[FoRK] It's all in a name: "Kingdom of Norway" vs. "Democratic People's Republic of Korea"

Tom Higgins <tomhiggins at gmail.com> on Sun Aug 12 21:07:31 PDT 2007

Naming conventions results for nations

"Now, we can group countries by included words and look at how democratic
they are, as according to Freedom House <http://www.freedomhouse.org/>'s
political rights scores. They look at a number of political
freedoms<http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=351&ana_page=333&year=2007>--
free elections, ability to run for office, power sharing, lack of
military intervention in government, etc. to formulate the rating. The
following chart shows the average political rights score per group of
countries with the given word (actually, substring) in its name."

http://socialscienceplusplus.blogspot.com/2007/08/its-all-in-name-kingdom-of-norway-vs.html

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