Free, Fair and Regular Elections: Resources
The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy (2008). New Haven: Yale Law School.
13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, 1865–70 (link).
Civil Rights Act of 1964, July 2, 1964 (link) and Voting Rights Act of 1965, August 6, 1965 (link).
Constitution of the United States, 1787 (link).
Constitution of the United States, Bill of Rights, 1789–91 (link).
Crick, Bernard. Democracy: A Very Short Introduction (2002) New York: Oxford University Press. See also other volumes in the Very Short Introduction series.
Diamond, Larry. “Facing Up to the Democracy Deficit.” Journal of Democracy. 26: 1. January 2015.
Keele, Richard. "Elections and Election Systems from Around the World" (link). This site provides online resource links to election-related documents and web sources.
The Washington Post
"Do Voter ID Laws Suppress Minority Voting? Yes. We Did the Research" OpinionbyZoltan L. Hajnal, Nazita Lajevardi and Lindsay Nielson. February 15, 2017.
"Eyes on the Prize" (1987). Public Broadcasting Service. A documentary history of the American civil rights movement.
"A Force More Powerful" (2000). Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). A documentary on nonviolent political movements narrated by Ben Kingsley.
Applebaum, Anne. Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe (2012). New York: Doubleday. See also: Book Review, by John Connelly, The Washington Post (October 26, 2012).
Ash, Timothy Garton, The Polish Revolution. 3rd ed. (2002). New Haven: Yale University Press.
U.S. Department of State Human Rights Country Reports (go to current year Country Report drop down menu for Poland).
"Three Days in Szczecin” (1976). BBC. See also New York Times Review (December 12, 1985).
“Interrogation” (1982). Directed by Ryszard Bugajski.
“Katyń” (2007). Directed by Andrzej Wajda.
“Man of Marble” (1976), “Man of Iron” (1981), and “Man of Hope” (2013). Directed by Andrzej Wajda.
Corrales, Javier. "Hugo Boss: Fashioning Dictatorship for a Democratic Age." Foreign Policy (Oct. 19, 2009).
Corrales, Javier & Penfold, Michael (April 2007). “Venezuela: Crowding Out the Opposition.” Journal of Democracy, 18 (2), Apr. 2007, 99-113.
Human Rights Watch, "A Decade Under Chávez: Political Intolerance and Lost Opportunities" (link).
International Crisis Group/Venezuela (home page)
Organization of American States (home page)
Letter of the Secretary General to the CNE on the December 6 Elections (Nov. 10, 2015).
Letter of the Secretary General to the President of Venezuela (Jan. 12, 2016).
U.S. Department of State Human Rights Country Reports (go to current year Country Report drop down menu for Venezuela).
Alieva, Leila. "Azerbaijan's Frustrating Elections." Journal of Democracy 17, no. 2 (April 2006): 147–160.
BBC: “Cracking Down on Dissent In Ilham Aliyev’s Azerbaijan” (May 28, 2013).
Eurasianet.org: Azerbaijan (news articles and analyses from Eurasianet).
"Plush Hotels and Caviar Diplomacy: How Azerbaijan Elite Woo MPs” (Nov. 23, 2013).
Index on Censorship
“Azerbaijan Must Stop Repressing Civil Society,” Human Rights House Network (Nov. 2014).
Institute for Democracy in Eastern Europe
“The Azerbaijan Elections: Observer Mission to October 3, 2003 Presidential Elections” (link).
International Herald Tribune
“Vote Allegations Rattle Eurovision Song Contest” (May 22, 2013).
OSCE/ODIHR, “Election Observation Mission Final Report: Presidential Election of 9 October 2013” (link).
Sports for Rights. “No Holds Barred: Repression in Aliyev’s Third Term” (October 2015).
Uncaptive Minds, Special Issue, “25 Years After 1989-91: Reflections on Unfinished Revolutions” (October 2015).
See presentations of Arif Hajili (pp. 39-41) and Isa Gambar (pp. 61-64).
U.S. Department of State Human Rights Country Reports (go to current year Country Report drop down menu for Azerbaijan).