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The Last English Civil War

January 2018

This essay examines why England experienced a civil war every fifty years from the Norman Conquest up until the Glorious Revolution of 1688–1689, and was completely stable after that point.

The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law

December 2011

From Oxford University Press: There is a broad consensus among scholars that the idea of human rights was a product of the Enlightenment but that a self-conscious and broad-based human rights...

The Origins of Authoritarianism in Pakistan

October 2009

What ails the Pakistani polity?

The Impact of Administrative Power on Political and Economic Developments: Toward a Political Economy of Implementation

December 2008

Why did limited government and 'constitutionalism' (the rule of law, constitutional rules, and political representation) evolve in some societies but not others?

Gender, Citizenship and Political Agency in Lebanon

December 2008

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.

Debt Relief

January 2000

At the Gleneagles summit in July 2005, the heads of state from the G-8 countries - the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia and the United Kingdom - called on the...

Foreword, "Global Warning: Debating International Developments in New Public Financial Management"

December 1998

The book is intended for a wide audience and has been written in a style which is readily accessible to people from many different disciplines.Cappelen Akademisk Forlag (a leading Norwegian...

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).

How Much Inequality Can Democracy Stand?

December 1996

On 26-27 January 1996, the National Endowment for Democracy's International Forum for Democratic Studies and the Pacific Council on International Policy convened a one-and-a-half-day conference on...

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