Chapter 3. Country Ratings

  1. Andrei Melville

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327540.ch3

Political Atlas of the Modern World

Political Atlas of the Modern World

How to Cite

Melville, A. (2010) Country Ratings, in Political Atlas of the Modern World, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327540.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335804

Online ISBN: 9781444327540

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Keywords:

  • country ratings - countries rated by Stateness Index;
  • ratings showing “stateness leaders” and “failures” in state building;
  • countries rated by External and Internal Threats Index;
  • “threat leaders” - low quality of life and weak stateness ranking;
  • minimal external and internal threats – absence, correlating with international influence in part only;
  • countries rated by index of potential of international influence;
  • potential of international influence - related to level of stateness;
  • countries rated by Index of Institutional Basis of Democracy;
  • significant correlations, between indices used in Political Atlas project;
  • correlation between Stateness Index and Index of External and Internal Threats

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Countries Rated by the Stateness Index

  • Countries Rated by the External and Internal Threats Index

  • Countries Rated by the Index of Potential of International Influence

  • Countries Rated by the Quality of Life Index

  • Countries Rated by the Index of Institutional Basis of Democracy

  • Correlations Between the Indices

  • Correlation Between the Institutional Basis of Democracy Index and Democracy Indices of Other Projects