South Africa

Recent Publications

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Turning the Tide: The Johannesburg Development Agency and its Role in Revitalizing the Inner City

April 2015

Driving economic growth: As a mid-level government official, how do you make progress in difficult political environments?

Why the Lights Went Out: Reform in the South African Energy Sector

April 2015

This case uses the example of South Africa’s electricity sector to explore how ambitious agendas for reform interact with contestation among multiple, divergent interests.

Combating Human Trafficking: The South African Legal Context

June 2012

South Africa’s international obligation to combat human trafficking in terms of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (Palermo Protocol)...

Political Economy of Power Sector Reform: The Experiences of Five Major Developing Countries

March 2007

Over the last fifteen years the world's largest developing countries have initiated market reforms in their electric power sectors from generation to distribution.

Assessing the Quality of Democracy

December 2005

The latest volume in this popular series focuses on the best ways to evaluate and improve the quality of new democratic regimes.

Promoting Real Reform in Africa

December 2004

After more than a decade of reform efforts in Africa, much of the optimism over the continent's prospects has been replaced by widespread "Afropessimism." But to what extent is either view well...

Dams and Development: Transnational Struggles For Water and Power

August 2004

Big dams built for irrigation, power, water supply, and other purposes were among the most potent symbols of economic development for much of the twentieth century.

The Quality of Two Liberal Democracies in Africa: Ghana and South Africa

December 2003

While the Third Wave of Democracy swept through many African countries in the 1990s, South Africa and Ghana stand out as two of the continent’s real success stories politically.

Democratization in Africa

December 1999

Democratization in Africa examines the state of progress of democracy in Africa at the end of the 1990s.

Politics in Developing Countries

December 1995

This second edition of the highly regarded Politics in Developing Countries again presents case studies of experiences with democracy in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East, along with...

Rethinking the 'Reagan Doctrine' in Angola

January 1990

The American policy of assisting "freedom fighters" in their struggle against "Marxist" regimes in the Third World- the so-called Reagan Doctrine- represents one of the most significant foreign...

People

Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Jamie O'Connell Network Affiliate, CDDRL, Lecturer in Residence at Stanford Law School
Kathleen Kelly Janus Lecturer, Program on Social Entrepreneurship