South Africa

Scholarly Publications

Conference on Police Reform in States under Transition

December 1996

On March 4 and 5, 1996, the Stanford Center for International Security and Arms Control, in conjunction with the Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict, convened a research planning...

Strengthening IAEA Safeguards: Lessons from Iraq

April 1993

This paper examines technical and institutional possibilities for improving the ability of the international safeguards regime to prevent or slow the spread of nuclear weapons.

Peacemaking in Civil War: International Mediation in Zimbabwe, 1974-1980

December 1991

Challenging the literatures on war termination, civil war, and revolution--which typically dismiss the possibility of negotiated settlement--Stephen Stedman examines the problem of negotiations...

Other Publications

Living With Coal: Climate Policy's Most Inconvenient Truth

September 2009

Nuclear weapons' future ripe for discussion

December 2011

The supercommittee's failure to reach an agreement on debt reduction will probably result in unexpected reductions of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.

News

University receives $2 million to study energy markets

January 2004

Stanford University Program on Energy and Sustainable Development receives $1.95 million grant from BP

Even though the Bush Administration backed down from its trade dispute over GM food, the effects have been palpable

February 2003

Having backed down from its trade dispute with the EU over GM food, the Bush administration will find it hard to make the threat of going to the trade organization credible again and to continue...

Electricity reform in South Africa is at a critical juncture, says Anton Eberhard

August 2004

Anton Eberhard writes that South Africa will experience routine electricity blackouts in a few years unless new electricity policy and investment decisions are formulated and implemented this year.

Events

The Political Economy of Power Market Reform

February 19, 2003

This conference is being held at the early stages in a cluster of related studies on the political economy of electric power systems in developing countries.

SSFJS Representing Change: A Symposium on the Arts & Social Justice Movements

January 17, 2004

This event is co-sponsored by the Commitee for Black Performing Arts, the Institute for Diversity in Arts, and the Asian American Activities Center.Rushay Booysen - hip hop activist from Port...

Projects

Program on Social Entrepreneurship

"Transforming ripples into waves of transformational change across the world" Vision: The Program on Social Entrepreneurship at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law...
English

Dunia Moja Project

This pilot course on international environmental issues is a collaboration among faculty and students at Stanford and three universities in Africa - the University of the Western Cape in South...
English

Quality of Democracy Project

As democracy has spread over the past three decades to a majority of the world's states, analytic attention has turned increasingly from explaining regime transitions to evaluating and explaining...
English

People

Professor Larry Diamond Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Fafchamps Photo Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Jamie O'Connell headshot Jamie O'Connell Network Affiliate, CDDRL, Lecturer in Residence at Stanford Law School