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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. 

G. Burford, J. Braithwaite and V. Braithwaite (eds.) (2019) Restorative and Responsive Regulation of Human Services. New York: Routledge.



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

J. Braithwaite (2012) ‘Flipping markets to virtue with qui tam and restorative justice’ Accounting Organizations and Society, published online.

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

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


J. Braithwaite, T. Makkai and V. Braithwaite (2007) Regulating Aged Care: Ritualism and the New Pyramid. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

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

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

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.

B. Fisse and J. Braithwaite (1993) Corporations, Crime and Accountability. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

I. Ayres and J. Braithwaite (1992) Responsive Regulation: Transcending the Deregulation Debate. New York: 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, 13-53.

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

J. Braithwaite and Brent Fisse (1987) ‘Self-Regulation and the Control of Corporate Crime’ in C. Shearing and P. Stenning (eds) Private Policing, Vol.21, Crime and Justice System Annuals. Beverly Hills: Sage.

P. Grabosky and J. Braithwaite (1986) Of Manners Gentle: Enforcement Strategies of Australian Business Regulatory Agencies. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. [Out of Print – Manuscript available in pdf]

J. Braithwaite (1985) To Punish or Persuade: Enforcement of Coal Mine Safety. Albany: State University of New York Press. [Out of Print – Manuscript available in pdf]

J. Braithwaite and P. Grabosky (1985) Occupational Health and Safety Enforcement in Australia. 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, 481-504.