CURRICULUM VITAE OF
Mr. JAMES GILMORE MANOR
University of Sussex
Falmer, Brighton BN1 9RE
Tel: (01273) 678681/606261
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DATE OF BIRTH 21 April 1945
EDUCATION BA, Yale University, 1967; DPhil, University of Sussex, 1975
Until June 2002 Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C., USA
Since 1987 Professorial Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, England (and Head of Research, 1988-1992)
1993 - 1997 Director, Institute of Commonwealth Studies and Professor of Commonwealth Politics, University of London (half-time), (and founding Head of Research, School of Advanced Studies, and University of London)
1985-1987 Visiting Professor of Government, Harvard University
1982 Research Fellow, Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1979-1980 Senior Research Fellow, US National Endowment for the Humanities
1976-1985 Lecturer in Politics, University of Leicester
1975-1976 Assistant Professor of History, Yale University
1974 Senior Research Fellow, Australian National University
1973-1975 Tutor in South Asian Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
1980-1988 Editor, Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics
1999 The Political Economy of Democratic Decentralization, Washington, World Bank.
1998 Democracy and Decentralization in South Asia and West Africa: Participation, Accountability and Performance, (with Richard Crook), Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
1994 Nehru to the Nineties: The Changing Office of Prime Minister in India, (ed.), London, Vancouver and New Delhi, Penguin/Hurst.
1993 Power, Poverty and Poison: Disaster and Response in an Indian City, London, New Delhi and Newbury Park, CA, Sage.
1991 States or Markets? Neo-liberalism and the Development Policy Debate (ed. with Christopher Colclough), Oxford, Oxford University Press.
1991 Rethinking Third World Politics, (ed.), London and New York, Longmans.
1989 The Expedient Utopian: Bandaranaike and Ceylon, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press
1984 Sri Lanka in Change and Crisis, (ed.), London, New York and Sydney.
1983 Transfer and Transformation: Political Institutions in the New Commonwealth (with P. Lyon (eds.), Leicester and Salem, NH.
1977 Political Change in an Indian State: Mysore, 1917-1955, Canberra, New Delhi and Columbia, MO.
2000 Democratic Decentralization (with Richard Crook), OED Working Paper No. 11, the World Bank, Washington
1998 * A Promessa e as Limitações da Descentralização, Maputo, Ministry of State Administration
1996 * ‘La Descentralizacion, Su Alcance Y Sus Limitaciones’ in Ministerio de Agricultura Y Desarrollo Rural, Republica de Colombia, Descentralizacion en el Agro (Bogota), pp.83-134
1991 Enhancing Participation and Institutional Performance: Democratic Decentralization in South Asia and West Africa (with Richard Crook), Overseas Development Administration, UK
1990 Organizing Development Research, Report to the Netherlands Government, The Hague
1988 Collective Conflict in India, International Institute of Strategic Studies, London
These two publications are translations of large portions of the first book in the list above.
2001 ‘Madhya Pradesh Experiments with Direct Democracy’, Economic and Political Weekly, 3 March
2000 'Small-Time Political Fixers in Indian States: "Towel over Armpit"', Asian Survey (September-October)
1999 ‘Elite Perceptions of Poverty: South Africa’ (with Noushin Kalati), IDS Bulletin, April 1998 ‘Southern Discomfort: The BJP in Karnataka’ in T.B. Hansen and C. Jaffrelot (eds.) The BJP and the Compulsions of Politics in India, (Delhi, Oxford University Press, 1998), pp.163-202.
1998 ‘Democratization and the Developmental State: The Search for Balance’ in M. Robinson and G. White (eds.) The Democratic Developmental State: Politics and Institutional Design, (Oxford, Oxford University Press), pp.125-49
1998 ‘Making Federalism Work’, Journal of Democracy, July, pp.21-35.
1997 ‘Recent Trends in the Study of State-Society Relations’ in M.H. Hawsen and A.E. Ruud (eds.) Weak? Strong? Civil? Embedded? New Perspectives on State-Society Relations in the Non-Western World, Oslo
1996 ‘L’Inde, Une Démocratic en Difficulté’ in J.-F. Bayart (ed.), La greffe de l’Etat, Paris
1996 ‘Understanding Deve Gowda’, Economic and Political Weekly, (Bombay), 28 September
1996 ‘Political leadership: India's chief ministers’ in P. Oldenburg (ed.), India Briefing, 1995, New York
1996 ‘Potential and criterion for target areas: an assessment of Indian conditions’ in The Indo-Swedish Development Cooperation Programme, Sharing Challenges, and Stockholm: Ministry for Foreign Affairs, pp 128-160.
1996 ‘“Ethnicity” and politics in India’, International Affairs, 72 (3): 459-75, July
1995 ‘Democratic Decentralization in Africa and Asia’, IDS Bulletin (April).
1995 ‘Still a Marginal Force: The Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka’ in G.K. Prasad, D. Jeevan Kumar and K.C. Suri (eds.) The Angry Voter: Assembly Elections in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka (Madras, 1995) pp.168-82
1995 ‘Regional parties in federal systems: India in comparative perspective’ in B. Arora and D.V. Verney (eds.), Multiple Identities in a Single State: Indian Federalism in Comparative Perspective, New Delhi: Konark Publishers, pp 107-135
1994 ‘Organizational weakness and Sinhalese Buddhist extremism’ in M. Marty and S. Appleby (eds.), Accounting for Fundamentalisms, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, pp.770-84
1994 ‘Political regeneration in India’ in A. Nandy and D.L. Sheth (eds.), The Multiverse of Democracy: Essays in Honor of Rajui Kothari, New York and New Delhi, Sage, pp.230-41.
1994 ‘The political sustainability of economic liberalization in India’ in R. Cassen and V. Joshi (eds.), India: The Future of Economic Reform, Delhi, Oxford University Press, pp.339-64
1994 ‘The role of regional parties in federal systems: India in comparative perspective’ in D.V. Verney (ed.), Comparing Federal Systems, Philadelphia
1994 ‘India’ in W.P. Shively (ed.), Comparative Governance, New York and London (revised, 2000)
1993 ‘Panchayati Raj and early warnings of disasters’, Economic and Political Weekly, 22 May, pp 1019-20
1993 ‘Innovative leadership in modern India: M.K. Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi’ in G. Sheffer (ed.), Innovative Leaders in International Politics, Albany
1992 ‘The BJP in South India: the 1991 general election’, Economic and Political Weekly, 13-20 June, pp 1267-73
1992 ‘India’ in D. Butler and A. Ranney (eds.), Electioneering, Oxford
1990 ‘India - government and politics’, Collier's Encyclopedia, New York
1990 ‘India - history since independence’, Collier's Encyclopedia, New York
1990 ‘How and why liberal and representative politics emerged in India’, Political Studies, March
1990 ‘Sri Lanka’ in R.H. Taylor (ed.), Asia Handbook, New York
1989 ‘India: state and society diverge’, Current History, December
1988 ‘Setting a precedent by breaking a precedent: Lord Soulbury in Ceylon, 1952’ in D.A. Low (ed.), Constitutional Heads and Political Crises: Commonwealth Episodes, 1945-85, London
1988 ‘Seeking greater power and constitutional change: India's president and the parliamentary crisis of 1979’ in ibid.
1988 ‘Politics: disillusionment, ambiguity and ferment’ in M.L. Bouton (ed.), India Briefing, 1988, New York
1988 ‘India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan’, Strategic Survey, 1987-1988, London: International Institute for Strategic Studies
1988 ‘Le conseguenze economiche di Mr. Gandhi: storia di una liberalizzazione mancata’, Relazioni Internazionali, Gennaio
1988 ‘Karnataka: caste, class, dominance and politics in a cohesive society’ in F. Frankel and M.S.A. Rao (eds.), Dominance and State Power in Modern India, 1, New Delhi
1988 ‘Parties and the party system’ in A. Kohli (ed.), India's Democracy, Princeton
1987 ‘Tried, then abandoned: economic liberalization in India’, IDS Bulletin, October
1987 ‘Appearance and reality in Indian politics: the 1984 election in the south’ in P.R. Brass (ed.), The Indian National Congress and Indian Society, Delhi
1986 ‘India: impediments to reinstitutionalisation and reform’, Current History, March
1986 ‘The indigenous origins of political change: the case of Sri Lanka’ (with G. Segal), Asian Survey, January
1985 ‘The Indian general election of 1984’, Electoral Studies, August
1985 ‘Political studies of South India’ in R.E. Frykenberg and P. Kolenda (eds.), South Indian Studies, Madison and New Delhi
1985 ‘Sri Lanka’ (with J. Bara) in I. Budge (ed.), Party Platforms and Manifestoes: A Cross-National Analysis, Beverly Hills and London
1984 ‘Blurring the lines between parties and social bases: the emergence of a Janata government in Karnataka’ in J.R. Wood (ed.), State Politics in Contemporary India, Boulder; reprinted in Economic and Political Weekly, 21 August
1983 ‘Where now for American political science?’, Times Higher Education Supplement, 19 April; reprinted in the Bulletin of the Australian Political Studies Association, July
1983 ‘Anomie in Indian politics’, Economic and Political Weekly, annual number
1982 ‘The dynamics of political integration and disintegration’ in D. Dalton and A.J. Wilson (eds.), The States of South Asia, London and New York
1982 ‘The electoral process amid awakening and decay: the Indian general election of 1980’ in Lyon and Manor (eds.), Transfer and...
1981 ‘Party decay and political crisis in India’, The Washington Quarterly, summer
1981 ‘Nehru remembered’, Seminar, May
1980 ‘Pragmatic progressives in regional politics’, Economic and Political Weekly, annual number
1979 ‘Language, religion and political identity in Karnataka’ in D.D. Taylor and M.E. Yapp (eds.), Political Identity in South Asia, London
1979 ‘A new political order for Sri Lanka’, The World Today, September
1978 ‘The failure of political integration in Sri Lanka’, Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, November
1978 ‘Where Congress survived: Five states in the Indian general election of 1977’, Asian Survey, August
1977 ‘Gandhi an politics and the challenge to princely authority in Mysore’ in D.A. Low (ed.), Congress and the Raj, Facets of the Indian Struggle, London
1977 ‘Structural change in Karnataka politics’, Economic and Political Weekly, 29 October
1977 ‘Caste associations in South India: A comparative analysis’ (with D. Arnold and R. Jeffrey), Indian Economic and Social History Review
1977 ‘The lesser leader amid political transformation: the congress in Mysore in 1941 and 1951’ in W.H. Morris-Jones (ed.), The Making of Politicians: Studies from Africa and Asia, London
1976 ‘The evolution of political arenas and units of social organization’ in M.N. Srinivas (ed.), Dimensions of Social Change in India, Delhi
CONSULTANCIES AND OTHER ACTIVITIES
I have worked as a consultant for the Ford Foundation (four times), the World Bank (thrice), The Swedish International Development Agency (four times), the United Nations Capital Development Fund (twice), the United Nations Development Programme, the Netherlands Ministry of Education, Irish Aid, SNV (a Dutch non-governmental development organization), GTZ (the German aid agency), the Norwegian aid agency, the British Department for International Development, the World Economic Forum and the OECD. I have acted as an advisor (on democratic decentralization) to the governments of Bangladesh, Colombia and Zambia, and (on an array of governance and development issues) to the Prime Minister’s Office in India, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the British Council, and the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. I have been a member of the Boards of Trustees the International Records Management Trust, and the Institutes of Commonwealth and of Latin American Studies, University of London. I sit on the editorial boards of four journals in Brtian, the U.S. and India. Since 1994, I have been a Senior Associate of Cambridge Energy Research Associates in Boston, specializing in governance and the energy sector in South Asia. In the mid-1990s, I worked with the Secretary-General of Amnesty International to establish a joint AI/University of London Master of Arts