Publications on Justice and Politics

Authored Book

Duncan McCargo, Fighting for Virtue: Justice and Politics in Thailand, Ithaca NY and London: Cornell University Press, 2019 (Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute), 266pp.

Edited Journal Issue

Duncan McCargo (ed.), ‘Rethinking Thai Justice’, Asian Studies Review, 39, 1, March 2015.

Journal Articles 

Duncan McCargo and Dishani Senaratne, ‘Victor’s Memory: Sri Lanka’s post-war memoryscape in comparative perspective’, Conflict, Security & Development, 20, 1, 2020: 97–113.

Duncan McCargo, ‘Transitional Justice and Its Discontents’, Journal of Democracy, 26, 2, April 2015: 5–20.

Duncan McCargo and Peeradej Tanruangporn, ‘Branding Dissent: Nitirat, Thailand’s enlightened jurists’, Journal of Contemporary Asia, 45, 3, 2015: 419–42.

Duncan McCargo, ‘Readings on Thai Justice’, Asian Studies Review, 39, 1, 2015: 23–37.

Duncan McCargo, ‘Competing Notions of Judicialization in Thailand’, Contemporary Southeast Asia, 36, 3, 2014: 417–41 (also published in Chinese translation).

Duncan McCargo and Naruemon Thabchumpon, ‘Wreck/Conciliation: the politics of truth commissions in Thailand’, Journal of East Asian Studies, 14, 3, 2014: 377–404.

Duncan McCargo, ‘Against Wishful Scholarship: the importance of Engel’, Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, 19, 2, 2012: 489–93.

Duncan McCargo, ‘Politics by Other Means? The virtual trials of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal’, International Affairs, 87, 3, 2011: 613–627.

Duncan McCargo, ‘Thailand’s National Reconciliation Commission: a flawed response to the Southern Conflict’, Global Change, Peace and Security, 22, 1, February 2010: 75–91.

Book Chapter 

Duncan McCargo, ‘Sense and Sensibility: crafting tales about the police’, in Didier Fassin, (ed.) Writing the World of Policing: The difference ethnography makes, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017, pp. 207–224.