Chasing the Norm

Australian academic and blogger on politics, international relations, and culture



Winning the Peace: Australia’s campaigns to change the Asia-Pacific Melbourne University Press

[With Joanne Wallis] eds. Asia-Pacific Security Georgetown University Press (Forthcoming 2015)

[With Daniel Baldino & Anthony J. Langlois] eds., Australian Foreign Policy: The Key Debates Oxford University Press, 2014 – Buy here.

Journal Articles

‘Is Australia a Middle Power: The Systemic Impact approach’ – Australian Journal of International Affairs 68 (1), 70-84 2014

[With Peter Dean] ‘The Funding Illusion: The 2% of GDP furphy in Australia’s Defence Debate’ Security Challenges 9(4), 2013

[with Ben Jones] ‘Civic Republicanism and Sir Robert Menzies: The non-liberal side of the liberal leader’ Journal of Australian Studies 37 (4) 485-502, 2013

Book Chapters

‘Are Middle Powers on a collision course in the Asia-Pacific’ in Asia Pacific Security Georgetown University Press (Forthcoming 2015).

‘Australia as a Middle Power’ in Australia’s Defence: Towards a new era, Melbourne, Melbourne University Press, 2014.

[with Peter Leahy], ‘The world is becoming more hostile and Australia should increase its defence spending’ in Australian Foreign Policy: The Key Debates Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 195-210, 2014

‘The Asian Century’ in The Gillard Governments, Australian Commonwealth Administration Series, Aulich, C & Wettenhall, R eds. Melbourne University Press, 2013

[With Chris Roberts] ‘Australian Foreign Policy’ in Kevin Rudd’s First Government Australian Commonwealth Administration Series, ANU-E-Press, 2010

Policy Reports/Other

Peter Jennings ‘Australia as a Top 20 Nation’, Strategic Insights, (Canberra: Australian Strategic Policy Institute, 2014)

Peter Jennings et. al ‘Australia as a Middle Power’ Strategic Insights, (Canberra: Australian Strategic Policy Institute, 2014)

Ian McAllister ‘Foreign Policy’, Australian National University poll September 2014

[With Peter Dean] ‘What the next Defence White Paper should do about the Budget’, Centre of Gravity, policy paper series, March 2014

Conference Papers

The perils of Bipartisanship, Australian Political Science Association, 29 September 2014.

[With Daniel Baldino] Australia’s Defence Diplomacy in the Indian Ocean, Oceanic Conference of International Studies, Melbourne, 10 July 2014.

Gravitating towards Cooperation – Australian Political Science Association 2013

Australia and South Korea: Middle Power cooperation – Korea Update, ANU 2013

We decide who comes here – Australia as a norm entrepreneur, International Studies Association, 9 April 2013

[With Ben Jones] Menzies Republicanism – Australian Political Science Association, 28 September 2010