Freedom in the World, the Freedom House flagship survey whose findings have been published annually since 1972, is the standard-setting comparative assessment of global political rights and civil liberties. The survey ratings and narrative reports on 193 countries and a group of select territories are used by policy makers, the media, international corporations, and civic activists and human rights defenders to monitor trends in democracy and track improvements and setbacks in freedom worldwide. Published in cooperation with Freedom House.
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Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Freedom in teh World 2009: Setbacks and Resilience Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 Country Reports Chapter 5 Related and Disputed Territory Reports Chapter 6 Survey Methodolgy Chapter 7 Tables and Ratings Chapter 8 Table of Independent Countries Chapter 9 Table of Disputed Territories Chapter 10 Table of Related Territories Chapter 11 Combined Average Ratings: Independent Countires Chapter 12 Combined Average Ratings: Related and Disputed Territories Chapter 13 Table of Electoral Democracies Chapter 14 The Survey Team Chapter 15 Selected Sources Chapter 16 Freedom House Board of Trustees Chapter 17 About Freedom House