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Measuring High-Level Democratic Principles using the V-Dem Data

Författare och institution:
Staffan I Lindberg (V-Dem Institute); Jan Teorell (-); M Coppedge (-); S Skaaning (-)
Publicerad i:
V-Dem Working Paper Series, 2015 ( 6 )
Publikationstyp:
Artikel, övrig vetenskaplig
Publiceringsår:
2015
Språk:
engelska
Fulltextlänk:
Sammanfattning (abstract):
While the definition of extended conceptions of democracy has been widely discussed, the measurement of these constructs has not attracted similar attention. In this paper we present new measures of polyarchy, liberal democracy, deliberative democracy, egalitarian democracy, and participatory democracy that cover most polities in the period 1900 to 2013. These indices are based on data from a large number of indicators collected through the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) project. A discussion of the theoretical considerations and the concrete formula linked to our aggregation of indicators and components into high level measures is followed by an illustration of how these measures reflect variations in quality of democracy, given the respective ideals, in 2012. In the conclusion we urge scholars to make use of the rich dataset made available by V-Dem.
Ämne (baseras på Högskoleverkets indelning av forskningsämnen):
SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP ->
Statsvetenskap
Postens nummer:
235389
Posten skapad:
2016-04-28 10:25
Posten ändrad:
2016-04-29 14:06

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