The Four Factors of Political Development

History demonstrates political development and the flowering of free systems of government relies upon certain ingredients.

Measuring political development seems, to me, best measured by 1) the presence of liberal attitudes in the body politic, 2) the codification of liberal values in the law, 3) the durability of institutions in society, and 4) the overall stability of the political system.

While the emphasis on each value may vary, most secure and stable countries have the …

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