Abdulkarim Husseinbhoy Somjee, an emeritus professor of political science at Simon Fraser University, has researched grassroots communities in India and the economies of South East Asia. Since arriving to teach at SFU in 1965, he has written more than ten books, including:

The Political Theory of John Dewey (Teachers' College Press, 1968).

The Democratic Process in Developing Society (Palgrave Macmillan, 1979).

Political Capacity in Developing Societies (Palgrave Macmillan, 1982)

Parallels and Actuals of Political Development (Palgrave Macmillan, 1986).

Reaching Out to the Poor: The Unfinished Rural Revolution (London: Macmillan, 1989). With Geeta Somjee.

Development Success in Asia Pacific: An Exercise in Normative-Pragmatic Balance (St. Martin's Press, 1995). With Geeta Somjee.

Poverty, Gender and Human Development: Context-Effective Cooperative Approaches (2005)

[BCBW 2005] "Political Science"