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Publications

Books:

Bond of Trust: The Fall and Rise of America’s Rating Agencies. In preparation.

Global Governance. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2012.

The Problem with Banks. Co-authored with Lena Rethel. London: Zed Books, 2012.

The New Masters of Capital: American Bond Rating Agencies and the Politics of Creditworthiness. A volume in the series, Cornell Studies in Political Economy edited by Peter J. Katzenstein. Ithaca, NY and London: Cornell University Press, 2005. Paperback published 2008.


Edited Books:

Global Governance: Critical Concepts in Political Science. Four volumes. 1885 pages. London and New York: Routledge, 2004.

Structure and Agency in International Capital Mobility. Edited by Timothy J. Sinclair and Kenneth P. Thomas. London and New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2001.

Approaches to Global Governance Theory. Edited by Martin Hewson and Timothy J. Sinclair. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1999.

Robert W. Cox with Timothy J. Sinclair. Approaches to World Order. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

 

Encyclopedia:

Routledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy. Associate Consulting Editor. [R.J. Barry Jones, General Editor] London and New York: Routledge, 2001.

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

“Social Norms Strike Back: Why American Financial Practices Failed in Japan.” Co-authored with Fumihito Gotoh. Review of International Political Economy. Volume 24, Number 6, 2017, pp. 1030-1051.

“Robert W. Cox’s Method of Historical Structures Redux.” Globalizations. Volume 13, Number 5, September 2016, pp. 510-519.

“Innovation and the Entrepreneurial State in Asia: Mechanisms of Bond Market Development.” Co-authored with Lena Rethel. Asian Studies Review. Volume 38, Number 4, 2014, pp. 564-581.

“How You Stand Depends on How We See: International Capital Mobility as Social Fact.” Co-authored with Jeffrey M. Chwieroth. Review of International Political Economy. Volume 20, Number 3, 2013, pp. 457-485.

“Stay on Target! Implications of the Global Financial Crisis for Asian Capital Markets.” Contemporary Politics. Volume 17, Number 2, June 2011, pp. 119-131.

“Round up the Usual Suspects: Blame and the Subprime Crisis” New Political Economy. Volume 15, Number 1, March 2010, pp. 91-107.

“Let’s Get it Right This Time! Why Regulation Will Not Solve or Prevent Global Financial Crises.” International Political Sociology. Volume 3, Number 4, December 2009, pp. 450-453.

Private Actors and Public Policy: A Requiem For The New Basel Capital Accord.” Co-authored with Michael R. King. Special issue on The Political Economy of International Finance. International Political Science Review. Volume 24, Number 3, July 2003, pp. 345-362.

“Global Monitor: Bond Rating Agencies.” New Political Economy. Volume 8, Number 1, March 2003, pp. 147-161.

“The Infrastructure of Global Governance: Quasi-Regulatory Mechanisms and the New Global Finance.” Global Governance. Volume 7, Number 4, October-December 2001, pp. 441-451.

“Reinventing Authority: Embedded Knowledge Networks and the New Global Finance.” Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. Volume 18, Number 4, August 2000, pp. 487-502.

"Between State and Market: Hegemony and Institutions of Collective Action Under Conditions of International Capital Mobility." Policy Sciences. Volume 27, Number 4, 1994, pp. 447-466. [actually published in November 1995.]

"Passing Judgement: Credit Rating Processes as Regulatory Mechanisms of Governance in the Emerging World Order." Review of International Political Economy, Volume 1, Number 1, Spring 1994, pp. 133-159.

 

Book Chapters etc:

“Credit Rating Agencies are Poorly Understood and the Rules Developed for Them Will Not Work.” Handbook of the Geographies of Money and Finance. Edited by Jane Pollard and Ron Martin. Edward Elgar, 2017 (with Ginevra Marandola).

“Global Financial Crises.” Issues in 21st Century World Politics. 3rd edition. Edited by Mark Beeson and Nick Bisley. London and New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2017 (with Giulia Mennillo).

“Credit Rating Agencies.” Globalization in Practice. Edited by Nigel Thrift, Adam Tickell, Steve Woolgar, and William H. Rupp. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

“Credit Rating Agencies.” International Organization and Global Governance. Edited by Thomas G. Weiss and Rorden Wilkinson. London: Routledge, 2013.

“Global Financial Crises.” Issues in 21st Century World Politics. 2nd edition. Edited by Mark Beeson and Nick Bisley. London and New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013.

“Stay on Target! Implications of the Global Financial Crisis for Asian Capital Markets.” East Asia and the Global Crisis. Edited by Shaun Breslin. London and New York: Routledge, 2012. First published in Contemporary Politics, 2011.

“Institutional Failure and the Global Financial Crisis.” The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation. Edited by Wyn Grant and Graham K. Wilson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

“Im Inneren der Weltfinanzkrise: Eine kritische Analyse zum Problem des Interessenkonflikts.” Die Internationale Politische Ökonomie der Weltfinanzkrise. Edited by Oliver Kessler. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag, 2011.

“Box 4.2: Timothy J. Sinclair: Not Being Deterred by the Ultimate Taboo.” Peter Katzenstein and Rudra Sil. Beyond Paradigms: Analytic Eclecticism in the Study of World Politics. London and New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, forthcoming 2010.

“Global Financial Crises.” Issues in 21st Century World Politics. Edited by Mark Beeson and Nick Bisley. London and New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2010.

“Credit Rating Agencies.” The Oxford Handbook of Business and Government. Edited by David Coen, Graham Wilson and Wyn Grant. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

“An Institutional Approach to the Politics of Global Finance.” Towards a Cognitive Mode in Global Finance: The Governance of a Knowledge-Based Financial System. Edited by Torsten Strulik and Helmut Willke. Frankfurt and New York: Campus Verlag, 2007 and Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008, pp. 104-128.

“Credit-Rating Agencies.” Encyclopedia of Globalization. Edited by Roland Robertson and Jan Aart Scholte. London: Routledge, 2007, Volume 1, pp. 238-240.

“A Private Authority Perspective on Global Governance.” Contending Perspectives on Global Governance. Edited by Alice D. Ba and Matthew J. Hoffmann. London: Routledge, 2005, pp. 178-189.

“Global Governance.” Routledge Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics. Edited by Martin Griffiths. London and New York: Routledge, 2005., pp. 324-330.

“The Making and Breaking of Reputational Governance in Global Financial Markets.” The State of Europe: Transformations of Statehood from a European Perspective. Edited by Sonja Puntscher Riekmann, Monika Mokre and Michael Latzer. Frankfurt and New York: Campus Verlag, 2004, pp. 237-265.

“General Introduction.” Global Governance: Critical Concepts in Political Science. Edited by Timothy J. Sinclair. London and New York: Routledge, 2003.

“Private Makers Of Public Policy: Bond Rating Agencies and The New Global Finance.” Common Goods: Reinventing European and International Governance. Edited by Adrienne Héritier. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.

“Structure and Agency in International Capital Mobility: An Introduction.” Co-authored with Kenneth P. Thomas. Structure and Agency in International Capital Mobility. Edited by Timothy J. Sinclair and Kenneth P. Thomas. London and New York: Palgrave, 2001.

“International Capital Mobility: An Endogenous Approach.” Structure and Agency in International Capital Mobility. Edited by Timothy J. Sinclair and Kenneth P. Thomas. London and New York: Palgrave, 2001.

Entries for Routledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy. General Editor, R.J. Barry Jones. London and New York: Routledge, 2001. Basle convention; country risk rating; debt ratios; credit allocation; finance and information technology; savings and loans crisis; budget deficits; capital; credit rating; disintermediation; securities; Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); speculation; trading.

“Deficit Discourse: The Social Construction of Fiscal Rectitude.” Globalization and Its Critics: Perspectives from Political Economy. Edited by Randall D. Germain. London and New York: Macmillan and St. Martin’s Press, 2000.

“Synchronic Global Governance and the International Political Economy of the Commonplace.” Approaches to Global Governance Theory. Edited by Martin Hewson and Timothy J. Sinclair. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press,1999.

“The Emergence of Global Governance Theory.” Co-authored with Martin Hewson. Approaches to Global Governance Theory. Edited by Martin Hewson and Timothy J. Sinclair. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press,1999.

“Bond-Rating Agencies and Coordination in the Global Political Economy.” Private Authority and International Affairs. Edited by A. Claire Cutler, Virginia Haufler, and Tony Porter. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1999.

“Beyond International Relations Theory: Robert W. Cox and Approaches to World Order.” Introduction to Robert W. Cox with Timothy J. Sinclair. Approaches to World Order. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Cloth and paperback.