Publications

Since I began my appointment at McMaster in January of 2013, I have edited two special sections of international peer reviewed journals, published 14 articles and book chapters and op-eds on elections, party politics, digital media and the representation of women and minorities in Asia. You can find links to my work here:

Upcoming Book

  1. Forthcoming. Francheschet, Susan, Mona Lena Krook and Netina Tan, eds. Global Handbook on Women’s Political Rights. Palgrave MacMillan.

Special Journal Issues

  1. 2016. Guest Editor. Special Section on Gender Reforms, Quotas and Women’s Political Representation in Taiwan, South Korea and Singapore”, Pacific Affairs (89:2): 84 pp.
  2. 2015. Guest Editor. Critical Perspectives on “Quotas and Non-Quota Strategies in East Asia.” Politics and Gender 11(01): 46 pp.

Journal Articles

  1. 2018. “Electoral Rules and Manufacturing Legislative Supermajority: Evidence from Singapore”, with Bernard Grofman, Commonwealth and Comparative Politics (56: 3): 273-297.
  2. 2016. “Gender Reforms, Quotas and Women’s Political Representation in Taiwan, South Korea and Singapore”, Pacific Affairs(89:2):309-323.
  3. 2016. Why are Gender Reforms Adopted in Singapore? Party Pragmatism and Electoral Incentives”, Pacific Affairs (89:2):369-393. Shortlisted for for the William L. Holland Prize for the most outstanding journal article published in Pacific Affairs for 2016.
  4. 2015. “Introduction: Quotas and Non-Quota Strategies in East Asia.” Politics & Gender 11 (01): 171–75.   
  5. 2015. Party Quotas and Rising Women Politicians in Singapore.” Politics & Gender 11 (01): 196–207.
  6. 2014. The General and Presidential Elections in Singapore 2011.” Electoral Studies 35: 374-8.
  7. 2014. Ethnic Quotas and Unintended Effects on Women’s Political Representation in Singapore.” International Political Science Review, 35 (1): 27-40.
  8. 2013. Manipulating Electoral Laws in Singapore.” Electoral Studies, 32 (4):632-643.

Book Chapters

  1. 2018. “Elected Women Politicians in Singapore’s Parliament: An Analysis of Socio-Demographic Profile,” in Women of Asia: Globalization, Development, and Social Change, edited by Linda Lindsey and Mehrangiz Najafizadeh, 198-211, Routledge.
  2. 2016. “Pre-Electoral Manipulation, Gerrymandering and Its Effects on Singapore’s 2015 GE,” in Voting in Change: Politics of Singapore’s 2015 General Election, edited by Terence Lee and Kevin Tan, 169-190. Singapore: Ethos Book.
  3. 2015. “Institutionalized Hegemonic Party Rule in Singapore.” In Party Institutionalization in Asia: Democracies, Autocracies and the Shadows of the Past, edited by Erik Kuhonta and Allen Hicken, 49-73. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  4. 2014. “Embracing Uncertainty and Democratization in Singapore.” In Democracy in Eastern Asia, edited by Edmund Fung and Steven Drakeley, 181-202. New York: Routledge.
  5. 2014. “Singapore.” In Party Politics in Southeast Asia: Organization, Money and Influence, edited by Wolfgang Sachsenroder. CreateSpace Publishing: 261-285.
  6. 2004. “Human Security in Southeast Asia: A Gender and Constructivist Perspective.” In Asia in the New Millennium: APISA First Congress 2003, edited by Amitav Acharya and Lee Lai To, 595-627. Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Academic.

Book Reviews

  1. Review of Political Booms: Local Money and Power in Taiwan, East China,Thailand and the Philippines by Lynn White in Pacific Affairs, 84.1 (March 2011): 121-2.
  2. Review of Building Party Systems in Developing Democracies by Allen Hicken in Journal of East Asian Studies 10.1 (2010 Jan-Apr):155-168.
  3. Review of Democratization in Taiwan: Challenges in Transformation, ed. by Philip Paolini and James Meernik, Pacific Affairs 83.1 (Spring 2010) 160-2.
  4. Review of Maritime Security in Southeast Asia, ed. by Kwa Chong Guan and John K. Skogan, Pacific Affairs 82.1 (Spring 2009) 152-4.
  5. Review of Corruption and Good Governance in Asia, ed. by Nicholas Tarling, Journal of East Asian Studies 6.3 (2007):511-514.
  6. Review of The Curse of Independence by Shelby Tucker, SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research 4.1, (Spring 2006): 48-51.
  7. Review of Making Enemies: War and State Building in Burma by Mary Callahan, SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research 3.1 (Spring 2005): 233-5.
  8. Review of Living Silence: Burma Under Military Rule by Christina Fink, SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, 1.2 (Autumn 2003): 35-7.