Related Resources

General Links

  • Democracy Center
    Information on democracy throughout the world.
  • Freedom House
    Information on political, civil, media, and economic freedom around the world.
  • United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
    The World Factbbook. Contains basic declassified information on countries of the world.
  • Development Experience Clearinghouse
    Information from the U.S. Agency for International Development on democracy and development around the world.
  • Economist Intelligence Unit Country Intelligence
    Country Reports, Country Profiles, and Country Commerce
  • National Journal Group's Policy Central
    Contains: National Journal - a weekly on politics and government; CongressDaily - twice daily news service covering Capitol Hill; The Hotline - a daily news briefing on politics and campaigns; Technology Daily - news service on information technology politics and policy; The Almanac of American Politics - data on members of Congress, their states and districts; and Poll Track - a database of public opinion surveys.

Week 1: From the First Political Transition to the Third Wave of Democracy.

Week 3: The Future of Democratization.

  • The Gate of Heavenly Peace
    A documentary about the protests at Tiananmen Square in 1989, and the resulting Beijing Massacre of June 4. A great site for resources--journal articles, pictures, books, you name it!

Week 6: The Collapse of Weimar and the Rise of the Third Reich.

Weeks 7, 8 and 9: Chile.

  • Derechoschile
    Don't miss this one! This site provides an in-depth history of Chilean human rights from 1973 to the present.

Week 11: Ambiguous Political Transition in Mexico.