Professor John Degnbol Martinussen has had a distinguished career in Development Studies. He is currently Study Director for International Development Studies at Roskilde University in Denmark. He is also a former Chairman of the Danish Social Science Research Council and a former President of the Danish Association for International Cooperation (Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke). He is currently Chairman of the Council for International Development Cooperation in Denmark. Over the years he has acted as a consultant to various international organisations including UNDP. South and South East Asia have been his primary geographical regions of specialisation and his research interests revolve around, inter alia, a reappraisal of the role of the state in development, as well as appropriate methodological approaches and the growth of theory in Development Studies. His recent books in English include: Pluralism, Competition and Choice: Emerging Local Self-Government in Nepal, New Delhi: Sage Publications, 1995/ The Theoretical Heritage from Marx and Weber in Development Studies (edited), Roskilde: International Development Studies, 1994. New Institutional Economics and their Applicability in a Third World Context, Roskilde: International Development Studies, 1993. Transnational Corporations in a Developing Country: The Indian Experience, New Delhi: Sage Publications, 1988.
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