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Scholarly Publications

The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World

January 2008

In his new book, The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World (Times Books 2008), Larry Diamond intensely scrutinizes the global effort on democracy promotion....

News

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.

Larry Diamond releases a new book, The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World

January 2008

In his new book, The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World (Times Books 2008), Larry Diamond intensely scrutinizes the global effort on democracy promotion.

Stemming the democratic recession

September 2008

If the big global story of the 1980s and 1990s was the remarkable expansion of democracy, the bad news of this decade is that democracy is slipping into recession.

Events

Loan sanctions: a new tool for diplomacy?

February 3, 2009

Seema Jayachandran is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Stanford University.

Principle, Pragmatism or Prostitution? Speaking Human Rights to Global Finance

November 1, 2010

Professor David Kinley holds the Chair in Human Rights Law at University of Sydney, and is the Law Faculty's Associate-Dean (International).

The Arab Awakening: Governance Lessons for Asia and Beyond

May 4, 2011

The recent uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East represent one of the most dramatic global political developments since the fall of the Berlin Wall.  What factors and forces led to the...

People

Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics