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What the U.S. Election Means for Both Sides of the Border

December 2016

In the aftermath of the U.S. presidential elections, on November 28, Stanford faculty from Anthropology, English and Political Science join students and staff for a discussion on perspectives on the U.S.

Election 2016: Recapping the Presidential Race

November 2016

The Presidential Election of 2016 has been unlike any in modern American history. How did voters decide between Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton?

Why Presidents Fail and How They Can Succeed Again

October 2016

Abstract:From the botched attempt to rescue the U.S. diplomats held hostage by Iran in 1980 under President Jimmy Carter and the missed intelligence on Al Qaeda before 9-11 under George W.

The 2016 U.S. Elections and the Working Class: A Conversation with Francis Fukuyama

April 2016

 On April 5, 2016, Mosbacher Director of CDDRL Francis Fukuyama speaks with FSI Senior Fellow Larry Diamond on efforts from current U.S. presidential candidates to win the working class vote.

The January Taiwan Elections and the Implications for Cross-Strait Relations

March 2016

AbstractTaiwan’s domestic politics, particularly presidential elections, has been the main driver of the island’s relations with China for two decades. The 2016 elections, in which the Democratic Progressive Party, led by Dr.

Ballot Battles: The History of Disputed Elections in the United States

March 2016

In Ballot Battles, Edward Foley presents a sweeping history of election controversies in the United States, tracing how their evolution generated legal precedents that ultimately transformed how we determine who wins and who loses.

Election Ethics: Fair Play & Due Process

February 2016

Abstract:Electoral competition, like athletic competition, requires its own norms of fair play.

The Case for Compulsory Voting

February 2016

Abstract:Compulsory voting reinforces the distinctive and valuable role that elections play in contemporary democracy.

Christa Gannon, Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY)

June 2015

This talk is presented in English. To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Christa Gannon is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fresh Lifelines...

Amy Crawford, Center for Crime Prevention and Control (John Jay College of Criminal Justice (NY))

June 2015

This talk is presented in English. To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Amy Crawford is the Deputy Director of the Center for Crime Prevention and...

Felix Lucero, Prison University Project, California

June 2015

This talk is presented in English. To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Felix Lucero - a community activist and youth specialist - served 18 years...

Christian Paranoble, Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY)

June 2015

This talk is presented in English. To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Christian Paranoble finished high school early, completed United College...

Lateefah Simon, Rosenberg Foundation

June 2015

To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Lateefah Simon is the director of the Rosenberg Foundation’s California’s Future initiative, which seeks to...

A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective

May 2015

AbstractAmerican democracy differs greatly from other democracies around the world.  But is the American way more or less efficacious than comparable democracies in Asia, Latin America, or Europe?  What if the United States had a prime minister...

The Civic Culture Transformed: From Allegiant to Assertive Citizens

April 2015

Audio File Russell Dalton speaks on his new book, "The Civic Culture Transformed: From Allegiant to Assertive Citizens" as part of CDDRL's Research Seminar Series  00:00:00 01:25:19    Abstract:The original Civic Culture model portrayed the ideal...

The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis

February 2015

Talk DescriptionFormer Congressmen Tom Davis and Martin Frost present the keys to fixing a broken Congress in this talk on their new book, The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis, a powerful and important new work by two former congressional...

What to do about Lobbying?

November 2014

On November 14-15, the Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective hosted a conference on Lobbying and Campaign Finance.

Campaign Finance and the "Influence" Theory of Regulation

November 2014

On November 14-15, the Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective hosted a conference on Lobbying and Campaign Finance.

Introduction of Public Funding Since 1950

November 2014

On November 14-15, the Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective hosted a conference on Lobbying and Campaign Finance.

When Purists Prevail: How Campaign Finance Laws Polarize American Legislatures

November 2014

On November 14-15, the Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective hosted a conference on Lobbying and Campaign Finance.

Avenues of Influence: On the Political Expenditures of Corporations and their Directors and Executives

November 2014

On November 14-15, the Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective hosted a conference on Lobbying and Campaign Finance.

Comparative Perspectives: Lobbying, Interest Intermediation, and the Revolving Door

November 2014

On November 14-15, the Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective hosted a conference on Lobbying and Campaign Finance.

Motivations, Ideology, and Policy: Tracing the Influence of Campaign Contributions on Polarization

November 2014

On November 14-15, the Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective hosted a conference on Lobbying and Campaign Finance.

Lobbying, Money, and Agendas

November 2014

On November 14-15, the Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective hosted a conference on Lobbying and Campaign Finance.

People

yff 2013 3281 med Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow Director, Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
didi pic Didi Kuo Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL, Associate Director for Research, CDDRL Academic Research & Program Manager, American Democracy in Comparative Perspective
Fearon James James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
lanhee chen 2017 headshot reduced size Lanhee J. Chen Affiliated Faculty David and Diane Steffy Fellow in American Public Policy Studies, Hoover Institution, Director of Domestic Policy Studies and Lecturer, Public Policy Program
krasner Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Michael Bennon Pic Michael Bennon Research Scholar, CDDRL Program Manager, Global Infrastructure Policy Research Initiative
Bonica Pic Adam Bonica Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL, Associate Professor, Political Science
tesalia Tesalia Rizzo Research Affiliate, CDDRL