Italy

Scholarly Publications

Italy and Spain

December 2003

Evaluating EU Democratic Rule of Law Promotion

December 2006

The modern Romanian judiciary originates in the middle of the nineteenth century.

Assessing the Quality of Democracy

December 2005

The latest volume in this popular series focuses on the best ways to evaluate and improve the quality of new democratic regimes.

News

Troubled Transformations: Fostering Democracy and Development in a Quickly Changing World

April 2006

Wow are democracy, development, and the rule of law in transitioning societies related? How can they be promoted in the world's most troubled regions?

Let's hear from the democracies on Iran, Larry Diamond and Abbas Milani argue in the <i>New York Times</i>

July 2009

As the presidential electoral turmoil in Iran continues, pitting supporters of challenger Mir Hussein Moussavi against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President Obama has gotten it right, Diamond...

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.

State-building: A Framework for Thinking about the Transfer of Institutions to Developing Countries

May 14, 2004

Francis Fukuyama is Dean of Faculty and Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy at the Paul H.

The Governance Agenda in International Development

November 1, 2007

Francis Fukuyama is Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy at the Paul H.

Projects

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...
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