Gurtov, Melvin

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GURTOV, Melvin

GURTOV, Melvin. American, b. 1941. Genres: Area studies. Career: Educator and author. Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, research associate, 1966-71; University of California, Riverside, associate professor, 1971-76, professor of political science, 1976-86; Portland State University, Portland, OR, professor of political science and director of International Studies, 1987-94, professor, 1987-, editor-in-chief, Asian Perspective, 1994-. Publications: NONFICTION: The First Vietnam Crisis: Chinese Communist Strategy and United States Involvement, 1953-1954, 1967; Problems and Prospects of United States Policy in Southeast Asia, 1969; Southeast Asia Tomorrow: Problems and Prospects for U.S; Policy, 1970; China and Southeast Asia, the Politics of Survival: A Study of Foreign Policy Interaction, 1971; The United States against the Third World: Antinationalism and Intervention, 1974; Making Changes: The Politics of Self Liberation, 1979; (with Byong-Moo Hwang) China under Threat: The Politics of Strategy and Diplomacy, 1980; (with R. Maghroori) The Roots of Failure: United States Policy in the Third World, 1984; (with D. Haghighat) Global Politics in the Human Interest, 1988, 4th ed, in press; (with Hwang) China's Security: The New Roles of the Military, 1998. EDITOR: (with S. Chawla and A-G Marsot) Southeast Asia under the New Balance of Power, 1974; (with J.K. Park) Southeast Asia in Transition: Regional and International Politics, 1977; The Transformation of Socialism: Perestroika and Reform in the Soviet Union and China, 1990; (with D. Lieberman) Revealing the World: An Interdisciplinary Reader for International Studies, 1992. Address: Dept of Political Science, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]