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Journal Articles, Reports and Books


Integrated Asia: Australia's Dangerous New Strategic Geography

Author: Nick Bisley

Centre of Gravity series paper #31 , Strategic & Defence Studies Centre, ANU, May 2017
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Impaired Activation of Visual Attention Network for Motion Salience is Accompanied by Reduced Functional Connectivity between Frontal Eye Fields and Visual Cortex in Strabismic Amblyopia

Authors: Wang H, Crewther SG, Liang M, Laycock R, Yu T, Alexander B, Crewther DP, Wang J, Yin Z.

in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 2017 Apr 21;11:195. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00195. eCollection 2017.  PMID: 28484381
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Xinjiang’s Rapidly Evolving Security State

Authors: Zenz, A, and Leibold, J

in China Brief Volume: 17 Issue: 4
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Project management in health and community services: getting good ideas to work. Allen & Unwin: Sydney.

Authors: Dwyer J, Liang Z, Thiessen V and Martini A

People’s Medical Publishing House, China, 2017 (Chinese Translation - originally published in 2013 under Allen and Unwin, Sydney)

Research Collaboration between Australian and Indian Universities: potential for growth

Author: John Bayliss

An Australia India Institute report produced by AII Founding Partner La Trobe University for the Australian Commonwealth’s Department of Education and Training
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Pathways to India - Promoting Student Mobility

Author: John Bayliss

Feasibility report published by La Trobe Asia.
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Issues in 21st Century World Politics

3rd edition
Editors: Mark Beeson and Nick Bisley

Macmillan Education UK, 2017
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Beijing's Eyes and Ears Grow Sharper in Xinjiang

Authors: Leibold, J, and Zenz, A

in Foreign Affairs, December 2016
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Following resettlers through time: The value of longitudinal data collection for understanding the livelihood impacts of the Three Gorges Dam, China

Authors: Brooke Wilmsen and A. van Hulten

in Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, Special Edition 35(1) 2017

Australia's Strategic Culture and Asia's Changing Regional Order

Author:  Nick Bisley

in The National Bureau of Asian Research, NBR Special Report #60, December 2016
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Expanding capitalism in rural China through land acquisition and land reforms

Author: Brooke Wilmsen

in Journal of Contemporary China. 25(101): 701-717, 2016 [Selected as the 2016 Journal of Contemporary China Editor's Choice Article]
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Mega dams and resistance: The case of the Three Gorges Dam, China

Authors: Brooke Wilmsen and M. Webber

in Demanding Rights: Claiming Justice in the Global South, Jean Grugel, Anders Uhlin, Jewellord Nem Singh and Lorenza Fontana, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2016.

After the deluge: The longer-term impacts of the Three Gorges Dam

Author: Brooke Wilmsen

in World Development 84: 41-54
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Civil Society and Gender-Based Violence: Expanding the Horizons of Transitional Justice

Author: Nicola Henry

in Australian Feminist Law Journal 42:1, 119-136, DOI: 10.1080/13200968.2016.1175334
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Harnessing the State: Social Transformation, Infrastructural Development, and the Changing Governance of Water Systems in the Kangra District of the Indian Himalayas

Author: Harry Fischer

in Annals of the Association of American Geographers - October 2016
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The minzu net: China's fragmented national form

Author: James Leibold

in Nations and Nationalism 22.3 (June): 423-28.
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Interethnic conflict in the PRC: Xinjiang and Tibet as Exceptions?

Author: James Leibold

in Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China's West, eds. Ben Hillman and Gray Tuttle, pp. 223-250, New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.

Social context affects tail displays by Phrynocephalus vlangalii lizards from China

Authors: Richard A. Peters, Jose A. Ramos, Juan Hernandez, Yayong Wu and Yin Qi

in Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 31573 (2016) ,
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Australia’s Changing Perception of Japan: From Source of Anxiety to ‘Closest Friend in Asia

Author: Nick Bisley

in Sengo 70 Nenwo Koete- Doitsu no Sentaku, Nihon no Kanyo” ( Beyond 70 Years after the World War II: International Engagement of Germany and Japan) edited by Toshiya Nakamura.

Creeping Islamophobia: China’s Hui Muslims in the Firing Line

Author: James Leibold

in China Brief Volume 16, Issue 10
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Okinawan Women Demand U.S. Forces Out After Another Rape and Murder: Suspect an ex-Marine and U.S. Military Employee

Authors: Takazato Suzuyo, Steve Rabson and Emma Dalton

in The Asia-Pacific Journal June 1, 2016 vol. 14, issue 11, no. 4
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Regional party networks and the limits of democratic norm diffusion in Southeast Asia

Author: Dirk Tomsa

in International Political Science Review, April 2016

Han cybernationalism and state territorialization in the People's Republic of China

Author: James Leibold

in China Information March 2016 vol. 30 no. 1 3-28

Witch-Hunt and Conspiracy: The ‘Ninja Case’ in East Java

Author: Nicholas Herriman

Monash University Publishing, 2016
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Rice SPX-Major Facility Superfamily3, a Vacuolar Phosphate Efflux Transporter, Is Involved in Maintaining Phosphate Homeostasis in Rice

Authors: Wang C, Yue W, Ying Y, Wang S, Secco D, Liu Y, Whelan J, Tyerman SD, Shou H

in Plant Physiology 169(4):2822-31

Dancing the Feminine: Gender & Identity Performances by Indonesian Migrant Women

Author: Monika Winarnita

Sussex Academic Press, 2015
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Art and Mental Health in Somoa

Authors: Brigid Ryan, Margaret Goding, Patricia Fenner, Steven Percival, Wendy Percival, Leua Latai, Lisi Petaia, Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann, Ian Parkin, George Tuitama, Chee Ng.

Australian Psychiatry 2015, Vol 23(6) Supplement 55-58.

China's Ethnic Policy Under Xi Jinping

Author: James Leibold

in China Brief, Volume 15, Issue 20
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Segregated Diversity: Uyghur Residential Patterns in Xinjiang, China

Authors: James Leibold and Danielle Xiaodan Deng

in Hayes, A and Clarke, M (eds) Inside Xinjiang: Space, Place and Powser in China's Muslim Far Northwest, London, Routledge, 2015

The law of the people: civil society war crimes tribunal and wartime sexual violence

Author: Nicola Henry

in A. Powell, N. Henry & A. Flynn (eds.). Rape justice: beyond the realm of criminal law. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015

A Casparian strip domain-like gene, CASPL, negatively alters growth and cold tolerance

Authors: Jinghua Yang, Changqing Ding, Baochen Xu, Cuiting Chen, Reena Narsai, Jim Whelan, Zhongyuan Hu & Mingfang Zhang

Scientific Reports 5, 14299; doi: 10.1038/srep14299 (2015)

Stress induced gene expression drives transient DNA methylation changes at adjacent repetitive elements

Authors: David Secco, Chuang Wang, Huixia Shou, Matthew D Schultz, Serge Chiarenza, Laurent Nussaume, Joseph R Ecker, James Whelan, Ryan Lister

eLife 2015;4:e09343. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.09343

RNA-Seq analysis identifies key genes associated with haustorial development in the root hemiparasite Santalum album

Authors: Xinhua Zhang, Oliver Berkowitz, Jaime A. Teixeira da Silva, Muhan Zhang, Guohua Ma, James Whelan and Jun Duan

Frontiers in Plant Science, September 2015, Volume 6, Article 661

Why Peace Processes Fail: Negotiating Insecurity After Civil War

Author: Jasmine-Kim Westendorf

Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2015
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Performing Ethnocultural Identity on the Sinophone Internet: Testing the Limits of Minzu

Author: James Leibold

Asian Ethnicity, 16.3, pp 274-293
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South Asians and Anglo Australians with heart disease in Australia

Authors: Sabrina Gupta, Rosalie Aroni, Siobhan Lockwood, Indra Jayasuriya and Helena Teede

Australian Health Review, June 2015
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Language and superdiversity: Indonesians knowledging at home and abroad

Author: Zane Goebel

New York: Oxford University Press, 2015

Australia and the Region that 1945 Created: The Long History of Contemporary Strategy

Author: Nick Bisley

The Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, Vol27 Number 2, June 2015, pp 247-261
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Local Politics and Corruption in Indonesia's Outer Islands

Author: Dirk Tomsa

Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde/Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia, Volume 171, Issue 2-3, 2015, pp 196-219.

Carrot and Stick Tactics Fail to Calm China's Ethnic Antagonism

Author: James Leibold

East Asian Forum Quarterly, 7.1 (April), pp 6-8
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China's Engagement with Regional Security Multilateralism: The Case of the Shangri-La Dialogue

Authors: Nick Bisley and Brendan Taylor

Contemporary Southeast Asia, Volume 37, Number 1, April 2015, pp 29-48

Breastfeeding Support at Yayasan Bumi Sehat: A Student Midwife's Reflections

Author: Lindsey Jean Stirling (final year student in Nursing and Midwifery)

Midwifery Today, Spring 2015 pp. 38-39

Japanese Questions: Discourse, Context and Language

Author: Lidia Tanaka

Bloomsbury, 2015
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Language, Gender and Culture

Author: Lidia Tanaka

in Sharifian, F. (ed). The Routledge Handbook of Language and Culture. Routledge, 2015

Balance of Incentives: Why North Korea Interacts with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Author: Benjamin Habib

Pacific Affairs, Volume 88, Number 1, March 2015, pp. 75-97(23)
Source Pacific Affairs


Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Editors: James Leibold and Yangbin Chen

Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2014
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Chapters in this book

Introduction: Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Authors: James Leibold and Yangbin Chen
pp. 1-24

Han Chinese Reactions to Preferential Minority Education in the PRC

Author: James Leibold

Conflict in the East China Sea: Would ANZUS Apply?

Authors: Nick Bisley (La Trobe), Brendan Taylor (ANU)

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Also in The China Story Journal, published online 11 November, 2014
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A Family Divided: The CCP's Central Ethnic Work Conference

Author: James Leibold

China Brief, 14.21 (November)
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How the East Asia Summit Can Achieve its Potential

Authors: Nick Bisley (La Trobe), Malcolm Cook (ISEAS)

ISEAS perspective, #56, 2014
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Agglomeration effects of inter-firm backward and forward linkages: evidence from Japanese manufacturing investment in China

Authors:  Nobuaki Yamashita (LTU),  T. Matsuura and K. Nakajima

Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol.34, 2014, pp.24-41

Xinjiang Work Forum Marks New Policy of 'Ethnic Mingling'

Author: James Leibold

China Brief, 14.12 (June)
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North Korean Economic Development and the Urban Landscape of Rason

Author: Benjamin Habib

in Green, C. (ed). Tumen Triangle Documentation Project: Sourcing the Chinese-North Korean Border. Sino:NK, pp. 25-28, 2014.

Catastrophic health expenditure and rural household impoverishment in China: what role does the new cooperative health insurance scheme play?

Authors: Ye Li, Qunhong Wu (LTU Adjunct), Chaojie Liu (LTU), Zheng Kang, Xin Xie, Hui Yin, Mingli Jiao , Guoxiang Liu (LTU Adjunct), Yanhua Hao (LTU Adjunct), Ning Ning

PLoS One. 2014; 9(4): e93253, published online 8 April, 2014.
Source: PubMed
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Australia and Asia's Trilateral Dilemmas: Between Beijing and Washington?

Author: Nick Bisley

Asian Survey,54.2, 2014, pp. 297-318.
Source: JSTOR
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Xinhai Remembered: From Han Racial Revolution to Great Revival of the Chinese Nation

Author: James Leibold

Asian Ethnicity, 15.1, pp. 1-20
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Ethnic Policy in the PRC: Is Reform Inevitable?

Author: James Leibold

Honolulu: East-West Center, 2013

DPRK Meets UNFCCC: An Introduction to North Korea's Interactions with the International Climate Change Regime

Author: Benjamin Habib

International Review of Korean Studies, 10(1), 2013, pp.65-90
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A Rebalance to Where?  US Strategic Geography in Asia

Author: Nick Bisley, Andrew Phillips

Survival: Global Politics and Strategy, 55.5, 2013, pp. 95-114
Source: IISS
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"An ally for all the years to come": why Australia is not a conflicted US ally

Author: Nick Bisley

Australian Journal of International Affairs, 67.4, 2013, pp. 403-18
Source: Taylor & Francis
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