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The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance presents detailed voter turnout figures in democracies since 1945. 

Statistics

Database co-hosted by the University of Notre Dame and the University of Gothenburg conceptualises and tracks seven measures of democracy across the world since 1900.

Statistics
May 10, 2015

Luca Belgiorno-Nettis, founder of democracy think-tank newDemocracy, writes in The Sydney Morning Herald that democracy needs to revamp itself by rediscovering the collaborative 'power of the people'.

Opinion

The Building Global Democracy Programme is a resource run by academics, politicians and activists with information and research on global democracy and how to make it happen.

Academic
December 7, 2015

As regional elections unfold in France, eminent thinkers and practitioners at the 'Democracy in Transition'  consider democracy and terrorism.

Opinion
March 1, 2012

A database published by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance examines and compares how political donations are regulated around the world.

Statistics
April 11, 2013

Ian Marsh proposes in The Political Quarterly that the public would be better represented by the creation of new parliamentary committees.

Academic
October 22, 2013

Evgeny Morozov argues in MIT Technology Review that governments gathering huge amounts of personal information is a major threat to democracy.

Opinion
January 18, 2008

Research in the American Journal of Political Science finds that rising inequality decreases political engagement by less affluent citizens.

Academic

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