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Scholarly Publications

The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World

January 2008

In his new book, The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World (Times Books 2008), Larry Diamond intensely scrutinizes the global effort on democracy promotion....

Inside Rebellion: The Politics of Insurgent Violence

October 2006

Some rebel groups abuse noncombatant populations, while others exhibit restraint.

How to Subvert Democracy: Montesinos in Peru

October 2004

Which of the democratic checks and balances - opposition parties, the judiciary, a free press - is the most forceful? Peru has the full set of democratic institutions.

Other Publications

Development of Peru's Asparagus Industry

March 2016

The asparagus industry in Ica, Peru exports asparagus across the world and is the economic engine of the region.

Administrative Decentralization in Peru

April 2015

Alejandro Toledo’s election as Peru’s first indigenous president, in 2001, symbolized increased political participation to people who were also “from the provinces” or the rural countryside....

News

Stanford conference to examine violence and policing

April 2014

Scholars, law enforcement officials, business leaders and community activists will meet next week at Stanford to examine violence and policing in Latin American and the United States.

CDDRL student receives Stanford award for top thesis

June 2013

CDDRL is pleased to announce that undergraduate senior honors student, Anna Barrett Schickele, received the Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, a university award given to the...

Honors program inspires research, connects students to policy world

October 2012

During a five-day trip to Washington, D.C., students met with more than a dozen officials from government agencies and development groups.

Events

LAD Course: Universidad ESAN 2015

August 24, 2015

This is a four-and-a-half-day intensive program for a small number of mid- and high-level government officials and business leaders, exploring how government can encourage and enable the private...

Book Talk: "The Shared Society" feat. Former President of Peru Alejandro Toledo

April 16, 2015

**Watch livestream here***Purchase book here*Watch live streaming video from bccconferencechannel at livestream.comAbstractLatin America has gone through a major transformation in the past two...

Regionalism and State Weakness

February 6, 2014

  Abstract: Scholars of state development have paid insufficient attention to the question of regionalism; too often modeling state-building as the extension of the authority of a 'center' over...

Projects

History, Memory and Reconciliation

This series will examine scholarly and institutional efforts to create new national narratives that walk the fine line between before and after, memory and truth, compensation and reconciliation,...
English

Multimedia

President Alejandro Toledo: The Shared Society

April 2015

In a talk at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), former President of Peru Alejandro Toledo speaks on the release of his new book, 'The Shared Society: A Vision for the Global Future of Latin America.' President...