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Bibliography of published writings


Australia's Foreign Relations (with Bruce Grant), Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2nd ed. 1995, xxii + 417 pp; 1991, xx + 389 pp.

Cooperating for Peace: The Global Agenda for the 1990s and Beyond, Sydney, Allen and Unwin, 1993, xviii + 224 pp.

Australia's Constitution (with John McMillan and Haddon Storey), Law Foundation of NSW & Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1983, xv + 422 pp.

Labor Essays 1982: Socialist Principles and Parliamentary Government (with John Reeves co-ed.), Melbourne, Drummond, 1982, 199 pp.

Labor Essays 1981 (with John Reeves and Justin Malbon co-eds), Melbourne, Drummond, 1981, 212 pp.

Labor Essays 1980 (with John Reeves co-ed.), Melbourne, Drummond, 1980, 192 pp.
Law, Politics and the Labor Movement (ed.), LSB, Melbourne, 1980, x + 205 pp.

Labor and the Constitution, 1972-1975 (ed.), Melbourne, Heinemann, 1977, xv +383 pp.

Commission Reports

The Responsibility to Protect (joint author), Report of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS), Co-Chairs Gareth Evans and Mohamed Sahnoun, Government of Canada, Ottawa, 2001.

Preventing Deadly Conflict (joint author), Final Report of the Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict, Co-Chairs Cyrus Vance and David Hamburg, Carnegie Corporation of New York, 1997.

Criminal Investigation (joint author), Report of the Australian Law Reform Commission, Australian Government Publishing Service, 1975.

Chapters in Books
“Preface” in Indonesia Matters: Diversity, Unity and Stability in Fragile Times, Thang D. Nguyen and Frank-Jürgen Richter (eds), World Economic Forum/Times Edition, Singapore, 2003: xiv.

“Preventing Deadly Conflict” in Crisis and Conflict in Asia: Local Regional and International Responses, Purnendra Jain, Greg O’Leary and Felix Patrikeeff (eds), Nova Science Publisher Inc., New York, 2002.

“Australia in Asia: Looking Back and Looking Forward” in The Alfred Deakin Lectures: Ideas for the Future of a Civil Society, ABC Books, Sydney, 2001.

"Preventive Diplomacy: Concepts and Practice" in The Next Stage: Preventive Diplomacy and Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific Region, Desmond Ball and Amitav Acharya (eds), Canberra, Australian National University, 1999.
"Ensuring Peace: The Future of the United Nations" in Peacekeeping and Peacemaking, Tom Woodhouse, Robert Bruce and Malcolm Dando (eds), Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1998.

"Cooperating for Peace" in Past Imperfect, Future Uncertain, Ramesh Thakur (ed.), Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1998.

"Preventive Action and Conflict Resolution" in Peacemaking and Peacekeeping for the New Century, Olara A. Otunno and Michael W. Doyle (eds), Lanham Md., Rowman and Littlefield, 1998.

"The Style of Australian Foreign Policy" in Snapshots of Hope: The Making of Modern Labor, Gary Jungwirth (ed.), Sydney, Pluto Press, 1998.

"The Labor Tradition: A View From the 1990s" in Evatt to Evans: The Labor Tradition in Australian Foreign Policy, David Lee and Christopher Waters (eds), Sydney, Allen and Unwin, 1997.

"The Challenge of Economic Policy: Putting People First" in Labor Essays 1997: Renewing and Revitalising Labor, Gary Jungwirth (ed.), Sydney, Pluto Press, 1997.
"Lebanon: Towards a Brighter Future" in Lebanon: Beyond 2000, Amin Saikal and Geoffrey Jukes (eds), Canberra, Australian National University, 1997.

"Australia and Indonesia: Neighbours for Half a Century" in Indonesia: Dealing with a Neighbour, Colin Brown (ed.), Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1996.

"Cooperating for Peace" in The United Nations at Fifty: Retrospect and Prospect, Ramesh Thakur (ed.), Dunedin, University of Otago Press, 1996.

"The Impact of Internationalisation on Australian Law: A Commentary" in Courts of Final Jurisdiction: The Mason Court in Australia, Cheryl Saunders (ed.), Sydney, Federation Press, 1996.

"Foreword" in The United Nations as a Dispute Settlement System, Connie Peck, The Hague, Kluwer Law International, 1996.

"Cooperating with My Critics: A Rejoinder" in The New Agenda for Global Security: Cooperating for Peace and Beyond, Stephanie Lawson (ed.), Sydney, Allen and Unwin, 1995.

"Regionalism and Cooperation in the Asia Pacific: the Role of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Governments" in The Future of the Pacific Rim: Scenarios for Regional Cooperation, Barbara K Bundy, Stephen D. Burns and Kimberley V. Weichel (eds), Westport Conn., 1994.

"Australia's Regional Security Environment" in Strategic Studies in a Changing World: Global, Regional and Australian Perspectives, Desmond Ball and David Horner (eds), Canberra, Strategic Defence Studies Centre, 1992.

"The Case for Australian Participation" in Australia's Gulf War, Murray Goot and Rodney Tiffen (eds), Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1992.

"Ministerial Response" in Australia's Regional Security, Greg Fry (ed.), Sydney, Allen and Unwin, 1991.

"Australia's Relations with Indonesia" in Strange Neighbours: The Australia-Indonesia Relationship, Desmond Ball and Helen Wilson (eds), Sydney, Allen and Unwin, 1991.

"The New World Order and the United Nations" in Whose World Order?, Mara R. Bustelo and Philip Alston (eds), Sydney, Federation Press, 1991.

"Australia and Papua New Guinea" in The PNG/ Australia Relationship: Problems and Prospects, David Anderson (ed.), Sydney, Institute of Public Affairs, 1990.

"Reform and Regression in the Australian Federation" in Governing Federations, Michael Wood, Christopher Williams and Campbell Sharman (eds), Hale and Iremonger, 1989.

"The Case Against Citizen Initiative" in For & Against: an Anthology of Public Issues in Australia, 1989.
Interview in Speaking for Myself, Graham Little, Melbourne, McPhee Gribble, 1989.

"The Lessons" in The Whitlam Phenomenon, Fabian Papers, Melbourne, McPhee Gribble/Penguin Books, 1986.

"The Legal Profession: a Commonwealth Perspective" and "Discrimination and Human Rights", Papers Presented at 22nd Australian Legal Convention, Brisbane, Law Council of Australia, 1984.

"Australia and the Third world - Economic Perspectives" in Australia's External Relations in the 1980s, Paul Dibb (ed.), Croom Helm Australia, 1983.

"Reshaping the Socialist Objective" and "Socialism and the Australian Constitution" in The Socialist Objective, Bruce O'Meagher (ed.), Sydney, Hale and Iremonger, 1983.

"Scrutiny of the Executive by Parliamentary Committees" in Parliament and Bureaucracy, J.R.Nethercote (ed.), Sydney, Hale and Iremonger, 1982.

"Federal-State Relations and the Constitution" in Writings in Legal Studies, John Glasson and Nick Thornton (eds), Melbourne, VCTA Publishing, 1982.

"The ALP and the Constitution" and "Law and Justice" in Labor: Directions for the Eighties, J.North and P.Weller (eds), Sydney, Novak, 1980.
"The Evolution of the Socialist Objective 1890-1980" (with John Reeves) and "A Socialist Objective for the 1980s" in Labor Essays 1980, Gareth Evans and John Reeves (eds), Melbourne, Drummond, 1980.

"Foreword" in Tocsin: Radical Arguments against Federation 1897-1900, Hugh Anderson (ed.), Melbourne, Drummond, 1977.

"Changing the System" in Change the Rules! Towards a Democratic Constitution, Sol Encel, Donald Horne and Elaine Thompson (eds), Melbourne, Penguin Books, 1977.

"The Most Dangerous Branch? The High Court and the Constitution in a Changing Society" in Australian Lawyers and Social Change, David Hambly and John Goldring (eds), Sydney, Law Book Company, 1976.

"Prospects and Problems for an Australian Bill of Rights" in Australian Yearbook of International Law 1970-73.

Selected Journal Articles and Monographs

“The Responsibility to Protect:  When is it Right to Fight?”, Progressive Politics, July 2003, vol. 2.2.

“The U.S. versus The World: How American Power Seems to the Rest of Us”, The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, Summer/Fall 2003, vol. 27:2, 99-113.

 “The U.S. vs the World: Rebuilding a Relationship”
Defense, June/July 2003.

“Paradise Betrayed-West Papua’s Struggle for Independence: A Comment” (with Sidney Jones), Quarterly Essay, 9:2003, 109-12.

“Meeting the Challenge of War” (Rapporteur’s Report, Davos 2003), WEF Global Agenda Monitor, 2003.

“The Responsibility to Protect”, Gareth Evans and Mohamed Sahnoun, Foreign Affairs, November/December 2002, vol. 81, no 6: 99-110.

“A World Where It’s Rational To Be Anxious: The Challenge Of Conflict Prevention and Resolution", NATO 2002: Mapping the Challenges (Prague Summit), November 2002.

“Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention: The Responsibility to Protect”, NATO Review, Winter 2002.

“Building International Defenses against Terrorism. A Comprehensive Strategy”, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Winter/Spring 2002, vol. III, number I: 129-135.

“Intervention and State Sovereignty: Breaking New Ground”, Gareth Evans and Mohamed Sahnoun, Global Governance, vol. 7, no. 2, April-June 2001:119-125.

“The Inevitability of Peace Operations?”, Jarat Chopra, Gareth Evans and William Farrand, Proceedings of the 95th Annual Meeting of The American Society of International Law, 4-7 April 2001: 220-228.

“True Believer: The FP Interview”, Foreign Policy, March-April 2001: 26-41.

"The View From Down Under: A Regional Ally's Perspective on the US-China-Japan Relationship", Harvard Asia Pacific Review, vol. 3, no. 2 (Summer 1999): 36-39.

"Politics and the Media Circus", AQ (Australian Quarterly), vol. 70, no. 2 (1998): 16-18.
"Values and Choices in Economic Policy", The Sydney Papers, vol.10, no. 3 (1998): 83-95.

"The Case for Illegality: Australia's Statement on Nuclear Weapons to the International Court of Justice", Evatt Papers, vol. 3, no. 2 (1995): 65-92.

"The World after Wilenski: An Australian who Mattered", Australian Quarterly, vol. 67, no.4 (1995): 3-13.

"Reintegrating the United Nations", Australian International Law Journal (1994): 82-97.

"Cooperative Security and Intrastate Conflict", Foreign Policy, No. 96, Fall (1994): 3-20. (Winner of University of Louisville's $US 150,000 Grawemeyer Prize for Ideas Improving World Order, 1995)

"A UN Volunteer Military Force: Comment", New York Review of Books, 24 June 1993, 58.

Australia and Chile: The Asia Pacific and Latin America, Lecture Series, Chilean Council on Foreign Relations, 1992.
"Australia and the United States in the New World Order", The Sydney Papers, vol. 3, no. 1 (1991): 94-102.

"Australia's Foreign Policy and the Environment", Round Table (1990): 297-305.

"Recent Events in Indochina", The Sydney Papers, vol.2, no.1 (1990): 50-61.

"Australian Foreign Policy Priorities in a Changing World", Australian Outlook, vol.43, no.2 (1989): 1-15.

“Making Australian Foreign Policy”, Fabian Pamphlet No. 50, Australian Fabian Society, 1989.

Australia and Indo-China, Beanland Lecture, Footscray Institute of Technology, 1989.

"Australia's Trade Policy into the 21st Century", The Sydney Papers, vol.1, no.1 (1989): 91-100.

"The Dismissal: Repatriating the Debate", Quadrant 28 (1984): 76-77.

"Reforming the Law of Criminal Investigation", Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol.17, no. 4 (1984): 195-206.

"The Federal Government and Environment Law", Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol.1,no.1, 1984.

Information and Freedom in 1984: A Report to the Nation, Australian Library Promotion Council, 1984.

"The Tasmanian Dam Case: Background and Implications", Parliamentarian, no. 65 (1984): 10-21.

"Discrimination Legislation", New Zealand Law Journal (1984): 214-217.

"Legal Fees and the Challenge of Unmet Legal Need", Law Institute Journal (1983): 1316-1319.

"The 'Machinery of Government' Constitutional Referendum Bills", Australian Law Journal, vol. 57, no.12 (1983): 690-700.

"Enacting a Bill of Rights", Australian Law Journal, vol. 56, no. 8, (1982): 434-435.

God save the Queen? Australia as a Republic, University of Western Australia Counterpoint Forum, 1982

"Rethinking the Socialist Objective" in Labor's Socialist Objective: Three Perspectives, Fabian Pamphlet No. 34, Victorian Fabian Society, 1981.

“The Politics of Justice”, Fabian Pamphlet No.33, Victorian Fabian Society, 1981.

Conscientious Objection to Union Membership, Monograph Series No.9, Industrial Relations Society of Victoria.

Civil Liberties in the Next Decade, Councils for Civil Liberties in Australia, National Convention Proceedings (1976): 6-35.

"Labor and the Constitution", Meanjin Quarterly, vol.35 no.1 (1976): 3-19.

"The Constitutional Validity and Scope of the Trade Practices Act 1974", Australian Law Journal, vol. 49, no. 12 (1975): 654-671.

"New Directions in Australian Race Relations Law", Australian Law Journal, vol.48, no. 10 (1974): 479-491.

"Benign Discrimination and the Right to Equality", Federal Law Review, vol. 6, no. 1 (1974): 26-83.

"An Australian Bill of Rights", Australian Quarterly, vol. 45, no.1, (1973).

"The Browning of Australia", Dissent, no. 29, (1972).

Note: Numerous other published papers, speeches and shorter articles by Gareth Evans may be found, among other places, in Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade publications (Australian Foreign Affairs Record, Monthly Record, Australian Foreign Affairs and Trade, Backgrounder, Insight), World Review and Canberra Survey, the website of the International Crisis Group (www.crisisweb.org) and, accessible through that, his personal website. Newspaper and magazine articles in the general press have not been included here, but op ed pieces written since he became President of ICG in January 2000 are listed below.

Opinion Page Articles 2000-2003

West Africa’s Interlocking War: Time For A New Regional Approach To The Crisis
West Africa Magazine, 16 May 2003.

The UN must act. Africa is on the verge of another genocide”
International Herand Tribune, 17 May 2003

Humanity did not justify this war
Financial Times, 15 May 2003

Road Map vs. Reality (with Robert Malley)
The Washington Post, 6 May 2003

The UN is best placed to rebuild Iraq  (with Robert Malley)
 Financial Times, 7 April 2003

The Kurds: a catastrophe waiting to happen (with Joost Hiltermann)
International Herald Tribune, 20 March 2003

The question for Powell
International Herald Tribune, 3 February 2003

Missed opportunities for peace
The Observer Online, 26 January 2003

Roadblocks on the path to peace (with Robert Malley)
New York Times, 24 October 2002

Disarming Saddam is enough
International Herald Tribune, 16 September 2002

What the world should hear from Bush
International Herald Tribune, 6 September 2002

The quest for security and social justice
Australian Financial Review, 6 September 2002

Bush's plan is simply unrealistic (with Robert Malley)
International Herald Tribune, 28 June 2002

Don't let Zimbabwe implode
International Herald Tribune, 18 June 2002

No abandonemos a Asia Central
La Vanguardia, 5 June 2002

Get to peace by putting politics first
The Observer OnLine, 14 April 2002

Start with the endgame
International Herald Tribune, 10 April 2002

Clean up Macedonia
Wall Street Journal Europe, 12 March 2002

Iraq and the UN Security Council
International Herald Tribune, 28 February 2002

Sudan: seize this serious chance to end a long civil war (with John Prendergast) International Herald Tribune, 29 January 2002

Hit Mugabe hard where it hurts, now
Sydney Morning Herald, 21 January 2002

Beware of conjuring up fresh Afghanistans in Central Asia
International Herald Tribune, 3 October 2001

Channel shock and anger to fight terrorism's source
International Herald Tribune, 15 September 2001

Get moving now to prevent genocide in Burundi
International Herald Tribune, 22 August 2001

NATO must do more in Macedonia
Wall Street Journal, 22 August 2001

Shades of Bosnia: NATO's plan for Macedonia is not sufficient
Wall Street Journal Europe, 16 August 2001

Indonesia's military culture has to be reformed
International Herald Tribune, 24 July 2001

Belgrade needs help, but the aid must have firm conditions
International Herald Tribune, 27 June 2001

Sorry, the boys should darn well stay in Bosnia.
International Herald Tribune, 25 May 2001

The great unfinished business of Southeastern Europe
International Herald Tribune, 26 April 2001

Le Prochain point chaud des Balkans
Le Monde, 20 February 2001

The next Balkan hot spot?
Wall Street Journal, 12 February 2001

A wake-up call to Jakarta: governance, please
International Herald Tribune, 7 February 2001

In Central Africa, an urgent challenge to American leadership
International Herald Tribune, 25 January 2001

Yes to a Hague-on-the-Danube trial for Milosevic
International Herald Tribune, 9 January 2001

Central Asians need help now to head off conflict
International Herald Tribune, 16 August 2000

Montenegro needs Western help
Wall Street Journal Europe, 16 June 2000


Biography of Gareth Evans

Gareth Evans, by Keith Scott, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1999, ix + 414 pp.

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