Education

Scholarly Publications

Traditional Governance, Citizen Engagement and Local Public Goods: Evidence from Mexico

December 2013

We study the governance of public good provision in poor communities in Oaxaca, Mexico.

History Textbooks and the Wars in Asia: Divided Memories

December 2011

Over the past fifteen years Northeast Asia has witnessed growing intraregional exchanges and interactions, especially in the realms of culture and economy.

Political Liberalization in the Persian Gulf

September 2009

The countries of the Persian (or Arab) Gulf produce about thirty percent of the planet's oil and keep around fifty-five percent of its reserves underground.

Other Publications

Impact Evaluation: Program Jóvenes con Porvenir

June 2017

Jóvenes con Porvenir is a public-funded program run by the government of Zapopan.

Conference Report: Educational and Entrepreneurial Initiatives to Support Youth in Places of Violence [June 2015]

June 2017

Following in the footsteps of last year’s international conference on violence and policing in Latin American and U.S.

Impact Evaluation: Program Jóvenes con Porvenir

November 2015

Jóvenes con Porvenir is a public-funded program run by the government of Zapopan.

News

Stephen Stedman, advocate for undergraduate education, leads Stanford’s Faculty Senate

November 2018

CDDRL Deputy Director Stephen Stedman is named a chair to the Stanford University Faculty Senate. Read more about his work, legacy, and aspirations here. 

CDDRL Students Graduate from Fisher Family Honors Program

June 2018

Each year the Center offers an interdisciplinary honors program, through which students write a thesis related to the topics of democracy, development and the rule of law.

CDDRL's Stephen Stedman receives Stanford’s 2018 Dinkelspiel award

June 2018

CDDRL Deputy Director Stephen J. Stedman received the 2018 Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Award For Outstanding Service to Undergraduate Education.

Events

Political Contestation and New Social Forces in the Middle East and North Africa

March 9, 2018

Please note: Registration for the conference is open only to Stanford University affiliates. A valid SUNet ID is required to register. Click here to register.

The Sunflower Movement and the Future of Taiwan's Political Culture

October 13, 2015

Abstract Based on first-hand participant-observation, this talk will examine the culture, politics, and spatiality of the Sunflower Movement.

Talk by ballroom dancing legend Pierre Dulaine

May 29, 2015

Abstract:Ballroom dancing legend Pierre Dulaine will discuss his 'Dancing Classrooms' method which he applied in his award winning documentary 'Dancing in Jaffa' to bring Arab and Jewish children...

Projects

Network for Youth Agency: A Program Evaluation

BACKGROUNDCharacterized as a notorious case study of urban violence in Latin America, Rio de Janeiro slums (known as favelas) have long been home to dangerous drug factions.
English

Youth with Hope Program

BACKGROUND Youth with Hope is the first large-scale vocational training program implemented in Mexico.
English

Improving Teacher Quality in Mexico

Teaching is a core element of the educational process and a significant body of literature demonstrates that good teachers matter a lot for improving student academic achievement.
English

Multimedia

Infrastructural State Power in Putin's Russia

September 2016

Abstract:The paper introduces the public sector as a major source of infrastructural state capacity that helps autocrats survive.

Elaine Rosa, Agência de Redes para Jovens

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:  Elaine Rosa is a 26-year-old college student of cultural production who...

Eliana de Souza e Silva, “Redes de Desenvovimento da Maré” (Mare’s Development Network)

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:  Eliana de Souza e Silva is the Director of the NGO “Redes de...

People

John Meyer Professor, Sociology, Emeritus
Francisco Ramirez Professor, Education
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education
Deborah L. Rhode Professor, Law
Dinsha Mistree Research Affiliate, Governance Project
Edgar Franco Vivanco CDDRL Pre-doctoral Fellow, 2018-19
Cesángari López Martínez Research Staff, CDDRL
Sofia Mac Gregor Oettler Research Staff, CDDRL
Young A. Lee Financial Management Analyst
Lauren Weitzman Program Manager, CDDRL