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Protests and democracy in Ukraine
This week thousands of people have been on the streets of Kiev, Lviv and other large cities in Ukraine to protest against the government. First, it was because President Viktor Yanukovych decided not to sign an association agreement with the European Union (EU), which would be...Read the whole story on Democracy & Society
Mobilization vs. Corruption in Thailand
For one week anti-government protests have been taking place in Thailand. Demonstrators, led by Suthep Thaugsuban, former Deputy Prime Minister, seek to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra out of power. She is the sister of former PM Thaksin Shinawatra, who was overthrown...Read the whole story on Democracy & Society
M.A. in Democracy and Governance
Practitioners and scholars in fields as diverse as public policy, international development, and security studies increasingly recognize that successful programs in their fields require effective and accountable government. The Master of Arts in Democracy and Governance at Georgetown University's Center for Democracy and Civil Society seeks to understand the foundations of democratic and responsive government, how policymakers can create and implement policies to achieve these objectives, and prepares students for both careers and further study in these areas.
Situated in Washington, D.C., this multi-disciplinary degree is uniquely capable of teaching students how to transform theories of democracy and accountable government into effective programs. The program offers students the opportunity to combine courses taught by leading scholars and practitioners. The small size of the program ensures each student has unparalleled access to academic and career opportunities.