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Freedom Declining Worldwide Despite Democratization

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Freedom in the world has declined in recent years despite a sweeping wave of democratization in the last few decades, according to a new report. 

Freedom House found in its annual “Freedom in the World” report that global freedom declined for the eighth consecutive year in 2013 after rising steadily in the 1980s and 90s. The pro-democracy group said 54 countries registered declines in political rights and civil liberties last year, while 40 made gains.


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Why we should be sober about the long-term prospects of stable democracy in Ukraine

Why we should be sober about the long-term prospects of stable democracy in Ukraine | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
A study of Orange Revolution participants sheds light on the upcoming challenges for Ukrainian democracy

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"Power, Propaganda, and Purpose in American Democracy" by ...

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... Gustave Le Bon, The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind, in which he analyzed the changing nature of politics from being middle class oriented to transforming into popular democracy in which “the opinion of the masses” ...

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We are increasingly being governed by people with a diminished experience of the world beyond politics

We are increasingly being governed by people with a diminished experience of the world beyond politics | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
There is a growing trend for people to come into politics more or less straight from university. They are undoubtedly clever but this does not compensate for a deficiency of experience in other wal...

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John Petley: UKRAINE – some reflections on democracy and multiculturalism

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European Media Literacy Forum 2014 - EMEDUS fin...

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"Three years ago the EMEDUS Consortium was charged by the European Commission with the task of elaborating a list of recommendations in order to include media education in compulsory curricula at European schools.
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Faculty, industry analysts highlight challenges facing U. of Arkansas' online ... - Inside Higher Ed

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Emerald Insight | Program: electronic library and information systems | E-Metrics for Library and Information Professionals: How to Use Data for Managing and Evaluating Electronic Resource Collections

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