Dr Adam Simpson's publications

 


Books

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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, Nicholas Farrelly and Ian Holliday (eds) (2017) Routledge Handbook of Contemporary MyanmarRoutledge, London and New York. (ISBN 978-1-138-82077-7). 

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.

Book chapters

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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.

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.

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.

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

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 and New York.

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 and 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 and New York.

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.

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

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

Adam Simpson (2005) ‘Energy security and earth rights in Thailand and Burma’ in Dennis Rumley and Sanjay Chaturvedi (eds) Energy security and the Indian Ocean region, South Asian Publishers, New Delhi.

Journal articles

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.

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.

Adam Simpson (2005) ‘Green NGOs and authoritarian regimes: the perils of environmental activism in Thaksin’s Thailand’, Griffith Journal of the Environment, 1, article 6.

Adam Simpson (2004) ‘Gas pipelines and green politics in South and Southeast Asia’, Social Alternatives, 23(4): 29–36.

Conference presentations

Adam Simpson, ‘Market building and resistance: local activism against Myanmar’s emerging regional energy market’, British International Studies Association (BISA) Annual Conference, Birmingham, UK, June 2013.

Adam Simpson, ‘From “outside” to “inside”: the transformation of activism over energy projects in Myanmar’, Myanmar in Reform Conference, University of Hong Kong, June 2013.

Adam Simpson, ‘Market building and risk in the Greater Mekong Subregion: problems and prospects for the Asian Development Bank in Myanmar’, World Congress of Political Science, International Political Studies Association (IPSA), Madrid, Spain, July 2012.

Adam Simpson, ‘Civil society and pipeline politics in Myanmar (Burma): energy markets and activist environmental governance’, Citizens, Public Participation and the Politics of ‘Building Markets’ in Asia Workshop, Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, February 2012.

Adam Simpson, ‘Challenging injustice through a critical approach to energy security: a central component of environmental security’, Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Annual Conference, Hobart, September 2012.

Adam Simpson, ‘Energy, governance and democracy in Myanmar (Burma): legitimacy, Mohinga-style, after the 2010 election’, International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, Montreal, Canada, March 2011.

Adam Simpson, ‘Transnational energy projects in Burma (Myanmar): climate change impacts and reflections on justice and security’, British International Studies Association (BISA) Annual Conference, University of Manchester, UK, April 2011.

Adam Simpson, ‘Prospects for a policy of engagement with Myanmar (Burma)’, 2011 Australian National University Myanmar/Burma Update Conference, Canberra, May 2011.

Adam Simpson, ‘Critical approaches to risk under authoritarian regimes: the Asian Development Bank and the Greater Mekong Subregion’, Public Organisations and New Approaches to Building Markets in Asia Workshop, Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, April 2011.

Adam Simpson, ‘Climate change, energy, justice and security in Myanmar (Burma)’, Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Annual Conference, Canberra, September 2011.

Adam Simpson, ‘Engaging with Myanmar (Burma): the role of multilateral development banks’, Inaugural International Studies Association Asia Pacific Region (ISA-APR) Conference, Brisbane, 2011.

Adam Simpson, ‘Governance and transnational energy projects in Burma: the Shwe Gas Pipeline project’, Australasian Political Studies Association (APSA) Annual Conference, Melbourne, September 2010.

Adam Simpson, ‘Democracy and environmental governance in Thailand’, Australasian Political Studies Association (APSA) Annual Conference, Melbourne, September 2010.

Adam Simpson, ‘Transnationalising activism under Burma’s authoritarian regime’, Oceanic Conference on International Studies (OCIS), Auckland, New Zealand, July 2010.

Adam Simpson, ‘Cambodia to the rescue: an old friend steps up for Thaksin in Thailand’s colour politics’, Oceanic Conference on International Studies (OCIS), Auckland, New Zealand, July 2010.

Adam Simpson, ‘Environmental activism and energy governance in Burma: the transnational dimension’, Political Studies Association (PSA) Annual Conference, Edinburgh, UK, April 2010.

Adam Simpson, ‘Rainbow politics of a darker hue: Thailand’s version of the colour revolutions’, Australasian Political Studies Association Annual Conference (APSA), Sydney, September 2009.

Adam Simpson, ‘Environmental activism under authoritarianism: creating a Burmese “activist diaspora”’, European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Joint Sessions, Lisbon, Portugal, April 2009.

Adam Simpson, ‘Environmental governance in Thailand: contradictions and contestation’, British International Studies Association (BISA) Annual Conference, Exeter, UK, December 2008.

Adam Simpson, ‘Environmental activism within a transnational NGO: bridging the North–South divide’, Oceanic Conference on International Studies (OCIS), Brisbane, July 2008.

Adam Simpson, ‘Energy and environment: critical security perspectives for South and Southeast Asia’, Australasian Political Studies Association (APSA) Annual Conference, Melbourne, September 2007.

Adam Simpson, ‘Downfall? Capitalism, dissent and the media in Thaksin’s Thailand’, Oceanic Conference on International Studies (OCIS), Melbourne, July 2006.

Adam Simpson, ‘Green activism and electoral politics in Thailand’, Ecopolitics XVI, Brisbane, 4–6 July 2005.

Adam Simpson and Tim Doyle, ‘Green politics under authoritarian regimes: Iran and Burma’, European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Joint Sessions, Granada, Spain, 14–19 April 2005.

Adam Simpson, ‘Energy security and earth rights in Thailand and Burma (Myanmar)’, Second IORG Conference: Energy Security and the Indian Ocean Region, Tehran, Iran, 15–16 February 2004.

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