Respect for Civil Liberties During the Third Wave of Democratization: Presenting a New Dataset

@article{Mller2014RespectFC,
  title={Respect for Civil Liberties During the Third Wave of Democratization: Presenting a New Dataset},
  author={J{\o}rgen M{\o}ller and Svend-Erik Skaaning},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={117},
  pages={1069-1087}
}
The literature on state repression has increased voluminously in recent decades. However, First Amendment-type civil liberties have not received much attention compared to neighbouring freedoms such as electoral rights and physical integrity rights. This neglect is arguably related to the lack of high-quality disaggregated measures. In this paper, we present a new dataset on respect for civil liberties—the Civil Liberties Dataset (CLD)—which includes indicators on freedom of expression, freedom… CONTINUE READING