Emeritus Professor Richard Robison
Ph.D, M.A. Hons (University of Sydney)

Emeritus Professor

About me

I am currently Emeritus Professor in the Asia Research Centre at Murdoch University. Among my previous positions I have been Professor and Director of the Australian Research Council’s Special Centre for Research on Politics and Society in Contemporary Asia (1994-99). I was Professor of Political Economy at the Institute for Social Studies in The Hague, Netherlands, from 2003 to 2006. I have held a Fulbright Senior Scholar’s Award (1989) and a Leverhulme Trust Award in 2001/2002 as Visiting Professor at the University of Warwick.

Awards and grants

Fellowships, Awards and Visiting Appointments

2009 – Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia

2001/2002 – Leverhulme Trust Award, Professorial Fellowship, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalism, University of Warwick

2001 – Visiting Professor, City University of Hong Kong, June, July

1989 – Visiting Fellow, Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex

1988Fulbright Foundation, Senior Scholar Award.

1985 -  Visiting Fellow, Cornell Modern Indonesia Project, Cornell University, September-December.

1981 – Visiting Fellow, Department of Political and Social Change, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, 3 months.

Grants

2009: AUSAID, Australian Development Research Awards; ‘Achieving Sustainable Demand for Governance: Addressing Political Dimensions for Change’, $289,000

2007: Australia Indonesia Governance Research Partnership, AUSAID and Crawford School of Governance, ANU, (Governance and the Problem of Informal Security and Protection Regimes in Indonesia) A$ 65,000.

2005/06: European Union, Framework Six Network of Excellence Programme.

(Global governance and North-South Development Issues). €102,000 (A$ 180,000)

2004/05: Innovation Research Fund grant, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands (Neo-Liberalism: the end of an epoch?). €39,000 (A$ 75,000)

2002 – 2003: Australian Research Council, Discovery Grant: A$125,000. (Responses to Neo-liberal reform agendas in Asia after the Economic Crisis).

1999: Australian Research Council, Special Initiatives Grant: (Political Change in Indonesia and Implications for Australian Foreign Policy). A$30,000

1998/99: Australia-Korea Foundation Grant: (The Politics of Markets in the Wake of the Asian Crisis) A$20,000.

1998/99: Japan Foundation Grant: (The Politics of Markets in the Wake of the Asian Economic Crisis) A$10,000.

1997 – 99: Australian Research Council: Special Research Centre on Social, Political and Economic Change in Asia (Principal Researcher). A$1.4 million.

1991-1996: Australian Research Council, Special Research Centre on Social, Political and Economic Change in Asia (Co-Principal Researcher). A$5.2 million.

1986: Australian Research Council: Australian Research Grant Scheme Award: (Politics of Structural Adjustment in South East Asia) A$15,500

Publications

Books

  • Hutchison, J., Hout, W., Hughes, C., Robison, R., (2014),Political Economy and the Aid Industry in Asia,Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Robison, R., (2001),The Political Economy of South-East Asia: Conflict, Crises and Change,,Oxford University Press.

Chapters

  • Robison, R., (2014),Political Economy and the Explanation of the Islamic Politics in the Contemporary World,In: Between Dissent and Power: The Transformation of Islamic Politics in the Middle East and Asia, Palgrave Macmillan, pages 19 to 41.
  • Robison, R., (2009),Strange bedfellows: political alliances in the making of neo-liberal governance,In: Governance and the Depoliticisation of Development, Routledge, pages 15 to 28.
  • Hout, W., Robison, R., (2009),Development and the politics of governance: framework for analysis,In: Governance and the Depoliticisation of Development, Routledge, pages 1 to 12.
  • Robison, R., Hadiz, V., (2002),Oligarchy and Capitalism:The Case of Indonesia,In: East Asian Capitalism Conflicts Growth and Crisis, Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, pages 37 to 74.
  • Robison, R., (2002),What sort of democracy? Prredatory and neo-liberal agendas in Indonesia,In: Globalization and Democratization in Asia: The construction of identity, Routledge, pages 92 to 113.
  • Robison, R., Rosser, A., (2000),Surviving the Meltdown: Liberal Reform and Political Oligarchy in Indonesia,In: Politics and Markets in the Wake of the Asian Crisis, Routledge, pages 171 to 191.
  • Robison, R., (1998),Indonesia after Soeharto: More of the same, descent into chaos, or a shift to reform,In: The Fall of Soeharto, Crawford House, pages 219 to 230.
  • Robison, R., (1997),The emergence of the middle classes in Southeast Asia and the Indonesian case',In: Social Change in Southeast Asia, Addison Wesley Longman, pages 60 to 77.
  • Robison, R., (1997),Politics and Markets in Indonesia's Post Oil Era,In: The Political Economy of Southeast Asia, Oxford University Press, pages 29 to 63.

Journals

  • Hadiz, V., Robison, R., (2013), The Political Economy of Oligarchy and the Reorganization of Power in Indonesia, Indonesia, , 96, pages 35 - 57.
  • Hadiz, V., Robison, R., (2012), Political Economy and Islamic Politics: Insights from the Indonesian Case, New Political Economy, 17, 2, pages 137 - 155.
  • Robison, R., (2004), Neoliberalism and the Future World: Markets and the end of Politics, Critical Asian Studies, 36, , pages 405 - 423.
  • Robison, R., Rosser, A., (1998), Contesting Reform: Indonesia's New Order and the IMF, World Development, 26, 8, pages 1593 - 1609.
  • Robison, R., (1998), Currency Meltdown: The End of Asian Capitalism?, NIAs Nytt: Asia insight, 2, , pages 1 - 7.
  • Robison, R., (1997), Building Markets: the confusion behind Indonesia's economic reform, Harvard Asia Pacific Review, 2, 1, pages 89 - 91.
Editorship of international book publication series:
  •  The New Rich in Asia Series, 6 volumes, Routledge, 1994 – 2000.
  • Asian Capitalisms Series, 3 volumes, Routledge, 1998 – 2002.
  • Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Politics, 2012
Authored Books, Edited Collections and Monographs:
  • Southeast Asia: The Political Economy of Structural Change (edited with Richard Higgott), Routledge and Kegan Paul (London, 1985), pp. 340
  • Indonesia: the Rise of Capital, Allen & Unwin, (Sydney 1986), pp. 425
  • Second Printing, September 1986
  • Third Printing, April 1987
  • Translated into Japanese and published by San’ichi, (Tokyo, 1987)
  • South East Asia in the 1980s: The Politics of Economic Crisis, (edited with Kevin Hewison and Richard Higgott), Allen & Unwin, (Sydney, 1987), pp. 243
  • Power and Economy in Suharto’s Indonesia, Journal of Contemporary Asia Press, (Manila, 1990), pp. 207
  • Southeast Asia in the 1990s: Authoritarianism, Democracy and Capitalism (edited with Kevin. Hewison and Garry Rodan), Allen & Unwin, (Sydney, 1993), pp. 249 Second Printing, June 1993
  • The New Rich in Asia: Mobile Phones, McDonalds and middle-class revolution, (edited with David Goodman), Routledge, (London, 1995), pp. 253
  • Pathways to Asia: The Politics of Engagement (edited), Allen & Unwin, (Sydney, 1996), pp. 270
  • The Political Economy of Southeast Asia (edited with Kevin Hewison and Garry Rodan), Oxford University Press (Melbourne, 1997), pp. 299
  • The Crisis in Southeast Asia: Origins and Outcomes, The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (Abu Dhabi 1998), pp. 56
  • Politics and Markets in the Wake of the Asian Crisis (edited with Kanishka Jayasuriya, Mark Beeson, Hyuk Rae Kim), Routledge (London 2000) pp. 373.
  • The Political Economy of Southeast Asia: Conflict, Crises and Change (edited with Garry Rodan and Kevin Hewison), Oxford University Press (Melbourne 2001) pp. 306
  • Reorganising Power in Indonesia: The Politics of Oligarchy in an Age of Markets (co-authored with Vedi Hadiz), Routledge (London, 2004) pp. 301.
    The Neoliberal Revolution: Forging the Market State (edited) Palgrave (International Political Economy Series) (London 2006), pp. 287.
  • The Political Economy of Southeast Asia: Markets, Power and Contestation, (co-edited with Garry Rodan and Kevin Hewison), Oxford UP (Melbourne 2006), pp. 336
  • East Asia and the Trials of Neo-Liberalism (co-edited with Kevin Hewison), Routledge (London 2006) pp. 156.
  • Governance and the Depoliticisation of Development (co-edited with Wil Hout), Routledge (London, 2009)
  • Handbook of Southeast Asian Politics, Routledge (London 2012) pp. 378

 

Edited Special Editions of Journals

  • The Australian – Indonesian Relationship; a Current Assessment (edited), Canberra, Australian Institute of International Affairs (special edition of Australian Outlook, Vol. 40, No. 3, December 1986), pp. 131-179
  • The New Rich in Asia: Affluence, Mobility and Power (co-edited with David Goodman), special issue of Pacific Review 5 (4) 1992, pp. 321-401
  • Politics and Economics in the Twenty-first Century: Is there an Asian Model (edited), Special Issue of Pacific Review, Volume 9, Number 3, 1996, pp. 305-441
  • East Asia and the Trials of Neo-liberalism (edited with Kevin Hewison) special issue of Journal of Development Studies, 41 (2) February 2005, pp. 183-350
Articles in Academic Journals
  • `Towards a Class Analysis of the Indonesian Military Bureaucratic State’ Indonesia, (Cornell) No.25, April, 1977, pp.17‑40
  •  Translated into Chinese – Collection of Translated Writings on Southeast Asia, Monograph Series No.3, Centre for the Study of Southeast Asia, Xiamen University, China, 1979, pp. 28 – 50
  • Translated into Malay – ‘Menuju Suatu Analisis Kelas Terhadap Negara Birokrat Tentara Indonesia’, Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia, No.5, June 1982, pp. 106 – 136
  • Translated into Indonesian – Negara Birokrasi Militer Indonesia: Suatu Analisis Kelas, Amsterdam, Yayasan Nusantara, 1983
  • ‘Culture, Politics and Economy in the Political History of the New Order’ Indonesia, (Cornell) No.31, April 1981, pp. 1 – 31
  • Translated into Indonesian – Politik Kultur, Politik dan Ekonomi Dalam Sejarah Politik Orde Baru, Amsterdam, Dialogue Nusantara, Monograph No.2, 1982, pp. 1 – 48 (with an introduction by the editors)
  • Republished in – Benedict Anderson & Audry Kahin, (eds), Interpreting Indonesian Politics, Thirteen Contributions to the Debate, Ithaca, NY, Cornell Modern Indonesia Project, 1982, pp.131 – 148
  • Translated into Korean – Published in Dongnam A Jeong’chi Wa Sa Hwae (Politics and Society in Asean), Seoul, Hanwool Academy, Korean Association of Southeast Asian Studies, 1992, pp. 157-202
  • ‘Struktur Kapitalisme Indonesia dan Faktor – factor Yang  Mempengaruhinya’, Prisma, (Institute for Economic & Social Research,  Jakarta) No.1, 1982, Year XI, pp.51 – 60
  • ‘The Transformation of the State in Indonesia’ Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars, (Colorado), Vol.14, No.1, 1982, pp. 48 – 61
  • Translated into Indonesian – ‘Transformasi Negara: Kasus Indonesia’ in Dialog Nusantara No.2, 1983, pp. 7 – 25
  • ‘Kesenjangan Antara Modal Golongan Ekonomi Kuat dan Lemah di Indonesia’, Prisma, No. 5, l985, pp. 79 – 85
  • ‘Explaining Indonesia’s Response to the Jenkins Article: Implications for Australian – Indonesian Relations’ Australian Outlook, Vol. 40, No. 3, December 1986, pp. 132 – 138
  • ‘Authoritarian States, Capital-owning Classes, and the Politics of Newly Industrialising Countries: the Case of Indonesia’, World Politics (Princeton University, Centre of International Studies), Vol. XLI, No. 1, October 1988, pp. 52 – 74
  • ‘Structures of Power and the Industrialisation Process in Southeast Asia’, Journal of Contemporary Asia, No. 19 (4), 1989, pp. 371 – 397
  • ‘Economic Restructuring and the Reform of the Higher Education System in Australia’, Politics (Journal of Australian Political Science), No. 25 (1), 1990, pp. 21 – 36 (with Garry Rodan)
  • ‘Etats Autoritaires, classes possedantes et politique des nouveaux pays industriels: le cas de l’Indonesie, Tiers Monde, (L’Institute d’Etude du Development Economique et Social, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique – Université de Paris), No. 124, 1990, pp. 853 – 876
  • ‘Introduction: The New Rich in Asia: Affluence, Mobility and Power’ (with David Goodman), Pacific Review, No. 5 (4), 1992, pp. 321 – 327
  • ‘Indonesia: An Autonomous Domain of Power?’ Pacific Review, No. 5 (4), 1992, pp. 338 – 350
  • ‘Deregulation or the Reorganisation of Dirigisme? Indonesian Economic Policy in the 1990s’, Canadian Journal of Development Studies, December 1993 (with Vedi Hadiz), pp. 13 – 32
  • ‘The Politics of Asian Values’, Pacific Review, No. 9 (3), 1996, pp. 309 – 327
  • ‘Contesting Reform: Indonesia’s New Order and the IMF’ (with Andrew Rosser), World Development, Vol 26, No. 8, 1998, pp. 1593 – 1609
  • ‘Looking Back at the Asian Crisis: The Question of Convergence’ Asian Journal of Social Science, 31, 2, 2003, pp. 162 – 67.
  • ‘Back to Business: Democracy and Markets in Indonesia’ Harvard International Review, vol 24, issue 4, 2003.
  • ‘Neoliberalism and the Future World’ Critical Asian Studies, 36 (3) (2004), pp. 323-354.
  • Ëast Asia and the Trials of Neoliberalism’ (with Kevin Hewison), Journal of Development Studies, 41, 2, February, 2005, pp. 183-196.
  • Neoliberal Reforms and Illiberal Consolidations: the case of Indonesia’ (with Vedi Hadiz) Journal of Development Studies, 41, 2, February 2005, pp. 220-241.
  • ‘How to Build Market Societies: The Paradoxes of Neo-liberalism’ New Political Economy, 10 (2) June 2005: 247-257
  • ‘Rescuing the US Political Science of Southeast Asia: Is it just a Problem of Methodology?’ Journal of East Asian Studies, 10 (2), August 2010, pp. 190-196 (Roundtable Review Article).
  • ‘Fighting on All Fronts: Chalmer’s Johnson’s Forty Year Intellectual Odyssey and his Legacy’, Pacific Review, forthcoming 2011 (Commentary).
  • ‘Political Economy and Islamic Politics: Insights from the Indonesian Case’ (with Vedi Hadiz), New Political Economy (April 2012).
Book Chapters
  • ‘Theories of Development and Underdevelopment: Implications for the Study of Southeast Asia’ (with Richard Higgott, Garry Rodan and Kevin Hewison) in Higgott & Robison, (eds.), Southeast Asia: the Political Economy of Structural Change, 1985, pp.16 – 62
  • ‘State and Class in Indonesia’ in Higgott & Robison (eds.), Southeast Asia: the Political Economy of Structural Change, 1985, pp.296 – 335
  • ‘Crisis in Economic Strategy in the 1980s: the factors at work’ (with Kevin Hewison and Richard Higgott) in Robison, Hewison and Higgott (eds), Southeast Asia in the 1980s: the Politics of Economic Crisis, Allen & Unwin, (Sydney 1987), pp. 1 – 15
  • ‘After the Goldrush – the Politics of Economic Restructuring in Indonesia in the 1980s’ in Robison, Hewison and Higgott (eds), Southeast Asia in the 1980s: the Politics of Economic Crisis, Allen & Unwin, (Sydney 1987), pp. 16 – 51
  • ‘Resisting Structural Adjustment: Conflict over Industrial Policy in Indonesia’ in J. Carlsson, and T. Shaw, (eds.), Newly Industrialising Countries and the Political Economy of South – South Relations, MacMillan, (London 1988), pp. 23 – 47
  • ‘The Transformation of the State in Indonesia’ in John Taylor and Andrew Turton (eds), The Sociology of Developing Societies: Southeast Asia, London, MacMillan and New York, Monthly Review Press, 1988, pp. 48 – 68
  • ‘Problems of Analysing the Middle Class as a Political Force in Indonesia’ in Richard Tanter and Ken Young (eds), The Politics of Middle Class Indonesia, Centre of Southeast Asian Studies, Monash University, 1990, pp. 127 – 137
  • ‘Structures of Power and Development Strategies in Southeast Asia’ in Rajeshwari Ghose (ed), Design and Development in South and Southeast Asia, Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, 1990, pp. 17 – 36
  • ‘Industrialisation and the Economic and Political Development of Domestic Capital: the Case of Indonesia’ in Ruth McVey (ed), Southeast Asian Capitalists, Southeast Asia Programme, Cornell University, 1992, pp. 65 – 88
  • ‘Introduction: Changing Forms of State Power in Southeast Asia’ (with Garry Rodan and Kevin Hewison) in Kevin Hewison, Richard Robison and Garry Rodan (eds), Southeast Asia in the 1990s: Authoritarianism, Democracy and Capitalism, (Sydney), Allen & Unwin, 1993, pp.2 – 8
  • ‘Political Power in Industrialising Capitalist Societies: Theoretical Perspectives’ (with Garry Rodan and Kevin Hewison) in Kevin Hewison, Richard Robison and Garry Rodan (eds), Southeast Asia in the 1990s: Authoritarianism, Democracy and Capitalism, (Sydney), Allen & Unwin, 1993, pp.9 – 38
  • ‘Indonesia: Tensions in State and Regime’ in Kevin. Hewison, Richard Robison and Garry Rodan (eds), Southeast Asia in the 1990s: Authoritarianism, Democracy and Capitalism, (Sydney), Allen & Unwin, 1993, pp.39 – 74
  • ‘Organising the Transition: Indonesian Politics in 1993/94’ in Ross McLeod (ed.), Indonesia Assessment 1994: The Importance of Financial Institutions in Indonesia’s Economic Development, Singapore, Institute for Southeast Asian Studies, 1994
  • ‘Australia and the New World in Asia: the Economic Dimension’ (with Andrew Rosser) in Tim McDonald (ed), Australia and Indonesia: Diverse Cultures, Converging Interests, Jakarta, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, 1994
  • ‘The New Rich in Asia: economic development, social status and political consciousness’ (with David Goodman) in Richard Robison and David S. G. Goodman (eds), The New Rich in Asia, London, Routledge, 1995, pp. 1 – 18
  • ‘The Middle Class and the Bourgeoisie in Indonesia’ in Richard Robison and David S. G. Goodman (eds), The New Rich in Asia, London, Routledge, 1995, pp. 79 – 104
  • ‘Authoritarian States, Capital-owning Classes, and the Politics of Newly Industrialising Countries: the Case of Indonesia’, in John Ravenhill (ed), The Political Economy of East Asia, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 1995
  • ‘Looking North: Myths and Strategies’ in Richard Robison (ed), Pathways to Asia: The Politics of Engagement, Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 1996, pp. 3 – 28
  • ‘Introduction’ (with Garry Rodan and Kevin Hewison) in Kevin Hewison, Richard Robison and Garry Rodan (eds), The Political Economy of Southeast Asia, Oxford Melbourne, 1997, pp. 1 – 28
  • ‘Politics and Markets in Indonesia’s Post Oil Era’ in Kevin Hewison, Richard Robison and Garry Rodan (eds), The Political Economy of Southeast Asia, Oxford Melbourne, 1997, pp. 29 – 63
  • ‘The emergence of the middle classes in Southeast Asia and the Indonesian case’ in J. Dragsbaek Schmidt, J. Hersh and N. Fold (eds), Social Change in Southeast Asia, Addison Wesley Longman, (London 1997), pp. 60 – 77
  • ‘Indonesia After Soeharto: more of the same, descent into chaos or a shift to reform?’ in Geoff Forrester & R.J May (eds), The Fall of Soeharto, Crawford House Publishing and C. Hurst and Co (Bathurst and London 1998), pp. 219 -230
  • ‘From Fragility to Utility’ in Idris F Sulaiman, G Hanafi Sofyan and Shannon Luke Smith (eds) Bridging The Arafura Sea: Australia-Indonesia Relations In Prosperity And Adversity Development Issues No 10. National Centre for Development Studies (Canberra 1998), pp.40 – 46
  • ‘A slow metamorphosis to liberal markets’ in Eward Aspinall, Herb Feith and Gerry van Klinken (eds) The last days of President Suharto Monash, Asia Institute, Melbourne, 1999, pp. 2 – 4
  • ‘A suspect pedigree’ in Eward Aspinall, Herb Feith and Gerry van Klinken (eds) The last days of President Suharto Monash, Asia Institute, Melbourne, 1999, pp. 126 – 128
  • ‘Introduction: Intrerpreting the Crisis’ (with Mark Beeson), in Richard Robison, Kanishka Jayasuriya, Mark Beeson, Hyuk Rae Kim (eds), Politics and Markets in the Wake of the Asian Crisis Routledge (London 2000).
  • ‘Surviving the Meltdown: Liberal Reform and Political Oligarchy in Indonesia’ (with Andrew Rosser), in Richard Robison, Kanishka Jayasuriya, Mark Beeson, Hyuk Rae Kim (eds), Politics and Markets in the Wake of the Asian Crisis Routledge (London 2000), pp. 171 – 191.
  • ‘Indonesia: Crisis, Oligarchy and Reform’ in Rodan, Garry, Kevin Hewison and Richard Robison (eds), The Political Economy of Southeast Asia: Conflict, Crises and Change (Melbourne 2001), Oxford University Press.
  • ‘What Sort of Democracy? Liberal and Predatory Agendas in Indonesia’ in Catarina Kinvaal and Kristina Jonsson (eds), Globalisation and Democracy, Routledge (London 2002).
  • ‘The Politics of Financial Reform: Recapitalising Indonesian Banks’ in Geoffrey R. D. Underhill and Xiaoke Zhang (eds) International Financial Governance under Stress: Global Structures versus National Imperatives, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2003, pp. 119-140.
  • ‘Global Governance and Development: New Problems in an Age of Security’ in William Wallace and Young Soogil (2004) (eds) Asia and Europe: Global Governance as a Challenge to Co-operation, Council for Asia-Europe Co-operation, Japan and Brookings Institute Press, Washington, pp. 167-188.
  • ‘Fragmentation or Nation-Building: Indonesia’ in Peter Burnell and Vicky Randall (2005) (eds) Politics in the Developing World, Oxford, Oxford University Press, pp. 255-263
  • (with Garry Rodan and Kevin Hewison) ‘Transplanting the neo-liberal state in Southeast Asia’ in Richard Boyd and Tak Wing Ngo (2005) (eds) Asian States: Beyond the Development Perspective, London, Routledge, pp. 172-198.
  • ‘Fragmentation or Nation-Building: Indonesia’ in Burnell, Peter and Vicky Randall (eds), Politics in the Developing World, (Oxford 2005), Oxford University Press, pp. 255-264.
  • “Neo-Liberalism and the Market State: What is the Ideal Shell?” in, Richard Robison (ed), The Neo-Liberal Revolution: Building the Market State (London 2006), Palgrave, pp.3 – 19.
  • “Neoliberalism and the Future World: Markets and the End of Politics” in Garry Rodan, Kevin Hewison (eds), Neo-liberalism and Conflict in Asia After 9/11, Routledge, (London 2006) pp. 27-45.
  • Theorising Markets in Southeast Asia: Power and Contestation” (with Garry Rodan and Kevin Hewison) in Garry Rodan, Kevin Hewison and Richard Robison (eds), The Political Economy of Southeast Asia: Markets, Power and Contestation, Melbourne 2006, Oxford UP, pp. 1 – 38
  • (with Vedi Hadiz) “Indonesia: Crisis, Oligarchy and Reform” in, Garry Rodan, Kevin Hewison and Richard Robison (eds), The Political Economy of Southeast Asia: Markets, Power and Contestation, Melbourne 2006, Oxford UP, pp. 109-136
  • (with Kevin Hewison) ‘East Asia and the Trials of Neo-Liberalism’ in Kevin Hewison and Richard Robison (eds) East Asia and the Trials o0f Neo-Liberalism, London 2006, Routledge, pp. vii – xx.
  • (with Vedi Hadiz) ‘Neo-Liberal Reforms and Illiberal Consolidations: The Indonesian Paradox’ in Kevin Hewison and Richard Robison (eds) East Asia and the Trials of Neo-Liberalism, London 2006, Routledge, pp. 24-45.
  • ‘The Reordering of Pax Americana: How Southeast Asia Fits In’ in Vedi R. Hadiz (ed) Empire and Neo-Liberalism in Southeast Asia, London, Routledge 2006, pp. 52-68.
  • ‘Development and the Politics of Governance: A Framework for Analysis’ (with Wil Hout) in Wil Hout and Richard Robison (eds)Governance and the Depoliticisation of Development (London, Routledge 2009), pp. 1 – 13.
  • ‘Strange Bedfellows: Political Alliances in the Making of Neo-Liberal Governance’ in Wil Hout and Richard Robison (eds) Governance and the Depoliticisation of Development (London, Routledge 2009), pp15 – 29
  • ‘Where to Now? The End of Good Governance as a Policy Agenda’ in Wil Hout and Richard Robison (eds)Governance and the Depoliticisation of Development (London, Routledge 2009), pp 197-201
  • ‘Interpreting the Politics of Southeast Asia: debates in parallel universes’ in Richard Robison (ed), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Politics (London, Routledge 2012), pp. 5 – 22