2013. Being Malay in Indonesia: Hopes, Histories and Citizenship in the Riau Archipelago. NUS Press.
2016 with Joanna Cook and Henrietta L. Moore. The State We’re In: Reflecting on Democracy’s Troubles. Berghahn. Access the introduction for free.
2013 with Henrietta L. Moore. The Social Life of Achievement. Berghahn. Access the introduction for free.
2012 with Henrietta L. Moore. Sociality: New Directions. Berghahn. Access the introduction for free.
2012 with Liana Chua, Joanna Cook, and Lee Wilson. Southeast Asian Perspectives on Power. Routledge. Access the introduction for free.
Articles and book chapters
2022 with Laumua Tunufa’i et al. ‘The most difficult time of my life’ or ‘COVID’s gift to me’? Differential experiences of COVID-19 funerary restrictions in Aotearoa New Zealand. Mortality.
2022 with Nayantara Sheoran Appleton et al. Pathways and obstacles to social recovery following the elimination of SARS-CoV-2 from Aotearoa New Zealand: a qualitative cross-sectional study. Journal of Public Health.
2022 with Eleanor Holroyd et al. Community healthcare workers’ experiences during and after COVID-19 lockdown: a qualitative study from Aotearoa New Zealand. Health and Social Care in the Community.
2021 with Nikita Simpson et al. ‘Good’ and ‘bad’ deaths during the Covid-19 pandemic: insights from a rapid qualitative study. BMJ Global Health.
2021 with Antje Deckert et al. Safer Communities… Together? Plural policing and COVID-19 public health interventions in Aotearoa New Zealand. Policing and Society.
2021 with Nelly Martin-Anatias et al. Lockdown Ibuism: experiences of Indonesian migrant mothers during the COVID-19 pandemic in Aotearoa New Zealand. Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
2021 with Susanna Trnka et al. Negotiating risks and responsibilities during lockdown: ethical reasoning and affective experience in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand.
2020 with Nayantara Sheoran Appleton et al. (Alter)narratives of 'winning': supermarket and healthcare workers' experiences of COVID-19 in Aotearoa New Zealand. Sites.
2020 with Lucy Selman et al. Grieving During COVID-19. The Grief Channel.
2020. From social distancing to social containment: reimagining sociality for the coronavirus pandemic. Medicine Anthropology Theory.
2020. Lockdown Anthropology and Online Surveys: Unprecedented Methods for Unprecedented Times. Studies in Indian Politics.
2020 with Laura Bear et al. A right to care: the social foundations of recovery from Covid-19. LSE.
2020 with Pounamu Jade Aikman et al. Living in bubbles during the coronavirus pandemic: insights from New Zealand. LSE.
2020 with Laura Bear et al. ‘A Good Death’ During the Covid-19 Pandemic in the UK: A Report of Key Findings and Recommendations. LSE.
2019. ‘Straightening what’s crooked’? Recognition as moral disruption in Indonesia’s Confucianist Revival. Anthropological Forum.
2019. ‘“Accept and Utilize”: Alternative Medicine, Minimality, and Ethics in an Indonesian Healing Collective.’ Medical Anthropology Quarterly.
2019. ‘Who Cares about Malay Music?’ in Margaret Kartomi (ed) Performing the Arts of Indonesia: Malay Identity and Politics in the Music, Dance and Theatre of the Riau Islands. NIAS Press.
2018. ‘Suggestions of power: searching for efficacy in Indonesia’s hypnosis boom’. Ethos.
2017 . ‘On the Islamic authority of the Indonesian state: responsibility, suspicion, and acts of compliance’. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.
2017. ‘The edge of glory: theorising centre-periphery relations in and from Indonesia’s Riau Islands’. In Rethinking Power Relations in Indonesia: Transforming the Margins, edited by Michaela Haug, Martin Rössler, and Anna-Teresa Grumblies. Routledge.
2016. Why Indonesians turn against democracy. In The State We’re In: Reflecting on Democracy’s Troubles, edited by Joanna Cook, Nicholas J. Long and Henrietta L. Moore.
2011. ‘Bordering on immoral: piracy, education, and the ethics of cross-border cooperation in the Indonesian-Malaysia-Singapore Growth Triangle’. Anthropological Theory.
2011. ‘On having achieved appropriation: anak berprestasi in Kepri, Indonesia’. In Ownership and Appropriation, edited by Veronica Strang and Mark Busse. Berg.
2010. ‘Haunting Malayness: the multicultural uncanny in a new Indonesian province'. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.
2009. ‘Fruits of the orchard: land, space and state in Kepulauan Riau’. SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia.
2008. 'Rhyme and reason in the Riau Archipelago'. Cambridge Anthropology.
2007. 'How to win a beauty contest in Tanjung Pinang' . Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs.
2018, ‘Postdemocracy and a politics of prefiguration’. In The Handbook of Political Anthropology, edited by Harald Wydra and Bjørn Thommassen. Edward Elgar.
2015. ‘For a verbatim ethnography’. In Anthropology, Theatre and Development: The Transformative Potential of Performance, edited by Alex Flynn and Jonas Tinius. Palgrave Macmillan.
2015, ‘Sociality in anthropology’. In International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition, edited by J.D. Wright. Elsevier.
2012. ‘Utopian sociality. Online.’ Cambridge Anthropology 30(1): 80-94.