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Scholarly Publications

Defining and Founding Civil Liberty

May 2006

In order to facilitate a subsequent operationalization of civil liberty, the paper attempts to define and ground civil liberty on the basis of liberal political philosophy/theory as this tradition...

Universal Democracy?

June 2003

A short while ago, one of the worlds most brutal and entrenched dictatorships was swiftly toppled by the military force of the United States and the United Kingdom.

Vision, Interest, and Uncertainty

December 1997

In 1992, a year before his death, Yasusuke Murakami published in Japanese An Anti-Classical Political-Economic Analysis: A Vision for the Next Century (English translation, Stanford, 1996).

Other Publications

Change the Focus on Iraq

September 2002

PALO ALTO, CALIF.A year ago, a group of terrorists from Saudi Arabia and Egypt attacked the United States using box cutters as their weapons and citing extremist versions of Islamic fundamentalism...


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.

Iraq: Lessons (Not) Learned

January 2005

Larry Diamond writes about hurdles facing nations trying to rebuild or democratize shattered states.

CDDRL honors student wins Rhodes Scholarship

November 2006

Julie Veroff, a senior in the CDDRL Honors Program, has been named a Rhodes Scholar.


Slowing at Sunset: Administrative Procedures and the Pace of Reform in Korea

October 21, 2005

Sunset Requirements and the Pace of Reform in Korea: Intertemporal Considerations in the Design of Administrative Procedures

Adventures in Nation-Building: Afghanistan, U.S. Foreign Policy, and the Post-9/11 World

May 4, 2005

CDDRL Fellow, J. Alexander Thier will discuss Afghanistan's experiences with nation building, particularly in the post-Taliban era.


Paul Heritage, Queen Mary University of London

June 2015

 To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 --------Speaker Bio: Paul Heritage is a Professor of Drama and Performance at Queen Mary University of London, International...

Liz Moreton, Battersea Arts Centre; Suzie Henderson, Creative Development

June 2015

To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Liz Moreton is a Senior Producer for London’s Battersea Arts Centre, the UK’s most influential theatre (The...


Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB