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Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Melissa Crouch (2018) 'Democrats, Dictators and Constitutional Dialogue: Myanmar's Constitutional Tribunal' 16(2) International Journal of Constitutional Law
  • Melissa Crouch (forthcoming) ‘The Constitution of Myanmar’, in David Law and Wen-Chen (ed) The Oxford Handbook of Constitutions in Asia. Oxford University Press.
  • Melissa Crouch (forthcoming) ‘Vehicle for Democratic Transition or Authoritarian Straightjacket? Constitutional Regression and Risks in the Struggle to Change Myanmar’s Constitution’ in Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Huq (ed) Implementing New Constitutions. Cambridge University Press.
  • Melissa Crouch (forthcoming) ‘Constitution-making and Public Participation in Southeast Asia’, in David Landau and Hannah Lerner (eds) Constitution-making. Edward Elgar.

Law and Development
Law and Religion

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Edited book
Journal Articles
Book Chapters

Journal Special Edition
Reports

  • Melissa Crouch (2018) The Future of Professional Legal Education in Commercial and Corporate Law in Myanmar. Asian Development Bank.
  • Melissa Crouch (2017) Professional Legal Education in Commercial and Corporate Law in Myanmar: An Assessment of the Legal Profession, the Attorney General's Office and the Courts. Asian Development Bank. pp 1-50.
  • Melissa Crouch (2017) Principles and Processes of Constitutional MakingInternational Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, Yangon.
  • Melissa Crouch (2016) Report on Constitutional Law in Myanmar: Curriculum Guidelines, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, Yangon.
  • Melissa Crouch (2015) Best Practise in Administrative Law: Options for Myanmar. December 2015. commissioned by UNDP Rule of Law Program, Yangon. [translated into Burmese]
  • Melissa Crouch (2014) 'Access to Justice and Administrative Law in Myanmar. USAID/Tetra Tech DPK, Promoting the Rule of Law Project. 
  • Melissa Crouch (2013) 'Trials of People Smugglers in Indonesia' Policy Paper, Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society, University of Melbourne [with Antje Missbach].
  • Bill Collopy and Melissa Crouch (2011) People of Burma in Melbourne: Perspectives of a Refugee Community. (May) Dandenong: South Eastern Region Migrant Resource Centre.
  • Melissa Crouch (2009) 'Indonesia, militant Islam and Ahmadiyah: Origins and implicationsARC Federation Fellowship ‘Islam, Shariah and Governance’ Background Paper Series No 4.
Book Reviews

  • Melissa Crouch (2017) 'Buddhism, Politics and the Limits of Law: The Pyrrhic Constitutionalism in Sri Lanka', Asian Journal of Law and Society.
  • Melissa Crouch (2016) 'Shiism in Southeast Asia', Journal of American Academy of Religion.
  • Melissa Crouch (2015) ' Opposing the Rule of Law' 37(2) Contemporary Southeast Asia 305.
  • Melissa Crouch (2012No Concessions: The Life of Yap Thiam Hien, Indonesian Human Rights Lawyer', 13(1) Australian Journal of Asian Law.


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