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Scholarly Publications

Combating Human Trafficking: The South African Legal Context

June 2012

South Africa’s international obligation to combat human trafficking in terms of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (Palermo Protocol)...

Political Economy of Power Sector Reform: The Experiences of Five Major Developing Countries

March 2007

Over the last fifteen years the world's largest developing countries have initiated market reforms in their electric power sectors from generation to distribution.

Other Publications

Turning the Tide: The Johannesburg Development Agency and its Role in Revitalizing the Inner City

April 2015

Driving economic growth: As a mid-level government official, how do you make progress in difficult political environments?

Why the Lights Went Out: Reform in the South African Energy Sector

April 2015

This case uses the example of South Africa’s electricity sector to explore how ambitious agendas for reform interact with contestation among multiple, divergent interests.

News

Welcoming the class of 2015 undergraduate honors students

July 2014

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University is pleased to announce the 2015 class of undergraduate senior honors students.

Diamond honored with Lyman award for alumni engagement at Stanford

January 2014

Larry Diamond, director of the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, received the 2013 Richard W.

Welcoming the class of 2014 undergraduate honors students

July 2013

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University is pleased to announce the 2014 class of undergraduate senior honors students.

Events

LAD Course: University of Cape Town, April 2015

April 20, 2015

The University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice (GSDPP), in collaboration with the Leadership Academy for Development (LAD), an affiliate of Stanford University,...

LGBT Rights and Public Health: Tensions and Potential in Collaboration

March 13, 2014

AbstractThe framework of "LGBT rights" can be critiqued as challenging tradition or as culturally specific, yet at the same time, it can be essential to one's sense of identity and justice.

Imagining Global Health with Justice

February 13, 2014

AbstractThe scope and complexity of global health can be overwhelming, making it difficult to form an inspiring and unified vision for the future.

Projects

Program on Social Entrepreneurship

"Transforming ripples into waves of transformational change across the world" Vision: The Program on Social Entrepreneurship at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law...
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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

Quality of Democracy Project

As democracy has spread over the past three decades to a majority of the world's states, analytic attention has turned increasingly from explaining regime transitions to evaluating and explaining...
English

People

Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Kathleen Kelly Janus Lecturer, Program on Social Entrepreneurship