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View Resource 2002 United Nations Human Development Report

Published by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the 2002 Human Development Report emphasizes the importance of politics to successful human development and urges the creation and maintenance of potent forms of democratic governance at all levels of society. Entitled "Deepening democracy in a fragmented world," this 292-page report contains five chapters -- The state and progress of...

http://hdr.undp.org/en/content/human-development-report-2002
View Resource Cross-National Indicators Of Liberal Democracy, 1950-1990

In February 1999 the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan added this study to its archive. Cross-National Indicators Of Liberal Democracy, 1950-1990, is an international collection of political, social, and economic measures, containing more than 800 variables, for most of the world's independent countries. Topics covered by the study...

https://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/DSDR/studies/2532
View Resource International IDEA: Voter Turnout

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) has a well-organized and very interesting voter turnout website loaded with election data from around the world. The goal of this Stockholm-based organization is to "strengthen democratic institutions and processes." It works with other democracy builders, such as the UN, policy makers and donor governments. By compiling...

https://www.idea.int/themes/voter-turnout
View Resource Civic Media Project

Civic media is the practice of using media and technology to promote a collective good. The Civic Media Project (CMP) "is a collection of short case studies from scholars and practitioners from all over the world that range from the descriptive to the analytical, from the single tool to the national program, from the enthusiastic to the critical." These case studies are written by scholars across...

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http://civicmediaproject.org/works/civic-media-project/index