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Ethan Zuckerman on blogs and twitter enabling global attention for 'citizen media'
Global Voices was inspired by an incident in 2004, when a friend reading an uninspiring New York Times article about Cameroon's elections posed the question: is there anyone in Cameroon blogging...
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The Long-Term Impact of Imperialism on Gender
May 22, 2014
Abstract: Gender equality is considered important for development and good governance, yet the causes of cross-national variation in gender equality are still not well understood.
The Tortuous Trajectories of Democracy and the Persistence of Authoritarianism in Africa
June 7, 2012
Abstract: The "spirit of democracy" has recently been undermined in several African countries as authoritarian methods have been the preferred approach.
Democratic Transitions and Development in Africa: Beyond Prebendalist Systems
April 25, 2012
Abstract: Systemic corruption undermines state capacity, imperils socio-economic development, and diminishes democracy. In his Nairobi speech as a U.S.
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Rosamond L. Naylor
William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute, Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Professor, by courtesy, Economics