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J. Braithwaite. (2021) ‘ Street-Level Meta-Strategies Evidence on Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation‘. Annual Review of Law and Social Science17, 205-225.

J. Braithwaite, H. Hojabrosadati & M. Miranda (2021) ‘Restorative Nodes of Governance in the Anthropocene: Iran’s Kashaf River’ Law & Policy. doi: 10.1111/lapo.12173

J. Braithwaite (2021) ‘Regulatory capitalism, extinctions and China‘ Available at SSRN:

J. Braithwaite (2020) ‘Meta Governance of Path Dependencies: Regulation, Welfare, and Markets‘ The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 691(1), 30-49. 

Braithwaite, J. (2019). Tempered Power, Variegated Capitalism, Law and Society. Buff. L. Rev., 67(3), 527-594.

Braithwaite (2018) ‘Minimally Sufficient Deterrence. Crime and Justice: A Review of Research 47.

J. Braithwaite (2017) ‘Responsive Excellence’ in C. Coglianese (ed) Achieving Regulatory Excellence. Washington: Brookings Institution.

J. Braithwaite (2016) Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation: The question of evidence. RegNet Working Paper No. 51, School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet). This is an update of an earlier 2014 version of this paper. Also available at SSRN.

J. Braithwaite and S. Hong (2015) ‘The Iteration Deficit in Responsive Regulation: Are Regulatory Ambassadors an Answer?’ Regulation & Governance 9(1), 16-29.

J. Braithwaite (2015) ‘Responsive Excellence’. Paper Prepared for the Penn Program on Regulation’s Best-in-Class Regulator Initiative, June 2015.

J. Braithwaite (2014) ‘Limits on Violence; Limits of Responsive Regulatory Theory’ Law and Policy 36(4), 432-456

J. Braithwaite (2014) ‘In Praise of Tents: Regulatory Studies and Transformative Social Science’ Annual Review of Law and Social Science 10(1), 1-17

J. Braithwaite (2013) ‘Strategic socialism, strategic privatisation and crises’ Australian Journal of Corporate Law 28(1), 35-59

J. Braithwaite (2013) ‘Relational republican regulation’ Regulation and Governance 7(1), 124-144.

J. Braithwaite (2013) ‘Flipping markets to virtue with qui tam and restorative justice’ Accounting Organizations and Society 38(6-7) 458-468

S.H Hong J. Braithwaite (2012) ‘Reconfiguring regulatory institutions: learning from diplomacy and indirect reciprocity’ Jerusalem Papers No. 45, July 2012.

J. Braithwaite (2011) ‘The essence of responsive regulation’ UBC Law Review 44(3), 475-520.

J. Braithwaite (2009) Leading from behind with plural regulation in Judith Healy & Paul Dugdale (eds) Patient Safety First. Sydney: Allen & Unwin.

J. Braithwaite (2009) ‘The Regulatory State’ reprinted in R. Goodin (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Political Science. New York: Oxford University Press.

J. Braithwaite & Peter Drahos (2009) Global business regulation in Simon Halliday & Patrick Schmidt (eds.) Conducting Law and Society Research. New York: Cambridge University Press.

J. Braithwaite (2008) Regulatory Capitalism: How it Works, Ideas for Making it Work Better. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

J. Braithwaite (2006) ‘Responsive Regulation and Developing Economies’ World Development 34(5), 884-898.

J. Braithwaite (2006) The Regulatory State? in R. Rhodes (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Political Institutions. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

J. Braithwaite (2009) ‘Restorative Justice’ in H.J. Schneider (ed.) International Handbook of Criminology. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.

J. Braithwaite (2005) ‘For Public Social Sciences’ British Journal of Sociology 56(3), 345-347.

C. Parker, C. Scott, N. Lacey & J. Braithwaite (eds) Regulating Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

J. Braithwaite (2004) ‘Methods of Power for Development: Weapons of the Weak, Weapons of the Strong’ Michigan Journal of International Law 26(1), 298-330.

J. Braithwaite (2003) Restorative Justice and Corporate Regulation in Elmar G.M. Weitekamp and Hans-Jürgen Kerner (eds) Restorative Justice in Context. International Practice and Directions, 161-172. Devon, UK: Willan Publishing.

C. Parker and J. Braithwaite (2003) Regulation in Peter Cane and Mark Tushnet (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Legal Studies, 119-145. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

J. Braithwaite (2002) Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation. New York: Oxford University Press.

J. Braithwaite (2002) ‘Rewards and Regulation’ Journal of Law and Society 29(1), 12-26.

J. Braithwaite (2002) ‘Rules and Principles: A Theory of Legal Certainty’ Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy 27, 47-82. Abstract also available here.

J. Braithwaite (2000) Regulation, Crime, Freedom. Aldershot: Dartmouth.

J. Braithwaite (2000) ‘The New Regulatory State and the Transformation of Criminology’ British Journal of Criminology 40(2), 222-238. (Reprinted in D. Garland and R. Sparks (eds) (2000) Criminology and Social Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press).

J. Braithwaite (1999) ‘Accountability and Governance Under the New Regulatory State’ Australian Journal of Public Administration 58, 90-93.

J. Braithwaite and P. Drahos (1999) ‘Ratcheting Up and Driving Down Global Regulatory Standards’ Development 42 (2), 109-114.

J. Braithwaite (1998) Institutionalizing Trust: Enculturating Distrust in V. Braithwaite and M. Levi (eds) Trust and Governance. New York: Russell Sage.

J. Braithwaite (1997) ‘On Speaking Softly and Carrying Big Sticks: Neglected Dimensions of a Republication Separation of Powers’ University of Toronto Law Journal 47, 305-361.

J. Braithwaite (1994) ‘A Sociology of Modeling and the Politics of Empowerment’ British Journal of Sociology 45, 445-479.

J. Braithwaite (1994) Prospects for Win-Win International Rapprochement of Regulation in Organization for Economic Corporation and Development, Regulatory Co-operation for an Interdependent World. Paris: OECD.

J. Braithwaite (1994) Lessons for Regulatory Co-operation in Organization for Economic Corporation and Development, Regulatory Co-operation for an Interdependent World. Paris: OECD.

J. Braithwaite (1994) Regulation in K Wiltshire (ed.) Governance and Economic Efficiency. Sydney: Committee for the Economic Development of Australia.

J. Braithwaite and J. Murphy (1993) ‘Clout and Internal Compliance Systems’ Corporate Conduct Quarterly 2, 52-62.

J. Braithwaite (1993) ‘Responsive Business Regulatory Institutions’ in C. Coady and C. Sampford (eds) Business, Ethics and the Law, 83-92. Sydney: Federation Press. (Reprinted in Trade Practices Commission Bulletin No.77, 1994, 2-8).

J. Braithwaite (1993) Juvenile Offending: New Theory and Practice in L. Atkinson and S. Gerull (eds) National Conference on Juvenile Justice. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology.

J. Braithwaite (1993) Improving Compliance: Strategies and Practical Applications in OECD Countries. Paris: OECD [report].

I. Ayres and J. Braithwaite (1992) Responsive Regulation: Transcending the Deregulation Debate. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

I. Ayres and J. Braithwaite (1992) ‘Designing Responsive Regulatory Institutions’ The Responsive Community Summer, 41-47.

I. Ayres and J. Braithwaite (1992) ‘Partial Industry Regulation: A Monopsony Standard’ California Law Review 80, 1992, 13-53.

I. Ayres and J. Braithwaite (1991) ‘Tripartism: Regulatory Capture and Empowerment’ Law and Social Inquiry 16(3), 435-96.

J. Braithwaite (1991) Policies for an Era of Regulatory Flux in B. Head and E. McCoy (eds) Deregulation or Better Regulation. Melbourne: Macmillan.

J. Braithwaite (1990) ‘Convergence in Models of Regulatory Strategy’ Current Issues in Criminal Justice 2, 59-65.

J. Braithwaite (1987) ‘Negotiation Versus Litigation: Industry Regulation in Great Britain and the United States’ American Bar Foundation Research Journal 2, 559-574.

J. Braithwaite and Brent Fisse (1987) Self-Regulation and the Control of Corporate Crime in C. Shearing and P. Stenning (eds) Private Policing, Vol 23 Sage Criminal Justice System Annuals, 221-246. Beverly Hills: Sage.

J. Braithwaite (1987) Self-Regulation: Internal Compliance Strategies to Prevent Crime by Public Organizations in P. Grabosky (ed.) Government Illegality. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology.

J. Braithwaite (1982) ‘Enforced Self-Regulation: A New Strategy for Corporate Crime Control’ Michigan Law Review 80, 1466-1507.

J. Braithwaite (1981) ‘The Limits of Economism in Controlling Harmful Corporate Conduct’ Law and Society Review 16(3), 481-504.