Social Change Research Project http://gsociology.icaap.org
has links to many sites with research or data about globalization,
democracy and freedom and other related topics.
selected list of others. (more
to be added)
Is Globalization Civilizing, Destructive or Feeble? A Critique of Five
Key Debates in the Social Science Literature
Addressess these questions: Is it really happening? Does it produce
convergence? Does it undermine the authority
of nation-states? Is globality different from modernity? Is a global
culture in the making?
Democracy's Century. http://freedomhouse.org/reports/century.html
Report of change in democracy over the last century.