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Key Publications

Single Authored Books

Knowledge Actors and Transnational Governance: The Public-Private Policy Nexus in the Global Agora (Palgrave MacMillan, 2013: i-xvi; 1-222).

Capturing the Political Imagination: Think Tanks and the Policy Process (London: Frank Cass, 1996: i-xviii, 1-331). Hardback and paperback.

Edited Books

• Policy Experiments, Failure and Innovations: Beyond Accession in Central and Eastern Europe, with Agnes Batory and Andrew Cartwright (Edward Elgar 2017).

The World Bank and Governance: A Decade of Reform and Reaction, with Christopher Wright, (Routledge, 2006: i-xx; 1-267).

Global Knowledge Networks and International Development: Bridges Across Boundaries (Routledge, 2005: i-xix; 1-192). Co-editor with Simon Maxwell, Hardback and Paperback.

Think Tank Traditions: Policy Analysis Across Nations Co-editor with Andrew Denham (Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2004 i – xiv, 1-322)

Banking on Knowledge: The Genesis of the Global Development Network (London, Routledge, 2000 i-xvii, 1-266). Editor, Hardback and paperback.

• Think Tanks Across Nations: A Comparative Approach (Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1998: i-xvi, 1- 235). Co-editor. Hardback.


Special Guest Editions and Symposia in Peer Reviewed Journals

• Global Policy and Transnational Administration, co-edited with Stella Ladi, Public Administration, 93 (4). December 2015

• Asia’s Leadership Deficit? special edition guest edited with Mark Beeson of The Pacific Review, 27(4), 2014.

• Global Knowledge Networks, special edition guest editor, Global Networks, 2(1), 2002: 1-93.


Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals

• ‘Understanding the Transfer of Policy Failure’, Politics and Policy, 45 (1): 55-70. January 2017.

• With Stella Ladi, ‘Global Public Policy and Transnational Administration’, Public Administration. 93 (4): 839–855. December 2015

• ‘The Group of 20 Transnational Policy Community: Governance Networks, Policy Analysis and Think Tanks, International Review of Administrative Sciences, 81(4): 793-811 December 2015.

• ‘The Informal Diplomacy of the Australian-American Leadership Dialogue’ (with Elena Douglas, University of Western Australia), Australian Journal of International Affairs, 69 (1), 2015: 18-34.

• With Mark Beeson, ‘Leadership Patterns in the Asia Pacific: A Symposium’, The Pacific Review, 2014, 27(4): 505-522.

• ‘‘Shades of grey’: Knowledge Networks, Linked Ecologies and the World Bank’, Global Networks: A Journal of Transnational Affairs, 13(2) 2013: 241–260.

• With Mark Beeson, ‘The European Union Model's Influence in Asia After the Global Financial Crisis", European Journal of East Asian Studies, 12(2) 2013: 167-90.

• With Mark Beeson, ‘The Changing Fortunes of a Policy Entrepreneur: the Case of Ross Garnaut’, Australian Journal of Political Science, (48) 1, 2013: 1-14.

• With Mark Beeson, ‘A Reply to Jotzo and Hatfield-Dodds’ on our paper ‘The Changing Fortunes of a Policy Entrepreneur: the Case of Ross Garnaut’, Australian Journal of Political Science, (48) 4, 2013: 499—500.

• ‘Transfer and Translation of Policy’, Policy Studies, 33(4) 2012: 1-17.

• ‘The ASEAN-ISIS Policy Network: Interpretative Communities, Informal Diplomacy and Discourses of Region, Minerva, 49(2) 2011: 241-62.

• ‘Transnational Philanthropy or Policy Transfer? The Transnational Norms of the Open Society Institute, Policy and Politics, 38(2), 2010: 269-87. ISSN 0305 5736

‘RAPID Knowledge: ‘Bridging Research and Policy’ in International Development at the Overseas Development Institute’, Public Administration and Development, 29 (4): 2009: 303-15.

• ‘Global Public Policy, Transnational Policy Communities and their Networks,’ Policy Studies Journal, 2008: 36 (10): 19-38.

• ‘Market Principles, Philanthropic Ideals and Public Service Values: The Public Policy Program at the Central European University’, PS: Political Science and Politics, July 2007: 545—551.

• ‘Garbage Cans, Recycling Bins or Think Tanks? Three Myths about Policy Institutes’, Public Administration, 85(2) 2007: 259-278.

• Carin, Barry., Higgott, Richard., Scholte, Jan Aart., Smith, Gordon., and Stone Diane. ‘Global Governance: Looking Ahead’, Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations, 12(1) 2006: 1-6.

• ‘Transfer Agents and Global Networks in the ‘Transnationalisation’ of Policy’, Journal of European Public Policy, 11(3) 2004: 545-66.

• ‘Better Knowledge, Better Policy, Better World’: The Grand Ambitions of a Global Research Institution, Global Social Policy, 4(1) 2004: 5-9.

• ‘The ‘Knowledge Bank’ and The Global Development Network’, Global Governance, 9(1) 2003: 43-61.

• ‘Using Knowledge: The Dilemmas of Bridging Research and Policy’, Compare 32(3) 2002: 285-296

• ‘Introduction: Global Knowledge and Advocacy Networks’, Global Networks, 2(1) 2002: 1-11.

• ‘Think Tanks, Global Lesson-Drawing and Networking Policy Ideas’, Global Social Policy 1(3) 2001: 338-60.

• ‘Introduction: The Changing Think Tank Landscape’, Global Society, 14 (2) 2000: 149-52

• ‘Think Tank Transnationalisation and the International Market for Non Profit Analysis, Advice and Advocacy’, Global Society, 14 (2) 2000: 153-72.

• ‘Non-Governmental Policy Transfer: The Strategies of Independent Policy Institutes’, Governance: An International Journal of Policy and Administration, 13 (1) 2000: 45-70.

• ‘Learning Lessons and Transferring Policy Across Time, Space and Disciplines’, Politics, 19 (1) 1999: 51-59.

• ‘Principles and Pragmatism in the 'Privatisation' of British Higher Education’, Policy and Politics, 26 (3) July 1998: 255-71.

• ‘From the Margins of Politics: The Influence of Think Tanks in Great Britain’ West European Politics, 19 (4) 1996: 675-92.

• ‘A Reply to Ramesh Thakur, Richard Searby and John Ravenhill’, Australian Journal of International Affairs, 51 (1) 1997: 114-16.

• ‘A Think Tank in Evolution or Decline? The Australian Institute of International Affairs in Comparative Perspective’, The Australian Journal of International Affairs, 50 (2) 1996: 117-36.

• ‘The Limits of Influence: Foreign Policy Think Tanks in International Relations’, Review of International Studies, 20 (1) 1994: 15-34. (co-authored 50%).

• ‘Old Guard versus New Partisans: Think Tanks in Transition’, Australian Journal of Political Science, 26 (2) 1991: 197-215.

• -------Reprinted by request and with permission in The Canberra Bulletin of Public Administration, no. 68 (March 1992).

• ‘Private Higher Education in Australia’, Higher Education, 20 (2) 1990: 143-59.

• ‘Private Challenges to Public Goods: Transformations in Australian Higher Education’, Australian Quarterly, 60 (1), 1988: 40-62.

• ‘The Failure of the Yanchep International Campus: A Case Study in the Politics of Marketing Education’, Politics (The Journal of the Australasian Political Studies Association) renamed Australian Journal of Political Science, 22 (2) 1987: 1-14.


Chapters in Edited Anthologies

• ‘Global Governance De-Politicised: Knowledge Networks, Scientisation and Anti-Policy’, in Hay, C., Flinders, M., Wood, M. and Fawcett, P. (eds) Anti-politics, De-politicisation and Governance, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

• ‘Partners in Diplomacy: Transnational Expert Communities and Global Policy Programmes’, Annabelle Littoz-Monet (ed.) The Politics of Expertise in International Organizations, Routledge, 2017.

• ‘Think Tanks and Policy Analysis in Comparative Perspective’ (co-authored with Stella Ladi) in Marleen Brans, Iris Geva-May and Michael Howlett (eds.) Handbook on Comparative Policy Analysis, Routledge, forthcoming 2017.

• With Agnes Batory and Andrew Cartwright, ‘Introduction: Policy Experiments, Failures and Innovations in Post-Accession Central and Eastern Europe’ in Batory, Agnes., Cartwright, Andrew. and Stone, Diane. Eds (2017). Policy Experiments, Failures and Innovations: After Accession in Central and Eastern Europe, Edward Elgar 2017.

• ‘‘Emerging Powers in International Development: The New Philanthropy’ (with Michael Moran, Swinburne University) in Jean Grugel and Dan Hammett (Eds.) The Handbook of International Development, Palgrave MacMillan, 2016: 297-313.

• ‘Think Tanks’, in N. J. Smelser, Hassell, Anke., and Paul B. Baltes. (eds) International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioural Sciences, Oxford, Pergamon, 2016.

• ‘Global Policy and the Public Action of Private Philanthropy: the Open Society Institute’, in Jude Howell (Ed.) Global Matters of Non Governmental Public Action, Houndsmill Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012: 178-199.

• ‘Agents of Knowledge’, in David Levi-Faur (ed) Oxford Handbook of Governance, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2012: 339-52.

• ‘An American University in Europe: Philanthropy and Policy Studies at the Central European University’ in Tor Halvorsen and Atle Nyhagen (eds) Academic identities - academic challenges? American and European experience of the transformation of higher education and research, Cambridge Scholar Press, 2011: 194-218.

• ‘Knowledge Networks and Transnational Policy Processes’, in Georgios Papanagnou (Ed.), Social Science and Policy Challenges: Democracy, Values and Capacities, Paris UNESCO, 2011: 181-204.

• ‘Dynamics of Transnational Policy’, Political Studies Association 60th Anniversary Compendium, December, 2010, p. 28.

• ‘Knowledge and Policy Networks in Global Governance’, in Brigitte Young and Christoph Scherrer (eds.) Gender Knowledge and Knowledge Networks in the International Political Economy, Baden-Baden, Nomos 2010: 36-54.

• ‘Global Public Policy and Transnational Policy Communities’ in Wil Hout and Richard Robison (eds.), Governance and the Depoliticisation of Development, Routledge, London and New York: Routledge, 2008: 63-76. ISBN:041546567

• ‘Public Policy Analysis and Think Tanks’, in Frank Fischer, Gerald J. Miller. & Mara S. Sidney (eds.) Handbook of Public Policy Analysis: Theory, Methods, and Politics, New York, Marcel Dekker Inc. 2006: 149-157.

• ‘The Currency of Change: World Bank Lending and Learning in the Wolfensohn Era’, with Christopher Wright in Diane Stone and Christopher Wright (eds) The World Bank and Governance: A Decade of Reform and Reaction, London, Routledge, 2006: 1-25.

• “Think Tanks and Policy Advice in Countries in Transition”, in Toru Hashimoto, Stefan Hell and Sang-Woo Nam (eds) Public Policy Research and Training in Vietnam, Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo, (ADBI, 2006: 38-109).

• ‘Global Knowledge Networks and Global Policy’ in Diane Stone and Simon Maxwell (eds) Global Knowledge Networks and International Development: Bridges Across Boundaries, London Routledge 2005: 89—105.

• ‘Global Knowledge Networks and International Development: Bridges Across Boundaries’ in Diane Stone and Simon Maxwell (eds) Global Knowledge Networks and International Development: Bridges Across Boundaries, London Routledge 2005: 1—17.

• ‘Private Authority, Scholarly Legitimacy and Political Credibility: Think Tanks and Informal Diplomacy’, in Timothy J. Sinclair (ed.) Global Governance: Critical Concepts in Political Science. London and New York: Routledge, 2004.

•‘Policy Research Partnerships: Goals, Processes and Outcomes’, in Robert Picciotto (ed) Evaluation and Development: The Partnership Dimension, (Washington DC, World Bank, 2004: 149—160).

• ‘Introduction: The Politics of Ideas’ in Diane Stone and Andrew Denham (eds.) Think Tank Traditions: Policy Research and the Politics of Ideas (Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2004: 1—18).

• ‘Australian Think Tanks’ (with Ian Marsh) in Diane Stone and Andrew Denham (eds.) Think Tank Traditions: Policy Research and the Politics of Ideas (Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2004: 247—263).

• ‘Think Tanks Beyond Nation-States’ in Diane Stone and Andrew Denham (eds.) Think Tank Traditions: Policy Research and the Politics of Ideas (Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2004: 34—50).

• ‘The Chinese tradition of policy research institutes’, (with Ming-chen Shai as principal author), in Diane Stone and Andrew Denham (eds.) Think Tank Traditions: Policy Research and the Politics of Ideas (Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2004: 141—162).

• ‘Think Tanks and Their Web-sites’ in Diane Stone and Andrew Denham (eds.) Think Tank Traditions: Policy Research and the Politics of Ideas (Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2004: 291-98).

• ‘Knowledge in the Global Agora: Production, Dissemination and Consumption’ in Andrea Krizsán (ed.) Reshaping Globalization: Multilateral Dialogues and New Policy Initiatives, (Budapest, Central European University Press, 2003: 41-62).

• ‘The Global Polity and Networks of Policy Expertise’ in Richard Higgott and Morten Ougaard (eds.) Towards the Global Polity? (London, Routledge, 2002: 124-144)

• ‘Guidance for Governance in Great Britain’, in P. Stares & Kent Weaver (eds.) Guidance for Governance: Comparing Alternative Sources of Public Policy Advice, (Tokyo, Japan Center for International Exchange and Washington DC. Brookings Institution 2001: 89-123).

• ‘The 'Policy Research' Knowledge Elite and Global Policy Processes’ in Daphne Josselin and William Wallace (eds.) Non State Actors in World Politics, (London, Macmillan, 2001): 113-32

• with Erik Johnson, ‘Introduction’ in Diane Stone (ed Banking on Knowledge: The Genesis of the Global Development Network, (London, Routledge 2000: 3-23).

• with Helen Nesadurai, ‘The Role of Research Institutes in Regional Economic Cooperation in Southeast Asia’, in Diane Stone (ed.) Banking on Knowledge: The Genesis of the Global Development Network, (London, Routledge 2000: 183-202).

• with Helen Nesadurai (2000) ‘Southeast Asian Think Tanks in Global and Regional Networking’, Panorama, (Friedrich Ebert Stiftung occasional papers: 19-35).

• ‘Conclusion: Knowledge, Power and Policy’, in Diane Stone (ed.) Banking on Knowledge: The Genesis of the Global Development Network, (London, Routledge, 2000: 241-58).

• ‘The Policy Roles of Private Research Institutes in Global Politics’, in Karsten Ronit and Volker Schneider (eds.) Private Organisations, Governance and Global Politics (London, Routledge, 2000: 187-207).

• ‘Policy Research Institutes in Southeast and Australasia’, James McGann and Kent Weaver (eds.) Think Tanks and Civil Societies: Catalysts for Ideas and Action (New Jersey, Transaction Press, 2000: 383-410).

• ‘Acting Locally, Regionally and Globally: Think Tanks and Transnational Policy Debates’ in Think Tanks as Civil Society Catalysts in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) Region, (Washington DC., Center for International Private Enterprise, 2000).

• ‘Private Authority, Scholarly Legitimacy and Political Credibility: Think Tanks and Informal Diplomacy’, in Richard Higgott, Geoffrey Underhill & Andreas Bieler (eds) Non State Actors and Authority in the Global System, (London, Routledge, 2000: 211-25).

• ‘Introduction: The Politics of Ideas’ (with Mark Garnett) in Diane Stone, Andrew Denham and Mark Garnett (eds.) Think Tanks Across Nations: A Comparative Approach (Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1998: 1-20).

• ‘The Development and Discourse of Australian Think Tanks’. in Diane Stone, Andrew Denham and Mark Garnett (eds.)Think Tanks Across Nations: A Comparative Approach (Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1998: 145-65).

• ‘Think Tanks and the Privatisation Policy Bandwagon’, in J. Lovenduski and J. Stanyer (eds.) Contemporary Political Studies 1995, Belfast: Political Studies Association, 1995, Vol 1: 332-44.

• ‘Women’s policy’. Hawke and Australian public policy: consensus and restructuring, South Melbourne: Macmillan, 1990: 284-297 (co-authored with Marian Simms 50%).

• ‘Australia’, in The Oceanic Handbook, London, Euromonitor, 1990: 56-118 (co-authored with Richard Higgott 30%).


Encyclopedia Entries

• ‘Global Public Policy’, in Roland Robertson and Jan Aart Scholte (eds) Encyclopedia of Globalization, (New York: Routledge, 2006: 149-157). ISBN 0-415-97314-7.

• ‘Transnational Think Tanks’, in Roland Robertson and Jan Aart Scholte (eds) Encyclopedia of Globalization, (New York: Routledge, 2006). ISBN 0-415-97314-7.

• ‘Think Tanks’, in N. J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes. (eds) International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioural Sciences, (Oxford, Pergamon, 2001: 15668-71).




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