ERIC Number: EJ633705
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Perilous Proxy: Human Rights and the Presence of National Elections.
Richards, David L.
Social Science Quarterly, v80 n4 p648-65 Dec 1999
Examines the effect that the presence of national elections has on government respect for a category of human rights known as physical integrity rights. Analyzes 74 countries at three points in time (1981, 1984, and 1987). Finds that the presence of national elections has no effect on government respect for physical integrity rights. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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