Measuring Effective Democracy: A Defense

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Measuring Effective Democracy : A Defense. / Alexander, Amy Catherine; Inglehart, Ronald; Welzel, Christian.

World Values Survey Association, 2011. S. 1-40 (World Values Research; Band 4, Nr. 1).

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Alexander, AC, Inglehart, R & Welzel, C 2011 'Measuring Effective Democracy: A Defense' World Values Research, Nr. 1, Bd. 4, World Values Survey Association, S. 1-40. <http://www.worldvaluessurvey.org/WVSPublicationsPapers.jsp>

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Alexander, A. C., Inglehart, R., & Welzel, C. (2011). Measuring Effective Democracy: A Defense. (S. 1-40). (World Values Research; Band 4, Nr. 1). World Values Survey Association. http://www.worldvaluessurvey.org/WVSPublicationsPapers.jsp

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Alexander AC, Inglehart R, Welzel C. Measuring Effective Democracy: A Defense. World Values Survey Association. 2011, S. 1-40. (World Values Research; 1).

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