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Margaret A. McKean

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Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708-0204 (919) 660-4300 (office)
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Education

Ph.D.University of California - Berkeley1974
M.A.Harvard University1968
B.A.University of California at Berkeley1967
Areas of Research

Japan, Pacific Basin, and Property Rights

Professional Experience / Employment History

Duke University
Associate Professor, Nicholas School of the Environment, 1998-2001
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, 1981-present
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, 1974-1981
Tokyo University
Froreign Research Scholar, Institute of Social Science, 1979-1980
Professional Service

Dept Committees
Academic Advisor, Comparative Area Studies, early date to present
member, Asian/Pacific Studies Graduate Affairs Committee, early date to present
member, Advisory Board for Environmental Science and Policy, 1992-present
Chair, Political Science Department Comparative Politics Field, 2001-2003
Member, International Relations Search Committee, Fall 2002
University Committee
Member, Advisory Board for Environmental Service and Policy, 1992-present
Member, Search Committee for the Director of the North Carolina Japan Center, NCSU, Raleigh, 1980-1981
Other
Reviewer, Review published books, current
   American Journal of Sociology Ecological Economics Environment Environment Review Japan Interpreter Journal of Asian and African Studies Journal of Asian Studies Journal of Japanese Studies Journal of Politics Monuments Nippnica Pacific Affairs Political Science Quarterly Science
Reviewer, Review of manuscripts submitted for publication, current
   American Political Science Review Asian Survey Comparative Politics Electoral Studies Human Ecology Journal of Asian Studies Journal of Forest History Journal of Policy Analysis & Management Journal of Theoretical Politics Journal of Politics Land Economics Pacific Affairs Party Politics Polity Public Administration and Development (London)
Reviewer, Review for Presses, current
   University of California Cambridge Cornell Princeton Duke MIT Press University of Illinois University of Pittsburgh University of Minnesota W.H. Freeman Publication
Reviewer, Review research proposals submitted, current
   Abe Foundation for Global Partnership The National Science Foundation The Social Science Research Council American Council of Learned Societies The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Woodrow Wilson Center for International Affairs
Member, Professional Memberships, current
   American Political Science Association American Society for Environmental History Association of Asian Studies International Association for the Study of Common Property Triangle East Asian Colloquium Washington and Southeast Regional Seminar on Japan Southern Japan Seminar
Member, Editorial Board, Asian Survey, 1997-present
Member, IASCP, Program Committee for Sixth Conference, Berkeley, June 5-9, 1996
Member, Editorial Board, Electoral Studies, 1996-present
Member, Program Committee for annual meeting of the American Society of Environmental History and the Forest History Society, Houston, February 1991
Program Chair and Local Arrangements Chair, IASCP, First Conference, Duke University, September 27-30, 1990
Member, Program Committee for the International Conference on Environmental History, April 1987
   co-sponsored by the American Society of Environmental History and the Forest History Society, Duke University.
Consulting Editor, Enviornmental Review, 1985-present
Member, AAS, Task Force to revise the Bibliography of Asian Studies, 1984
   Responsible for devising categories for the domain of Political Science.
Member, Selections and Awards Subcommittee for the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies in Tokyo, Stanford University, 1983
Associate, North Carolina Japan Center, 1982-present
Member, National Advisory Board to the Japan-America Student Conference, 1981-present
Member, AAS, Program Committee for 1980 Annual Meeting, 1979
Member, North American Sustainable Use Specialist Group of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, 1995-2002
Chair, International Association for the Study of Common Property (IASCP), Financial Committee, 1998-2000
Advisor, Community Forestry Department, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, 1991-2000
   On design of the International Forest Resources Institutions (IFRI) database on common property forests, and on legalization, commoditization, and distributional rules in common property systems in the Third World. Database centers have now been established in Nepal, Uganda, and Bolivia.
Member, Association for Asian Studies, John Whitney Hall Book Prize Committee, 1997-1999
Immediate Past President, IASCP, 1996-1998
Member, Stoneycreek Small Area Planning Group, 1995-1997
   Authorized by the Orange County County Commissioners and Planning Department to propose land use guidelines, including mechanisms for transferable development rights, for a rural section of Orange County, North Carolina.
President, IASCP, 1995-1996
President-Elect, IASCP, 1993-1995
Advisor and editor, International Center for Self-Governance, Institute of Contemporary Studies, 1992-1993
   For design of training materials in common property, resource management, and self- governance.
Member, IASCP, Executive Board, 1990-1991
Member, AAS, Northeast Asia Council, 1986-1989
Member, IASCP, National Academy of Science's steering committe and panel on Common Property and Environmental Management, 1983-1986
Secretary, Triangle East Asia Colloquium, 1980-1981
Japan Representative, Screening Committee of the International Doctoral Research Fellowship Program for Asia, 1977-1979
   of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council
Selected Recent Invited Talks

Lessons from Common Property Regimes, College of Law, University of Illinois, Champaign, 14 November 2003
The environmental policy implications of common-pool resources and common property regimes in Japan, Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Kyoto University, 13 March 2003
Common-Pool Resources in the Context of Japanese History, Commons Research Society, World-Wide business Research Center, Doshisha University, Kyoto, 12 March 2003
Common-Pool Resources in the Context of Japanese History, Commons Research Society, World-Wide business Research Center, Doshisha University, Kyoto, 12 March 2003
"A Hidden Legacy for Developing Countries Today: Japan's Experience with Common Pool Natural Resource Management", Center for International Development Research, Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, December 10, 1996
"Old Voices for New Commons", presidential address, International Association for the Study of Common Property, Berkeley, June 8, 1996
"Reinventing the Commons", International Association for the Study of Common Property, Bodo, Norway, May 28, 1995
Distinguished Lecturer in Japanese Studies for 1990-1991, Northeast Asia Council of the Association of Asian Studies, at University of Missouri, Indiana State University, and Earlham College, February 1991

Publications

Books

  1. M.A. McKean, The Common Good in Bad Times: Japan's Experience with Collective Choice under Scarcity (in progress).
  2. People and Forests: Communities, Institutions, and Governance, edited by Margaret McKean, Clark Gibson and Elinor Ostrom (2000), Cambridge: MIT Press.
  3. Making the Commons Work: Theory, Practice, and Policy, edited by Daniel Bromley, David Feeny, Margaret A. McKean, Pauline Peters, Jere Gilles, Ronald Oakerson, C. Ford Range, and James Thomson (1992), San Francisco: Institute of Contemporary Studies.
  4. Proceedings of the Conference on Common Property Resource Management: April 21-26, 1985, Annapolis, Maryland, edited by M.A. McKean, Daniel Bromley, David Feeny, Jere Gilles, Ronald Oakerson, Elinor Ostrom, Pauline Peters, C. Ford Range, and James Thomson (1986), Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences.
  5. M.A. McKean, Environmental Protest and Citizen Politics in Japan (1981), Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.

Chapters in Books

  1. M.A. McKean, "Designing New Common Property Regimes for New Landscape Futures", in Landscape Future, edited by David Brunckhorst and David Mouat (2000), Armidale, New South Wales: University of New England, Instittute for Bioregional Resource Management.
  2. M.A. McKean, "Rational Choice Analysis and Area Studies: Enemies or Partners?", in Beyond the Area Studies Wars: Toward a New International Studies, edited by Neil Waters (2000), pp. 29-63, University Press of New England.
  3. M.A. McKean, Clark Gibson and Elinor Ostrom, "Explaining Deforestation: The Role of Local Institutions", in People and Forests: Communities, Institutions, and Governance (2000), pp. 1-26, Cambridge: MIT Press.
  4. "Common Property: What is It, What is it Good For, and What Makes it Work?", in People and Forests: Communities, Institutions, and Governance, edited by M.A. McKean, Clark Gibson and Elinor Ostrom (2000), pp. 27-55, Cambridge: MIT Press.
  5. M.A. McKean, Clark Gibson and Elinor Ostrom, "Conclusion," Chapter 9, in People and Forests: Communities, Institutions, and Governance (2000), pp. 227-242, Cambridge: MIT Press.
  6. M.A. McKean, "The Role of Common Property Regimes in Managing Common-Pool Resources in China Today", in Cooperative and Collective in China's Rural Development: Between State and Private Interests, edited by Eduard Vermeer, Frank Pieke, and Woei-Lien Chong (1998), pp. 75-89, Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe (based on some of the papers presented at the International Conference on Chinese Rural Collectives and Voluntary Organizations: Between State Organization and Private Interest," held at the Sinological Institute, University of Leiden, 9-13 January 1995.).
  7. M.A. McKean, "Common Property Regimes as a Solution to Problems of Scale and Linkage", in Rights to Nature, edited by Susan Hanna, Carl Folke, and Karl-Göan, Mäler (1996), pp. 223-243, Washington, D.C.: Island Press.
  8. M.A. McKean, "State Strength and the Public Interest" chapter 3, in Political Dynamics in Contemporary Japan, edited by Gary Allinson and Yasunori Sone (1993), pp. 72-104, Cornell University Press.
  9. M.A. McKean, "Fuhen riron no naka no Nihon shakai [The Role of General Theories in Studies of Japanese Society], in Sekai no naka no Nihon III: Bunka kenkyû to iu shiten -- Nihon kenkyû no sôgôka ni tsuite [Japan in the World III: Viewpoints in Cultural Studies -- On the Broadening of Japanese Studies] (1991), pp. 145-176, Kyoto: Kokusai Nihon bunka kenkyû sentaa [International Research Center for Japanese Studies].
  10. M.A. McKean, "Equality", in Democracy in Japan, edited by Takeshi Ishida and Ellis Krauss (1989), pp. 201-224, Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.
  11. M.A. McKean, "Management of Traditional Common Lands (iraichi) in Japan", in Proceedings of the Conference on Common Property Resource Management (1989), pp. 533-589 (A revised and updated version appears in Making the Commons Work, 63-98.).
  12. M.A. McKean, "Sea Tenure in Bahia, Brazil", in Proceedings of the Conference on Common Property Resource Management (1989), pp. 85-114 (also in Making the Commons Work, 183-205.).
  13. M.A. McKean, "Citizens' Movements and Political Socialization", in Political Opposition and Local Politics in Japan: Electoral Trends, Citizens' Movements, and Progressive Administration, edited by Kurt Steiner, Scott Flanagan, and Ellis Krauss (1980), pp. 228-273, Princeton: Princeton University Press.
  14. M.A. McKean, "Pollution and Policy-making", in Policymaking in Contemporary Japan, edited by T. J. Pempel (1977), pp. 201-238, Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press.
  15. M.A. McKean, "Environmental Protection and the Energy Crisis: Japan", in The Energy Crisis and the Environment:: An International Perspective, edited by Donald R. Kelley (1977), pp. 159-188, New York: Praeger.
  16. M.A. McKean, "Citizens' Movements in Urban and Rural Japan", in Social Change and Community Politics in Urban Japan, edited by James W. White and Frank Munger (1976), pp. 61-100, Chapel Hill: Instittute of Research in Social Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Journal Articles

  1. Haglund, MM, Comments, Neurosurgery, vol. 72 no. 2 (Spring, 2013), pp. ons180 [doi].
  2. McKean, MA, "Common-Pool Resources in the Context of Japanese History", World Wide Business Review, vol. 5 no. 1 (2003), pp. 132-159.
  3. McKean, MA; Scheiner, E, "Japan's New Electoral System: La plus ça change...", Electoral Studies, vol. 19 no. 4 (December, 2000), pp. 447-477.
  4. McKean, MA, "Old Voices for New Commons", Common Property Resource Digest, vol. 39 (October, 1996) (presidential address delivered at International Association for the Study of Common Property, Berkeley.).
  5. Ostrom, MAMWE, "Common Property Regimes in the Forest: Just a Relic from the Past?", Unasylva (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations), vol. 46 no. 180 (January, 1995), pp. 3-15.
  6. McKean, MA, "Success on the Commons: A Comparative Examination of Institutions for Common Property Resource Management", Journal of Theoretical Politics, vol. 4 no. 3 (July, 1992), pp. 247-281, SAGE Publications (earlier version available as International Political Economy Working Paper #127, Duke University, October 1990.) [doi].
  7. McKean, MA, "The Evolution of Japanese Images of the Environment", International Asienforum [International Quarterly for Asian Studies] (Weltforum Verlag), vol. 16 no. 1-2 (May, 1985), pp. 25-48.
  8. MCKEAN, MA, JAPANS ENERGY POLICIES, Current History, vol. 82 no. 487 (January, 1983), pp. 385-&, CURRENT HIST INC (Reprinted in Susan Shirk, editor, The Challenge of Chinaand Japan: Politics and Development in East Asia (New York: Praeger, 1985), 331-338.) [Gateway.cgi].
  9. McKean, MA, "The Japanese Experience with Scarcity: management of traditional common lands", Enviornmental Review, vol. 6 no. 2 (Fall, 1982), pp. 63-88, Oxford University Press (OUP) [doi].
  10. MCKEAN, MA, JAPANS BELEAGUERED RULING PARTY, Current History, vol. 75 no. 441 (January, 1978), pp. 158-&, CURRENT HIST INC [Gateway.cgi].
  11. McKean, MA, "Shimin undô to demokurashii [Citizens' movements and democracy], Shimin [Citizen], vol. 10 (September, 1972), pp. 141-151.

Papers In Preparation

  1. M.A. McKean with Masahiko Tatebayashi, "Vote Division and Policy Differentiation Strategies of LDP members under SNTV/MMD in Japan" (will submit).
  2. M.A. McKean with Ethan Scheiner, "Devil in the Details: A Typology of Side-by-Side Electoral Systems" (in progress).
  3. M.A. McKean with Ethan Scheiner, "Split Legislature and Split-Ticket Voting: A Research Note on Japan's 1996 General Election" (in progress).
  4. M.A. McKean, "Coase and the Commons" (in progress).

Other

  1. M.A. McKean, "Designing New Common Property Regimes for New Landscape Futures", in Landscape Futures, edited by David Brunckhorst and David Mouat (2000), Armisdale, New South Wales: University of New England, Institute for Biogregional Resource Management (This CD publication contains revisions of papers presented at the International Symposium on Landscape Futures held on 22-25 September 1999 at the University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia.).
  2. M.A. McKean with Ethan Scheiner, "Japan's New two-Tiered Electoral System: Electoral Reform in Japan Enhances Permanent Employment for Politicians" (August, 1997), International Political Economy Working Paper series #211, Duke University.
  3. M.A. McKean, "Common Property: What is it, What is it Good For, and What Makes it Work?" (July, 1996), Forests, Trees and People Programme, Phase II Working Papers, Community Forestry, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (Series edited by Clark Gibson, Margaret A. McKean, and Elinor Ostrom. Distributed by the International Forestry Resources and Institutions Research Program, Indiana University.).
  4. Cutler Cleveland, Robert Costanza, Thrainn Eggertsson, Louise Fortmann, Bobbi Low, Margaret McKean, Elinor Ostrom, James Wilson, and Oran Young, "A Framework for Modeling the Linkages Between Ecosystems and Human Systems" (1996), Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Discussion Paper Series #76.
  5. M.A. McKean, "Defining and Dividing Property Rights in the Commons: Today's Lessons from the Japanese Past" (October 17, 1991), International Political Economy Working Paper #150, Duke University.

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