Professor Jörn Dosch

Core Researcher
(on sabbatical in 2012)
+44 (0)113 343 3558
Areas of Expertise
  • Regional co-operation and integration in the Asia Pacific
  • Non-Traditional Security in the Asia Pacific
  • Democratisation in Southeast Asia
  • Sub-regional co-operation in the Mekong Valley
  • Vietnam's foreign policy
  • US-Asia relations
  • EU-Asia relations
  • Asia-Latin America relations

MA, PhD, Habilitation Mainz.

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Books and Monographs

  • Asia and Latin America: Political, Economic and Multilateral Relations' , London and New York: Routledge, 2010 (edited with Olaf Jacob)
  • Dosch, Jörn,Staat und Demokratie in Asien [State and Democracy in Asia), Hamburg and London: Lit, 2007 (edited with  Manfred Mols und Rainer Ölschläger)
  • The Changing Dynamics of Southeast Asian Politics. Boulder and London: Lynne Rienner 2006. 
  • Economic and Non-traditional Security Cooperation in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) , Singapore : Konrad Adenauer Foundation, 2005 (edited with Colin Dürkop; Nguyen Xuan Thang)
  • The New Global Politics of the Asia-Pacific. London and New York: Routledge 2004 (with M. Connors and R. Davison)
  • Die Herausforderung des Multilateralismus. Amerikanische Asien-Pazifik Politik nach dem Kalten Krieg [The Challenge of Multilateralism. America's Asia-Pacific Policy after the Cold War]. Baden-Baden: Nomos 2002.
  • International Relations of the Asia-Pacific. New Patterns of Power, Interest, and Coopertation.New York: Palgrave 2000 (edited with Manfred Mols).
  • ASEAN und SAARC: Regionale Kooperation in Asien [ASEAN and SAARC: Regional Cooperation in Asia]. Hamburg: Abera 1999 (with Christian Wagner).
  • Die ASEAN: Bilanz eines Erfolges [ASEAN. The balance of sucess] Hamburg: Abera 1997.

Journal Articles and Papers

  • 'Toward a new Pax Sinica?  Relations between China and Southeast Asia in the early 21st Century' in Mexico y la Cuenca del Pacífico (forthcoming, accepted for publication)
  • 'ASEAN's reluctant liberal turn and the thorny road to democracy promotion'. The Pacific Review, Vol. 21 No. 4, December 2008, pp. 527–545
  • 'Managing security in ASEAN-China relations - liberal peace of hegemonic stability'. Asian Perspective, Vol. 31, No. 1 (Spring 2007), pp. 209-236.
  • 'The impact of EU-Enlargement on relations between Europe and East Asia'. Asia Europe Journal, Vol. 5, issue 1, 2007, pp. 33-50.
  • 'The Impact of Democratization on the Making of Foreign Policy in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines'. Südostasien aktuell,  05/2006, pp. 42-70.
  • 'Vietnam's ASEAN Membership Revisited: Golden Opportunity or Golden Cage?' Contemporary Southeast Asia, vol. 28, no. 2, 2006, pp. 234-258.
  • 'Sub-Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia : The Mekong Basin'. European Journal of East Asian Studies, 4:2, pp. 283-285, 2005 (with Oliver Hensengerth).
  • 'Changing security cultures in Europe and Southeast Asia: Implications for inter-regionalism'. Asia Europe Journal, Vol. 1 (2003) No. 4: 483-501.
  • 'Parliamentary elections in Thailand, March 2000 and January 2001'. Electoral Studies , Vol. 22 (2003): 153-160 (with A. Croissant).

Book Chapters

  • 'Relations between China and Southeast Asia: A New Regional Order in the Making?' In Lowell Dittmer and George T. Yu (eds.) China, the Developing World, and the New Global Dynamic. Boulder and London: Lynne Rienner 2009 (forthcoming December)
  •  'Vietnam in 2008: Foreign Policy Successes but Daunting Domestic Problems'. In Daljit Singh (ed) Southeast Asian Affairs 2009, Singapore: ISEAS, pp. 373-388.
  • 'Sovereignty Rules: Human Security, Civil Society, and the Limits of Liberal Reform'. In Donald K. Emmerson (eds), Hard Choices. Security, Democracy, and Regionalism in Southeast Asia, Stanford: Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center Books, 2008, pp. 59-90 (also published by ISEAS Singapore).
  •  'The US and Southeast Asia'. In Mark Beeson (ed.) Contemporary Southeast Asia, second edition, Houndmills/Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, pp. 220-233.
  •  'Who is leading Who in ASEAN-China Relations? Community-building versus Pax Sinica in the Management of Regional Secuirty'. In Christopher M. Dent (ed.) China, Japan and Regional Leadership in East Asia, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2008, pp. 156-180.
  •  'Viet Nam – History'.  In The Far East and Australasia 2008, 39th Edition, London and New York: Routledge 2007, pp. 1275-1283. (updated for 40th edition 2008 and 41th edition 2009)
  •  'The Concept and Mangagement of Security in Southeast Asia, in Mazyrin Vladimir et. al. (ed.) Asia Pacific Outlook 2006-2007, Moskau: Moscow State Lomonossov University, Publishing House Klutch-S, pp. 121-165 (in Russian).
  •  'United States Security Policies in Asia'. In Stephen Hoadley and Jürgen Rüland, eds. Asian Security Reassessed, Singapore: ISEAS 2006, pp. 106-126.
  • 'South East Asia and Latin America : A Case of Peripheral Interregionalism' In Jörg Faust, Manfred Mols, Won-Ho Kim (eds.) Latin America and East Asia - Attempts at Diversification , Hamburg , pp. 183-197, London et al.: Lit, 2005.
  • 'Southeast Asia and Globalisation: Implications for International Relations'. In Michael Nelson (ed.) Thai Politics: Global and Local Perspectives. Bangkok : King Prajadhipok's Institute, 2004.
  • 'New Consolidating Democratic Countries towards Global Challenges: The Case of Southeast Asia '. In Karlina Helmanita et al., eds. Dialogue in the World Disorder , pp. 117-148. Jakarta : Konrad Adenauer Foundation, 2004
  • 'John Gerad Ruggie”. In Giesela Riescher (ed). Politische Theorie der Gegenwart in Einzeldarstellungen [Modern Political Theory], pp. Stuttgart : Kröner, 2004.