Ethnicity

Scholarly Publications

Economic Interdependence and Independent Statehood

October 1993

Since 1945 the world has undergone vast and fundamental change.

Civil Wars and State-Building in Africa and Eurasia

December 2002

This book compares sub-Saharan Africa and the former Soviet Union, two regions beset by the breakdown of states suffering from extreme official corruption, organized crime extending into warlordism...

News

Larry Diamond Appointed Director of CDDRL

February 2009

Larry Diamond, a senior fellow at FSI and the Hoover Institution, and professor, by courtesy, of political science and sociology, has been named director of FSI's Center on Democracy, Development,...

Stanford Scholar Examines Sectarianism and Urban Segregation in Baghdad [VIDEO]

February 2016

As part of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy speaker series, Director of The Markaz: Resource Center Mona Damluji examined the impact of the US-led occupation of Iraq on sectarian-based...

Events

Waishengren: Exploring Chinese Diaspora Nationalism in Taiwan

April 6, 2005

Waishengren (or mainlanders) make up about 12% of the current population in Taiwan.

The Bridge Over the River Jordan: Islam, Ethnicity and Electoral Rule Manipulation

October 25, 2006

David Patel is a PhD candidate in Stanford's Dept of Political Science and,beginning in Fall 2007, an Assistant Professor of Government at CornellUniversity.

Projects

Program on Economic Performance

Nearly half the world's population - some 2.8 billion people - lives on less than two dollars per day. The gap between the rich and the poor is vast.
English

Transitions from Hybrid Regimes: External Influence and Domestic Constraints in Rule of Law Reforms

The Rule of Law is perhaps the key indicator of democratic consolidation and quality, yet its development has eluded many transitional states.
English

Comparing American and European Strategies for Democracy Promotion

Conventional wisdom holds that the United States and the European Union pursue vastly different strategies to promote democracy around the globe. The U.S.
English

Multimedia

Keynote: Angela Guimarães, Sub-Secretary of Youth (Brazil)

June 2015

This talk is presented in Portuguese. To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Angela Guimarães is Brazil’s Sub-Secretary of Youth and the President of...

Taiwan’s China Dilemma

October 2016

Contested Identities and Multiple Interests in Taiwan’s Cross-Strait Economic PolicyAbstractChina and Taiwan share one of the world's most complex international relationships.

People

Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Senior Fellow , Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
Kristin Chandler Administrative Manager, CDDRL