1. Focus on the Barrio: The Formulation of the Philippine Community Development Programme (Manila: Institute of Public Administration, University of the Philippines, 1959). 560 pp.
2. Ramon Magsaysay: A Political Biography (Manila: Solidaridad Publishing Co., 1972). 495 pp.
3. Towards a Federal Republic of the Philippines with a Parliamentary Government by 2010: A Draft Constitution (Marikina: Kalayaan College at Riverbanks Center, 2002). 172 pp.
4. Charter Change for Good Governance:Towards a Federal Republic of the Philippines with a Parliamentary Government. (Marikina: Citizens’ Movement for a Federal Philippines, Kalayaan College, 2005). 114 pp.
5. Reinventing UP as the National University: Learning for Truth, Leadership, and Social Transformation. (Quezon City: Center for Leadership, Citizenship and Democracy, UP National College of Public Administration and Governance, 2008). 616 pp.
Editor and Co-Author (Books)
6. Perspectives in Government Reorganization (Editor). (Manila: College of Public Administration, University of the Philippines, 1969), 534 pp
7. Filipino Politics, Nationalism and Emerging Ideologies (Editor and co-author). (Manila: Modern Book Co., 1972) 395 pp. “An Evaluation of Our Political System,” pp. 1-21. “Nationalism and Development,” pp.22-34. “The Prospects for Revolution,” pp. 35-53. “Ensuring the Implementation of the New Constitution,” pp. 268-276.
8. Handbook of Philippine Public Administration (Editor with Raul P. de Guzman), (Manila: Social Research Associates, 1967), 523 pp.
9. Foundations and Dynamics of Filipino Government and Politics, (with Raul P. de Guzman), (Manila:Bookmark Co., 1970), 556 pp. “The Elite and the People.” pp. 23-27. “Functional Development of the Political System.” pp. 60-64. “Social Backgrounds and Recruitment of Legislators and Administrators.” pp. 264-281. “Local Government, Community Development and Political Stability.” pp.468-476. “Political Stability, Development and Welfare.” pp.532-537.
10. Population and Development in Nepal, (Editor and co-author with D.C. Upadyaya), (Kathmandu: Center for Economic Development and Administration, 1975), 165 pp. “Issues of Reorganization Strategy: The Government Survey and Reorganization Commission (1954-56) and the Commission on Reorganization (1969-71). pp. 5-30.
11. Metro Manila Today and Tomorrow, (Co-author with Sylvia H. Guerrero and Elsa P. Jurado), (Quezon City: Institute of Philippine Culture, Ateneo de Manila, 1977), 264 pp.
12. The Aquino Administration: Record and Legacy (1986-1992), (with Emerlinda R. Roman). Vol. 1 U.P. Public Lectures on the Aquino Administration and the Post-EDSA Government (1986-1992). Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 1992. 399 pp.
13. The Aquino Presidency and Administration (1986-1992): Contemporary Assessments and “The Judgment of History?” (with Emerlinda R. roman). Vol. 2 U.P. Public Lectures of the Aquino Administration and the Post-EDSA Government (1986-1992). Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 1992. 478 pp.
14. Corazon C. Aquino: Early Assessments of Her Presidential Leadership and Administration and Her Place in History, (with Emerlinda R. Roman). Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 1993). 316 pp. “Chapter 5 Assessing the Presidential Leadership of Corazon C. Aquino.” pp.237-282.
15. U.P. in Search of Academic Excellence: Lectures in Honor of Jose V. Abueva, 16th President (1987-1993). University of the Philippines. Ma. Cynthia Rose Banzon Bautista and Proserpina Domingo Tapales (Editors). (Quezon City. U.P. Center for Integrative and Developmental Studies. 1994). 263 pp. “Leadership, Innovation and Reform in the University of the Philippines (1987-1993). A Response.” pp. 189-231.
16. The Post-EDSA Vice-Presidency, Congress, and Judiciary: Self Assessments and Alternative Assessments. (Editor with Emerlinda R. Roman). Vol. 4. U.P. Public Lectures on the Aquino Administration and the Post-EDSA Government (1986-1992). (Quezon City. University of the Philippines Press, 1998). 282 pp.
17. The Post-EDSA Constitutional Bodies, Self-assessments and Alternative Assessments. (Editor with Emerlinda R. Roman). Vol. 4. U.P. Public Lectures on the Aquino Administration and the Post-EDSA Government (1986- 1992). (Quezon City. University of the Philippines Press, 1998). 173 pp.
18. The Making of the Filipino Nation and Republic: From Barangays, Tribes, Sultanates, and Colony. PAMANA: The U.P. Anthology of Filipino Socio-Political Thought Since 1872. (Editor and Co-author). (Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 1998). 1050 pp. “Learning to Be a Nation and to Establish the Filipino Nation-State, 1565-1899” (1988). pp. 98-111; “Bayang Pilipino: What Makes Us a Nation Distinct from Other Nations” (1995). pp. 225; “Notes on the Filipino-American War: Casualties, Destruction, and Other Consequences” (1998). pp. 445-458; “Recognizing the ‘Moro Problem’ as Perceived, Felt and Defined by the Moros” (1996). pp. 741-742; “Bangsa Moro” (The Moro Nation): A Nation Within the Larger Filipino Nation and Republic of the Philippines” (1996). pp. 742-743; “Creating and Developing the Bangsa Moro Autonomous Region to Achieve a Just and Lasting Peace in Multi-Ethnic Mindanao” (1996). pp. 745-746.
19. The Philippines Into the 21st Century: Future Scenarios for Governance, Democracy and Development. PAMANA: The U.P. Anthology of Filipino Socio-Political Thought Since 1972. (Principal author). (Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 1998). 218 pp.
20. Eugenio Lopez, Sr: Pioneering Entrepreneur and Business Leader, (Editor). (Quezon City: Leadership, Citizenship and Democracy Program, College of Public Administration, University of the Philippines, 1998). 479 pp.
21. Filipino Nationalism: Various Meanings, Constant and Changing Goals, Continuing Relevance. (Editor and co-author). PAMANA: The U.P. Anthology of Filipino Socio-Political Thought Since 1872. (Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 1999). 955 pp. “Filipino Nationalism/Ang Nasyonalismong Pilipino,” pp. xxi-xxii. “Some Legal and Practical Limits to National Sovereignty” (1991). pp. 121-122; “Ensure the Conversion of Our Military Bases to Better Uses” (1992). pp. 248; “The Nation Needs Cultural Literacy Good” (1995). pp. 249-250; “Fulfilling Nationalist Aspirations Through Excellence” (1967). pp. 276; Equitable Wealth and Income for Equal Freedom” (1969). pp. 323; “The Crucial Importance of Leadership and Citizenship for Nation-Building and Development” (1983). pp. 391-392; “Inculcating Filipino Consciousness and Concern for Humankind” (1988). pp. 410; “A Vision for University of the Philippines” (1987). pp. 413-414; “The Senate Rejection of the RP-US Bases Treaty in September 1991: Transforming Leadership That Ended Over 400 Years of Foreign Military Presence” (1992). pp. 418-445; “Ang Papel ng UP sa Pagsulong ng Filipino, Ang Ating Wikang Pambansa” (1989). pp. 602-603; “Filipino Nationalism: Meanings, Goals, Relevance” (1998). pp. 793-811; “Some Indicators and Explanations of the Weakness of Filipino Nationalism” (1999). pp. 811-816; “Nationalism for Basic Reforms to Redistribute Power, Wealth and Opportunity” (1967). pp. 820-821; “Filipino Culture Change and National Capabilities” (1983). pp. 822-823; “Fostering our Values and Virtues as a Nation: Character, Institutions, Monuments” (1996). pp. 826
22. Admiral Tomas Cloma, Father of Maritime Education and Discoverer of Freedomland/ Kalayaan Islands: A Biography (Principal author). Jose V. Abueva, Arnold P. Alamon, Ma. Oliva Z. Domingo. (Quezon City: Center for Leadership, Citizenship and Democracy, National College of Public Administration and Governance, University of the Philippines, 1999). 210 pp.
23. Between Fires: Fifteen Perspectives on the Estrada Crisis. Amando Doronila (Editor). (Makati and Pasig: Inquirer Books and Anvil Publishing, Inc. 2001). 285 pp. “A Crisis of Political Leadership: From ‘Electoral Democracy’ to ‘Substantive Democracy.'” pp. 78-97.
24. Introduction to Public Administration in the Philippines: A Reader. Victoria A. Bautista, Ma. Conception P. Alfiler, Danilo R. Reyes, Proserpina D. Tapales (Editors). (Quezon City: National College of Public Administration and Governance, 2003). “Nationalism and Our Quest for Good Governance and the Good Society.” pp. 805-838.
25. The Macapagal-Arroyo Presidency and Administration: Record and Legacy (2001-2004). Jose V. Abueva, Victoria A. Bautista, Proserpina D. Tapales, Ma. Oliva Z. Domingo, Eleanor E. Nicolas (Editors). (Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 2004). Volume 1.765 pp.
26. Abueva, Jose V. and Victoria A. Bautista, Proserpina D. Tapales, Ma. Oliva Z. Domingo, Eleanor E. Nicolas, (Co-editor). Alternative Views and Assessments of the Macapagal-Arroyo Presidency and Administration: Record and Legacy (2001-2004). (Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 2004). Volume 2. 636 pp. “Alternative View of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Executive Secretary Alberto Romulo.” pp. 25-27.
27. Abueva, Jose V. and Victoria A. Bautista, Proserpina D. Tapales, Ma. Oliva Z. Domingo, Eleanor E. Nicolas. (Co-editor). The Civil Sercive Commission and the Commission on Audit, Self-Assessments and Alternative Views and Assessments (2001-2004). (Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 2004). Volume 3, 108 pp.
28. Abueva, Jose V. and Victoria A. Bautista, Proserpina D. Tapales, Ma. Oliva Z. Domingo, Eleanor E. Nicolas. (Co-author and Co-editor).The Ramos Presidency and Administration: Contemporary Views and Assessments, (1992-1998). (Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 2006). Volume 2. 538 pp. “An Effective President of the Philippines (1992-1998), Fidel V. Ramos is a very active, down-to-earth visionary, and an influential national and world leader.” pp. 515-521
29. Towards a Federal Republic of the Philippines with a Parliamentary Government: A Reader. A Project of the Citizen’s Movement for a Federal Philippines (CMFP) (Co-author and principal editor with Rey Magno Teves, Gaudioso C. Sosmeña, Jr., Clarita R. Carlos, Michael Mastura). (Marikina: Kalayaan College, 2002). 359 pp.
30. Filipino Spiritual Culture Social Transformation and Globalization. (Co-editor with Arnold Boehme, OCD and Ruben F. Balane). (Marikina: Discalced Carmelite Nuns Monastery of St. Therese and Kalayaan College at Riverbanks Center, Marikina City, 2003). 184 pp.
31. Towards A Nonkilling Filipino Society: Developing an Agenda for Research, Policy and Action. (Editor and co-author). (Marikina: Aurora Aragon Quezon Peace Foundation and Kalayaan College, 2004). 210 pp. “Chapter 2. A Nonkilling Filipino Society Is Possible: Problematic But Not Unthinkable.” pp. 27-56.
32. Proposed Revision of the 1987 Constitution by the Consultative Commission. With Highlights and Primers on the Major Proposals and Background Information on the Consultative Commission. Jose V. Abueva (Editor and co-author). (Marikina: KC Institute of Federal-Parliamentary Democracy, Kalayaan College at Riverbanks, 2006). 254 pp.
33. Public Administration Plus Governance: Assessing the Past. Addressing the Future. Papers and Processings, International Conference on Public Administration and Governance, 21-23 October 2002. Manila Hotel, Philippines. Ma. Concepcion and Eleanor E. Nicolas (Editors). Quezon City: National College of Public Administration and Governance, University of the Philippines, 2007.) 911 pp. “Response to the Usual Objections to Federalization and Parliamentary Government.” pp. 253-261. “From Institute of Public Administration to National College of Public Administration and Governance U.P.: Some Reflections.” pp. 675-684.
Co-Author. (Peer-reviewed books published in the Philippines)
Published in the Philippines
34. Public Administration in the Philippines, Edwin O. Stene (ed.) (Manila: Institute of Public Administration, U.P., 1955).415 pp. “Chapter V. Personnel Administration: History and Organization.” (with Ferrel Heady); Chapter VI. Personnel Administration: Selection, Classification and Employee Benefits”; VII. Personnel Administration: Discipline and Staff Development.” pp. 96-165.
35. Social Foundations of Community Development: Readings on the Philippines, Socorro Espiritu and Chester L. Hunt (Editors.). (Manila:R.I. Garcia Publishing House, 1964).684 pp. “The Interrelation Between Local Governments and Community Development.” pp. 431-438.
36. Patterns in Decision-Making: Case Studies in Philippine Public Administration, Raul P. de Guzman (Editor). (Manila College of Public Administration, U.P., 1967).587 pp. “The Citizens’ League and the 1969 Local Elections (in Quezon City).” pp. 505-544.”
37. Towards Excellence in Social Science in the Philippines, Laura L. Samson and Ma. Carmen C. Jimenez (Editors). (Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 1984). Papers and Proceedings of the First National Social Science Congress, 1983, 320 pp. “The Filipino Nation in Crisis.” pp. 8-41. “Implications for Filipino Social Scientists of the Critical State of the Nation.” pp. 42-47.
38. The Philippines at a Crossroad: Some Visions for the Nation, Bernardo M. Villegas and Florangel Rosario-Braid (Editors). (Manila:Center for Research and Communication, 1985). 1070 pp. “The Filipino In Search of Itself: Towards Independence, Democracy, and Development in a Just World Order.” pp. 907-921.
39. The Ninoy Aquino Phenomenon II: A Study in Peaceful Change. (Manila: The Professors World Peace Academy of the Philippines, 1987). 152 pp. “Images and Meanings of the February Revolution.” pp. 18-30.
40. Development Issues: Constitutional Response. Florangel Rosario Braid. (Editor). Manila: National Book Store, 1987). “Charting Future Directions (Ratification of the 1987 Constitution).” pp. 165-170.
41. Sollicitudo Rei Socialis, Philippine Reflections and Response, (Manila: Bahay Maria, 1988). 1956 pp. “The Morale Character of Authentic Development.” pp. 93-111.
42. Kudeta: The Challenge to Philippine Democracy. (Metro Manila: Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism and Photojournalists’ Guild of the Philippines, 1990). 230 pp. “Reflections on the Military, Democratization, and Social Transformation,” pp. 161-164.
43. U.P. in Search of Academic Excellence: Lectures in Honor of Dr. Jose V. Abueva. 16th President of the University of the Philippines (Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 1994). 236 pp. “Leadership, Innovation and Reform in the University of the Philippines (1987-1993): A Response.” pp. 189-231.
44. Conquering Politico-Administrative Frontiers: Essays in Honor of Raul P. de Guzman. Lediviña V. Cariño (Editor). (Quezon City: U.P. College of Public Administration and University of the Philippines Press, 1995). 583 pp. “Political Leadership, Decision-Making and the Senate Rejection of the RP-US Bases Treaty on 16 September 1991.” pp. 336-366.
45. 1996, Looking Back, Looking Forward. An Assessment of the Decade Since the 1986 EDSA Revolution). Lorna Kalaw-Tirol (Editor). (Metro Manila: Foundation for Worldwide People Power, 1995). 251 pp. A Global Perspective. “High Point in a ‘Decade of Democracy'” pp. 11-19.
46. Democratization:Philippine Perspectives Felipe B. Miranda (Editor). (Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 1997) 349 pp. “Philippine Democratization and the Consolidation of Democracy Since the 1986 Revolution: An Overview of the Main Issues, Trends and Prospects.” pp.1-82.
47. Memories, Vision and Scholarship and Other Essays. Ma. Cynthia Rose Banzon Bautista (Editor). Centennial Lecture Series. (Quezon City: U.P. Center for Integrative and Developmental Studies, 2001). 433 pp. “Nationalism and Our Quest for Good Governance, Democracy and ‘The Good Society’.” pp. 12-39.
Co-Author (Peer-reviewed books published internationally)
48. Leadership and Authority in Asia: A Symposium, Gehan Wijeyewardene (Editor). (Singapore: Published for the University of Malaya Press, 1968). 337 pp. “Social Backgrounds and Recruitment of Legislators and Administrators in a Developing Country: the Philippines.” pp. 270-293.
49. Political and Administrative Development, Ralph Braibanti (Editor.) (Durham: Duke University Press, 1969).688 pp. “Chapter 13. Administrative Doctrines Diffused in Emerging Sates: The Filipino Response.”pp. 536-587.
50. Comparative Politics:Asia, (Lucian W. Pye (Editor). (Boston:Little Brown and Co., 1970).306 pp. “Chapter 7. Bureaucratic Politics in the Philippines.” pp. 223-238.
51. Development Administration in Asia, Edward W. Weidner (Editor) Durham: Duke University Press, 1970). 431 pp. “Administrative Culture and Behavior and Middle Civil Servants in the Philippines.” pp. 132-186.
52. Administrative Reforms in Asia. Hahn-Been Lee and Abelardo G. Samonte (Editors). (Manila: Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration, 1970). “Administrative Reform and Culture.” pp. 21-47.
53. Political Corruption: Readings in Comparative Analysis, Arnold J. Heidenheimer (Editor) (New York:Holt, Reinehart & Winston, 1970).
54. The Political Economy of Development, Norman Uphoff and Warren F. Ilchmann (Editors). (Berkeley:University of California Press, 1970). 506 pp. “Bridging the Gap Between the Elite and the People.” pp. 263-276.
55. Marcos and Martial Law in the Philippines, David A. Rosenberg (Editor) (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1979).311 pp. “Chapter 1. Ideology and Practice in the ‘New Society.’ pp. 32-84.
56. Government and Politics of the Philippines. R.P. de Guzman and M.A. Reforma (Editors) (Singapore:Oxford University Press, 1988). 289 pp. “Philippine Ideologies and National Development.” pp. 18-73.
57. Who Cares? And How?: Futures of Caring Societies. Jim Dator and Maria Guido Roulstone. (Editors). (Hawaii: World Futures Studies Federation, 1988). “Universities, Leaders, and Global Caring Needs.” pp. 17-52.
58. Southeast Asia in the Near Century: An Asian Perspective. Samuel C.Y. Ku (Editor). (Kaoshiung, Taiwan: Center for Southeast Asian Studies, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 2002). 269 pp. “Chapter 2. Authoritarianism and Democratization in China and Taiwan and Comparisons with Other Asian Countries.” pp. 17-52.
59. New Challenges for Development and Modernization: Hongkong and the Asia-Pacific Region. Yeuman Yeung (Editor). (Hongkong: The Chinese University Press. 2002). “Chapter 7. Political Freedom and Development in Asia: Prospects for Democratization.” pp. 161-180.
60. Wither the Philippines in the 21st Century. Rodolfo C. Severino and Lorraine Carlos Salazar (Editors). (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2007). 370 pp. “Proposed Constitutional Reforms for Good Governance and Nation-Building.” pp. 43-77.
Author. (Peer-Reviewed Articles in Academic Journals)
1. “Some Notes on the Study of Public Administration and Politics in the Philippines,” Philippine Journal of Public Administration 1 (January 1957) 1. pp.5-11.
2. “Ramon Magsaysay, Third President of the Republic of the Philippines- An estimate,” Philippine Journal of Public Administration 1(April 1957) 2. pp.92-97.
3. “Research Problems, Policy and Administration in the University of the Philippines,” Philippine Journal of Public Administration, 3 (April 1959) 2. pp. 181-197.
4. “Social Backgrounds and Recruitment of Legislators and Administrators in the Philippines,” Philippine Journal of Public Administration 9 (January 1965) 1. pp.10-29.
5. “Filipino Nationalism, Public Policy and Political Institutions,” Asia, A Journal of the Asia Society, New York (No. 9, Fall 1967). pp. 67-79
6. “The Philippines: Political Tradition and Change,” Asian Survey, University of California, Berkeley, X (January 1970) 1. pp. 56-64.
7. “What Are We in Power For?: The Sociology of Graft and Corruption,” Philippine Sociological Review, 18 (July-October 1970) 3-4, pp. 203-208.
8. “Toward a Scientific Conscience:Why Social Scientists Should be Committed to the Reduction of Poverty and Inequity in Our Society.” PSSC Social Science Information, III (February 1976) 4, pp.4-7
9. The American Revolution Abroad, Richard L. Park (Editor). Bicentennial of American Independence. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science,(November 1976). 198 pp. “Filipino Democracy and the American Legacy.” pp. 114-133.
10. “Alternative Perspectives in Development in ASEAN Countries,” Southeast Asia Quarterly, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, 1 (September 1979) 2, pp. 141-163.
11. “Internationalizing Higher Education Values and Ethics,” Higher Education Policy, The Quarterly Journal of the International Association of Universities. Vol. 2, No. 3, 1989.pp. 34-36.
12. “Tracking the Nation.” Nationalism: A Hundred Years. Public Policy. II (April-June 1998). 2. University of the Philippines. pp. 83-104.