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Lorraine Elliott Publications


‘Harm and emancipation: making environmental security “critical” in the Asia Pacific’ in Anthony Burke and Matt McDonald (eds) Critical security in the Asia Pacific (Manchester: Manchester University Press, in press)

‘Sovereignty and the global politics of the environment: beyond Westphalia?’ in Ramesh Thakur and Charles Sampford (eds) The end of Westphalia: re-envisioning sovereignty (Tokyo: United Nations University Press; forthcoming).

‘Globalization and political violence: the environmental connection’ in Christopher Hughes and Richard Devetak (eds) The globalization of political violence (London: Routledge, in press).

‘Public goods and national interests: Australia’s foreign policy on the environment’ in James Cotton and John Ravenhill (eds) Trading on alliance security: Australia in world affairs 2001-2005 (Melbourne: Oxford University Press; in press)


‘Cosmopolitan environmental harm conventions’, Global Society, vol.20, no.3, July 2006, pp: 345-63


‘Transnational environmental harm, inequity and the cosmopolitan response’ in Peter Dauvergne (ed.) International handbook of environmental politics (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2005).

‘Expanding the mandate of the United Nations Security Council’ in W. Bradnee Chambers and Jessica F. Green (eds) Reforming international environmental governance: from institutional limits to innovative reforms (Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 2005).

‘The United Nations and the crisis in environmental governance’ in Frank Biermann and Steffen Bauer (eds) A world environment organisation: solution or threat for effective international environmental governance (Aldershot, HANTS: Ashgate Press, 2005)


Forces for good: cosmopolitan militaries in the 21st century (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004); co-edited with Graeme Cheeseman

The global politics of the environment, 2nd edition (London: Palgrave Macmillan/New York: New York University Press, 2004)

‘Environmental protection and US-Asia relations: a policy of disconnect’, The Pacific Review, vol. 17, no. 2, 2004, pp. 291-314.

‘Cosmopolitan ethics and militaries as “forces for good”’ in Lorraine Elliott and Graeme Cheeseman (eds) Forces for good: cosmopolitan militaries in the 21st century (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004).

‘Conclusion: Cosmopolitan or cosmopolitan-minded militaries?’ [with Graeme Cheeseman] in Lorraine Elliott and Graeme Cheeseman (eds) Forces for good: cosmopolitan militaries in the 21st century (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004).

‘Regional dynamics and environmental governance’ in Mark Beeson (ed.) Contemporary Southeast Asia: regional dynamics, national differences (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004).


‘Imaginative adaptations: a possible environmental role for the UN Security Council?’, Contemporary Security Policy, vol. 24, no. 2, 2003, pp. 47-68.

‘ASEAN and environmental cooperation: norms, interests and identity’, The Pacific Review, vol. 16, no. 1, 2003, pp.29-52

‘Reconstituting social order: the United Nations and social reconstruction in disrupted states’ in William Maley, Charles Sampford, and Ramesh Thakur (eds), From Civil Strife to Civil Society: Civil and Military Responsibilities in Disrupted States (Tokyo and New York: United Nations University Press, 2003)


[co-authored with Graeme Cheeseman] Cosmopolitan theory, militaries and the deployment of force, Working Paper 2002/8, Department of International Relations, Australian National University, 2002 (55pp).

Global environmental (in)equity and the cosmopolitan project, CSGR Working Paper No. 95/02, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick, April 2002 (23pp).

The Security Council and environmental threats: expanding the mandate, Tokyo: United Nations University, Institute of Advanced Studies, February 2002 (25 pp).

‘Environmental security in East Asia; defining a common security agenda’ in Paul G Harris (ed.) International environmental cooperation: diplomacy and politics in East Asia (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2002)

‘Secur(itis)ing the environment: unravelling environmental security in Pacific Asia’ in Bruce Vaughn (ed.) The unraveling of Island Asia: governmental, communal and regional instability (Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2002)

‘Global environmental governance’ in Rorden Wilkinson and Steve Hughes (eds) Global governance: critical perspectives (London: Routledge, 2002)

‘The global politics of the environment: the hegemony of neo-liberalism’ in Stephanie Lawson (ed.) The new agenda for International Relations: from polarization to globalization in world politics (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2002)

‘Australia in world environmental affairs’, in John Ravenhill and James Cotton (eds) The national interest in a global era: Australia in World Affairs 1996-2000 (Melbourne: Oxford University Press; 2002)


Also published as Kankyo no chikyu seijigaku (The global politics of the environment) trans. Ota Kazuo, Katano Atsuhiro, Takahashi Hajime, Nakano Osamu, Kiraki Takayuki (Kyoto: Horitsu bunka sha, 2001)

Global environmental governance: a report card for the United Nations, Manchester Papers in Politics, No: 1/01, Department of Government, University of Manchester, 2001 (30pp)

‘Friends, allies or collaborators: environmental policy in the US-Australian relationship’, Australian Journal of International Affairs, vol. 55, no. 2, July 2001, pp.261-73.

‘Environmental challenges’ in Daljit Singh (ed.) Southeast Asian Affairs 2001 (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2001)

‘Regional environmental security: pursuing a non-traditional approach’ in Andrew T H Tan and J D Ken Boutin (eds) Non-Traditional Security Issues in Southeast Asia (Singapore: Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies/Select Books, 2001).

‘Environmental politics’ in Marianne Hanson and William T. (eds), International Relations in the new century: an Australian perspective (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2001).


‘ASEAN's environmental regime: pursuing sustainability in Southeast Asia’, Global Environmental Change vol. 10, no. 3, 2000, pp. 237-240.

‘Environmental security’ in William T. Tow, Ramesh Thakur and In Taek Hyun (eds) Asia's emerging regional order: reconciling 'traditional and 'human' security (Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 2000)

‘Environment, development and security in Asia-Pacific: issues and responses’ in Mely C. Anthony and Mohamed Jawhar Hassan (eds) (2000) Beyond the crisis: challenges and opportunities (Kuala Lumpur: ISIS Malaysia)


‘Social choices for sustainability: a question of equity and justice’, Politics and the Life Sciences, vol. 18, no. 2, September 1999, pp. 210-12 [commissioned contribution to international symposium on the work of Lynton Caldwell]


The global politics of the environment, 1st edition (London: Macmillan/New York: New York University Press, 1998)

‘The defence dimensions of environmental security: keynote’ in Catherine Phinney and Kent Butts (eds) (1998) Proceedings Regional Asia Pacific Defence Environmental Workshop, Environmental Security Series No. 5 (Carlisle Barracks, PA: Centre for Strategic Leadership, US Army War College)

'Greening the United Nations: future conditional?' in A. Paolini, A. Jervis and C. Reus-Smit (eds) Between sovereignty and global governance: the United Nations, the state and civil society (London: MacMillan, 1998)

'What is environmental security: a conceptual overview' in Alan Dupont (ed.) (1998) The Environment and Security: What are the Linkages?, Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No.125 (Canberra: Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University)


'French nuclear testing in the Pacific: a retrospective', Environmental Politics, Vol 6(2), Summer 1997, pp.144-9

'The foundations of security' in Susan Wareham (ed) (1997) Visions and actions for peace (Canberra: Medical Association for Prevention of War)

'Social justice in Labor's foreign policy: falls the shadow' in David Lee and Christopher Waters (eds) From Evatt to Evans: the Labor tradition in Australian foreign policy, (Sydney: Allen & Unwin/Department of International Relations, ANU, 1997).