My democratic country selection is ISRAEL.
For the Democratic Country Profile writing assignment, students must answer the following questions.
What was the country’s rating for political rights in 2021? Why? (10 points)
When did the country’s rating for political rights experience the greatest change? Why? (10 points)
What is the country’s rating for civil liberties in 2021? Why? (10 points)
When did the country’s rating for civil liberties experience the greatest change? Why? (10 points)
What is the country’s overall total global freedom score in 2021? (5 points)
What is the current trend for the country? Is it becoming more or less democratic and why? (15 points)
Formatting (5 points)
Papers should be no more than 5 pages long, double spaced, 1 in. margins, 12 point times new roman font.
Papers and drafts should be submitted as word documents using either the .doc or .docx file extensions.
Papers should be written in paragraph form and free of grammatical and spelling errors.
Sources (5 points)
Students will be expected to cite and use sources appropriately for this assignment. In this assignment, you must use one additional academic source to supplement your writings beyond the Freedom House Project and the Freedom in the World reports.
Additional Related Links
The following additional links should provide students with additional information that may prove useful for these assignments.
Freedom in the World Methodology: Describes how and why the various “freedom” scores are calculated for the countries covered by the Freedom House Freedom in the World Project. https://freedomhouse.org/reports/freedom-world/freedom-world-research-methodology (Links to an external site.)
Freedom in the World Frequently Asked Questions: https://freedomhouse.org/reports/freedom-world/faq-freedom-world (Links to an external site.)
Freedom in the World Report Archives: https://freedomhouse.org/reports/publication-archives