Fisher, J (Forthcoming, 2020). East Africa after Liberation: Conflict, Security and the State since the 1980s. Cambridge University Press.
Cheeseman, N and Fisher, J (Forthcoming, 2019). Authoritarian Africa: Repression Resistance and the Power of Ideas. Oxford University Press.
Beswick, D, Fisher, J and Hurt, S (Eds, 2019). Britain and Africa in the Twenty-First Century: Between Pragmatism and Ambition. Manchester University Press.
Articles in peer-reviewed journals since 2014:
Fisher, J (2019). ‘AMISOM and the Regional Construction of a Failed State in Somalia’, African Affairs, 118 (471): 285-306.
Fisher, J and Meressa Tsehaye Gebrewahd (2019). ‘Briefing “Game Over”? Abiy Ahmed, the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front and Ethiopia’s Political Crisis’, African Affairs, 118 (470): 194-206.
Fisher, J (2017). 'Reproducing Remoteness? States, Internationals and the Co-Constitution of Aid 'Bunkerization' in the East African Periphery', Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 11 (1): 98-119.
Fisher, J and Marquette, H (2016). "Empowered Patient" or "Doctor Knows Best"? Political Economy Analysis and Ownership", Development in Practice, 26 (1): 115-126.
Fisher, J (2015). ‘Writing about Rwanda since the Genocide: Knowledge, Power and “Truth”, Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 9 (1): 134-145
Fisher, J (2015). “Does it work?” Work for whom? Britain and Political Conditionality since the Cold War’, World Development, 75 (November 2015): 13-25.
Fisher, J and Anderson, DM (2015). ‘Authoritarianism and the securitization of development in Africa’, International Affairs, 91 (1): 131-151.
Fisher, J (2014). 'Uganda's war, Obama's advisers and the nature of 'influence' in Western foreign policy-making', Third World Quarterly, 35 (4): 686-704
Fisher, J (2014). 'When it pays to be a "fragile state": Uganda's use and abuse of a dubious concept', Third World Quarterly, 35 (2): 316-332
Articles in peer-reviewed journals pre- 2014:
Fisher, J (2013). 'Structure, agency and Africa in the international system: Donor diplomacy and regional security policy in East Africa since the 1990s', Conflict, Security and Development, 13 (5): 537-568
Fisher, J (2013). 'The limits - and limiters - of external influence: Donors, the Ugandan Electoral Commission and the 2011 elections', Journal of Eastern African Studies, 7 (3): 471-491
Fisher, J (2013). "Some more reliable than others": Image management, donor perceptions and the Global War on Terror in East African diplomacy', Journal of Modern African Studies, 51 (1): 1-31
Fisher, J (2012). ‘Managing perceptions and securing agency: Contextualizing Uganda’s 2007 intervention in Somalia’, African Affairs, 111 (444): 404-423
Fisher, J (2018). “Success” and “Failure” in International Development: Assessing Evolving UK Objectives in Conditional Aid Policy Since the Cold War’, in A Kruck, K Oppermann and A Spencer (Eds), Political Mistakes and Policy Failures in International Relations. Palgrave.
Fisher, J and Beswick, D (2017). ‘The African State and Special Procedures: Agency, Leverage and Legitimacy’, in A Nolan, R Freedman and T Murphy (Eds), The United Nations Special Procedures System. Brill/Martinus Nijhoff.
Fisher, J and Anderson, DM (2016). ‘Authoritarianism and the Securitization of Development in Uganda’, in T Hagmann and F Reyntjens (Eds), Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa: Development without Democracy. Zed Books and University of Chicago Press.
Fisher, J (2015). "Image management" in East Africa: Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya and their donors', in Julia Gallagher (Ed), Image and Africa: Creation, Negotiation, Subversion. Manchester University Press.
Fisher, J (2014). ‘The limits – and limiters – of external influence: The role of international donors in Uganda’s 2011 election’, in S Perrot, S Makara and J Lafargue (Eds), Uganda’s 2011 Multiparty Elections: Towards a Consolidated Democracy? Fountain Publishers, Kampala.
Fisher, J (2013). 'Image management and African agency: Ugandan regional diplomacy and donor relations under Museveni', in W Brown and S Harman (Eds), African Agency in International Politics. Routledge.
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