 

Elspeth McInnes (2014), 'A Feminist Perspective: System Responses to Australian Mothers Exiting an Abusive Relationship', in M Taylor & JA Pooley, Overcoming Domestic Violence: Creating a Dialogue Round Vulnerable Populations, Nova Science Publishers Inc, New York, ch. 10, pp. 155-170.

Elspeth McInnes (2014), Diamond, AK & Whitington, V 2014, 'Developing Trauma-Informed Pedagogy in a Year 2-3 Classroom', in M Callaghan, How Trauma Resonates: Art, Literature and Theoretical practice, 1, Inter-Disciplinary Press, UK, pp. 127-138.


Dale Bagshaw and Damien Coghlan (2013) 'Discourses on violence: constraints and challenges for mediators in the Asia-Pacific' in Deborah Mayersen and Annie Pohlman (eds) Genocide and mass atrocities in Asia: legacies and prevention, Routledge, New York.

Adam Simpson (2013) 'An "activist diaspora" as a response to authoritarianism in Myanmar: the role of transnational activism in promoting political reform in Francesco Cavatorta (ed) Civil society activism under authoritarian rule: a comparative perspective, Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science.

Adam Simpson (2013) 'Challenging inequality and injustice: a critical approach to energy security' in Rita Floyd and Richard Mathew (eds) Environmental security: approaches and issues, Routledge, London.


Dale Bagshaw (2012) 'Mediation, human rights and peace-building in the Asia-Pacific' in Bee Chen Goh, Baden Offord and Rob Garbutt (eds), Activating human rights and peace: theories, practices, contexts, Ashgate Press, London, pp159–172.

David Chapman (2012) 'Identifying the periphery: challenging citizenship, nationality and identity on the Ogasawara Islands' in Caroline Plüss and Chan Kwok-bun (eds) Living intersections: transnational migrant identifications in Asia, Springer, Dordrecht, NL.

David Chapman and D Long (2012) 'English is my home: citizenship, language and identity in the Ogasawara islands' in N Gottlieb (ed) Language and citizenship in Japan, Routledge, London.

Elisabeth Porter (2012) 'Women, peace and securing human rights' in Bee Chen Goh, B Offord and R Garbutt (eds) Activating human rights and peace: theories, practice and context, Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey, pp 201–215.

Adam Simpson (2012) 'Prospects for a policy of engagement with Myanmar (Burma): a multilateral development bank perspective' in Nick Cheesman, Monique Skidmore and Trevor Wilson (eds) Myanmar's transition: openings, obstacles and opportunities, ISEAS, Singapore.


Dale Bagshaw (2011) 'Family violence and family mediation in Australia' in Pia Deleuran (ed) Conflict management in the family field and in other close relationships: mediation as a way forward, DJØF Publishing, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp 93–108.

Elspeth McInnes and A. Diamond (2011) 'Child and family centres: how effective?' in K Brettig and M Sims (eds) Building integrated connections for children, their families, and communities, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, pp 52–72.

Elisabeth Porter (2011) 'Gender-inclusivity in transitional justice strategies: women in Timor-Leste' in Susanne Buckley-Zistel and Ruth Stanley (eds) Gender in transitional justice, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp 221–240.


Dale Bagshaw (2009) 'When East meets West: developing culturally relevant models for mediation education, training and practice' in Syed Khalid Rashid and Syed Ahmad Idid (eds) Mediation and arbitration in Asia-Pacific, IIUM Press, Malaysia, pp 7–23.

Dale Bagshaw (2009) 'Family law mediation and social work' in Philip Swain and Simon Rice (eds) In the shadow of the law, Federation Press, pp 317–338.

Dale Bagshaw (2009) 'Challenging western constructs of mediation' in Dale Bagshaw and Elisabeth Porter (eds) Mediation in the Asia-Pacific: transforming conflicts and building peace, Routledge, London.

Dale Bagshaw (2009) 'Family mediation in marital disputes in Muslim families in Malaysia' in Dale Bagshaw and Elisabeth Porter (eds) Mediation in the Asia-Pacific: transforming conflict and building peace, Routledge, New York.

Dale Bagshaw, Aaron Jen Kong Chong and Jambulingam Gayathiri (2009) 'Mediation practices in Peninsula Malaysia' in Dale Bagshaw and Elisabeth Porter (eds) Mediation in the Asia-Pacific: transforming conflicts and building peace, Routledge, London.

Alan Campbell (2009) 'Creative peace building: experiences from Bougainville' in Dale Bagshaw and Elisabeth Porter (eds) Mediation in the Asia Pacific: transforming conflicts and building peace, Routledge, London.

Elisabeth Porter and Dale Bagshaw (2009) 'Transforming conflicts and building peace through mediation' in Dale Bagshaw and Elisabeth Porter (eds) Mediation in the Asia-Pacific: transforming conflicts and building peace, Routledge, London, pp 13–17.

Elisabeth Porter and Danielle Every (2009) 'Peacebuilding: women peace workers' in Dale Bagshaw and Elisabeth Porter (eds) Mediation in the Asia-Pacific: transforming conflicts and building peace, Routledge, London, pp 40–58.

M Weiner and David Chapman (2009) 'Zainichi Koreans in history and memory' in M Weiner (ed) Japan's minorities: the illusion of homogeneity, 2nd ed, Routledge, London, pp 162–187.


Dale Bagshaw (2008) 'Alternatives to the judicial mess: suggesting mediation' in Amita Singh (ed) Governance and justice in South Asia: access maze and denial frame for the poor, PHI Learning: New Dehli.

Adam Simpson (2008) 'Gas pipelines and security in South and Southeast Asia: a critical perspective' in Timothy Doyle and Melissa Risely (eds) Crucible for survival: environmental security and justice in the Indian Ocean region, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick.

Adam Simpson and Tim Doyle (2008) 'Traversing more than speed bumps: green politics under authoritarian regimes in Burma and Iran' in Brian Doherty and Timothy Doyle (eds) Beyond borders: environmental movements and transnational politics, Routledge, London.


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Elisabeth Porter (2016), 'Feminists building peace and reconciliation: beyond post-conflict', Peacebuilding, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 210-225.

Elisabeth Porter (2016), 'Gendered narratives: stories and silences in transitional justice', Human Rights Review, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 35 - 50.


Heather Anderson "Voices of asylum: an exploration of the roles of radio in the asylum-seeker debate", Australian Journalism Review.

Heather Anderson and Susan Forde “‘Is it justice or just us?’ Examining how radical and local media framed an Aboriginal death in police custody”, Communication, Politics & Culture.

Lesley-Ann Ey ( 2016), 'Sexualised music media and children's gender role and self-identity development: a four-phase study', Sex Education: sexuality, society and learning, vol. online, pp. 1-15.


Brad West (2014) “National Humanitarianism and the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami”, Journal of Sociology.  

Brad West (2014) “Historical Re-enacting and Affective Authority: Performing the American Civil War”, Annals of Leisure Research 17(2): 161-179.


Heather Anderson (2013) “Beyond the Bars: Prisoners’ radio strengthening community”, Media International Australia, No. 149.

Dale Bagshaw, Sarah Wendt, Lana Zannettino and Valerie Adams (2013) 'Financial abuse of older people by family members: views and experiences of older Australians and their family members', Australian Social Work, 66(1): 86–103.

Elspeth McInnes (2013) 'Madness in family law: mothers’ mental health in the Australian family law system', Psychiatry, Psychology and Law,

Elisabeth Porter (2013) 'Rethinking women's empowerment', Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 8(1): 1–14.

Elisabeth Porter (2013) ‘Ethical Commitment to Women’s Participation in Transitional Justice’, Global Justice: Theory, Practice, Rhetoric, 6,1: 1-20.

Adam Simpson (2013) 'Challenging hydropower development in Myanmar (Burma): cross-border activism under a regime in transition', Pacific Review, 26(2): 129–152.

Adam Simpson and S Park (2013) ‘The Asian Development Bank as a global risk regulator in Myanmar’, Third World Quarterly, 34(10): 1858–1871.

Fatahillah Abdul Syukar and Dale Bagshaw (2013) 'Court-annexed mediation in Indonesia: does culture matter?', Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 30(3): 369–390.

Fatahillah Abdul Syukar and Dale Bagshaw (2013) 'When home is no longer "sweet": family violence and Sharia court–annexed mediation in Indonesia', Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 30(3): 271–294.

Sarah Wendt, Dale Bagshaw, Lana Zannettino and Valerie Adams (2013) 'Financial abuse of older people: a case study', International Social Work, DOI: 10.1177/0020872813477882.

Lana Zannettino, Dale Bagshaw, Sarah Wendt and Valerie Adams (2013) 'The role of emotional vulnerability and abuse in the financial exploitation of older people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) communities in Australia', Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect.


Heather Anderson (2012) “Facilitating Active Citizenship: Participating in Prisoners' Radio”, Critical Studies in Media Communication, DOI:10.1080/15295036.2012.688212.


Dale Bagshaw et al (2011) "The effect of family violence on post-separation parenting arrangements", Family Matters, 86: 49–61.

David Chapman (2011) 'Geographies of self and other: mapping Japan through the koseki', The Asia-Pacific Journal, 9(2).

David Chapman (2011) 'Different faces, different spaces: identifying the islanders of Ogasawara', Social Science Journal Japan, 14(2): 189–212.

Elspeth McInnes and Sue Nichols (2011) 'Partnerships in integrated early childhood centres: getting from policies to practices', New Zealand Research in Early Childhood Education Journal, 14: 81–94.

K Walsh, L Laskey, E McInnes, A Farrell, B Mathews and F Briggs (2011) 'Locating child protection in pre-service teacher education', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 36(7).


Dale Bagshaw, Alan Campbell et al (2010) 'The effect of family violence on post-separation parenting arrangements', Family Matters, 86: 35–47.

Dale Bagshaw, Alan Campbell et al (2010) 'Family violence: parents' and children's experiences before and after the 2006 reforms', Australian Family Lawyer, 21(2): 11–18.

Elspeth McInnes, C Ward and D Knight (2010) 'Family day care providers' occupational health and safety', Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 26(5): 403–412.

Brad West (2010) “Dialogical Memorialization, International Travel and the Public Sphere: A Cultural Sociology of Commemoration and Tourism at the WWI Gallipoli Battlefields”, Tourist Studies, 10: 209-226.   


David Chapman (2009) 'Inventing subjects and sovereignty: early history of the first settlers of the Bonin (Ogasawara) Islands', The Asia-Pacific Journal, 24.


Heather Anderson (2008) “Engaging the civil dead – citizen media and prisoners”, Global Media Journal Australian Edition, vol2, issue 2.

Alan Campbell (2008) 'For their own good: recruiting children for research', Childhood, 15(1): 30–49.

Alan Campbell (2008) 'The right to be heard: Australian children's views about their involvement in decision making following parental separation', Child Care in Practice.

David Chapman (2008) 'Tama-chan and sealing Japanese identity', Critical Asian Studies, 40(3): 423–443.

David Chapman, Laura Dales and V Mackie (2008) '"Minority women will change the world!": perspectives on multiple discrimination in Japan', Women's Studies International Forum, 31(3).

Amanda Shea Hart and Dale Bagshaw (2008) 'The idealised post-separation family in Australian family law: a dangerous paradigm in cases of domestic violence', Journal of Family Studies, Special Issue: 'Innovative Responses to Family Violence', 13(2/3).

Brad West (2008) “Enchanting Pasts: The Role of International Civil Religious Pilgrimage in Reimagining National Collective Memory”, Sociological Theory 26, 3: 258-270. 

Brad West (2008) “Collective Memory and Crisis: The 2002 Bali Bombings, National Archetypes and the Counter-Narrative of Cosmopolitan Nationalism”, Journal of Sociology 44, 4: 337-353. 


Dale Bagshaw (2007) 'Reshaping responses to children when parents are separating: hearing children's voices in the transition', Australian Social Work, 60(4): 450–465.

Dale Bagshaw, Margaret Lepp and CeCelia Zorn (2007) 'International collaboration: building teams and managing conflicts', Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 24(4): 433–446.

Adam Simpson (2007) 'The environment–energy security nexus: critical analysis of an energy "love triangle" in Southeast Asia', Third World Quarterly, 28(3): 539–554.


Timothy Doyle and Adam Simpson (2006) 'Traversing more than speed bumps: green politics under authoritarian regimes in Burma and Iran', Environmental Politics, 15(5): 750–767.


Porter, Elisabeth with Anuradha Mundkur and Danielle Every, 2010, Implementing UNSCR 1325 in the Asia-Pacific region, PeaceWomen 1325+10 Repository, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Porter, Elisabeth with Anuradha Mundkur and Danielle Every, 2010, Final report: women, peace and security in AusAID partner countries: analysis of the impact of UN Resolution 1325, submitted to the Gender Coordination Unit, AusAID, Canberra.

Dale Bagshaw et al (2010) Family violence and family law in Australia: the experiences and views of children and adults from families who separated post-1995 and post-2006, Attorney-General's Department, Canberra.

Dale Bagshaw, Sarah Wendt and Lana Zannettino (2007) Our actions to prevent the abuse of older South Australians: research report for the South Australian Office for the Ageing and the Department for Families and Communities, Government of South Australia, Adelaide.

Dale Bagshaw, Karolyne Quinn and Birte Schmidt (2006) Children and families in transition: towards a child-centred integrated model of practice (PDF 1.6 MB), Hawke Research Institute for Sustainable Societies, Magill, SA. Report from Stage 1 of the Children and Families in Transition project.


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