Agius, Karl & Briguglio, Michael (2021) Mitigating seasonality patterns in an archipelago: the role of ecotourism. Maritime Studies.

Briguglio, Michael (2020): The Daphne Protests at the end of 2019 – A Chronology. In: Social Conflict Year Book. Observatory of Social Conflict: Barcelona

Briguglio Michael (2019).Checking Malta’s Powerful Prime Minster through Constitutional Reforms In: ConstitutionNet

Briguglio, Michael (2019): WASP (Write a Scientific Paper): Discourse Analysis. In: Early Human Development. 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2019.03.014

Briguglio Michael and Caruana Christabelle (2018): Why do men join the men’s rights movement in Malta? Interface: a journal for and about social movements. Volume 10 (1-2): 279 – 296

Briguglio Michael and Brown Maria (2018): Civil society perspectives on green jobs in sustainable energy: The case of European Malta: Energy & Environment

Briguglio Michael (2018): Digital Activism, Physical Activism – Malta’s Front Harsien ODZ. In: Contention -The Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest. Vol 6, 1: pp. 49-67.

Briguglio, Michael (2017): Panama Papers and Malta. In M. Hodun (Ed.): European Atlas of Democratic Deficit. (Poland: European Liberal Forum), pp.64-67.

Briguglio Michael (2017). Eddie r-Rikonciljatur. In Grech, S. (Ed.) L-Avukat Eddie Fenech Adami – Bejn Storja u Miti, pp.105-8. Malta: Horizons.

Briguglio Michael (2017). Reforming Malta’s constitution to enhance the independence of ‘fourth’ branch institutions. In: ConstitutionNet

Briguglio, Michael (2017): ENGO Impacts on Climate Change Policy in European Malta. Sociology and Anthropology 5(4): 269-278

Briguglio, Michael (2016): Environment, in Briguglio M. & Brown, M. (Editors) 2016: Sociology of the Maltese Islands, Malta: Miller, pp. 309-322

Briguglio, Michael (2016): Political Parties and Social Movements, in Briguglio M. & Brown, M. (Editors) 2016: Sociology of the Maltese Islands, Malta: Miller, pp. 309-322

Briguglio, M; Bugeja, I. and Vella, M.G. (2016): Social Policy, Poverty and Social Exclusion, in
Briguglio, Michael (2016): Environment, in Briguglio M. & Brown, M. (Editors) 2016: Sociology of the Maltese Islands, Malta: Miller, pp. 309-322

Briguglio, M. (2016): Institutionalization: A one-way process? The case of Birdlife Malta. Bretterblog series: Movements and Institutions.

Briguglio, M. & Tedesco, C. (2016): Social Interaction of Cancer Survivors in Malta. A sociological analysis. Malta Medical Journal Vol 28(3), pp. 21-27

Briguglio M. & Brown, M. (Editors) 2016: Sociology of the Maltese Islands, Malta: Miller

Briguglio, M. (2016). The Zonqor Conflict in Malta, in M. Trinidad Bretones, C. Andrés Charry, J. Pastor, J. Quesada (Eds). ‘2015: Social Conflict Yearbook, pp. 210-219. Observatori del Conflicto Social: Universitat de Barcelona.

Briguglio, Michael (2015). ‘Ten Years of Malta’s EU Membership – The Impact on Maltese Environmental NGOs.’ Reflections of a Decade of EU Membership: Expectations, Achievements, Disappointments and the Future Occasional Papers, No. 7, Institute for European Studies (Malta).

Briguglio, Michael (2015). ‘Malta’s EU accession, environmental sustainability and ENGO activism’. In, Condie, J., & Cooper, A. M. (2015). Dialogues of Sustainable Urbanisation: Social Science Research and Transitions to Urban Contexts. Penrith, N.S.W.: University of Western Sydney.

Briguglio, Michael (2015), The Bird Hunting Referendum in Malta. Environmental Politics, Vol 24/5 (835-839)

Briguglio, Michael (2014), Bird Hunting in European Malta: A Case of ENGO Empowerment?, in Liam Leonard, Sya Buryn Kedzior (ed.) Occupy the Earth: Global Environmental Movements (Advances in Sustainability and Environmental Justice, Volume 15) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.295 – 324

Kennet, Miriam; Amaral, Sofia; Tezza, Enrico; Briguglio, Michael; Gale de Oliveira, Michelle S.; (2014): The European Economy: Crisis an Recovery (Reading: The Green Economics Institute Publishing House).

Gale de Oliveira, Michelle S.; Kennet, Miriam; Amaral, Sofia; Tezza, Enrico; Briguglio, Michael; Salman, Doaa (2014): The Greening of the Mediterranean – Crisis and Recovery (Reading: The Green Economics Institute Publishing House).

Briguglio, Michael; Brown, Maria; Bugeja, Ian (2014): ENGO Activism in the EU: The G10, Climate Change and Social Policy. In: Tony Fitzpatrick (ed) International Handbook On Social Policy And The Environment, pp.176-204. UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Briguglio, Michael (2013): The Politics of Bluefin Tuna in Malta. Roczniki Socjologii Morskiej. Annuals of Marine Sociology (2013), VOL. XXII. p51-61.

Briguglio, Michael and Pace, Roderick (2013): ‘Malta’ [The Labour Party], in The Palgrave Handbook of Social Democracy in the European Union (Eds: Jean-Michel de Waele, Fabien Escalona and Mathieu Vieira). Palgrave Macmillan.

Briguglio, Michael (2013): EU Accession and Civil Society Empowerment – The Case of Maltese ENGOs. Unpublished Doctoral Thesis: University of Malta.

Briguglio, Michael (2013): Climate Change and ENGOs in Malta and the EU, in Kennet, M, Blackett-Ord, R., Lewis, P., Gale de Oliveira, M.S. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Green Economics Institute, Green Economics Conference at Oxford University: Fixing Global Finance. Green Economics: The Economics of Survivability, Sustainability and Resilience, pp.98-101. Series Editor

Briguglio, Michael (2012): ‘Nature, Society and Social Change’, Societies Without Borders 7:4 (2012) 470-477.

Briguglio, Michael (2012). ‘ENGOs, EU accession and empowerment: the case of land rationalisation in Malta’, International Journal of Green Economics, 6: 3, 279-297

Briguglio, Michael (2012), ‘The Enabling of Civil Society’, in Carmel Borg and Raphael Vella (eds), Shooting Society – Documenting Contemporary Life in Malta, pp.244-248 (Malta: Midsea Books).

Briguglio, Michael (2012). Land rationalization in Malta in an EU context, in Kennet, M, Göke, J. , Jociute, K. and Heinemann V. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Green Economics Institute, Green Economics Conference: Green Economy: Reform and Renaissance of economics and its methodology – Solutions for the 21st Century Green Economy: Rethinking Growth: RIO +20, pp.42-43. Series Editor Heinemann V. A Green Economics Institute Publication.

Briguglio Michael, Brown, Maria, and Aquilina Diana (2011). ‘A Civil Society Perspective of Sustainable Energy Policy and Green Jobs in Malta as a Small EU State’, in Saviour Rizzo (ed), Green Jobs from a Small Scale Perspective – Case Studies from Malta, pp.10-19 (Belgium: Green European Foundation).

Briguglio, Michael, and Bugeja, Ian (2011). ‘Exploring Malta’s Welfare Model’, Bank of Valletta Review, 43, 12-27.

Briguglio, Michael (2010). ‘Are ENGOs empowered through EU accession? The case of Maltese ENGOs’, International Journal of Green Economics, 4: 3, 262-274

Briguglio, Michael and Aquilina, Diana (2010). ‘The Social Impact of Liberalisation of Plastic Bottles in Malta’, International Journal of Green Economics, 4: 3, 275-291

Brown, Maria and Briguglio, Michael (2010). ‘Milani aktar minn erbghin sena wara: Edukazzjoni, zghazagh qeghda u nuqqas ta’ xoghol f’Malta’ (‘Milani, more than forty years later: Education, unemployed youth and lack of employment in Malta’), in Carmel Borg, (ed.), Lorenzo Milani – Bejn Ilbierah u Llum (Lorenzo Milani – Between Past and Present), pp. 447-470, Malta: Horizons Publications.

Briguglio, Michael (2010). ‘Malta’s Labour Party and the Politics of Hegemony’, Socialism and Democracy, 24: 2, 213 — 226

Briguglio, Michael (2010). ‘EU Accession and Civil Society Lobbying: The case of Maltese ENGOs’, in, Jociute, K. and Kennet, M. (2010), Proceedings of the Green Economics Institute Annual Green Economics Conference: Green Economics and Green Jobs. 29-31 July 2010 at Mansfield College, Oxford University, UK. Series Editor Heinemann V.A., pp.40-43. A Green Economics Institute Publication.

Briguglio, Michael (2009). ‘Politics, the State and Civil Society – A Theoretical Framework’, in Josann Cutajar and George Cassar, (eds), Social Transitions in Maltese Society, Malta: Agenda.

Briguglio, Michael and Brown, Maria, (2009). Global and European Institutional Perspectives of the Green Economy, and Civil Society NGOs perspective, in Kennet, Miriam and Baster, Naomi (2009), Proceedings: Preparing for Copenhagen COP15, Climate change and economics, the battleground of the growth/development paradox. Green Economics Conference 28 November 2009 at Oxford University Club, pp.52-66. A Green Economics Institute Publication.

Brown, Maria and Briguglio, Michael (2009). ‘Discouragement Amongst Ageing Workers in Malta within an EU Context’, Societies Without Borders, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp.45-60.

Briguglio, Michael (2009): ‘Iż-Żerriegħa ta’ Soċjetà Aħjar’, in Adrian Grima, (ed.), Kieku l-ikel jitkellem, pp.131-133, Malta: Inizjamed.

Briguglio, Michael and Brown, Maria (2008). ‘Lobbying in Malta: Environmental NGOs and Social Capital’. Paper presented at the TSCF 2008 Malta Conference, Malta, September 19-22 2008.

Brown, Maria and Briguglio, Michael (2007): ‘The Unemployed Labour Force aged 40 years and over in Malta’. Paper presented at the Social Policy Association Postgraduate Workshop at the University of Oxford, December 12, 2007.

Briguglio, Michael (2003): ‘Global Dominance / Global Resistance’, in Carmel Vassallo and Clare Thake Vassallo, (eds), The Communist Manifesto – Karl Marx’s Legacy to Humanity, pp. 23-39, Malta: Malta University Press

Briguglio, Michael (2001): Ideological and Strategic Shifts from Old Labour to New Labour in Malta. Unpublished dissertation: University of Malta

Briguglio, Michael (1998): State/Power: Hiltonopoly. Unpublished dissertation: University of Malta.

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