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Comparing Political Institutions: Web Links and Videos

A Research Guide to accompany Rotimi Suberu's Comparing Political Institutions Course

Relevant web sites

Francis Fukuyama - Modern Political Institutions

Francis Fukuyama describes the three institutions that make up modern politics order as "the state is all about concentrating power, rule of law is about limiting power, and accountability is about making power responsive to citizens' interests."

Global Ethics Forum: Political Order and Political Decay

What are the requirements for a liberal democracy? It's not just voting, says Stanford's Francis Fukuyama. It needs a distinction between public and private interest; rule of law; and accountability.