John D. Montgomery 

Short Bio
 

John D. Montgomery, Ford Foundation Professor of International Studies, Emeritus, joined the Harvard University faculty in 1963.  He became director of the Pacific Basin Research Center, Soka University of America, in 1991.  He served as editor of Policy Sciences, 1999-2001.  He began his career in public administration, concentrating on topics involving comparative policy analysis, international relations, social and economic development, and foreign aid.  As advisor to a variety of international development programs he has served in about 80 countries.  Professor Montgomery’s principal books are Forced To Be Free, The Artificial Revolution in Germany and Japan (1957), Cases in Vietnamese Administration (1959), The Politics of Foreign Aid (1962), Technology and Civic Life, Making and Implementing Development Decisions (1974), Aftermath:  Tarnished Outcomes of American Foreign Policy (1986
 

Recent Books (1990-2002)

(Ed., with Dennis A. Rondinelli) Great Policies, Strategic Innovations in Asia and the Pacific Basin (Westport, CT:   Praeger, 1995).

Values in Education:  Social Capital Formation in Asia and the Pacific (Ed.) (Hollis, NH:  Hollis Publishing Company, 1997).

Human Rights:  Positive Policies in Asia and the Pacific Rim (Ed.) (Hollis, NH:  Hollis Publishing Company, 1998).
(Ed., with Alex Inkeles) Social Capital as a Policy Resource (Boston, MA:  Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001). Reprinted from Policy Sciences, Vol. 33, Nos. 3 & 4 (2000).
 
Recent Articles and Separate Chapters  (1990-2002)

“How Facts Replace Fads:  Social Science and Social Development," Comparative Politics, Vol. 22, No. 2, January 1990.

(with Dennis A. Rondinelli)  “Managing Economic Reform:  An Alternative Perspective on Structural Adjustment Policies," Policy Sciences, Vol. 23, 1990.

“Environmental Management as a Third-World Problem," Policy Sciences, Vol. 23, 1990.

“Environmental Management as Behavioural Policy," Canadian Public Administration, Vol. 33, No. 1, Spring 1990.

“Horror in the Greenhouse," Harvard Magazine, Vol. 93, No. 1, September/October, 1990.

 “Trees to the Tiller:  Environmental Perspectives on Land Reform,” Land Reform in Central America and the Caribbean, Guatemala:  University of San Carlos of Guatemala; Land Reform Training Institute of the Republic of China, First Edition, 1990.

“Bureaucratic Cultures in Irrigation Systems,” in Pakistan Administration, Vol. XXVII, No. 1, January-June 1990.

“Preconditions to Environmental Policy," International Journal of Human Resource Management (Special Edition on “Managing Organizations in the Third World"), Vol. 2, No. 1, May 1991.

“The Strategic Environment of Public Managers in Developing Countries," in Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration, Ali Farazmand, Ed., (New York, NY:  Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1991).

“Policies Without People:  On Deciphering the Operational Implications of an NAS Report,” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 11, No. 4, 1992.

“A Program to Enhance Technological Choices in Asia and the Pacific,” Journal of Environment & Development, Vol. 2, No. 2, Summer 1993.

“The Asia-Pacific as an Environmental Region,” Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 28, No. 1, October 1993.

“A Program for Enhancing Environmental Technology Choices in Asia and the Pacific,” Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 28, No. 1, October 1993.

“The Policy World--Jurisprudence as a Policy Science,” The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 54, No. 4, October 1995.

“Beyond ‘Good’ Policies,” in Great Policies, Strategic Innovations in Asia and the Pacific Basin, John D. Montgomery and Dennis A. Rondinelli, eds., (Westport, CT:  Praeger, 1995).

“Bureaucrat, Heal Thyself!  Lessons from Three Administrative Reforms,” World Development, Vol. 24, No. 5, May 1996.

“The American Pot and the Chinese Kettle:  Joining Forces for Human Rights,” The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 56, No. 3, July 1997.

“Are Asian Values Different? ” in Values in Education:  Social Capital Formation in Asia and the Pacific, John D. Montgomery, ed., (New Hampshire:  Hollis Publishing Company, 1997).

“The Next Thousand Years, ” World Policy Journal, Vol. XV, No. 2, Summer 1998. Reprinted in Queens Quarterly, Vol. 106, No. 3, Fall 1999

“Human Rights as Universal Values, ” in Human Rights:  Positive Policies in Asia and the Pacific Rim, John D. Montgomery, ed., (Hollis, NH:  Hollis Publishing Company, 1998).

“Toward a Conclusion:  Human Rights and Human Development, ” in Human Rights:  Positive Policies in Asia and the Pacific Rim, John D. Montgomery, ed., (Hollis, NH:  Hollis Publishing Company, 1998).

“Fifty Years of Human Rights:  An Emergent Global Regime, ” Policy Sciences, Vol. 32, No. 1, March 1999.

“Administration of Human Rights,” Public Administration and Development, Vol. 19, No. 4, October 1999.

“Is there a Hierarchy of Human Rights?” The Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 1, No. 3, September 2002.

                        


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