global

December 1, 1999

Ever heard of the World Commission on Dams or the Roll Back Malaria initiative? This article in Foreign Policy highlights how complex challenges are being tackled.

Academic
November 16, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Denis Dragovic argues governments should consider any military response to the Paris attacks carefully.

Opinion
November 1, 2008

A review of Frank Vibert's book, Rise of the Unelected, which looks at the ever-expanding role of non-elected experts and technocrats in making major policy in liberal democracies. 

Academic

The Center for Systemic Peace has developed a rating scheme to place 167 nations on an authoritative-democratic spectrum from 1946 to 2013.

Statistics
May 30, 2014

Harvard University's Peter Hall searches for the source of the recent widespread doubts about the capabilities of representative government.

Academic
September 1, 2011

Mathias Koenig-Archibugi from the London School of Economics and Political Science asks whether global democracy is feasible.

Academic
November 15, 2015

The Paris attacks were a ghastly media spectacular. John Keane from the University of Sydney asks: What will be the broader historical significance in Europe and further afield?

Opinion

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

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