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Eliza Ahmed Publication List

Representative publications


Book / Book chapters / Edited Special issue

Ahmed, E. & Braithwaite, J. (2011). Shame, pride and workplace bullying. In Karstedt, S., Loader, I., & Strang, H. (eds.), Emotions, Crime and Justice, Hart publishing. Oxford, UK, pp. 55-79.

Morrison, B. & Ahmed, E. (2006). Restorative Justice and Civil Society: Emerging Practice, Theory and Evidence. (eds.) Journal of Social Issues (special issue 62(2)). Blackwell publishers, June.

Braithwaite, J., Braithwaite, V., & Ahmed, E. (2006). Reintegrative shaming. In Henry, S. & Lanier, M. M. (eds.), The Essential Criminology Reader, Westview Press, Cambridge, UK (pp. 286-295).

Braithwaite, J., Ahmed, E., & Braithwaite, V. (2005). Shame, Restorative Justice, and Crime. In Cullen, F. T., Wright, J. P., & Blevins, K. R. (eds.), Taking Stock: The Status of Criminological theory, Advances in Criminological Theory, (Vol. 15). New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Press.

Braithwaite, V., Ahmed, E. Morrison, B., & Reinhart, M. (2003). Researching the prospects for restorative justice practice in schools: The ‘Life at School Survey’ 1996-9. In L Walgrave (Ed.) Repositioning the restorative justice: Restorative justice, criminal justice and social context (pp. 169-190). Willan Publishing: UK.

Ahmed, E., Harris, N., Braithwaite, J.B., & Braithwaite, V.A. (2001). Shame Management through Reintegration. Cambridge: UK, Cambridge University Press (375 pages).

Ahmed, E. (2001). Shame management: Regulating bullying. In E. Ahmed, N. Harris, J. Braithwaite, and V. Braithwaite. Shame Management through Reintegration (pp. 211-314)] Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.


Refereed journal articles (selected)


Braithwaite, V. & Ahmed, E. (being revised). The personal management of shame and pride in workplace bullying. Restorative Justice: An International Journal.

Ahmed, E. (forthcoming). Better support services for better mental health? The case of depression among parents on welfare. Open Journal of Depression. 2018.

Shin, H. H., Braithwaite, V., & Ahmed, E. (2016). Cyber- and Face-to-Face Bullying: Who Crosses Over? Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, v. 19(3), 537-567.

Ahmed, E. & Braithwaite, V. (2012). Learning to Manage Shame in School Bullying: Lessons for Restorative Justice Interventions. Critical Criminology, 20(1), 79-97. BraithwaiteV_ManagingShameInSchoolBullying_0.pdf.

Ahmed, E. (2008). ‘Stop it, that’s enough’: Bystander intervention and its relationship to school connectedness and shame management. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 3(3), 203–213.

Braithwaite, V., Ahmed, E. & Braithwaite, J. (2008). Workplace Bullying and Victimization: The Influence of Organizational Context, Shame and Pride. International Journal of Organisational Behaviour, 13(2), 71-94.

Ahmed, E. & Braithwaite, V. (2007). Higher education loans and tax evasion: A response to perceived unfairness (Law & Policy, 29(1), 121-136.

Ahmed, E. (2006). Understanding bullying from a shame management perspective: Findings from a three- year follow-up study British Journal of Educational and Child Psychology [Special issue: Youth Offending and Youth Justice, edited by C. Lawrence, A. Miller & N. Ryrie], 23(2), 26-40.

Ahmed, E. and Braithwaite, V. (2006). Forgiveness, reconciliation, and shame: Three key variables in reducing school bullying, Journal of Social Issues, [Special issue: Restorative Justice and Civil Society: Emerging Practice, Theory and Evidence, edited by B. Morrison & E. Ahmed], 62(2). 347- 370.

Ahmed, E. & Braithwaite, V. (2005). A need for emotionally intelligent policy: linking tax evasion with higher education funding. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 10, 1-19. BraithwaiteV_Emotionally_intelligent_tax_policy_0.pdf

Ahmed, E. (2005). Pastoral care to regulate school bullying: Shame management among bystanders. Pastoral Care in Education, 23(2), 23-29. 05/Ahmed_PastoralCare_0.pdf.

Braithwaite, V. & Ahmed, E. (2005). A threat to tax morale: the case of Australian higher education policy. Journal of Economic Psychology, 26, 523-540.

Ahmed, E. & Braithwaite, J. (2005). Shaming, shame, forgiveness and bullying. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 38(3), 298-323. 05/Ahmed_ForgivenessShaming.pdf.

Ahmed, E. & Braithwaite, V. (2005). Understanding small business taxpayers: Issues of deterrence, tax morale, fairness and work practice International Small Business Journal, 23(5), 539-568.

Ahmed, E. & Braithwaite, V. (2004). Bullying and victimization: Cause for concern for both families and schools. Social Psychology of Education, 7, 35-54. BraithwaiteV_Bullying.pdf


Ahmed, E. & Braithwaite, V. (2004). ‘What? Me ashamed?’: Shame management and bullying. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 41(3), 269-294. shame-management-and-school-bullying 

Ahmed, E. & Braithwaite, V. (2004). When tax collectors become collectors for child support and student loans: Jeopardizing or protecting the revenue base? Kyklos, 3, 303-326.

Ahmed, E. (2004). Bystander Intervention: School Connectedness and Shame Management. Contemporary research on aggression. Volume I: School violence. Proceedings of the XVI World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression, Santorini, Greece (Österman, K., & Björkqvist, K. (Eds.). Åbo Akademi University, Finland.

Research reports and miscellaneous

Braithwaite, V. & Ahmed, E. (2006). Australia’s HECS Policy: Fewer Social, but more Political Barriers. RegNet Occasional Paper No. 8. Regulatory Institutions Network, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University.

Reinhart, M., Job, J., & Ahmed. E. (2006). Baby steps to Structural Equation Modelling with AMOS. Regulatory Institutions Network, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University, Australia.

Ahmed, E. (2005). Higher education loans and tax evasion: A case of policy eroding compliance? Centre for Tax System Integrity Working Paper No. 75. Australian National University.

McMillen, J., Marshall, D., Ahmed, E. & Wenzel, M. (2004). The 2003 Victorian Longitudinal Community Attitudes Survey. Report prepared for the Gambling Research Panel (Victoria).

Wenzel, M., McMillen, J., Ahmed, E. & Marshall, D. (2004). Validation of the Victorian Gambling Screen. Report prepared for the Gambling Research Panel (Victoria).

Ahmed, E. (2004). Preliminary findings from the Graduates’ Hopes, Visions and Actions (GHVA) Survey. Centre for Tax System Integrity Working Paper No. 66. Australian National University.

Wenzel, M., Murphy, K., Ahmed, E., & Mearns, M. (2003). Preliminary Findings from ‘The what’s fair and what’s unfair survey’ about justice issues in the Australian Tax Context. Centre for Tax System Integrity Working Paper No. 59. Australian National University.


Ahmed, E. & Sakurai, Y. (2001). Small business individuals: What do we know and what do we need to know? Centre for Tax System Integrity Working Paper No. 27. Australian National University.


Conference presentations (selected)

Ahmed, E. (2007). Trauma, bullying and managing emotions. Paper presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Trauma Society, Melbourne, October 13-14.

Ahmed, E. (2006). Understanding desistance from bullying: A shame management perspective. Paper presented at the 2006 Joint Conference of the APS and NZPsS – ‘Psychology Bridging the Tasman: Science, Culture and Practice’, Auckland, New Zealand, September 26-30.

Ahmed, E. (2005). Shame management and recidivism in school bullying. Paper presented at the Empirical Findings and Theory Developments in Restorative Justice: Where Are We Now? ANU, Canberra, February 23-25.


Ahmed, E. (2005). Bullying and victimization: Evidence based interventions. Presented at the Advanced workshop, organised by the Australian Public Service Commission and Comcare, National Museum of Australia, Canberra, April 26.

Ahmed, E. (2005). Workplace dignity and respect. Presented at the 9th European Congress of Psychology on Work and Organizational Psychology (Symposium: Bullying in the workplace), Granda, Spain, July 3-8.


Ahmed, E. (2005). Shaming, shame, forgiveness and school bullying. Presented at the 9th European Congress of Psychology on Work and Organizational Psychology (Symposium: Bullying in the workplace), Granda, Spain, July 3-8.


Ahmed, E. (2005). Bullying persistence or desistance? Findings from a three-year follow-up study. Invited paper presented at the 2nd National Coalition Against Bullying Conference, Melbourne, Australia, October 29-30.


Ahmed, E. (2004). Emotionally intelligent tax policy: The case of higher education funding. Presented at the Annual Governance Network and Regulatory Institutions Network Conference, ANU, Canberra, December 6-8.


Ahmed, E. (2004). Bystander intervention: School belongingness and shame management. Invited paper presented at the International Society for Research on Aggression Conference, Santorini, Greece, September, 18-22.


Ahmed, E. (2004). Condemning workplace bullying: What can we learn from shame and pride? Invited paper presented at the ‘Emotions, crime and Justice’, Onati, Spain, September 13-14.


Ahmed, E. (2004). Forgiveness, reconciliation and shame: Three key variables in reducing school bullying. Paper presented at the 28th International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, August 8-13.


Ahmed, E. (2004). Building relationships: An empirical analysis of shame, pride and workplace bullying. Presented at the 4th International Conference on Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace ‘Bringing it forward’, Bergen, Norway, June 28-29.


Ahmed, E. (2003). Management of shame and pride: A theoretical analysis in relation to rule violation. Panel presentation and discussion at the First RegNet Conference ‘The Nodal and the Global’, ANU, Canberra, December 9-11.


Ahmed, E. (2003). When tax offices become collection agencies: at what cost? Presented at the Third International Research Conference ‘Responsive regulation: International perspectives on taxation’, ANU, July 24-25. (This paper has also been presented at Continuing Professional Development sessions of the Australian Taxation Office in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, and Albury, October).


Ahmed, E. (2002). Shame management and bullying: Stability and variability. Paper presented at the XXV International Congress of Applied Psychology on ‘Making Life Better for All: A Challenge for Applied Psychology’, University of Singapore, July 7-12.


Ahmed, E. (2001). Small business individuals: What do we know and what do we need to know? Paper presented at the 2nd International CTSI conference on ‘Taxpayers: Individualists or Concerned Citizens’, ANU, Canberra, December 10-11.


Ahmed, E. (2001). Shame management and bullying status. Paper presented at the International Conference on Positioning restorative justice, Leuven, Belgium, September 16-19.

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