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Selected Bibliography for Marvin Zonis
Professor Emeritus of Business Administration



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Zonis, Marvin; Lefkovitz, Dan and Wilkin, Sam. The Kimchi Matters: Global Business and Local Politics in a Crisis-Driven World; St. Paul, Minn.: Agate: London, 2005.

Zonis, Marvin; Lefkovitz, Dan and Wilkin, Sam. "The kimchi matters : global business and local politics in a crisis-driven world," Agate, 2003.

Zonis, Marvin. "Spy plane crew freed -- what next for investors in China?" Pensions & Investments, 2001, 29(Issue 8), pp. 12.

Zonis, Marvin. "What does the future hold?" Chief Executive, 2001, (166), pp. 40.

Zonis, Marvin and Dan, Lefkovitz. "World leaders' foot in mouth disease." The Banker, 2001, 151(903), pp. 8.

Zonis, Marvin. "Digitising Globalisation." World Link, 2000, Jul/Aug, pp. 30.

Zonis, Marvin. "Global viewpoint: An economic tour de force." Chief Executive, 2000, (154), pp. 20.

Zonis, Marvin and Wilkin, Sam. "Crisis management." The Banker, 2000, 150(891), pp. 96.

Zonis, Marvin and Farmanfarmaian, Salman. "All in the Timing: Renewing U.S.-Iran Relations." World Policy Journal, 1999, 16(4), pp. 33-48.

Zonis, Marvin. "The impact of E commerce." Chief Executive, 1999, pp. 8.

Zonis, Marvin. "Current risks." World Trade, 1999, 12(12), pp. 32.

Zonis, Marvin. "Global outlook: Nervous in '98." Chief Executive, 1998, (131), pp. 22.

Zonis, Marvin. "The decade to come." World Trade, 1998, 11(12), pp. 46.

Zonis, Marvin. "The global game." Chief Executive, 1997, (124), pp. 64.

Zonis, Marvin. "What's the world coming to?" Chief Executive, 1997, (127), pp. 60.

Zonis, Marvin. U.S. foreign policy : guns, trade or social work; The Governor's lecture in the humanities ;; 1996;; Chicago: Sponsored by Governor Jim Edgar and the Illinois Humanities Council, 1997.

Zonis, Marvin and Joseph, Craig M. ""Conspiracy thinking in the Middle East": Reply." Political Psychology, 1996, 17(2), pp. 357-59.

Zonis, Marvin. "Millennium ... or bust." Chief Executive, 1995, (107), pp. 66.

Zonis, Marvin and Joseph, Craig M. "Conspiracy thinking in the Middle East." Political Psychology, 1994, 15(3), pp. 443-59.

Zonis, M. "Exaggerating Islam." Foreign Affairs, 1993, 72(2), pp. 190-91.

Zonis, M. "Leaders and publics in the Middle East: shattering the organizing myths of Arab society," S.A.Renshon, The political psychology of the Gulf War: leaders, publics, and the process of conflict. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1993, pp. 269-92.

Zonis, Marvin and Semler, Dwight. The East European opportunity : the complete business guide and sourcebook; New York: Wiley, 1992.

Zonis, Marvin. Majestic failure : the fall of the Shah; Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991.

Zonis, Marvin. Shakast-i shahanah : ravanshanasi-yi shakhsiat-i shah; Tihran: Tarh-i nu, 1991.

Zonis, Marvin. "Autobiography and biography in the Middle East : a plea for psychopolitical studies," M. S. Kramer, Middle Eastern lives : the practice of biography and self-narrative. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1991, pp. viii, 167 p.

Zonis, Marvin and Mokri, Cyrus Amir. "The Islamic Republic of Iran," T. Y. Ismael, J. S. Ismael and K. Abu Jaber, Politics and government in the Middle East and North Africa. Miami: Florida International University Press, 1991, pp. 114-48.

Zonis, Marvin. "Iran," M.Adams, The Middle East (Handbooks to the Modern World). New York: Facts on File, 1987, pp. 359-75.

Zonis, M. "Afghanistan and the USSR: Middle East responses." Orbis, 1987, 30, pp. 609-35.

Zonis, M. and Brumberg, D. "Shi'ism as interpreted by Khomeini: an ideology of revolutionary violence," M.Kramer, Shi'ism, resistance, and revolution. Westview; Mansell: Boulder; London, 1987, pp. 47-66.

Zonis, Marvin and Brumberg, Daniel. Khomeini, the Islamic Republic of Iran, and the Arab world; Harvard Middle East papers.; Modern series ;; no. 5;; Cambridge, Mass.: Center for Middle Eastern Studies Harvard University, 1987.

Zonis, Marvin. "How useful is "Islam: as an explanation of the politics of the Middle East?," N. Biggar, J. S. Scott and W. Schweiker, Cities of gods : faith, politics, and pluralism in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1986, pp.

Zonis, Marvin and Offer, Daniel. "The psychology of revolutionary leadership: The speeches of Ayatollah Khomeini." Psychohistory Review, 1985, 13(2-3), pp. 5-17.

Zonis, Marvin. "Self-objects, self-representation, and sense-making crises: Political instability in the 1980s." Political Psychology, 1984, 5(2), pp. 267-85.

Zonis, Marvin. "IRAN: A Theory of Revolution From Accounts of the Revolution." World Politics: A Quarterly Journal of International Relations, 1983, 35(4), pp. 586-606.

Zonis, Marvin and Eilts, Hermann F. Political dimensions of US relations with Iran and Saudi Arabia in the 1980's; Strategic issues research memorandum;; Carlisle Barracks, Pa.: Strategic Studies Institute US Army War College, 1983.

Zonis, M. "Human rights and American foreign policy: the case of Iran," T.J.Farer, Toward a humanitarian diplomacy. New York: N. Y. University Press, 1980, pp. 131-76.

Zonis, M. "Classes, elites and Iranian politics: an exchange." Iranian Studies, 1975, 8, pp. 134-49.

Zonis, Marvin. "Oil and politics in the Middle East," G. D. Eppen, Energy : the policy issues. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1975, pp. 52-68.

Zonis, Marvin. "Political elite of Iran : a second stratum?," F. Tachau, Political elites and political development in the Middle East. Cambridge, Mass. Schenkman Pub. Co.: New York, 1975, pp. 192-216.

Zonis, Marvin. "Higher education and social change : problems and perspectives," E. Yar-Shater, Iran faces the seventies. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1971, pp. 227-59.

Zonis, Marvin. The political elite of Iran; Princeton studies on the Near East;; Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971.

Zonis, M. "Political Elites and Political Cynicism in Iran." Comparative Political Studies, 1968, 1(3), pp. 351-71.

Zonis, Marvin. "Educational ambivalence in Iran." Iranian Studies, 1968, 1, pp. 132-48.

Zonis, Marvin. Iran: The politics of insecurity; Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1968.

Zonis, Marvin. "Iran: The Politics Of Insecurity." Ph.D. Dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1968.



Book Reviews by Marvin Zonis

Zonis, Marvin. "Review of 'Leaders and Their Followers in a Dangerous World; the Psychology of Political Behavior'." Political Psychology, 2005, 26(2), pp. 321.

Zonis, Marvin. "A Modern History of the Kurds - Mcdowall,D." New York Times Book Review, 1996, pp. 14-15.

Zonis, Marvin. "A History of the Modern Middle-East - Cleveland,Wl." New York Times Book Review, 1994, pp. 16-16.

Zonis, Marvin. "The Outlaw State - Hussein,Saddam Quest for Power and the Gulf Crisis - Sciolino,E." New York Times Book Review, 1991, pp. 8-8.

Zonis, Marvin. "Race and Slavery in the Middle-East, an Historical Inquiry - Lewis,B." New York Times Book Review, 1990, pp. 20-20.

Zonis, Marvin. "The Eagle and the Lion - the Tragedy of American-Iranian Relations - Bill,Ja." Middle East Journal, 1990, 44(1), pp. 131-32.

Zonis, Marvin. "Hussein,Saddam and the Crisis in the Gulf - Miller,J, Mylroie,L." New York Times Book Review, 1990, pp. 7-7.

Zonis, Marvin. "The Shahs Last Ride, the Fate of an Ally - Shawcross,W." New York Times Book Review, 1988, pp. 18-19.

Zonis, Marvin. "Terrorism, How the West Can Win - Netanyahu,B." New York Times Book Review, 1986, pp. 7-7.

Zonis, Marvin. "The Rule of the Clerics in the Islamic Republic of Iran." The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1985, 482(Changing Patterns of Power in the Middle East), pp. 85-108.

Zonis, Marvin. "The Reign of the Ayatollahs - Iran and the Islamic Revolution - Bakhash,S." New York Times Book Review, 1984, (OCT), pp. 26-26.

Zonis, Marvin. "Mission to Iran - Sullivan,Wh." World Politics, 1983, 35(4), pp. 586-606.

Zonis, Marvin. "Inside the Iranian Revolution - Stempel,Jd." World Politics, 1983, 35(4), pp. 586-606.

Zonis, Marvin. "The Rise and Fall of the Shah - Saikal,A." World Politics, 1983, 35(4), pp. 586-606.

Zonis, Marvin. "Answer to History - Pahlavi,Mr." World Politics, 1983, 35(4), pp. 586-606.

Zonis, Marvin. "Faces in a Mirror - Memoirs from Exile - Pahlavi,A." World Politics, 1983, 35(4), pp. 586-606.

Zonis, Marvin. "Debacle - the American Failure in Iran - Ledeen,M, Lewis,W." World Politics, 1983, 35(4), pp. 586-606.

Zonis, Marvin. "Poverty and Revolution in Iran - Kazemi,F." World Politics, 1983, 35(4), pp. 586-606.

Zonis, Marvin. "The Return of the Ayatollah - Heikal,M." World Politics, 1983, 35(4), pp. 586-606.

Zonis, Marvin. "Fall of the Peacock Throne - the Story of Iran - Forbis,Wh." World Politics, 1983, 35(4), pp. 586-606.

Zonis, Marvin. "The United-States and Iran - a Documentary History - Alexander,Y, Nanes,A." World Politics, 1983, 35(4), pp. 586-606.

Zonis, Marvin. "Review of 'Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the Law of the Sea: Political Interaction and Legal Development in the Persian Gulf by Charles G. MacDonald'." The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1982, 460(The Internationalization of the American Economy), pp. 158-59.

Zonis, Marvin. "Covering Islam - How the Media and the Experts Determine How We See the Rest of the World - Said,Ew." Worldview, 1981, 24(10), pp. 30-31.

Zonis, Marvin. "Review of 'Iran Under the Pahlavis by George Lenczowski'." The American Political Science Review, 1979, 73(3), pp. 911-12.

Zonis, Marvin. "Review of 'The Foreign Relations of Iran: A Developing State in a Zone of Great Power Conflict by Shahram Chubin; Sepehr Zabih'." The American Political Science Review, 1978, 72(1), pp. 360-61.

Zonis, Marvin. "Semnan, Persian City and Region - University-College-London Expedition to Iran 1969 - Connell,J." International Journal of Middle East Studies, 1975, 6(3), pp. 354-56.

Zonis, Marvin. "Review of 'Sayyid Jamal ad-Din "al-Afghani": A Political Bibliography by Nikki R. Keddie'." The American Political Science Review, 1974, 68(3), pp. 1310-11.

Zonis, Marvin. "New Ego - Pitfalls in Current Thinking About Patients in Psychoanalysis - Leites,N." American Journal of Sociology, 1973, 79(1), pp. 193-96.

Zonis, Marvin. "Review of 'Citizens, Elections, Parties: Approaches to the Comparative Study of the Processes of Development by Stein Rokkan; Angus Campbell; Per Torsvik; Henry Valen'." American Journal of Sociology, 1972, 77(5), pp. 984-87.

Zonis, Marvin. "Shah of Iran - Sanghvi,R." Middle East Journal, 1970, 24(1), pp. 98-99.

Zonis, Marvin. "Persian Kingship in Transition - Conversations with a Monarch Whose Office Is Traditional and Whose Goal Is Modernization - Bayne,Ea." Middle East Journal, 1970, 24(1), pp. 98-99.

Zonis, Marvin. "Review of 'Contemporary Political Science: Toward Empirical Theory by Ithiel de Sola Pool'." American Journal of Sociology, 1969, 74(4), pp. 427-28.

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Newspaper Articles by Marvin Zonis

Zonis, Marvin "Facing up to defeat in Iraq ; A game plan that makes the best of a tinderbox" Chicago Tribune, Jun 27, 2004, p. 9

Zonis, Marvin "Revisiting North Vietnam's Tet offensive in Iraq" Chicago Tribune, Apr 9, 2004, p. 19

Zonis, Marvin "MIDEAST HOPES ; Endless surprises" Chicago Tribune, Jan 18, 2004, p. 1

Zonis, Marvin "Hussein caught, but Middle East is still in peril" Chicago Tribune, Dec 16, 2003, p. 31

Wilkin, Sam and Marvin Zonis "Eu Membership Could Help Stabilize Turkey" Boston Globe, Nov 23, 2003, p. D.11

Sviokla, John and Marvin Zonis "Education the key to a stable, prosperous Iraq ; Successful nation building must include a reliable educational system" Chicago Tribune, Oct 16, 2003, p. 31

Zonis, Marvin "U.S. could face costly lessons in fight with Iran" Chicago Tribune, Jun 2, 2003, p. 17

Zonis, Marvin "5 steps on how to get Iraq back on track" Chicago Tribune, Apr 11, 2003, p. 27

Zonis, Marvin "The state of the union, according to President Bush ; Trying to drum up unconditional support from the citizenry" Chicago Tribune, Jan 31, 2003, p. 21

Zonis, Marvin "10 Challenges ; The problems are many but identifiable" Chicago Tribune, Nov 4, 2001, p. 1

Zonis, Marvin "Avoiding Disaster in Muslim World" Boston Globe, Oct 6, 2001, p. A.15

Zonis, Marvin "List of possible suspects goes beyond bin Laden" Chicago Sun Times, Sep 13, 2001, p. 10

Zonis, Marvin "It's time for U.S. to rethink defense priorities ; Plan would redirect efforts to areas of greatest need" Chicago Sun Times, Sep 12, 2001, p. 16

Wilkin, Sam and Marvin Zonis "Driving defensively through a minefield of political risk" Financial Times, May 30, 2000, p. 06

Zonis, Marvin "The Balkan war's high cost" Boston Globe, Jul 23, 1999, p. A.23

Zonis, Marvin "The issues that could hamper Zhu's visit to the US" Boston Globe, Apr 7, 1999, p. A.17

Zonis, Marvin "Middle East forecast is grim" Chicago Sun Times, Mar 21, 1999, p. 34

Zonis, Marvin "Even as Its Confronts Iraq, Us Must Pursue Ties with Iran" Boston Globe, Mar 2, 1998, p. A.9

Zonis, Marvin "Is Netanyahu up to the job?" Boston Globe, Oct 8, 1996, p. A15

Zonis, Marvin "Real winner in strike against Saddam is . . . Iran" Houston Chronicle, Sep 6, 1996, p. 27

Zonis, Marvin "A kingdom fragmented" Chicago Sun Times, Jul 3, 1996, p. 35

Zonis, Marvin "Six lessons for Israel and US" Boston Globe, Nov 13, 1995, p. 15

Zonis, Marvin "Milosevic's vision" Boston Globe, Dec 7, 1994, p. 19

Zonis, Marvin and Karim Pakravan "Creating a policy that matches Iran's realities" Boston Globe, Jun 5, 1993, p. 13

Zonis, Marvin "What We Can Do to Aid the Soviets" Chicago Tribune, Dec 11, 1991, p. 127

Zonis, Marvin "If Only the Shaw Were There to Stabilize the Gulf" Boston Globe, Jun 3, 1991, p. 15

Zonis, Marvin "A Test of the War's Success" Boston Globe, Mar 21, 1991, p. 21

Zonis, Marvin "Seven Steps to Stability in the Gulf" Boston Globe, Feb 3, 1991, p. 71

Zonis, Marvin and John L. Petersen "Threat to the Political Economic Order" Boston Globe, Oct 8, 1990, p. 19

Zonis, Marvin "A Charismatic Ascetic Whose Narrow Vision Proved Disastrous" Chicago Tribune, Jun 11, 1989, p. 43

Zonis, Marvin "The twilight of Khomeini and Islamic Republic" Chicago Sun Times, Jan 5, 1989, p. 36

Zonis, Marvin "Still more dire news out of Afghanistan" Houston Chronicle (pre 1997 Fulltext), May 16, 1986, p. 31

Zonis, Marvin "Bookshelf: Shiism and the Loss of the Peacock Throne" Wall Street Journal, Dec 30, 1985, p. 1

Zonis, Marvin "Three Steps to Fight Terrorism" Chicago Tribune, Jul 3, 1985, p. 23

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