“Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights: Why They Matter for Business”. 2014. Keynote address. Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights in ASEAN, ASEAN Publication.

“Global Financial Crisis and Economic and Social Challenges for Asia and the Pacific”. 2013. In: Wei-Jun Jean Yeung & Mui Teng Yap eds. Economic Stress, Human Capital, and Families in Asia: Research and Policy Challenges. Dordrecht: Springer.

“Social Protection and Inclusive Growth in Asia and the Pacific”. Keynote address. 2010. In: Sri Wening Handayani ed. Enhancing Social Protection in Asia and the Pacific. Asian Development Bank.

Women, War and Peace: Mobilising for Peace and Security in the 21st Century. 2004. The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, Uppsala, Sweden

Globalization, Gender Equality and State Modernization. 2001. Third World Network, Malaysia.

Gender, Population, and Environment in the Context of Deforestation: a Malaysian Case Study. 1996. The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) and Asian and Pacific Development Centre.

A Commitment to the World’s Women: Perspectives on Development for Beijing and Beyond. 1996. With Sushma Kapoor, and Joanne Sandler. UNIFEM, New York.

The Balancing Act: Population, Development and Women in an Era of Globalization. 1996.The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Chicago and New Delhi.

Government-NGO Relations in Asia: Prospects and Challenges for People-Centred Development. 1995. With James V. Riker, and Antonio B. Quizon. Palgrave Macmillan, New York.

Gender Poverty and Sustainable Development: Towards a Holistic Framework of Understanding and Action. 1995. With Vivienne Wee. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Gender Economic Growth and Poverty: Market Growth and State Planning in Asia and the Pacific. 1994. With Gita Sen.1994.  Kali for women, India and International Books, Netherlands.

The Trade in Domestic Workers: Causes, Mechanisms and Consequences of International Migration. 1994. With Geertje Lycklama A’Nieholt, and Nedra Werakoon.  Zed Books, London.

Women Farmers and Rural Change in Asia: towards equal access and participation. 1987. Asian and Pacific Development Centre (ADPC), Kuala Lumpur.

Working Women in South-East Asia: Development, Subordination and Emancipation. 1986. Open University Press, London.

Daughters in industry : work, skills, and consciousness of women workers in Asia. 1985. Asian and Pacific Development Centre (ADPC) , Kuala Lumpur. 

Missing women: Development Planning in Asia and the Pacific. 1985. Asian and Pacific Development Centre (ADPC), Kuala Lumpur.

“From Rural Subsistence to an Industrial Peripheral Work Force: An Examination of Female Malaysian Migrants and Capital Accumulation in Singapore,” in  Women and Development, edited by Lourdes Beneria. 1982. Praeger, New York.

Women, Subsistence and the Informal Sector : Towards a Framework of Analysis. 1981. Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, United Kingdom.

“The Relocation of International Production and Low-Pay Female Employment: The case of Singapore,” in Women in the Capitalist Process, eds. Kate Young et al. 1980. Harvester Press, London.