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Scholarly Publications

Workshop on Regime Transitions from Communist Rule in Comparative Perspective

December 2003

On 15-16 November 2002, the Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law of the Institute for International Studies at Stanford University sponsored a workshop in Stanford, CA on "Regime...

Rule of Law? Whose Law?

August 2004

The rule of law is a concept much in use to identify what is missing in many countries.

Global Standards; Global Growth?

August 2004

This volume centers on the movement toward global legal standards, an increasingly recognized dimension of the quest to improve the rule of law.

Other Publications

Real Putin, The

July 2003

Who is Vladimir Putin?

Prospects for Democratic Development in Africa

December 1997

Although Africa has been one of the least democratic regions of the world, it has been experiencing widespread pressures for democratic change since 1990.

The Fear Factor: Putin's Political Legacy

March 2008

Yes, the Putin era was good for most Russians. But it could have been better. Russia's presidential vote on March 2 will be the least competitive election in Russia's post-Soviet history.

News

Quality of democracy workshop

October 2003

Leading democracy scholars from all over the world held a two-day workshop October 10-11 on "The Quality of Democracy: Improvement or Subversion?" organized by the Center on Democracy, Development...

Twenty-seven Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development announced for 2007

May 2007

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University is pleased to announce its new class of Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development.

Renowned political economist and author Francis Fukuyama speaks on state-building

May 2004

In a May 14 lecture hosted by the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Francis Fukuyama, PhD -- professor of international political economy at Johns Hopkins University and...

Events

The Rule of Law: An Abuser's Guide

February 22, 2006

Martin Krygier is Professor of Law at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, co-director of the European Law Centre, and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.

Corruption: Its Consequences and Cures

January 31, 2003

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Rule of Law

March 11, 2003

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Multimedia

Francis Fukuyama speaks on "Political Order and Political Decay"

October 2014

Francis Fukuyama describes "Political Order and Political Decay," highlighting the inspiration behind his new book and defining 'decay' using examples from America's political system. Fukuyama is the FSI Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford...

Mikhail Khodorkovsky: Russia: Back to the Future

April 2015

On April 13, 2015, Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) welcomed former Russian businessman and political prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky as he presented his talk, Russia: Back to the Future. Mr.

Africa (Up)Rising: Confronting the New Authoritarianism

February 2015

On Feb. 5, Kenyan journalist and anti-corruption leader, John Githongo, delivered the Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor Lecture on Public Service at Stanford University.

People

Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
Vivek Srinivasan Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Daniel Mattingly Postdoctoral Fellow, CDDRL
Sasha Jason Program Associate, CDDRL
Gustavo Robles Research Associate, CDDRL
Didi Kuo Academic Research & Program Manager, American Democracy in Comparative Perspective