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The Multiparty System: Resources

Essential Principles

Blondel, Jean. "Types of Party Systems." In The West European Party System, edited by Peter Mair. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. http://janda.org/c24/Readings/Blondel/blondel.html.

Bureau of International Information Programs. "Political Parties." In Principles of Democracy. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of State, 2005. http://www.america.gov/st/democracy-english/2008/May/20080609200934eaifas0.3476374.html.

Farrell, David M. Comparing Electoral Systems. London: Macmillan, 1998.

Federalist Papers. The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy. New Haven, CT: Yale Law School, 2008. See especially Federalist No. 10 by James Madison. http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/fed.asp.

Israel

Metz, Helen Chapin, ed. Israel: A Country Study. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, Federal Research Division, 1988. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/iltoc.html.

Israel Democracy Institute (IDI). http://www.idi.org.il/sites/english/Pages/homepage.aspx.

For information on the Winograd Commission examining the war in Lebanon, see:

http://www.idi.org.il/sites/english/BreakingTheNews/Pages/BreakingtheNews4.aspx.

http://www.idi.org.il/sites/english/BreakingTheNews/Pages/BreakingtheNews5.aspx.

Jewish Virtual Library. http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/index.html.

See also "The Arab Boycott," http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/History/boytoc.html.

Malaysia

Anwar Ibrahim. "Universal Values and Muslim Democracy." Journal of Democracy 17, no. 3 (July 2006). http://www.journalofdemocracy.org/articles/gratis/Ibrahim-17-3.pdf.

Economist.com. "Country Briefings: Malaysia." http://www.economist.com/countries/Malaysia.

Federal Research Division. Country Profile: Malaysia. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, September 2006. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/profiles/Malaysia.pdf.

Library of Congress. "Portals to the World: Malaysia."

http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/asian/malaysia/malaysia.html.

Syria

Collelo, Thomas, ed. Syria: A Country Study. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, Federal Research Division, 1987. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/sytoc.html.

Federal Research Division. Country Profile: Syria. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, April 2005. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/profiles/Syria.pdf.

Library of Congress. "Portals to the World: Syria." http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/amed/syria/syria.html.

Wright, Lawrence. "Letter from Damascus: Captured on Film." New Yorker, May 15, 2006.