Dixon, John E. 1946-

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Dixon, John E. 1946-
(John Edward Dixon)


Born May 9, 1946, in Melbourne, Australia; son of Edward Alfred and Vida May (Spaulding) Dixon; married May 22, 1971; wife's name Christina Maria (a homemaker); children: Piers, Aliki. Education:Australian National University, B.Econ., 1968, M.Econ., 1978; University of Western Sydney, Ph.D., 1995.


Home—29 Belle Vue Rise, Hooe, Plymouth PL9 9QD, England. Office—Business School, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, England.E-mail—[email protected]


Writer. Dun & Bradstreet, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, business analyst, 1968-70; Australian National University, Canberra,Australian Capital Territory, scholar in economic history, 1971-73, research assistant in administrative studies in economics, 1974-75; Canberra College of Advanced Education (now University of Canberra), Canberra, lecturer, 1975-82, associate professor and director of Management and Policy Studies Centre, 1983-90; Monash University, Melbourne, associate professor of management and executive director of foundation for David Syme Management Education Centre, 1991-92; Lingnan College (now University), Hong Kong (now in China), associate professor of sociology and politics and head of social sciences department, 1993-97; University of Plymouth, Plymouth, England, began as senior lecturer, became professor of international social policy, 1997-2003, professor of public management, 2003—, research coordinator for Business School, 2003—, and director of Governance Network.


Academy of the Social Sciences (England; academician).


The Chinese Welfare System, 1949-1979, Praeger Publishers (New York, NY), 1981.

(With D. Newman) Entering the Chinese Market: Risks and Discounted Rewards, Quorum Books (Westport, CT), 1998.

Social Security in Global Perspective, Praeger Publishers (Westport, CT), 1999.

Responses to Governance: The Governing of Corporations, Societies, and the World, Praeger Publishers (Westport, CT), 2003.


(With H.S. Kim) Social Welfare in Asia, Croom Helm (London, England), 1985.

Social Welfare in the Middle East, Croom Helm (London, England), 1987.

Social Welfare in Africa, Croom Helm (London, England), 1988.

(With R.P. Scheurell) Social Welfare in Developed Market Countries, Routledge (New York, NY), 1989.

(With R.P. Scheurell) Social Welfare in Latin America,Routledge (New York, NY), 1990.

(With D. Macarov) Social Welfare in Socialist Countries, Routledge (New York, NY), 1991.

(With J. Ratnatunga) Australia and New ZealandSmall Business Manual, CCH Australia (North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia), 1993.

(With R.P. Scheurell) Social Welfare with Indigenous Populations, Routledge (New York, NY), 1994.

(With R.P. Scheurell) Social Security Programs: A Cross-Cultural Comparative Perspective,Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1995.

(With D. Macarov) Poverty: A Persistent Global Reality, Routledge (New York, NY), 1997.

(With M. Hyde) The Marketization of Social Security: International Perspectives, Quorum Books (Westport, CT), 2001.

(With R.P. Scheurell) The State of Social Welfare: The Twentieth Century in Cross-National Review,Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 2002.

Also editor (with I. Weiss and J. Gal) of Professional Ideologies and Preferences in Social Work: A Global Study, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT).



Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, September, 2002, review of The Marketization of Social Security: International Perspectives, pp. 206-209.