Chapter 1

Global indicators of democracy: The Freedom House Index

https://freedomhouse.org/explore-the-map?type=fiw&year=2020

Map of global Freedom Status

Global indicators of democracy: The Polity Project

https://www.systemicpeace.org/polityproject.html

Data from the Polity Project

Global indicators of democracy: The V-DEM Project

https://www.v-dem.net/en/

Data from the Varieties of Democracy (V-DEM) Project

Suffragettes vs Suffragists: Did violent protest get women the vote?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pw0IAFIhVfA

Video by Channel 4 on the history of the fight for women's voting rights

Michael Ignatieff: The Future of Democracy

https://www.talkingpoliticspodcast.com/blog/2020/222-michael-ignatieff-on-the-future-of-democracy

Talking Politics podcast

Chapter 2

Deal > Remain > No-deal > Deal: Brexit and the Condorcet paradox

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/brexit-condorcet/

LSE Blog Post by Simon Kaye

Xenophobic voters, or just strategic failure? The anti-immigrant vote inSwitzerland as a Condorcet paradox

https://ethz.ch/content/dam/ethz/special-interest/gess/cis/international-relations-dam/Teaching/pwgrundlagenopenaccess/Weitere/Bochsler_2010.pdf

ETH Zürich Blog Post by  Daniel Bochsler

Social Choice Theory

https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/social-choice/

Extensive overview of social choice theory

Why do competitors open their stores next to one another?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jILgxeNBK_8&feature=youtu.be

Video by Jac de Haan

Chapter 3

From Crisis, Opportunity: Europe's Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVnNQcgrDqk&list=PLLu62aebfdNvIDjpW3rhWWzixS6BDPYGj&index=44&t=0s&app=desktop

Video by the European Council

Current Status of EU Enlargement Negotiations

https://ec.europa.eu/neighbourhood-enlargement/countries/check-current-status_en

Up-to-date status of negotiations with each potential new member state

Treaty of Rome: 60 year anniversary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xo6ltcTPaXc

Video by the European Parliament

Marc Weller: Catalonia

https://www.talkingpoliticspodcast.com/blog/2017/63-catalonia

Talking Politics Podcast

Chapter 4

Transformation of European Politics: Herbert Kitschelt

https://soundcloud.com/user-467531770/episode-10-herbert-kitschelt-the-transformation-of-european-social-democracy-25-years-later

Podcast hosted by Tarik Abou-Chadi

Populism and Political Parties Expert Survey

http://poppa-data.eu/index.php/data/

The 2018 Populism and Political Parties Expert Survey (POPPA) dataset measures positions and attitudes of 250 parties on key attributes related to populism, political style, party ideology, and party organization in 28 European countries. The expert survey was fielded between April 2018 and July 2018 to 294 country-experts. 

The New Populism

https://www.theguardian.com/world/series/the-new-populism

Feature by the Guardian by journalists and academics working populism.

eupinions: Opinions, moods and preferences of europeancitizens

https://eupinions.eu/de/home

Data on political preferences across Europe

The Politicization of European Integration by the Radical Right & Radical Left

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WvaTcKlb68

Lecture by Hanspeter Kriesi on the politicization of European integration at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

Public Opinion Studies in the EU

https://ec.europa.eu/commfrontoffice/publicopinion/index.cfm

Website by the EU Commission on Eurobarometer Research

Transformation of European Politics: Liesbet Hooghe

https://soundcloud.com/user-467531770/episode-14-liesbet-hooghe-the-transnational-cleavage

Podcast hosted by Tarik Abou-Chadi

Chapter 5

Transformation of European Politics: Markus Wagner

https://soundcloud.com/user-467531770/episode-5-markus-wagner-left-authoritarian-voters

Podcast hosted by Tarik Abou-Chadi

Transformation of European Politics: Silja Häusermann

https://soundcloud.com/user-467531770/episode-11-tarik-abou-chadi-social-democratic-party-strategies-and-the-progressive-coalition

Podcast hosted by Tarik Abou-Chadi

Chapter 6

Electoral Systems around the World

https://www.fairvote.org/research_electoralsystems_world

Overview of electoral systems around the world

ACE Electoral Knowledge Network

http://aceproject.org/

Homepage of the Ace Electoral Knowledge Network

How direct democracy has grown over the decades

https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/explore-600-national-votes_how-direct-democracy-has-grown-over-the-decades/41481992

Information on direct democracy in Switzerland provided by swissinfo

Best Electoral System Test

https://www.idea.int/data-tools/tools/best-election-system-test

Interactive test of electoral systems by IDEA

Chapter 7

Gender Quotas Database

https://www.idea.int/data-tools/data/gender-quotas

Database provided by International IDEA

Transformation of European Politics: Tom O'Grady

https://soundcloud.com/user-467531770/episode-8-tom-ogrady-transformation-of-the-left-ii-from-coal-miners-to-career-politicians

Podcast hosted by Tarik Abou-Chadi

Transformation of European Politics: Rafaela Dancygier

https://soundcloud.com/user-467531770/episode-16-rafaela-dancygier-dilemmas-of-inclusion-and-minority-representation

Podcast hosted by Tarik Abou-Chadi

Parliamentary communication allowances do not increase electoral turnout or affect incumbents’ vote share

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/parliamentary-communication-allowances/

LSE Blog Post by Resul Umit

Data on women in national parliaments

https://data.ipu.org/women-ranking?month=10&year=2020

Database on women in parliament by the Inter-Parliamentary Union

Transformation of European Politics: Phillip Ayoub

https://soundcloud.com/user-467531770/episode-7-phillip-ayoub-lgbt-rights-and-the-politics-of-visibility

Podcast hosted by Tarik Abou-Chadi

Chapter 8

LSE Blog article on the decline of party membership

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/not-all-european-parties-are-losing-members-but-those-that-are-tend-to-be-older-and-more-institutionalised/

Blog: Not all European parties are losing members, but those that are tend to be older and more institutionalised

Transformation of European Politics: Catherine De Vries

https://soundcloud.com/user-467531770/catherine-de-vries-political-parties-as-entrepreneurs

Podcast hosted by Tarik Abou-Chadi

The Economist on European Nationalism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5HTIgddH68

Video: The Economist: Why Europe's nationalist parties all sound alike

The European Parliament on its political groups

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GY5paQfAaI

Video: European Parliament: The political groups of the European Parliament

Transformation of European Politics: Jane Gingrich

https://soundcloud.com/user-467531770/jane-gingrich-the-transformation-of-the-left

Podcast hosted by Tarik Abou-Chadi

Chapter 9

Quanteda: An R package for managing and analyzing text

https://quanteda.io/

Homepage of Quanteda, the preeminent tool for analyzing text in political science.

Talking Politics Podcast on parties challenging the status quo in European countries

https://www.talkingpoliticspodcast.com/blog/2020/220-sinn-fin-and-sardines

Podcast: Talking Politics: Sinn Féin and Sardines

How European integration affects blame games in national politics

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2020/06/18/how-european-integration-affects-blame-games-in-national-politics/

LSE Blog Post by Tim Heinkelmann-Wild, Lisa Kriegmair and Berthold Rittberger 

The PopuList

https://popu-list.org/

Data on populist party success

Caterina Froio:  CasaPound Italia: Contemporary Extreme-Right Politics

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5KqWdgYbvHtwFP5PNVMW86

Radikaal Podcast

Chapter 10

EU institutions and bodies in brief

https://europa.eu/european-union/about-eu/institutions-bodies_en

Overview provided by the EU

Parliaments and governments database

http://www.parlgov.org/

Information on parties, elections and cabinets in modern democracies

Transformation of European Politics:  Sarah de Lange

https://soundcloud.com/user-467531770/episode-13-sarah-de-lange-the-radical-right-in-government

Podcast hosted by Tarik Abou-Chadi

Election of the President of the European Commission

https://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/BRIE/2018/630264/EPRS_BRI(2018)630264_EN.pdf

Briefing by the European Parliament

Belgium breaks 16-month deadlock as new government formed

https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/belgium-breaks-16-month-deadlock-as-new-government-formed/

Article on Belgian government by Euractiv

Majority calculator in the European Parliament

https://www.europarl.europa.eu/election-results-2019/en/tools/majority-calculator/

Check who could form a majority in the Parliament

Party Government in Europe Database

https://erdda.org/data-visualisation/

The European Representative Democracy Data Archive

Chapter 11

The WhoGov dataset

https://www.nuffield.ox.ac.uk/our-research/research-centres/nuffield-politics-research-centre/whogov/

Dataset and analysis of members of government worldwide

Integrity Watch - Meetings with Lobbyists by EU Representatives

https://www.integritywatch.eu/

Database of lobby interactions in the EU provided by Transparency International EU

The Ordinary Legislative Procedure

https://www.europarl.europa.eu/olp/en/ordinary-legislative-procedure/overview

Explanation by the European Parliament

VoteWatch Europe

https://www.votewatch.eu/

Voting data in European Institutions

EUSpeech v2.0

https://osf.io/c79ha/

Dataset of 11,466 speeches by European Leaders

Chapter 12

A Welcoming Europe? Data on Immigration by the European Parliament

https://www.europarl.europa.eu/infographic/welcoming-europe/index_en.html#filter=2015

The European Parliament procvides an interactive overview of when and where immigration to the EU happened in the last 10 years.

Climate Change Laws of the World

https://climate-laws.org/

Database of climate change legislation around the world by the LSE

Environmental data and maps

https://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps

Database of maps and datasets by the European Environment Agency

Health in the European Union – facts and figures

https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Health_in_the_European_Union_%E2%80%93_facts_and_figures

Facts and figures on health by Eurostat

Leaded petrol, acid rain, CFCs: why the green movement can overcome the climate crisis

https://www.theguardian.com/news/audio/2020/oct/19/leaded-petrol-acid-rain-cfcs-why-the-green-movement-can-overcome-the-climate-crisis

Podcast by the Guardian

Are women leaders better at fighting the coronavirus?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/08/26/are-female-leaders-better-fighting-covid-19/

Washington Post Monkey Cage article

Chapter 13

Infringement Cases in the EU

https://ec.europa.eu/atwork/applying-eu-law/infringements-proceedings/infringement_decisions/?lang_code=en

Searchable database of EU infringement cases by the European Commission

Despite positive developments, hurdles to justice remain

https://fra.europa.eu/en/publications-and-resources/infographics/despite-positive-developments-hurdles-justice-remain

Fundamental Rights Report 2019 by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

Chapter 14

Transformation of European Politics: Sara Hobolt

https://soundcloud.com/user-467531770/episode-6-sara-hobolt-brexit-and-euroscepticism

Podcast hosted by Tarik Abou-Chadi

The most important issues facing the UK

https://yougov.co.uk/topics/politics/trackers/the-most-important-issues-facing-the-country?period=all&crossBreak=c2de

Live Tracker of the most important issue in the UK at the moment

Dropping the Democratic Facade

https://freedomhouse.org/report/nations-transit/2020/dropping-democratic-facade

Report by Freedom House on democratic backsliding

Anne Applebaum: Twilight of Democracy

https://www.talkingpoliticspodcast.com/?offset=1595484300783

Talking Politics Podcast

European Politics Online Workshop (EuroPOW) 4 August 2020 on Democratic Backsliding

https://video.syr.edu/media/t/1_2810mgyq

Roundtable on Democratic Backsliding with Anna Grzymala-Busse, Daniel Kelemen and Daniel Ziblatt

Europe's Young People: Europe's Future?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z86h-sCobsQ

Deutsche Welle Documentary

Roberto Foa: Are Young People Losing Faith in Democracy?

https://www.talkingpoliticspodcast.com/blog/2020/285-are-young-people-losing-faith-in-democracy

Talking Politics Podcast

Mark Blyth: austerity, bad ideas, "populism," and other perils

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6aUDHY4JF1jT0UVd9jcsJd

Europe's New Political Economy Podcast