Religion

Scholarly Publications

No Longer Complacent?: Why Israeli Women Did Not Rebel

December 2005

Why did Israeli women not fight for social equality until the late 1980s? And what changed their individual and collective willingness to act?

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...

Tracking Civil Liberty in Latin American and (Post-)Communist Countries

September 2006

The paper utilizes a new dataset on civil liberties covering 20 Latin American and 28 post-communist countries from 1977 to 2003.

News

Political order in Egypt

August 2011

In the May-June edition of The American Interest, Francis Fukuyama traces the contemporary history of U.S.

Mark Lorey of World Vision speaks on faith-based international NGOs

February 2015

Mark Lorey, vice president for Child Development and Program Effectiveness at World Vision International, spoke on his experience working for a faith-based international NGO on human rights issues...

ARD welcomes Egyptian intellectual Amr Hamzawy as a visiting scholar

October 2015

The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law is pleased to welcome Egyptian academic and Former Member of Parliament Amr Hamzawy as a...

Events

Civil Liberty in Post-Communist Countries: Developments and Causes

May 10, 2006

The working title of his PHD project is Democracy besides Elections: An Exploration into the Development and Causes of Respect for Civil Liberties in Latin American and Post-Communist Countries....

When Does Equality Matter?

February 23, 2007

Thomas Scanlon is Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity. He received his BA from Princeton in 1962 and his PhD from Harvard.

Global Inequality and Birthright Citizenship

May 4, 2007

Ayelet Shachar is a professor of law, political science, and arts and science at the University of Toronto. She received her JSD from Yale Law School in 1997.

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.
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Second and Third Generation Rights in Africa

Background In policy and legal circles, human rights and human well-being are often referred to as "universal" concepts.  The human rights outlined in the 1946 Universal Declaration of Human Rights...
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Multimedia

Pious Neoliberalism and Islamic Charity in Egypt

April 2015

AbstractIslamic charities occupied a critical space in Mubarak-era Egypt.

Amr Hamzawy: Anti-democratic Deceptions - How Egyptian Liberals Endorse Autocracy

November 2015

On October 27, 2015, ARD Visiting Scholar and former Egyptian Member of Parliament Amr Hamzawy spoke to the CDDRL community, sharing remarks on shifts in liberal thought in Egypt over the past several years.---------------------------Abstract:Over...

Stanford Scholar Examines Sectarianism and Urban Segregation in Baghdad

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 urban segregation in Baghdad.

People

Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
Olivier Roy ARD Affiliated Scholar