Table of Contents


Political history

Basic political data

Basic socio-economic data

Part I – Citizenship, law and rights

Nationhood and citizenship

The Rule of Law and access to justice

Civil and political rights

Economic and social rights

Part II – Representative and accountable government

Free and fair elections

Democratic role of political parties

Government effectiveness and accountability

Civilian control of the military and the police

Minimising corruption

Part III – Civil society and popular participation

The media in a democratic society

Political participation

Government responsiveness


Part IV – Democracy beyond the state and federalism

International dimensions of democracy

FederalismAudit references


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