Scholarly Publications

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...

Africa's Scramble for Africa: Lessons of a Continental War

July 2000

The war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which began in August 1998, is unprecedented-at times involving armies from eight African states.

Comparative analysis of old-age mortality estimations in Africa.

December 2011

Abstract Background Survival to old ages is increasing in many African countries.

Other Publications

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, Summer 2007 Issue

June 2007

This issue of CHP/PCOR's Quarterly Update covers news from the Spring 2007 quarter and includes articles about: the HIV/AIDS International Conference in St.


Twenty-seven Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development announced for 2007

May 2007

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University is pleased to announce its new class of Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development.

Gideon Maltz: Zimbabwe's last chance

March 2006

In an op-ed in the Baltimore Sun on March 13, CDDRL pre-doctoral fellow Gideon Maltz argues that the international community's strategy on Zimbabwe has failed.

Violet Gonda, 2006 Stanford Summer Fellow, awarded Knight Fellowship

April 2007

Violet Gonda, former Stanford Summer Fellow on Democracy and Development, was selected as one of 20 John S. Knight Fellows to study at Stanford during the 2007-08 academic year.


Presidential Term Limits as an Instrument for Democratization

April 27, 2006

Gideon Maltz is studying the role of presidential term limits in advancing democracy, strategies for more effectively enforcing term limits, and the question of term limits in the context of...

Security and Policy Issues as seen by the United States and Europe

May 18, 2007

Dominique Struye de Swielande became ambassador of Belgium to the United States on December 29, 2006.

Loan sanctions: a new tool for diplomacy?

February 3, 2009

Seema Jayachandran is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Stanford University.


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