Our faculty, researchers, and students grapple every day with the most urgent public problems facing our world. Ideas and solutions emerging from Harvard Kennedy School are a resource for you—whether you are a student, policymaker, thought leader, journalist, or engaged citizen.
Collective vigilantism is a global phenomenon. Based on original survey and focus group data collected during fieldwork in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Khayelitsha, South Africa, coauthors Dara Kay Cohen of Harvard Kennedy School and Danielle F. Jung of Emory University suggest that curbing collective vigilantism hinges on ensuring that state governments can provide for the basic needs of their populations.
Civil resistance has emerged as a mainstay of the many social movements active around the world, and Erica Chenoweth's new book guides readers through its theory and practice.
Robert Livingston provides readers with the tools and knowledge they need to confront one of the central issues of our history and present: systemic racism.