21st CENTURY DEMOCRACY
Democracy Around the World
Democratic governance and constitutionalism abroad
In this websection, MIT's School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences draws on the expertise of our faculty and colleagues across the Institute to provide research-based insights and resources for strengthening democracy at home and around the world.
Gallery of Publications
The Biden administration must navigate a new set of global challenges, experts say in MIT panel discussion.
Political science PhD student Emilia Simison has found that despotic regimes vary, and the move to democracy doesn’t necessarily guarantee policy change.
DEMOCRACY | HUMAN RIGHTS
His award lecture proposes an "accountability agenda" to restore respect for human rights, democratic norms, and the rights of civilians in combat zones.
Experts discuss the need for democratic governments to create a contract for shared risks, including Covid-19, climate change, and war.
Daron Acemoglu’s new book examines the battle between state and society, which occasionally produces liberal-democratic freedom.
WHY NATIONS FAIL
A collection of the significant reviews, interviews, videos, broadcasts about the thesis on the origins of power, prosperity, and poverty